Summaries - Office of Research & Innovation
Back High Power Radio Frequency Dynamic Surface Engagement Modeling and Simulation Tool
|Division||Research & Sponsored Programs|
|Department||Modeling, Virtual Environments & Simuation Institute|
|Investigator(s)||Blais, Curtis L.|
|Sponsor||WARPIV Technologies, Inc. (Other)|
High Power Radio Frequency (HPRF) weapons are being developed for the US Navy. Development of these weapons may be aided by the use of modeling and simulation software capable of modeling the engagement of the HPRF platform and the threat in surface engagement scenarios. The collaborators will leverage their extensive expertise in modeling and simulation to perform a study that will lay the foundation for development of a High Power Radio Frequency (HPRF) dynamic surface engagement modeling and simulation (M&S) tool for predicting weapon effectiveness in realistic engagements. This is effort is being conducted under a Phase 1 SBIR award to WarpIV.
In this first phase, the team will explore simulating the dynamic aspects of vessel versus vessel engagements to evaluate their effectiveness and the development of optimum concepts of employment. Specific considerations will include accounting for environmental conditions such as sea state, fog, and rain as these factors could influence the propagation of the HPRF beam as well as mobility and visibility. Also, to aid in the degree of realism and the rapid conveying of engagements, realistic objects (boats, ships, ports, UAVs, and USVs) and topography need to be included in the simulation.
NPS and WarpIV will also define optimization algorithms that will be developed and used in the implementation of the findings of the study. This work will also include the development of user friendly Graphical user Interfaces (GUIs) that employ natural language and military terminology for scenario development that sufficiently demonstrate the computer resources required for full development of the tool.
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