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  1. AF19A-T001: Maintaining Human-Machine Shared Awareness in Distributed Operations with Degraded Communications

    Release Date: 11-28-2018Open Date: 01-08-2019Due Date: 02-06-2019Close Date: 02-06-2019

    TECHNOLOGY AREA(S): HUMAN SYSTEMS OBJECTIVE: Develop and evaluate controls, displays, and/or decision aids that help maintain human-machine shared situation awareness during distributed operations conducted with manned and unmanned vehicles under possibly contested and degraded conditions. DESCRIPTION:The importance of autonomy for realizing Air Force employment of multiple manned and ...

    STTR Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. AF19A-T002: 3D-Bioprinted Living System for Sensor Development

    Release Date: 11-28-2018Open Date: 01-08-2019Due Date: 02-06-2019Close Date: 02-06-2019

    TECHNOLOGY AREA(S): HUMAN SYSTEMS OBJECTIVE: The objective of this program is to develop a three dimensional (3D) bioprinted tissue or organ that recapitulates and simulates human-level architectures, microstructures, and physiological conditions.Successful development of a platform that encompasses functionality of human organ(s) integrated into a single platform would allow for robust ...

    STTR Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. AF19A-T003: Remote cardiopulmonary sensing

    Release Date: 11-28-2018Open Date: 01-08-2019Due Date: 02-06-2019Close Date: 02-06-2019

    TECHNOLOGY AREA(S): BIO MEDICAL OBJECTIVE: Develop a non-contact sensor for cardiopulmonary vital sign monitoring. This sensor should remotely measure physiology and demonstrate real-time functionality. Government-furnished materials, equipment, and facilities will not be provided. DESCRIPTION:The U.S. Air Force is interested in developing non-invasive sensor systems for use in special ...

    STTR Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. AF19A-T004: Intelligent Robot Path Planning System for Grinding of Aircraft Propeller Blades

    Release Date: 11-28-2018Open Date: 01-08-2019Due Date: 02-06-2019Close Date: 02-06-2019

    TECHNOLOGY AREA(S): MATERIALS OBJECTIVE: Develop intelligent robot path planning process for grinding of aircraft propeller blades. DESCRIPTION:Repair operations on aircraft propellers such as C130 are carried out by robotic grinding operations.The current process uses a fixed robot path for each blade geometry.An opportunity exists to intelligently customize the robot path for the spe ...

    STTR Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. AF19A-T005: 3D imaging for tracking and aim-point maintenance in the presence of target-pose changes

    Release Date: 11-28-2018Open Date: 01-08-2019Due Date: 02-06-2019Close Date: 02-06-2019

    TECHNOLOGY AREA(S): WEAPONS OBJECTIVE: Develop a 3D imaging approach that meets the spatial and temporal requirements needed for tracking and aim-point maintenance in the presence of target-pose changes for directed-energy (DE) missions. DESCRIPTION:Target-pose changes tend to be the “Achilles’ heel” to modern tracking and aim-point maintenance solutions for realistic ...

    STTR Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. AF19A-T006: Vibration imaging for the characterization of extended, non-cooperative targets

    Release Date: 11-28-2018Open Date: 01-08-2019Due Date: 02-06-2019Close Date: 02-06-2019

    TECHNOLOGY AREA(S): SENSORS OBJECTIVE: Develop a vibration imaging approach that meets the spatial and temporal requirements needed to perform high-fidelity characterizations of extended, non-cooperative targets (aka combat identification) at extended standoffs with an aperture that has dual purpose for both directed-energy (DE) and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) m ...

    STTR Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. AF19A-T007: Synthetic Scene Generation for Wide Application including High Performance Computing Environments

    Release Date: 11-28-2018Open Date: 01-08-2019Due Date: 02-06-2019Close Date: 02-06-2019

    TECHNOLOGY AREA(S): WEAPONS OBJECTIVE: Develop a synthetic scene generation package that meets the baseline technical requirements, connects to other simulation tools, and operates efficiently in high performance computing (HPC) environments. DESCRIPTION:Synthetic scene generation software produces images of distant targets within their background. Such synthetic images reduce our dependence on ...

    STTR Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. AF19A-T008: Optimization of Sodium Guide Star Return using Polarization and/or Modulation Control

    Release Date: 11-28-2018Open Date: 01-08-2019Due Date: 02-06-2019Close Date: 02-06-2019

    TECHNOLOGY AREA(S): SENSORS OBJECTIVE: Deliver analysis, design, optical components, and controls for system to optimally couple light from Sodium Guide Star laser (FASOR, Toptica) by manipulation of the beam's polarization state, modulation of laser, or combination of two. DESCRIPTION:Coupling of Sodium Guide Star light into the sodium layer is dependent upon characteristics of the light illumi ...

    STTR Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. AF19A-T009: Autonomous Decision Making via Hierarchical Brain Emulation

    Release Date: 11-28-2018Open Date: 01-08-2019Due Date: 02-06-2019Close Date: 02-06-2019

    TECHNOLOGY AREA(S): INFO SYSTEMS OBJECTIVE: To develop methods that produce “human-like” decision capabilities. This methodology will be used to improve computer interpretation of visual scenes without human intervention. DESCRIPTION:Human decision making is an area that has been studied extensively but with little consensus in how it is actually implemented in the brain.Current attempts to ...

    STTR Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. AF19A-T010: Virtual Reality for Multi-INT Deep Learning (VR-MDL)

    Release Date: 11-28-2018Open Date: 01-08-2019Due Date: 02-06-2019Close Date: 02-06-2019

    TECHNOLOGY AREA(S): INFO SYSTEMS OBJECTIVE: Develop a new high-fidelity modeling and simulation (M&S) framework that addresses the need for voluminous and high-quality Multi-INT training data for deep learning networks that would be too expensive and infeasible based on costly field experiments. The focus of this effort is on multiphysics-based modeling of radio frequency (RF) signals in realist ...

    STTR Department of DefenseAir Force

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