Navy Support of TAWS

Report
Navy progress in EO Tactical
Decision Aid technology
LCDR Keith Everett
OIC FWC STK Det Fallon
Navy progress
Outline
• Navy Support of TAWS
• Complete Illumination Server
• Coordinate with joint Coast Guard/NATO field
study activities
• Next-Generation Navy EOTDA
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TAWS Development
Navy Support of TAWS
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Navy Support of TAWS
• FY11
– Coordinated with USAF and USA on support
and development of TAWS
• Made recommendation on releasability of TAWS
• TAWS 7.1.1 implemented
• TAWS 8.1.0 currently in development
• FY12
– No Navy funding for TAWS
– NRL proposal submitted to PMW-120 for
continued support/development of TAWS
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TAWS Development
Complete Illumination Server
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DoD Illumination Server
Purpose
• Provide rapid accurate
ephemeris data for sun,
moon, illumination
• Maintain
– Best algorithms
– Best empiricism for
stochastic effects
Approach
• Service Oriented
architecture
• Joint collaboration of
USNO, PMW-120,
NAVO, NRL
• General applicability
• Conform to best practices
Status
• DoD Illumination Server tested
and accepted by CNMOC
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TAWS Development
Coordinate with Coast Guard field
study activities
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USCG Field Study
• SMARTEX (Small Maritime Target Experiment)
– Coordinated with USCG, TNO, and UKMO in
the initial planning for an IR/radar field study
• Mobile, AL
• Summer 2012
– Lack of funding prevented participation in FY12
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TAWS Development
Next-Generation Navy EOTDA
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Next-Generation
Navy EOTDA
Challenge
• To support and develop Navy EOTDA capability in
light of reduced funding for TAWS
Approach
• Submitted NRL proposal to PMW-120
– To reinstate Navy support of TAWS
– Solicit user feedback/requirements on EOTDA
– Develop Next-Generation Navy EOTDA
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