Mine Drift Prediction Tactical Decision Aid (TDA)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00014-14-P-1061
Agency Tracking Number: N132-136-0092
Amount: $79,962.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2014
Solicitation Year: 2013
Solicitation Topic Code: N132-136
Solicitation Number: 2013.2
Small Business Information
5860 Trinity Parkway, Suite 200, Centreville, VA, -
DUNS: 135121148
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Lewis Hart
 Principal Investigator
 (703) 968-8040
Business Contact
 Judy Barhorst
Title: Director of Contracts
Phone: (703) 968-8040
Email: jbarhorst@adaptivemethods.com
Research Institution
Adaptive Methods, teamed with Navmar Applied Sciences Corporation (NASC), proposes to develop algorithms for a Tactical Decision Aid (TDA) capable of adaptively tracking and predicting the locations of drifting mines. The TDA is capable of optimizing Mine Counter Measure (MCM) asset deployment plans and producing maneuver routes that minimize ship risks. Our approach develops new technologies for a MIW TDA which provides mine drift prediction and MIW planning by: leveraging and adapting. This approach leverages Navmar Applied Science Corporation"s capabilities and experience in sonobuoy drift prediction; and by adapts the Adaptive Methods"existing Context-aware Multi-Objective Planner (CMOP). The effort will demonstrate the feasibility of combining a drift mine prediction tracker with a multi-objective planner to provide a MIW TDA which will reduce the manpower needed to develop safe and effective MCM plans.

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