Comprehensive Magnetic Noise Suppression Methods for Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-12-C-0222
Agency Tracking Number: N121-006-1291
Amount: $79,994.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2012
Solicitation Topic Code: N121-006
Solicitation Number: 2012.1
Small Business Information
445 Dead Indian Memorial Rd, Ashland, OR, -
DUNS: 932096969
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Gregory Schultz
 Director of Science and T
 (603) 643-5151
Business Contact
 Sue Hawkins
Title: Director of Administratio
Phone: (541) 552-5105
Research Institution
To support the Navy's requirements for low-noise magnetic sensing from small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), we present effective methods for suppressing platform and external interferences. We propose to develop a comprehensive magnetic compensation system that heavily leverages a number of innovations, experience, and on-going work by our team. Our approach combines thorough characterizations of candidate Tier I and/or Tier II UAVs with full-spectrum noise cancellation algorithms and miniaturized sensor and electronics amenable to future installation on in-service unmanned Navy assets. The resulting technology will maximize the potential use of advanced implementations of digital filtering and compensation software fed by new chip-scale vector magnetic sensors.

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