Submersible GPS Enhancement and Playback System

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00030-14-C-0058
Agency Tracking Number: N103-232-0716
Amount: $750,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N103-232
Solicitation Number: 2010.3
Solicitation Year: 2010
Award Year: 2014
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2014-01-24
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2015-07-24
Small Business Information
14960 Woodcarver Road, Colorado Springs, CO, 80921
DUNS: 000000000
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Alison Brown
 President and CEO
 (719) 481-4877
Business Contact
 Karen Barworth
Phone: (719) 481-4877
Research Institution
Under the Phase I SBIR effort, we designed a Submersible GPS Enhancement and Playback System (SGEPS) to allow processing of the GPS signals after a submarine has submerged to reduce the time spent on surface for covert operations. This uses a Digital Storage Receiver (DSR) for capturing the GPS RF signals in the surface and a SAASM GPS receiver for the signal playback and processing after the submarine has submerged. The SGEPS data playback is designed to exploit both the anti-jam/anti-spoof signal processing capabilities of the SAASM receiver, combined with innovative anti-jam algorithms to detect and excise interfering signals to enhance the performance of the SGEP processing in a jammed environment. In the Phase II SBIR base effort, we propose designing, building, and testing a prototype SGEPS DSR system to demonstrate the reduced surface exposure and anti-jam performance of the system. In the Phase II option, we will integrate into the SGEPS processor anti-jam algorithms and demonstrate the ability to track GPS signals in a high jamming environment using these innovative anti-jam algorithms to excise the jammer signals and inertial aiding for ultra-tightly-coupled processing of the SAASM raw correlation output data to enhance signal detection in a high jamming environment.

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