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Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has issued a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for the Naval
Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport (NUWCDIVNPT) seeking research
proposals for new and innovative research and development solutions in
24 undersea technology subject areas.
Among the technologies of interest are
systems and software for distributed
sensors and networks; broadband signal processing; image processing; information exchange, data fusion and
situational awareness; undersea warfare
(USW) systems including modeling and
simulation; advanced sonar technology;
non-acoustic sensors such as MAD, FLIR
and LIDAR; advanced 3D and virtualreality displays; laser acoustic communications; unmanned undersea vehicles
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warfare (ASW) systems.
In particular, the "Submarine Electromagnetic Systems" technology area
identifies a number of research interests with an EW focus, including: advanced antenna technology - such as
wideband, electronically steerable, reconfigurable and multifunction antenna technologies; compact, free-space
optical communications systems; compact antennas and radios for unmanned
undersea, air and surface vehicles; innovative communications waveform
techniques; broadband, multifunction
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wideband receivers; specific emitter identification algorithm enhancements; remote operation of submarine
electromagnetic systems; common RF
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noise figure RF-over-fiber techniques;
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - February 2014

The View From Here
Conferences Calendar
Courses Calendar
From the President
The Monitor
World Report
Antennas: Shaping the Future of RF Applications
DARPA – No Surprise is the Prize
EW 101
AOC News
Views from the AOC 50th Annual International Symposium and Convention
Index of Advertisers
JED Quick Look
JED - February 2014 - Cover1
JED - February 2014 - Cover2
JED - February 2014 - 3
JED - February 2014 - 4
JED - February 2014 - 5
JED - February 2014 - The View From Here
JED - February 2014 - 7
JED - February 2014 - Conferences Calendar
JED - February 2014 - 9
JED - February 2014 - Courses Calendar
JED - February 2014 - 11
JED - February 2014 - From the President
JED - February 2014 - 13
JED - February 2014 - 14
JED - February 2014 - The Monitor
JED - February 2014 - 16
JED - February 2014 - 17
JED - February 2014 - 18
JED - February 2014 - 19
JED - February 2014 - World Report
JED - February 2014 - 21
JED - February 2014 - Antennas: Shaping the Future of RF Applications
JED - February 2014 - 23
JED - February 2014 - 24
JED - February 2014 - 25
JED - February 2014 - 26
JED - February 2014 - 27
JED - February 2014 - DARPA – No Surprise is the Prize
JED - February 2014 - 29
JED - February 2014 - 30
JED - February 2014 - 31
JED - February 2014 - 32
JED - February 2014 - 33
JED - February 2014 - EW 101
JED - February 2014 - 35
JED - February 2014 - 36
JED - February 2014 - AOC News
JED - February 2014 - Views from the AOC 50th Annual International Symposium and Convention
JED - February 2014 - 39
JED - February 2014 - 40
JED - February 2014 - Index of Advertisers
JED - February 2014 - JED Quick Look
JED - February 2014 - 43
JED - February 2014 - 44
JED - February 2014 - 45
JED - February 2014 - 46
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JED - February 2014 - Cover3
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