Mine Detection

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: DAAB07-03-C-K00
Agency Tracking Number: A022-1541
Amount: $119,866.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2003
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
11400 West Olympic Blvd., Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA, 90064
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Chuck Shipley
 Corporate Senior Staff
 (310) 954-2200
Business Contact
 Michael Syracuse
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Phone: (301) 565-2970
Email: msyracuse@tscwo.com
Research Institution
In this effort, Technology Service Corporation (TSC) will develop and demonstrate a radar-based technique to enhance the rapid detection and location of buried land mines. An acoustic signal energizes resonant modes in buried mines, and those sympatheticvibrations are detected by the radar. The innovation proposed is to use modern beamforming technology to simultaneously observe signals over a wide ground area. The system concept has a radar array antenna suspended in front of a vehicle, with theaperture pointing downward. The system forms multiple simultaneous beams on receive, with a wide

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