Methods for interfacing broad bandwidth data links to airborne ISR systems

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$99,962.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
FA8650-11-M-1111
Solitcitation Year:
2010
Solicitation Number:
2010.3
Branch:
Air Force
Award Year:
2011
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
F103-166-0976
Solicitation Topic Code:
AF103-166
Small Business Information
EDAptive Computing, Inc.
1245 Lyons Road, Building G, Dayton, OH, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
Y
Duns:
031764616
Principal Investigator
 Jorge Sanchez
 Developer I
 (937) 281-0783
 j.sanchez@edaptive.com
Business Contact
 Praveen Chawla
Title: President
Phone: (937) 281-0790
Email: p.chawla@edaptive.com
Research Institution
 Stub
Abstract
Sensors making use of the Common Data Link (CDL) are generating more information, thus taxing the capabilities of available spectrum for the relay of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance information. We will define new sensor-to-link and link-to-sensor interface models, which will provide the capability to perform"what-if"analysis on parametric models impacting latency and bandwidth. These models will support: multiple data rates for Bandwidth Efficient (BE) rates, multiple streaming channels, and segregated control and data channels. We will use state-of-the-art tools for performing modeling, simulation, analysis, and documentation on the developed models. BENEFIT: Models will enable rapid simulations and analysis of the trade-offs amongst multiple parameters of CDL component interfaces and different protocol configuration options by providing controllability and observe-ability of the key parameters and status of the interfaces. The results of our successful technology transition will be usable for designers and integrators of CDL assets. The developed models will allow for a greater degree of confidence in specification and design of CDL-based interfaces. These benefits will impact the USAF and commercial entities developing and using CDL interfaces.

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