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The Journal of Electronic Defense | March 2013

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Fiber Optics

Because radar and comms consume
most of the desirable frequency below
6 GHz, SSPARC is specifically interested in solutions for the crowded 2-4
GHz frequencies, with the idea that
solutions would be applicable at other
frequencies as well. And, the program
seeks both short-term and long-term
solutions, with the idea that a rapid
adoption portion of the program would
develop software and cost-effective
upgrades to existing systems for deployment within five-to-eight years.

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However, the long-term goal of the program is to create fundamental changes
to radar and communications systems
designs that build in spectrum sharing
as a normal function.
Because most of the previous spectrum sharing work has assumed that
one of the two systems attempting to
share spectrum will simply ignore the
other, the SSPARC program seeks to
develop cooperative sharing, where information is shared between systems in
real time, allowing them to remain non-

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SPAWAR SEEKS SIGINT “TECHNOLOGY
EVOLUTIONS” FOR MARINE CORPS

Features:
• Analog RF over
Fiber Transmitters, Receivers, and
Complete Links
• Operating BW’s
up to 20 GHz
• Low Noise Figure
• Wide Dynamic Range in excess of 100 dB
• Available Wavelengths of 1550/1310/1490 nm
• No external controls circuits required
• Operational status monitor pins
• Packages from small hermetic modules
to outdoor and rack enclosures
MITEQ Fiber Optic Application notes
can be found at: www.miteq.com/fiberoptics

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interfering, based on how they actually
use the spectrum.
The agency anticipates awarding
multiple contracts for Phase 1 of this
development effort, which will last 12
months and include overall concepting,
creation, analysis and modeling/simulation of system concepts for spectrum
sharing; codesign of systems; investigation of supporting technologies; and
research on fundamental performance
limits and design techniques. DARPA
anticipates that Phase 2, which will be
18 months, will design and develop selected system concepts to build prototypes, while Phase 3 will be another 18
months of integrating and demonstrating system concepts.
In late February, DARPA held a
Proposer’s Day to offer additional information on the BAA. Proposals are
due April 9. The solicitation number
is DARPA-BAA-13-24 and the point of
contact is DARPA-BAA-13-24@darpa.
mil. – E. Richardson

www.miteq.com
Est. in 1969

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Space and Naval Warfare Systems
Center (SPAWAR), Atlantic has released
a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)
seeking “technology evolutions” for
Signal Intelligence (SIGINT) operations.
Areas of interest include: SIGINT
surveys in support of Marine Corps
ground-based operations including full
spectrum, wireless network, and signals-of-interest surveys; Collection of
specified signals including the detection, demodulation, and conversion of
RF communications transmissions to
the lowest level possible resulting in an
intelligible output; Processing, analysis
and reporting of signals-data information of intelligence value; Geolocation
and tracking of enemy RF transmissions
across the battle space; Tactical remoting to control sensors and move data to
central locations for processing or immediate threat warning; Tactical support to cyber; Cross-domain solutions/
multi-level security; Assisted decision
making; and Predictive analytics.
The research opportunity number
is: SSC Atlantic BAA-N65236-13-X-0001.
The bid proposal due date is: January
7, 2014. The technical point of contact


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - March 2013

The View From Here
Conferences Calendar
Courses Calendar
From the President
The Monitor
Washington Report
World Report
Enabling Global Strike: EW Updates to the USAF’s Bomber Fleet
Technology Survey
EW 101
AOC News
2013 AOC Industry Member Guide
Index of Advertisers
JED Quick Look
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JED - March 2013 - The View From Here
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JED - March 2013 - Conferences Calendar
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JED - March 2013 - From the President
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JED - March 2013 - The Monitor
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JED - March 2013 - Enabling Global Strike: EW Updates to the USAF’s Bomber Fleet
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