Link 16 Gateway Phase II

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: F30602-03-C-0040
Agency Tracking Number: 021IF-0921
Amount: $736,363.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2003
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
6 New England Executive Park, Burlington, MA, 01803
DUNS: 094841665
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Stephen Zabele
 Chief Scientist
 (781) 273-3388
 stephen.zabele@alphatech.com
Business Contact
 Andrew Mullin
Title: General Counsel
Phone: (781) 273-3388
Email: andy.mullin@alphatech.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The primary objective of this SBIR is to implement a proof-of-concept interoperability gateway based on a layered architectural design developed in Phase One. The goal is to demonstrate the viability of a layered translation architecture for developinginter-exchange gateways that must perform data translation from one medium to another and/or among several mediums. For example, with the mandated proliferation of Link-16 over the next 5 years, every SPO must work together to ensure overallinteroperability, not only among Link-16 participants but also among numerous other diverse systems and datalinks which are not Link-16 compatible. This non-interoperability between diverse systems may be resolved by implementation of data forwardingrules, translation architecture(s), or other unique translation applications that act as a

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