Multi-Intelligence SIGINT (COMINT/ELINT) Sensor Processing

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$69,988.00
Award Year:
2003
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N00039-03-C-7064
Agency Tracking Number:
N031-0637
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
ARGON ENGINEERING ASSOC., INC.
12701 Fair Lakes Circle, Fairfax, VA, 22033
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Robert Kellogg
Senior Scientist
(703) 995-4242
rkellogg@argoneng.com
Business Contact:
Victor Sellier
Vice President
(703) 995-4219
vsellier@argoneng.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
Argon Engineering Associates proposes to create Early Correlation processing in Ship's Signal Exploitation Equipment by using Extensible Markup Language (XML) search of sensor Signal of Interest (SOI) intercept database using Electronic Warfare (EW/ELINT)report parameters. Correlated information will be posted immediately to the JWICS network via OSIS Evolutionary Development or Global Command and Control-Maritime interfaces that operate in a multilevel security (MLS) environment.Specific tasks for this Phase 1 SBIR include CRP/TAR/GMI coordination for XML registry of correlated COMINT/ELINT information, a design approach for using Argon's existing XML database interface, Live Intercept Monitor (LIM), to receive external XML inputand drive SOI search queries in the sensor database. Algorithms for identifying relevant SOIs beside simple time and direction correlation will be investigated, including coherency between SPTNL and MIDB identification for correlated COMINT/ELINT webposting. Argon Engineering Associates currently develops signal collection and direction finding (DF) system that produce large Signal of Interest (SOI) databases. This SBIR provides Argon a way to manage those databases and grow into the EW/ELINTdomain. Further, by developing Extensible Markup Language (XML) applications, Argon will gain valuable experience in moving its systems toward Assistant Secretary of Defense for C3I vision for network-centric operations.

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