Improved Target Classification Using Continuous Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Imaging of Ground Moving Targets

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-11-C-0492
Agency Tracking Number: N112-090-0564
Amount: $79,929.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2011
Solicitation Topic Code: N112-090
Solicitation Number: 2011.2
Small Business Information
3737 Atwell St., Suite 208, Dallas, TX, -
DUNS: 611827812
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Sidney Theis
 (214) 213-5579
Business Contact
 Sidney Theis
Title: President
Phone: (214) 213-5579
Research Institution
This effort will develop innovative techniques to provide target classification of ground moving target indication (GMTI) contacts using simultaneous and continuous streaming SAR imagery of moving targets within the scene. Using modified waveforms but the same data that is used for SAR processing, these techniques use GMTI techniques on intermediate SAR image formation processing to detect the moving target. That data is then reprocess to focus and image the moving target for improved target classification. SAR images in which decelerating moving targets are identified is an additional capability to be investigated.

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