Operational Trainer for FFG-7 AAW Combat System

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 36677
Amount: $69,603.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1997
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
8229 Boone Boulevard Suite 200, Vienna, VA, 22182
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Patrick W. Johnson
 (703) 883-0506
Business Contact
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Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The proposed prototype Operational Trainer for the FFG-7 AAW Combat System will provide the US Navy with a means for training the FFG-7 AAW combat team to operate their equipment in condition 1 watch stations. Each watch station will be provided with the ability to train as they fight by allowing continuous on-board AAW training that includes all elements of the combat system with interactions as appropriate to demonstrate the intercommunication and functionality of the sensors, command and control system, and the weapons system. The FFG-7 Operational Trainer will use high speed digital electronics to generate signals into the FFG-7 MK 92, IFF, SPS-49, and SPS-55 systems to ensure a high degree of realism in a simulated tactical scenario. This will permit effective training when radiation and antenna rotation are prohibited. This embedded trainer will generate, identify, and insert targets with appropriate dynamics, sensors, and weapons that result in a simulator that will exercise the entire combat process from target detection to standard missile or gun engagement and allow for the evaluation and identification of both individual and Combat System Team strengths and weaknesses.

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