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Company Information:

Company Name: Lambda Science, Inc.
City: Wayne
State: PA
Zip+4: 19087-0238
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://www.lamsci.com
Phone: (610) 581-7940

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,199,988.00 13
SBIR Phase II $6,639,206.00 8

Award List:

SOF Tactical Repeater

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Abend, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
A SOF Tactical Repeater will be a small, rugged, lightweight, programmable, easily deployed, software radio repeater that can be awakened via RF, by an authorized user, from a passive sleep mode. One or more antennae should be deployed away from RF shadowing, with line of sight to all users. In… More

Radar Detection and Discrimination of Small Maritime Targets at High Altitude and Grazing Angle

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joseph G. Teti, Jr., Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
Lambda Science's approach to radar detection and discrimination of small targets in high-altitude sea clutter is to utilize improved multi-scan processing algorithms that incorporate feature-aided multiple hypothesis tracking and real-time clutter modeling. A sophisticated multi-target track (MTT)… More

Radar Detection and Discrimination of Small Maritime Targets at High Altitude and Grazing Angle

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joseph G. Teti, Jr., Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
Abstract:
The objective of this SBIR is to develop (design, build, and test) and demonstrate real-time high-altitude, high-grazing-angle radar processing software to automatically detect and discriminate signatures associated with small maritime targets. Phase II will result in a near real-time… More

AESA-based RADAR Performance in Complex Sensor Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Abend, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
Active electronically scanned array (AESA) multi-function radar systems require resource management and scheduling to realize their full performance capabilities. Many tasks compete for resources. Some resources, such as the round trip propagation or waiting time are reusable (we can transmit in… More

Automated Ship and Small Craft Classification Tools for ISAR Imagery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joseph G. Teti, Jr., Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $79,999.00
Abstract:
Automated ship and small craft classification tools for ISAR imagery is a challenging problem, but the use of advanced time-frequency processing techniques in conjunction with proven methods from statistical pattern recognition hold considerable promise for realizing a sound capability. LSI's… More

AESA-based RADAR Performance in Complex Sensor Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joseph J. Schanne, Senior Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
Many current United States Navy (USN) OPSIT/TACSIT scenarios comprise demanding dynamic environments for airborne sensors. The ability to task or mode interleave with adaptive scheduling is essential to achieving desired sensor/mission effectiveness. Both active electronically scanned array (AESA)… More

Automated Ship and Small Craft Classification Tools for ISAR Imagery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joseph G. Teti, Jr., Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
Developing effective automated ship and small craft detection and classification tools for airborne radar systems is a challenging problem. Track before detect modes have been developed and implemented to mitigate the problem of false targets due to strong sea clutter returns. Recent studies such… More

Multi-Sensor Automated Ship and Small Craft Classification Tools

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joseph G. Teti, Jr., Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
The current state of the art in assisted target recognition separately processes individual image frames from different sensor modalities (e.g., ISAR and EO/IR) and forms a decision based on a weighted sum of classification confidence for each modality. The request for proposal (RFP) indicates that… More

AESA-based RADAR Performance in Complex Sensor Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Joseph Schanne, Senior Systems Engineer – (610) 581-7940
Award Amount: $1,100,000.00
Abstract:
Many current United States Navy (USN) OPSIT/TACSIT scenarios comprise demanding dynamic environments for airborne sensors. The ability to task or mode interleave with adaptive scheduling is essential to achieving desired sensor/mission effectiveness. Both active electronically scanned array (AESA)… More

Radio Frequency (RF) System Performance and Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) in Dynamic Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Joseph Teti, Vice Presidet – (610) 581-7940
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
The on-board and co-site EMI environment can be very severe for aircraft sensor and communications systems. The current state of the art in predicting on-aircraft RF performance and performance degradation from EMI (also known as co-site interference) utilizes physics-based modeling and simulation… More

Detection and Tracking of Small Boats and Semi-Submersibles in the Littoral

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Joseph Teti, Vice President – (610) 581-7940
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
Detection of small boats and semi-submersibles in the littoral environment is very challenging as a result of the very strong and persistent backscatter from the ocean surface. Detection modes that employ long dwell coherent processing are a promising approach to achieving reliable low false alarm… More

Optimally Integrate Automated Ship and Small Craft Classification Functions with the Maritime Tactical Picture Tools

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Joseph Teti, Vice President – (610) 581-7940
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
Surface vessel detection and classification from airborne platforms relies heavily on radar at operationally useful stand off ranges. Upon detection the radar search waveform may be used to accrue additional information about the surface contact for classification but confidence is likely to be… More

Detection and Tracking of Moving Vehicles and Dismounts Across the LandSea Boundary

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Joseph Teti, President – (610) 581-7940
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
Detection and tracking of moving vehicles and dismounts across the land-sea boundary is very challenging because of the highly complicated dynamic heterogeneous littoral clutter environment. LSI proposes knowledge based adaptive signal processing techniques that will ultimately sense the dynamics of… More

Sensor Exploitation Management System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Joseph Teti, President – (610) 581-7940
Award Amount: $149,994.00
Abstract:
Sensor exploitation management is a key enabling technology to optimally use the capabilities of airborne radar systems with and without an operator-in-the-loop. LSI proposes to develop this capability to compliment a sensor resource manager capability that when integrated will result in… More

Optimally Integrate Automated Ship and Small Craft Classification Functions with the Maritime Tactical Picture Tools

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Teti, President – (610) 581-7940
Award Amount: $749,912.00
Abstract:
Surface vessel detection and classification from airborne platforms relies heavily on radar at operationally useful stand off ranges. Upon detection the radar search waveform may be used to accrue additional information about the surface contact for classification but confidence is likely to be… More

Automated Ship and Small Craft Classification Tools for ISAR Imagery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Joseph Teti, President – (610) 581-7940
Award Amount: $1,189,274.00
Abstract:
The proposed Phase 2.5 effort will extend the Phase 2 results to airborne data collected at operational altitudes consistent with the current ASW mission profile. The proposed effort will also be extended to include airborne data collected at altitudes above the current ASW mission profile in an… More

Automating Unmanned and Manned Sensor Performance in Demanding Tactical Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joeseph Teti, President – (610) 581-7940
Award Amount: $79,999.00
Abstract:
Per the topic description, naval airborne sensor systems are utilizing or are planning to utilize varying degrees of automation in the prosecution of their missions as part of future naval capabilities. The automation must handle very dense maritime surface picture conditions that can exceed 1,000+… More

Sensor Exploitation Management System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Teti, President – (610) 581-7940
Award Amount: $750,039.00
Abstract:
Detection, tracking and identification of targets, and subsequent prosecution is very challenging in dynamic environments. Traditional methodologies rely on an operator to analyze all the available information to identify what is actionable, and subsequently modify asset tasking. The operator… More

Persistent Maritime Target Tracking Using Automated Target Fingerprinting and Discrimination

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Teti, President – (610) 581-7940
Award Amount: $79,997.00
Abstract:
Per the topic description, dense maritime environments pose significant challenges to naval airborne sensor systems with respect to surface target classification, track lifetime, and track association. A promising strategy to drastically improve situational awareness and reduce operator workload in… More

Enhanced Small-Target Detection and Tracking Using a Mode-Adaptive Constant False Alarm Rate (CFAR) Detector

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Teti, President – (610) 581-7940
Award Amount: $79,999.00
Abstract:
Conventional CFAR detection processing has difficulty in heterogeneous clutter (i.e., maritime clutter) because the fixed data size windowing is not well matched to the spatial scales of the wave field over a wide range of sea states. The non-Gaussian nature of heterogeneous clutter gives rise to… More

Automating Unmanned and Manned Sensor Performance in Demanding Tactical Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Teti, President – (610) 581-7940
Award Amount: $499,981.00
Abstract:
er the topic description, naval airborne sensor systems are utilizing or are planning to utilize varying degrees of automation in the prosecution of their missions as part of future naval capabilities. The automation must handle very dense maritime surface picture conditions that can exceed 1,000+… More