Advanced Optical Systems, Inc

Company Information
Address 6767 Old Madison Pike
Suite 410
Huntsville, AL, -


DUNS: 363526914

# of Employees: 19

Ownership Information

HUBZone Owned: N

Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N

Woman Owned: N

Award Charts

Award Listing

  1. Using a Bore Sight Camera as an AR&D Sensor

    Amount: $599,934.00

    This Phase II SBIR project will provide real time, relative six Degree of Freedom (6DoF) information to the crew of the ORION for docking. Our technical innovation performs optimized correlation (ULTO ...

    SBIRPhase II2009National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. Airworthy Cable Angle Measurement System For Slung Load Operations

    Amount: $69,959.00

    One of the challenges of helicopter cargo missions is dealing with external slung loads. During flight, these loads often move in complex ways driven by forces generated by atmospheric effects and the ...

    SBIRPhase I2009Army Department of Defense
  3. Using a Bore Sight Camera as an AR&D Sensor

    Amount: $99,880.00

    Orion requires a rendezvous and docking sensor to provide relative navigation information during proximity operations and docking. In order to dock, the sensor must provide full six degree of freedom ...

    SBIRPhase I2008National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Improved LADAR

    Amount: $148,267.00

    Visually degraded environment (VDE) conditions pose a threat to Navy and Marine Corps helicopter by dramatically decreasing pilots’ situational awareness. Brownout and whiteout conditions are especi ...

    SBIRPhase I2008Navy Department of Defense
  5. Autonomous Persistent Surveillance and Targeting for the Asymmetric Air Threat (APSTAAT)

    Amount: $99,959.00

    Maritime asymmetric air threat detection begins with an in depth comprehension of the tactical picture. Security lies in the ability to sense threats in all environments. Advanced Optical Systems, Inc ...

    SBIRPhase I2008Navy Department of Defense
  6. Cyclops

    Amount: $69,855.00

    The Army needs smaller and cheaper precision weapon systems. Semi-Active Laser guidance (SAL), invented in the 1960’s at the Army Missile command, is a powerful approach to smart weapons. In the pas ...

    SBIRPhase I2008Army Department of Defense
  7. Hybrid Guidance System for Relative Navigation

    Amount: $599,912.00

    Automated Rendezvous and Capture (AR&C) is a critical United States technology gap. AR&C is identified as a critical enabling technology for future NASA Exploration and DoD missions including NASA's C ...

    SBIRPhase II2007National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Hybrid Guidance System for Relative Navigation

    Amount: $69,990.00

    Future NASA architectures and missions will involve many distributed platforms that must work together. This in turn requires guidance, navigation and control (GN&C) technology such as systems that de ...

    SBIRPhase I2006National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. Helicopter Remote Manipulation of External Slingloads (HERMES)

    Amount: $729,915.00

    Helicopter operations in low visibility conditions and sling load operations continue to add risk to aviation operations. If slingloads could be picked up without the need for a ground crew, lives co ...

    SBIRPhase II2006Army Department of Defense
  10. Significant Optical Manufacturing Advancement (SOMA) Process

    Amount: $1,299,630.00

    The Significant Optical Manufacturing Advancement (SOMA) program will capture the principles of Design for Assembly (DFA) and apply them to the fabrication of precision optical systems. This will prov ...

    SBIRPhase II2005Navy Department of Defense

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