Compact Radar Antenna

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$79,970.00
Award Year:
2014
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
M67854-14-C-6512
Award Id:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
N132-087-0443
Solicitation Year:
2013
Solicitation Topic Code:
N132-087
Solicitation Number:
2013.2
Small Business Information
5340 Airport Blvd., Boulder, CO, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
Y
Duns:
125961123
Principal Investigator:
LeoDiaz
Staff RF Engineer
(303) 449-5211
ldiaz@firstrf.com
Business Contact:
JeanneHill-Jurik
Contracts Manager
(303) 449-5211
jhill-jurik@firstrf.com
Research Institute:
Stub




Abstract
Directed electromagnetic (RF, microwave and millimeter wave) energy offers unique and flexible options for non-lethal weapons, but the technology for these systems needs to achieve smaller and lighter packaging. Of particular interest are the Multi-frequency RF Vehicle Stopper at L-Band and the Active Denial Array at W-Band. The antennas currently employed for these systems are large reflectors that present high-profile targets to enemy forces. Significant reduction in the aperture size is sought to reduce targeting and support covert operation. In this Phase I effort, FIRST RF will develop and evaluate concepts enabling high power, high gain performance from a low-profile or conformal antenna. The proposed concepts leverage existing FIRST RF W-Band and L-Band technology in tailored band-specific configurations that enable a paradigm-shifting integration and performance capabilities for a variety of ground vehicle installations.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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