Virtual RF Environment

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W91RUS-10-C-0005
Agency Tracking Number: A092-060-1020
Amount: $69,992.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: A09-060
Solicitation Number: 2009.2
Small Business Information
1475 N. Scottsdale Road, #460, Scottsdale, AZ, 85257
DUNS: 960462034
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Larry Dunst
 Principal Investigator
 (480) 763-5777
 larry.dunst@datasoft.com
Business Contact
 Vik Patel
Title: CEO
Phone: (480) 763-5777
Email: vik.patel@datasoft.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
We plan to develop a Virtual Radio Frequency (RF) Environment for testing Command, Control, Communications (C3) systems. Testing the large tactical C3 systems requires fielding hundreds of nodes and providing thousands of signals/messages to meet the operational requirements. This is very expensive and often the large numbers of systems are not available. Our Virtual RF Environment (VRE) would allow a few representative C3 systems to be immersed in an environment of hundreds of virtual emitters and exercised through various scenarios of operation. This virtual environment will interact with real radios/communications systems to stress them as they would be in the real world. Thus, the VRE will permit Hardware-in-the-loop and Software-in-the-loop testing.

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