Radar Data Fusion for Single Integrated Air Picture (SIAP)-Data Fusion and Registration System (DataFusR)

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Missile Defense Agency
Amount:
$99,997.00
Award Year:
2004
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
FA8650-04-M-4220
Agency Tracking Number:
B041-054-1793
Solicitation Year:
2004
Solicitation Topic Code:
MDA04-054
Solicitation Number:
2004.1
Small Business Information
ANDRO COMPUTATIONAL SOLUTIONS, LLC
Beeches Tech Campus, Bldg 3, Suite 4 7902 Turin Rd, Rome, NY, 13440
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
883336190
Principal Investigator:
Andrew Drozd
Chief Scientist
(315) 334-1163
andro1@aol.com
Business Contact:
Andrew Drozd
President/Business Owner
(315) 334-1163
androcs@borg.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
Timely fusion of data collected from a variety of radars that acquire information from multiple perspectives and/or different frequencies, may provide a more accurate picture of the adversary threat cloud than any single radar or group of radars operating independently. Algorithms, software, and/or hardware that enable this synergistic fusion and interpretation of data from disparate GMD radars should enhance system acquisition, tracking and discrimination of threat objects in a cluttered environment and provide enhanced battle space awareness. Fusion of data at several levels may be required. Technical issues that must be addressed include: spatial and temporal registration of radars, data throughput within and between sensor platforms, processing speed and capacity, and sensor calibration. This effort is to develop algorithms, software, and/or hardware necessary to collect, process, and fuse information from multiple radars (either at the same or different frequency) to form a single integrated air picture (SIAP). The research to be performed in this effort will be in direct support of the BMDS-MDA/GM (Ground Based Midcourse) acquisition program to provide effective DataFusR technologies which would enable sensor and battlespace systems to autonomously perform real time data registration and fusion of multispectral and multiresolution radar data for precision target geolocation and identification. The DataFusR approach will apply a multisource data fusion (MSDF) simulation methodology to assess the viability of candidate registration/fusion schemes and to select the best one(s) to achieve the objectives of forming an SIAP.

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