Ultra-Light Interlaced Active Electronically Steerable Antennas (ULI-AESA)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Contract: W31P4Q-08-C-0129
Agency Tracking Number: 07SB2-0361
Amount: $99,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2007
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: SB072-021
Solicitation Number: 2007.2
Small Business Information
24085 Garnier St, Torrance, CA, 90505
DUNS: 800116324
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Cheng Pao
 (310) 320-1111
Business Contact
 John Kirk
Title: VP
Phone: (310) 320-1111
Email: jckirkjr@aol.com
Research Institution
Goleta Star LLC with support from academia, Quinstar and other supporting businesses proposes to develop an Ultra-Light Interlaced Active Electronically Steerable Antennas (ULI-AESA) at two frequencies to support dual shared aperture usage. There are a number of alternative solutions that will be traded off in Phase I. The baseline proposed approach balances front-end innovation and advanced back-end processing techniques to evolve a cost-effective product for relatively small size UAV applications, with weight and power goals of < 10-lbs and < 100-watts respectively. The target system provides wide FOV coverage, with wide bandwidth for high resolution SAR and potentially wideband directive communications. The Phase I tradeoff effort will enable DARPA to select a preferred approach, from among the candidate options presented, for detailed design, development and evaluation in a Phase II. Limited lab testing and demonstration will be performed during the basic Phase I effort to assist in the tradeoff analysis and option formulation.

* Information listed above is at the time of submission. *

Agency Micro-sites

SBA logo
Department of Agriculture logo
Department of Commerce logo
Department of Defense logo
Department of Education logo
Department of Energy logo
Department of Health and Human Services logo
Department of Homeland Security logo
Department of Transportation logo
Environmental Protection Agency logo
National Aeronautics and Space Administration logo
National Science Foundation logo
US Flag An Official Website of the United States Government