Arete Active Downrange Crosswind Sensor for Small Arms Fire Control

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W15QKN-13-C-0025
Agency Tracking Number: A122-103-0568
Amount: $99,955.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2013
Solicitation Year: 2012
Solicitation Topic Code: A12-103
Solicitation Number: 2012.2
Small Business Information
P.O. Box 2607, Winnetka, CA, -
DUNS: 082191198
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Robert DiMarco
 Principal Scientist
 (703) 413-0290
 bdimarco@arete.com
Business Contact
 Douglas DeProspo
Title: Vice President
Phone: (703) 413-0290
Email: contracts@arete.com
Research Institution
 Stub
Abstract
Arete Associates proposes to develop a stand-alone active crosswind sensor operating at the eye safe wavelength of 1.5 microns. The sensor is based on a novel design using a single beam, and a single-channel under-resolved receiver. The error on the crosswind measurement will be less than 1.5 m/s for winds from 0 to 20 m/s, up to a range of 1.5 km. The sensor system will meet the objective SWaP requirements listed in the solicitation, which will make it suitable for day/night one-man operation.

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