Final- Ocean Sensor Interface Simulation for Integration Testing

Period of Performance: 01/01/2015 - 12/31/2015

$690K

Phase 2 SBIR

Recipient Firm

Sedna Digital Solutions, LLC
10611 Balls Ford Rd., Suite 300
Manassas, VA 20109
Principal Investigator

Abstract

The introduction of new sensors into the Navy combat systems is risk prone due to the lack of complex simulation of the sensors. The ability to simulate predicted faults with data from a complex ocean simulation can reduce integration issues and cost. The simulation would also reduce the time it takes to introduce new sensors into the fleet by allowing the tactical system to update, test, and tune to th e realistic synthetic data while the new array is being developed. Our approach is to leverage existing products, common to different Navy programs, and corner turn the outputs of these products to interface the actual tactical system in terfaces to the sensors. This approach provides the capability to simulate sensor faults at the telemetry level. Our Phase I research investigated the feasibility of using the existing All World Environmental Simulation (AWESIM), in combination with its associated training system, as a datasource for an Array Interface Data Provider (AIDP) to create a common tactical simulation. To complement the use of AWESIM, the Phase II work will utilize the Phase I research to also include the use of other data sources, Test Target Generator (TTG) and recorded data when AWESIM is unavailable.