NON-DEVELOPMENTAL ITEM SOFTWARE APPLICATION TO UNDERSEA WARFARE SYSTEMS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$479,519.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
Navy
Award Year:
1992
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
15371
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Advanced Communication Systems
1900 N Beauregard St, Alexandria, VA, 22311
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Mr Thomas Costello
 Principal Investigator
 (703) 486-2282
Business Contact
Phone: () -
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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