IMPACT DETECTION SYSTEM FOR KWAJALEIN ATOLL APPLICATION

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 18621
Amount: $215,450.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1993
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Toyon Research Corp
75 Aero Camino, Suite A, Goleta, CA, 93117
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Harold Jacobson
 (805) 968-6787
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
A RANGE-TRILATERATION SCHEME USING RADARS IS PROPOSED FOR DETECTING THE SPLASH OF REENTRY VEHICLES (RVS) IMPACTING AT KWAJALEIN ATOLL (KA). RANGE TRILATERATION CAN PROVIDE THE DESIRED POSITION MEASUREMENT ACCURACY, AREA COVERAGE, ALL-WEATHER PERFORMANCE, AND RELIABILITY REQUIRED OF THE RV IMPACT SCORING FUNCTION. IT ALSO PROVIDES OCEAN SURFACE SURVEILLANCE FOR WATER CRAFT. FOUR CONCEPTS ARE TO BE INVESTIGATED DURING THE PHASE I PROGRAM, AS REGARDS THEIR FEASABILITY AND SUITABILITY FOR KA. AT THE END OF PHASE I A RECOMMENDATION WILL BE MADE AS TO THE MOST SUITABLE CONCEPTS. THE PHASE II EFFORT WILL PERFORM DETAILED COST AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS OF THE REMAINING CONCEPTS, DOWNSELECT TO A SINGLE ONE, AND DEVELOP A DESIGN SPECIFICATION FOR THE RECOMMENDED CONCEPT.

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