Develop Novel Concepts for Continuous Ground Moving Target Surveillance

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$645,220.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
N68335-10-C-0161
Agency Tracking Number:
N083-207-0039
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
NAVY 08-207
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Mustang Technology Group, L.P.
400 W. Bethany, Suite 110, Allen, TX, 75013
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
069871502
Principal Investigator:
J. Williamson
Senior Systems Engineer
(972) 396-4423
k-williamson@mustangtechnology.com
Business Contact:
Rusty Allred
SBIR Coordinator
(972) 396-4432
rusty@mustangtechnology.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
Military commanders rely on systems that provide wide area intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR). These systems detect and track ground moving targets (GMTI/T) and they generate high resolution synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images of selected areas. The combination of these two modes has become a key ingredient in maintaining situational awareness throughout the battlefield, particularly in our global war against international terrorists. While existing operational systems are capable of running both GMTI/T and SAR modes, they cannot run them simultaneously. Typically one mode is stopped and the other mode is started and resulting in losing the high value target track. This SBIR will develop and implement operational radar modes to maintain surveillance of the local area while keeping precision track of high value targets that move, stop for a while, and then move again. This information will provide local commanders with the capability to continuously monitor and maintain tracks on high value targets, while maintaining situational awareness, to effectively engage these targets if the situation warrants.

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