Sonalysts Engineering
      Overview

       Armand Halter
    VP Applied Sciences
Overview
• Systems Engineering
   –   Specification Development
   –   Test Plan Development and Execution
   –   Environm...
Systems Engineering

• Specification Development
• Demonstration Testing
   – Test Plan Development & Execution
        • ...
One Stop Engineering Support




                               4
Production Engineering
•   Design Drawings
•   Process Controls/ QA
     –   ISO9001 Certified design and fabrication proc...
Heat Transfer Analysis of
 Acoustic Sensor Head




                            6
RF Engineering, Assembly & Test

• Prototype Antennas and Support Equipment
  –   PATRIOT Hybrid Antenna for VIRGINIA CLAS...
PATRIOT Hybrid Antenna
 In-Process Assembly




                         8
PATRIOT Hybrid Antenna Assembly




                                  9
Panoramic
Antenna




            10
Panoramic Antenna




                    11
ADF Power Supply




                   12
PATRIOT Standalone Processor




                               13
Repair Parts




               14
Integrated Submarine Imaging System (ISIS)                                                                                ...
SSN688 ISIS
• Eyepiece Box Computer Assembly (EPBCA)
  – Downloads images from Digital Still Camera for
    transfer acros...
SSGN ISIS
• ES Sensor
  – Similar to SSN688 but on Photonics Mast
• Automatic Direction Finder (ADF)
  – Determines direct...
Antenna Testing




                  18
Antenna Testing




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RF Testing
•   Local Test Plan Development and Testing
    – Gain (1KHz to 40 GHz)
    – VSWR (Voltage Standing Wave Ratio...
Risk Mitigation Unit (RMU) for
Photonics Mast Slipring/ Rotary Joint




             See separate videos of Shock Testing...
F22 Ground Support Equipment




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Test Engineering

• Complete Test Program Management
  –   Requirements / Test Plan / Procedure Creation
  –   MIL STD Com...
Automation Engineering

•   Legacy Equipment Upgrading
•   In-Process-Verification Tools (IPV)
•   LabVIEW RT / FPGA (cRIO...
Instrumentation Engineering

• High Speed / High Channel Count Data
  Acquisition (DAQ)
• Dynamic Signal Acquisition / Ana...
Automatic Test Equipment (ATE)

• GE I&LES Boresight Tool
  – Legacy (1970’s) instrumentation upgrade
• Raindance Technolo...
What can we do for you?




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Points of Contact

•   Armand Halter, VP Applied Sciences
     –   Office: 860.326.3602
     –   Cell: 860.460.9000
     –...
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Introduction To Sonalysts Engineering

  1. 1. Sonalysts Engineering Overview Armand Halter VP Applied Sciences
  2. 2. Overview • Systems Engineering – Specification Development – Test Plan Development and Execution – Environmental Qualification Testing/ Analysis – Mechanical Engineering – Electronic/ Electrical Engineering – Hardware Fabrication • RF Engineering, Assembly & Test – Prototype Engineering – Production Engineering • Reliability Testing – Highly Accelerated Life Testing (HALT) – Highly Accelerated Stress Screening (HASS) • Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) 2
  3. 3. Systems Engineering • Specification Development • Demonstration Testing – Test Plan Development & Execution • Acoustic System Testing – Lake Testing – Sea Testing • Antenna RF Testing – Data Analysis & Reconstruction • Environmental Qualification Testing/ Failure Analysis • Acquisition ILS – Integrated Support Plan (ISP) – Logistics Support Analysis Plan (LSAP) – Level of Repair Analysis (LORA) – Provisioning Technical Documentation (PTD) 3
  4. 4. One Stop Engineering Support 4
  5. 5. Production Engineering • Design Drawings • Process Controls/ QA – ISO9001 Certified design and fabrication processes – Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System for Configuration Control – Process controls, quality assurance procedures, and automated testing assure consistent quality and hardware compliance – Workmanship standards – scheduled for completion by end of CY2009 • J-STD-0001C, Soldering • IPC/WHMA-A-620 Class 3, Wire/ Cable Harnessing • Mechanical Engineering – 3D Design using SolidWorks® – 2D Fabrication using AutoCad® – Finite Element Analysis using • CosmosWorks • GeoStar • FloWorks • Electronic/ Electrical Engineering – Cabinet Power Systems – Data Acquisition/ Telemetry – Display Design – Custom Enclosures 5
  6. 6. Heat Transfer Analysis of Acoustic Sensor Head 6
  7. 7. RF Engineering, Assembly & Test • Prototype Antennas and Support Equipment – PATRIOT Hybrid Antenna for VIRGINIA CLASS – Panoramic (360° Optical/ Infrared) Antenna – ADF Power Supply – PATRIOT Standalone Processor – Fleet Repair Support • Production Antennas and Support Equipment – Integrated Submarine Imaging System (ISIS) Electronic Warfare Support (ES) Sensor and associated shipboard equipment • Test & Evaluation Support to other Operational Systems 7
  8. 8. PATRIOT Hybrid Antenna In-Process Assembly 8
  9. 9. PATRIOT Hybrid Antenna Assembly 9
  10. 10. Panoramic Antenna 10
  11. 11. Panoramic Antenna 11
  12. 12. ADF Power Supply 12
  13. 13. PATRIOT Standalone Processor 13
  14. 14. Repair Parts 14
  15. 15. Integrated Submarine Imaging System (ISIS) EHF Antenna Assembly Antenna Assembly EW Antennas Antenna Production Virtual IR Camera Tactical Work Ship Other • Improved Communications Control Navigation Station(s) Control Subsystems • Improved Radar Intercept • Active Radar Mast Assembly EW Logistics Mast Assembly Spkr/ Ship’s Network Printer(s) Amp • IETM • Training Curriculum E&E Field Eyepiece Box Remote Handgrip • Maintenance Demo ADF IC&D Change Kit Eyepiece Box Processor Connections Cameras Interface Video Eyepiece Box (3W53) (EPB) ComputerUnit Processor Unit • ARF RF Test • ARF/Iridium Production Well Junction AP Unit Well Junction Well Junction Box Patch Panel Box Box E&E Adapter Mast Control ConnectorAdapter E&E Unit Indicator & Control Box Indicator & Control Box Plate WS Control Unit Power Power Supply Supply ESM Indicator ForRF to OMNI SSGN Variant SATCOM Host ESM: •AN/BLQ-10, Automatic Direction Finding (ADF) Operator Interface Terminal Sensor Group • AN/WLR-8 Warning Receiver (EWR) Early Exterior Review GroupTest Mast & and ADF Communications Data Transmission Group #2 Periscope (Type 18B) Control and Display Group 15 #1 Periscope (Type 8K Mod 4) Interfaces
  16. 16. SSN688 ISIS • Eyepiece Box Computer Assembly (EPBCA) – Downloads images from Digital Still Camera for transfer across Ethernet to Imaging Processor • Electronic Warfare Support (ES) Sensor – Antenna assembly including Automatic Range Finding, Iridium capabilities, and ELINT and COMINT intercept potential • Automatic Range Finder (ARF) – Power and controls for radar in the ES Sensor • RF Test Assembly – Controls to test paths in ES Sensor • Integrated Control and Display – Advise on GUI development 16
  17. 17. SSGN ISIS • ES Sensor – Similar to SSN688 but on Photonics Mast • Automatic Direction Finder (ADF) – Determines direction of intercepted signals of interest • Early Warning Receiver (EWR) – Provides early detection of radar signals which have threat potential • Integrated Control and Display – Advise on GUI development – Includes remote control of mast 17
  18. 18. Antenna Testing 18
  19. 19. Antenna Testing 19
  20. 20. RF Testing • Local Test Plan Development and Testing – Gain (1KHz to 40 GHz) – VSWR (Voltage Standing Wave Ratio) (1KHz thru 50 GHz sources) – Noise Figure – RF Path Characterization with Gain Flatness, min/ max gains, max gain deviations – Go/ No Go Radiation Pattern Testing (30 MHz – 40 GHz radiators, special radiators <30 MHz can be fabricated) • Off-Site Test Plan Development and Testing – Utilized anechoic chambers at Naval Undersea Warfare Center to antenna/ system gains and patterns from 150 GHz thru 40 GHz. – Systems taken thru MIL-STD-461 EMI/ EMC testing at National Technical Systems facilities. • Programs written by Sonalysts to analyze test results versus test specifications 20
  21. 21. Risk Mitigation Unit (RMU) for Photonics Mast Slipring/ Rotary Joint See separate videos of Shock Testing on Medium Weight Shock Test Machine 21
  22. 22. F22 Ground Support Equipment 22
  23. 23. Test Engineering • Complete Test Program Management – Requirements / Test Plan / Procedure Creation – MIL STD Compliance – Electrodynamic Vibration – Shock / Pyroshock – Climatics – Drop – HALT (Highly Accelerated Life Testing) – HASS (Highly Accelerated Stress Screening) 23
  24. 24. Automation Engineering • Legacy Equipment Upgrading • In-Process-Verification Tools (IPV) • LabVIEW RT / FPGA (cRIO / R-Series) • Process Automation / Control • Machine Vision Inspection / Control • Process Characterization • Industrial Communications Protocols – Stand Alone Instrument Interfacing • SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) Systems 24
  25. 25. Instrumentation Engineering • High Speed / High Channel Count Data Acquisition (DAQ) • Dynamic Signal Acquisition / Analysis – Acoustics, Vibration, Rotating Machinery • NVH Measurements • High Speed Digital I/O (HSDIO) • Distributed Data Acquisition 25
  26. 26. Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) • GE I&LES Boresight Tool – Legacy (1970’s) instrumentation upgrade • Raindance Technologies – Large Scale LabVIEW code for scientific instrument • Fraser-Volpe – Precision Rotating Machinery Balance Equipment 26
  27. 27. What can we do for you? 27
  28. 28. Points of Contact • Armand Halter, VP Applied Sciences – Office: 860.326.3602 – Cell: 860.460.9000 – e: ahalter@sonalysts.com • Wes Ramm, Principal Engineer, Automation & Test – Office: 860.326.3944 – Cell: 860.634.1988 – e: wesramm@sonalysts.com • Jim Johnson, Production Manager – Office: 860.326.3937 – Cell: 860.917.5315 – e: jjohnson@sonalysts.com • Paul Trepanier, QA Manager – Office: 860.326.3793 – Cell: 860.303.4072 – e: ptrepanier@sonalysts.com GSA Schedule: GS-23F-0076L, Professional Engineering Services (Catalog included on separate disc) 28

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