BATTLE FORCE RESEARCH SIMULATOR SCENARIO MODULARIZATION

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 9256
Amount: $49,941.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1988
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Vreuls Research Corp
68 Long Ct - Ste E, Thousand Oaks, CA, 91360
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 RICHARD W OBERMAYER
 (619) 270-0909
Business Contact
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Research Institution
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Abstract
THIS PROPOSAL PRESENTS A SIX-MONTH PROGRAM FOR DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING OF A TESTBED SYSTEM, CALLED INTELLIGENT SCENARIO ASSISTANCE AND ANALYSIS CONSOLE (ISAAC). ISAAC WILL ALLOW NON-SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS TO USE AN INTELLIGENT USER INTERFACE TO BUILD AND VERIFY A BATTLE FORCE TACTICAL TRAINING SCENARIO. THE USER WILL HAVE THE ABILITY TO SELECT AND VERIFY VARIOUS DOCTRINAL AND TACTICAL SETUPS, THE PLATFORMS AND FORMATIONS, THE FORCE POSTURE, AND THE WEAPONS SYSTEMS USED BY THE FORCES PORTRAYED. AMPHIBIOUS WARFARE HAS BEEN SELECTED AS A DEMONSTRATION VEHICLE FOR THIS PROPOSAL; HOWEVER, THE INTENT WILL BE TO DEVELOP A GENERAL CAPABILITY TO DEVELOP SCENARIOS. THE DEVELOPMENT OF ISAAC WILL BE DIRECTED TOWARD THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THREE GENERAL OBJECTIVES: (1) TO DEVELOP SCENARIOS QUICKLY AND ACCURATELY WITH REDUCED LABOR AND WORKLOAD REQUIREMENTS, (2) MAXIMIZE ACHIEVEMENT OF TRAINING OBJECTIVES THROUGH SCENARIO CONTROL, AND (3) MINIMIZE MILITARY SUBJECT-MATTER EXPERT (SME) INVOLVEMENT AND ENHANCE USE OF CIVILIAN SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS. SIX TASKS ARE PROPOSED: (1) PERFORM FRONT-END ANALYSES, (2) DEVELOP SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS, (3) DEVELOP A TESTBED SYSTEM, (4) CONDUCT SYSTEM WALK-THROUGHS WITH SMES, (5) DEVELOP A PHASE II PLAN, AND (6) PREPARE A FINAL REPORT.

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