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Standoff Through The Wall Imaging System

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2007, $493,551)

AKELA will capitalize on the investment the Army has made in improving the radar by configuring a system tailored for law enforcement applications and optimized for low manufacturing cost. AKELA will be able to provide a standoff (30+ meters) through-the- wall imaging system that weighs less than 15 lbs., has a total system cost less than $5,000 and will allow Law Enforcement (when faced with hostage taking and terrorist hostage taking) to optimize their chances of a successful outcome.

Deliverable for phase 1 will concentrate on performance goals of: system design for low cost manufacturing and packaging; develop a LE friendly GUI, and receive FCC certification. Deliverable for phase 2 will enhance performance goals to address: system weight reduction to no more than 15 lbs; refine (based on user feedback) the LE GUI system; and incorporate all weather packaging in an acceptable form factor.

The majority of the users of this technology will be local law enforcement.


Date Created: September 12, 2007