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SUBMARINE TRAINING MINEFIELD REALTIME TRACKING SYSTEM

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
15472
Program Year/Program:
1991 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
15472
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Mandex, Inc.
8003 Forbes Place Springfield, VA 22151
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1991
Title: SUBMARINE TRAINING MINEFIELD REALTIME TRACKING SYSTEM
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,986.00
 

Abstract:

THIS PROPOSAL DESCRIBES A SPECIFIC CONCEPT FOR SUBMARINE TRAINING MINEFIELD REALTIME TRACKING, INCLUDING PULSE LENGTHS, BANDWIDTHS, SEQUENCES AND SYSTEM LOGIC; ALTHOUGH WE DO NOT KNOW THE MINEFIELD DIMENSIONS, PREVALENT SVPS, BOTTOM REFLECTIVITY, ETC. THESE MAY NECESSITATECHANGES IN THE PARAMETERS, BUT STARTING WITH A SPECIFIC DESIGN WHICHWE CAN ANALYZE, EVALUATE, AND ADAPT DURING PHASE 1, WE ARE CERNTAIN TO ENTER PHASE 2 READY TO CONSTRUCT A PROTOTYPE. THIS CONCEPT IS ENVIRONMENTALLY TOLENT, PARTICULARLY TO REVERBERATION AND PULSE SPREADING. EACH OF THE 10 TRANSPONDERS TRANSMITS ONLY A SINGLE PING, AT ITS ASSIGNED FREQUENCY, AS DOES THE SUBMARINE. EACH LISTENS AT ALL 11 FREQUENCIES AND DETERMINES WHICH TRANSMITTER IT HEARS. THE DISTANCE BETWEEN SUBMARINE AND TRANSPONDERS IS UPDATED MORE THAN THAT BETWEEN TRANSPONDERS. THE ACCURACY IS 1 YARD, BUT MIGHT BE IMPROVED. THE WORK PLAN IS DESCRIBED IN RELATION TO THE COMONENTS OF THE PROPOSED SYSTEM AND QUESTIONS WHICH REQUIRE RESOLUTION. IT INCLUDES BUILDING AN AIR SIMULATION USING MICROPHONES AND SPEAKERS TO CHECK THE LOGIC AND RELATED COMONENTS OF THE TRANSPONDERS. MANDEX AND ITS PERSONNEL HAVE EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE WITH TRANSPONDERS, LOGIC CIRCUITS, UNDERWATER ACOUSTICS, AND OTHER SYSTEM ELEMENTS.

Principal Investigator:

Mr David Dublin Jr
Principal Investigator
7033210200

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Mandex Inc
8003 Fores Place Springfield, VA 22180

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No