DoD Seeks Research Support

DoD Seeks Research Support

The Department of Defense is looking for new techniques to fight terrorism and is reaching out to research and other profit or nonprofit organizations for ideas.

The Defense Department is to fund research projects on combating terrorism, defeating difficult targets, conducting protracted operations in remote areas and developing countermeasures to weapons of mass destruction.

Areas of interest include automated speaker recognition systems; tagging, tracking, locating and remote sensors; locating and identifying faces in video images; human video tracking; terrorist behavior and actions predictions technology; and developing an information integration center.

The technologies and approaches should be able to be developed and fielded within 12 to 18 months. The first round of submissions are due Dec. 23. More information can be found at, under notice BAA#02-Q-4655.

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