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Collaborative Virtual Combat Simulation Technology For System of Systems Research

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8650-05-M-1880
Agency Tracking Number: F051-210-2960
Amount: $99,714.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: AF05-210
Solicitation Number: 2005.1
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2005
Award Year: 2005
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2005-03-18
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2005-12-18
Small Business Information
3414 Peachtree Road, Suite 1060, Atlanta, GA, 30326
DUNS: 137165861
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Lonnie Fouty
 Vice President JFORCES Division
 (540) 720-6818
 lfouty@3dpipelinesim.com
Business Contact
 William Grigson
Title: Vice President Product Development
Phone: (407) 876-6657
Email: wgrigson@3dpipelinesim.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Our proposal is constructed around a mature, government-owned, distributed simulation architecture known as Joint Force Operational Readiness Combat Effectiveness Simulator (JFORCES) and a proven three-step computer-aided methodology known as Rapid Relational Modeling (RRM). The proposal includes definition, structuring and prioritizing of project goals and requirements using consensus of end-user expert groups, developed through RRM sessions, facilitated by experienced contractor staff members. Our proposed application, modification/enhancement and expansion of current JFORCES capabilities includes demonstration of integrated Network-Centric SoS concepts and demonstration of relevant capabilities; 1) to evaluate alternative C4/ISR sensors, weapons and communications concepts at the system, subsystem and component levels (at all echelons of joint service operation, including controlled environmental perturbation and reactive/adaptive OPFOR), 2) to evaluate the specific contributions of SoS elements to alternative military ops concepts, in effects-based scenario executions, and 3) to support seamless integration and synchronization of disparate real-time hardware and software simulations (such as RF emitter simulation, GPS constellation emulations, and detailed C4/ISR simulations). These functions are supported by Analytical Module tools embedded in the JFORCES testbed environment that has been successfully applied to numerous government programs for After Action Reporting (AAR) and engineering analyses.

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