Penn State Receives Grant

Thursday, July 02, 2009

The Pennsylvania State University Electro-Optics Center, Freeport, Pa., is being awarded an $11,488,791 cost-plus-fixed fee contract for research, design, development, and delivery of sub-systems for use in the next generation radars and the Common Data Sensor Architecture (CDSA) Program.  The CDSA is a centralized system for collecting input information from a variety of sensors and even providing information from one group of sensors to another.  Two technologies are fundamental for the CDSA to successfully transition to producible, fielded systems: high voltage/ high power switching devices based on halide chemical vapor deposition; and wavelength division multiplexing.  Requirements include prototype sub systems for the NG radar; research into transmit receive module technology; developing optical radar methodologies; analysis of air defense radar including: jamming, radio frequency (RF) transmitting vs. receiving; research for RF propagation, high powered testing, deep level transient spectroscopy and secondary ion mass spectroscopy.  Work will be performed at Freeport, Pa., (80 percent) and State College, Pa., (20 percent) is expected to be completed in June 2011.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was not competitively procured.  The Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity (N00164-09-C-GR34).

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