Affordable Active Phased Array Sensor Systems

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W31P4Q-12-C-0030
Agency Tracking Number: A112-074-0321
Amount: $99,986.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solitcitation Year: 2011
Solitcitation Topic Code: A11-074
Solitcitation Number: 2011.2
Small Business Information
Technology Service Corporation
3415 S. Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA, -
Duns: 053885604
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Brandon Wolfson
 Lead Member
 (256) 535-2100
 brandon.wolfson@tsc.com
Business Contact
 Mike Pope
Title: Vice President
Phone: (256) 535-2100
Email: mike.pope@tsc.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
The U.S. Army is currently investing in the development of affordable electronics for defense systems. Specifically, affordable active phased arrays are being explored for the purpose of reducing the cost of missile seekers. As threat types, ranges and ballistics become more and more abundant and diverse, there becomes a increasing need for missile seekers than provide guidance with a high degree of accuracy to insure lethality upon intercepting the threat. As the threat matrix increases so does the need for affordable seekers. The focus of the proposed effort is on the design of affordable active phased array sensors at Ku- and Ka-bands. Specifically, in this proposal TSC presents Ku-band and Ka-band active phased array solutions that address affordability, reliability, size/weight and thermal management.

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