UAV COMPATIBLE SENSOR PROCESSING AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$50,000.00
Award Year:
1990
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
13134
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Xedar Corp
2500 Central Ave, Boulder, CO, 80301
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Hans R Bucher
(303) 443-6441
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THE CAPABILITY OF UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE MOUNTED PYROELECTRIC THERMAL IMAGING SYSTEM TO DETECT SHIPS FROM ALTITUDES OF 25,000 FEET AT SPEEDS OF 120 KNOTS IS ANALYZED. THE SYSTEM PERFORMANCE INFORMATION IS PRESENTED IN NOMOGRAM FORM TOGETHER WITH INFORMATION ON THE PROBABILITY DETECTION, THE FALSE ALARM RATE, FOR VARIOUS RANGES, ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS AND TARGET TO BACKGROUND CONDITIONS. BACKGROUND CLUTTER SUPPRESSION TECHNIQUES AND DATA COMPRESSION METHODS WITH INFORMATION STORAGE AND ON DEMAND TRANSMISSION ARE PRESENTED. A COMPREHENSIVE SYSTEM SPECIFICATION WITH COST INFORMATION IS PRESENTED. AREAS OF CONCERN IN TERMS OF PERFORMANCE ARE IDENTIFIED, AND A SYSTEM MTBF IS CALCULATED.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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