Planning and Mission Design

U.S. Army

U.S. Army

DECISIVE ANALYTICS supports space exploration through both manned and unmanned vehicle path planning, guidance, navigation, and nonlinear systems analysis.

Our products and services support preliminary design in complex and sensitive orbital regimes, flight guidance algorithms, and nonlinear estimation for vehicle navigation applications.

Mission Design

Applying engineering expertise and modeling and simulation capabilities to concept and technology development for successful mission concepts

  • Nonlinear Systems Modeling
  • Path Planning Algorithms and Trajectory Design
  • Optimal and Sub-Optimal Targeting

Autonomous Systems

Developing algorithms and guidance technology for autonomous system operation including defense and civil space operations, spacecraft and weapon guideance, and decision support

  • Autonomous Targeting Algorithms
  • Vehicle Guidance
  • Nonlinear Estimation and Navigation

Orbital Analysis

Applying powerful algorithms to resolve complex problems in space domain awareness, mission planning, conjunction/collision avoidance, and mission performance analysis

  • Multi-Body Analysis
  • Invariant Manifold Structures
  • Simulation and Visualization Products for Preliminary Design
  • Visual Analytics for Interactive Mission Design Space Exploration

Battle Management and Weapons Allocation

Ensuring real-time solutions through optimal allocation of interceptors to incoming threats in ballistic missile engagements

  • Accounting for Uncertain Outcomes
  • Consideration of Contraints:
    1. Engagement Windows
    2. Sensor Support Requirements
  • Sensor Scheduling Management
  • Near-Optimal Approximation Algorithms

Dispatch Optimization

Determining vehicle routing plans that maximize quality-of-service and end-user satisfaction with respect to defined contraints such as budget restrictions and delivery windows

  • Automatic Identification of Alternative Plans as Demand Changes
  • Probabilistic Techniques to Ensure Reliability and Robustness Against Uncertainty