Recent Technology Transfer Activities


Cyber Security and Information Sciences

The Lincoln Adaptable Real-Time Information Assurance Testbed (LARIAT) was transitioned to a commercial startup company.

Lincoln Laboratory's Secure High-Assurance Micro Crypto and Key-management (SHAMROCK) processor was transferred to a commercial partner in support of a U.S. Air Force (USAF) effort to develop foundations for agile and resilient embedded systems.

Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Systems and Technology

Open architecture technologies based on prototypes developed over the past several years for the USAF Distributed Common Ground System were transitioned to the to the Air Force Research Laboratory's Information Directorate in Rome, New York.

Air, Missile, and Maritime Defense Technology

To support the Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) initiatives to improve homeland defense capabilities, the Laboratory is developing prototype flight articles that can be used to test the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). This year, the Laboratory successfully built and flight-tested prototype hardware; these designs are being transferred to industry for production and deployment on future flight tests.

Several efforts for the U.S. Navy are focused on electronic countermeasures to defend ships against advanced antiship missile threats. A prototype for an advanced offboard countermeasure for ship-based defense has been completed, and technology from that prototype has been transitioned to the Navy.

Lincoln Laboratory built and environmentally tested space-compatible differential phase-shift keying (DPSK) modems that provide near quantum-limited communication performance over a very wide dynamic range of received input power. The design is being transitioned to NASA and industry.Lincoln Laboratory built and environmentally tested space-compatible differential phase-shift keying (DPSK) modems that provide near quantum-limited communication performance over a very wide dynamic range of received input power. The design is being transitioned to NASA and industry.

Communication Systems

The fifth-generation advanced training waveform (5G-ATW) specifications, models, and the prototype implementation were transferred through the Air Force Research Laboratory to defense industry participants in the USAF's Live, Virtual, and Constructive Advanced Technology Demonstration program.

Lincoln Laboratory has transferred to NASA modem and optical terminal technology that was developed under multiple prototyping programs. This technology will support the development of terminals for NASA's Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD). The Laboratory worked with multiple industry vendors to validate subsystems that NASA will use for the LCRD terminal.

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