Improved Torpedo Defense

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00024-11-C-4190
Agency Tracking Number: N101-062-0847
Amount: $749,975.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solitcitation Year: 2010
Solitcitation Topic Code: N101-062
Solitcitation Number: 2010.1
Small Business Information
3 Phoenix, Inc.
14585 Avion Pwy, Suite 200, Chantilly, VA, -
Duns: 140785929
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Russ Jeffers
 Principal
 (703) 956-6480
 russ.jeffers@3phoenix.net
Business Contact
 Linda Leonard
Title: Director of Contracts
Phone: (703) 956-6480
Email: Linda.Leonard@3phoenix.net
Research Institution
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Abstract
The SBIR research has demonstrated feasibility of exploiting advanced statistical signal processing algorithms for automated classification and resolution of torpedo salvos. The Phase I research identified candidate methods and algorithms that may be used as a system to enhance salvo detection and classification. The algorithms from Phase I will be implemented as a testbed during Phase II to investigate the performance at the system level. The Phase II objective is an implementation of the design as a system. Key parameters will be tested in the lab or during a sea test if possible. The objective of the Phase II is to improve salvo resolution in endfire by investigating multi-path resolution, spectral analysis methods for extracting and resolving closely spaced narrowband acoustic signatures, and multi-mode and multi-sensor data fusion allowing for decluttering of the surface picture by taking advantage of the distributed array under development by the TWS program.

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