Exploitation of National Capabilities for Ocean Monitoring in Support of Littoral Warfare Operations (50-94-023-LP)

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$99,000.00
Award Year:
1994
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
26127
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Arete Associates
P.o. Box 16269, Arlington, VA, 22215
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Dr. John P. Dugan
(703) 413-0290
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
The purpose of this SBIR Phase I proposal is to establish whether existing National Capabilities can be used to fulfill a key warfighting support requirement needed for planning and executing expeditionary warfare operations: providing, to the on-scene commander, accurate, up-to-date information on wave, surf, and wind conditions, ocean currents, near-shore bathymetry, and location of significant submerged obstacles. This assessment will be accomplished by extending existing physics-based remote-sensing models/simulations to apply to satellite-borne sensors, apply this upgraded analysis capability to a particular National sensor of the sponsor's choice, and develop a test specification for proof-of-principle demon- stration using that sensor. (The actual demonstration experiment and associated data analysis would be accomplished during a follow-on Phase II SBIR effort.)

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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