Phase II SBIR Awarded - Research in Advanced Adaptive Processing - February 2015
Adaptive Methods, Inc. of Centreville, VA was awarded a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract under topic N131-050 LFA and CLFA Acoustic Sensors to continue research in advanced adaptive processing for active signal detection. Under this research effort, Adaptive Methods will develop an active adaptive beamformer (ABF) for LFA and CLFA which provides improved active clutter reduction and improved signal to interferer and noise ratio. The ABF algorithm’s ability to suppress loud acoustic interference arriving in the side-lobe region of beams will reduce clutter and improve detection performance. Adaptive Methods plans to apply previously-developed Robust Adaptive Matched Filtering to beamformed data that will improve the detection of weak signals of interest normally masked by loud interference in correlations. The feasibility of these concepts will be demonstrated by use of at-sea data and comparison to the existing processing system.
About Adaptive Methods
Adaptive Methods, Inc. (www.adaptivemethods.com) is a developer of advanced sensor systems, sensor processing, and computing architecture products for surveillance, security and military combat systems. Adaptive Methods is based in Centreville, Virginia, with satellite offices in five states. For additional information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.