ANALYTIC SUPPORT FOR INFANTRY ROBOTICS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$50,000.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
5547
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Armament Systems Inc
Po Box 158 - 211 W Bel Air Ave, Aberdeen, MD, 21001
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
B M (MIKE) DAVALL
(301) 272-0800
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
ASI, LB&M ASSOCIATES AND ODETICS ARE UNIQUELY QUALIFIED WITH THE NECESSARY EXPERIENCE, RESOURCES, AND FACILITIES TO EFFECTIVELY SUPPORT AMC AND TRADOC IN THE ANALYSIS AND IDENTIFICATION OF THE POTENTIAL FOR ROBOTICS AND AI SYSTEMS IN FUTURE COMBAT INFANTRY SYSTEMS REQUIREMENTS. THIS TEAM WILL USE A "TOTAL SYSTEM APPROACH" METHODOLOGY THAT FOCUSES NOT ONLY ON THE OBVIOUS AREAS OF NEED, BUT ALSO ADDRESSES ALL OTHER FACTORS THAT WILL BE IMPACTED (DOCTRINE, MATERIEL,FORCE STRUCTURE, AND TRAINING). THE PHASE I EFFORT WILL PROVIDE A DETAILED CONCEPT FORMULATION FOR THE APPLICATION OF ROBOTICS OF MEETING THE NEEDS OF THE INFANTRY COMBAT FORCES THROUGH THE YEAR 2010. IT WILL ALSO IMPLEMENT THE PROCESS OF INTERACTING WITH THE AMC AND TRADOC ROBOTIC TECHNICAL AND USER COMMUNITIES TO PROVIDE FOR A TRULY INTEGRATED DEVELOPER/USER LIST OF HIGH PRIORITY/HIGH PAYOFF ROBOTIC PROJECTS THAT WILL LEAD TO THE TIMELY FIELDING OF INFANTRY ROBOTIC SYSTEMS. THE PLAN AND METHODOLOGY FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE FOLLOW-ON PHASE II DETAILED ANALYSES REQUIRED TO PROVIDE A SOLID, SUPPORTABLE BASIS FOR AMC AND TRADOC ROBOTIC PROGRAMS AND THEIR JUSTIFICATION AND SUPPORT IN THE BUDGET PROCESS WILL ALSO BE PROVIDED AS PART OF THE PHASE I EFFORT.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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