Distributed EMCON and Frequency Plan Performance Monitor

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 35988
Amount: $68,461.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1997
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Amherst Systems, Inc.
30 Wilson Rd., Buffalo, NY, 14221
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 John A. Rundle
 (716) 631-0610
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
This proposal describes a study to design an automated EMCON Management System to enable ship and force elements to better coordinate sensors and operate without inadvertent loss of tactical advantage to unfriendly forces. The study approach separates the radar and communication elements of the problem. The postulated design assigns the radar EMCON functions to the ship's EW system, and the communications EMCON functions to be either a network message monitoring approach or an autonomous RF monitoring system. Example processes to support the monitoring function are described. A means of quickly and economically developing the radar EMCON management portion of the system and demonstrating it in the shipboard environment is also described.

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