Multi-Static MTI Radar Concepts

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8750-07-C-0193
Agency Tracking Number: F071-090-0613
Amount: $99,951.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2007
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: AF071-090
Solicitation Number: 2007.1
Small Business Information
1900 S. Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA, 90025
DUNS: 053885604
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Wayne Haack
 Senior Scientist
 (203) 268-1249
 whaack@tsc.com
Business Contact
 Allan Corbeil
Title: TSC CT Operations Manager
Phone: (203) 268-1249
Email: acorbeil@tsc.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Technology Service Corporation (TSC) proposes to analyze and develop an innovative multi-static radar concept based on the principles of generalized Space Time Adaptive Processing (STAP) to coherently detect airborne and ground moving targets in the presence of the severe clutter and interference backgrounds that are encountered by high-altitude standoff ISR platforms. The multi-static system concept to be studied employs the AWACS as a single high-altitude transmitter, with multiple single-element passive receivers moving in arbitrary, but known, trajectories. This multi-static system concept operates without the restrictive assumptions traditionally placed on traditional STAP receive arrays, and is amenable to future net-centric system architectures. Feasibility studies will be performed using analysis and computer simulation methods to demonstrate whether TSC's Generalized STAP MTI algorithms are suitable for enhanced E-3 Sentry operations in future net-centric environments, supporting the U.S. Air Force Electronic Systems Center (ESC) vision of the capabilities needed to meet existing and future Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) missions.

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