Adaptive Radar Detection Approaches for Low-RCS Maritime Vessels in Highly Variable Clutter Conditions

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00014-14-P-1146
Agency Tracking Number: N141-067-0369
Amount: $149,944.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2014
Solicitation Year: 2014
Solicitation Topic Code: N141-067
Solicitation Number: 2014.1
Small Business Information
RDRTec Inc.
3737 Atwell St. Suite 208, Dallas, TX, 75209
DUNS: 000000000
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Sidney Theis
 President
 (214) 353-8755
 sidtheis@rdrtec.com
Business Contact
 Sidney Theis
Title: President
Phone: (214) 353-8755
Email: sidtheis@rdrtec.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
This propose effort will determine the feasibility of and continue development of innovative methods in support of simultaneous tracking and imaging for Pulse Doppler radar systems. Future missions of airborne ISR radar systems will require detection of moving targets in the presence of clutter, jamming, and other background interference noise using the maritime moving target indicator (MMTI) waveform and to automatically classify the targets using high resolution imaging waveforms such as high range resolution (HRR) and inverse synthetic aperture radar (ISAR). As computational capabilities become increasingly available, the use of advanced signal processing software to simultaneously process radar data for the purpose of detection and automatic target recognition (ATR) becomes more practical.

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