Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Solution for Multivehicle Control and Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Capability Core Unmanned Control System (CUCS

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00167-11-P-0141
Agency Tracking Number: N103-225-0636
Amount: $79,816.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: N103-225
Solicitation Number: 2010.3
Small Business Information
Defense Technologies, Inc.
Two Urban Centre, 4890 W. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 490, Tampa, FL, -
DUNS: 129788092
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Robert Bryner
 Director of Engineering
 (301) 737-8893
 rbryner@dtiweb.net
Business Contact
 Deanna Gregory
Title: Director of Contracts
Phone: (301) 737-8893
Email: dgregory@dtiweb.net
Research Institution
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Abstract
The lack of a capability to control multiple vehicles from a single control station with a single operator continues to plague deployed forces by limiting the effectiveness of current UA systems. The solution to multiple vehicle control by a single operator, provisions for services over new Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), reductions in personnel requirements, and reduction in ties to specific hardware devices will positively impact the logistics, training, and personnel issues while adding flexibility to bring in new technologies as they mature without a complete system rework. Overall budgetary consumption related to GCS/CCS support, will diminish markedly, as one"control system"can serve all general requirements for multiple agencies and deployed systems. To meet this need, DTI will develop an innovative SOA solution for multivehicle control from a Submarine, including UAVs, USVs, UUVs, and UGVs, that is firmly integrated into the DTI Open Unmanned Interface (OpenUMI) Common Control Station Software Suite. These innovations will allow connectivity currently not available, bringing new tool sets to the front line UV operator, and building a variety of specific models to allow more UV capabilities to be made available to Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) tactical assets.

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