NON-DEVELOPMENTAL ITEM SOFTWARE APPLICATION TO UNDERSEA WARFARE SYSTEMS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$479,519.00
Award Year:
1992
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
15371
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Advanced Communication Systems
1900 N Beauregard St, Alexandria, VA, 22311
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Mr Thomas Costello
Principal Investigator
(703) 486-2282
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THE INTEGRATED UNDERSEA SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM (IUSS) IS ASSESSING THEFEASIBILITY OF APPLYING NON-DEVELOPMENTAL (NDI) SOFTWARE TO HELP SATISFY IUSS PLATFORM MISSION OBJECTIVES. ACS PROPOSES TO INTEGRATE GOVERNMENT OWNED NDI COMMUNICATION, LINK CONTROL AND MESSAGE/DATA PROCESSING SOFTWARE INTO A UNIX BASED DTC-2. PRIMARY COMMUNICATION LINKS OF INTEREST ARE THE TACTICAL RECEIVE EQUIPMENT (TRE) AND THE OFFICER IN TACTICAL COMMAND INFORMATION EXCHANGE SUBSYSTEM (OTCIXS). INTEGRATION AND CONTROL OF THESE LINKS CAN BE ACCOMPLISHED THROUGH THE USE OFONE OF SEVERAL NDI SOFTWARE PACKAGES IDENTIFIED BY ACS. THE RESULTING CAPABILITY WILL PROVIDE MOBILE IUSS PLATFORMS MULTIPLE OPERATIONAL CAPABILITIES AT A FRACTION OF THE COST, SPACE AND WEIGHT WHEN COMPARED TO THE ALTERNATIVE IMPLEMENTATIONS. ADDITIONALLY, THE DTC-2 WILL PROVIDE AN OPEN HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE ENVIRONMENT FOR THE ADDITION OFFUTURE IOSS SPECIFIC NDI SOFTWARE. THE FEASIBILITY, TRADEOFFS, AND EXPECTED SYSTEM PERFORMANCE OF THE PROPOSED NDI SOFTWARE CAPABILITIESWILL BE INVESTIGATED DURING PHASE I.

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