Multi-function Laser Module (MFL) for Enhanced Space Surveillance

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA9453-13-C-0115
Agency Tracking Number: F121-071-0663
Amount: $748,921.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2013
Solicitation Year: 2012
Solicitation Topic Code: AF121-071
Solicitation Number: 2012.1
Small Business Information
130A Knowles Dr., Suite A, Los Gatos, CA, -
DUNS: 119301831
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Jim Coward
 (415) 977-0553
Business Contact
 Andrea Singewald
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Phone: (970) 778-2353
Research Institution
ABSTRACT: SA Photonics is pleased to propose the development of the SENTRY multi-function laser system. SENTRY incorporates SA Photonics high energy fiber optic technology and AccuPoint beam control system to enable precision detection and tracking of space objects BENEFIT: Orbital planes are getting increasingly populated with space debris. Objects as small as 1 cm can cause severe damage to satellites. SENTRY has the promise to to enable tracking of objects a small as 1 cm with to a range rate accuracy of better than 1m/s from ground based facilities. This enables the Air Force to implement evasive maneuvers before a critical satellite is damaged

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