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Company Information:

Name: McQ Inc.
Address: 1551 Forbes Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22405-1603
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (540) 373-2374

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,993,357.72 31
SBIR Phase II $11,816,244.94 18
STTR Phase I $79,925.00 1

Award List:

SPACE WARFARE SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Raymond E Wiersma
Award Amount: $48,700.00

SPACE WARFARE SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Raymond E Wiersma
Award Amount: $251,300.00
Abstract:
This exploratory development will produce a working model of naval space operations as they pertain to the support of fleet operations and supporting the primary warfare areas. this model architecture will conform to the structures and conventions which have been successfully used in developing the… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Russell Thomas, Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $99,280.00

Digital Resource for Instructional Design in CBT Authoring Environments by the Office of Naval Research (ONR)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Russell Thomas, Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $735,806.00
Abstract:
McQ proposes to develop under this SBIR a new advanced Sensor Information Management System (SIMS). This new SIMS approach will have a scalable architecture to tie together mission planning, distributed sensor deployment, sensor fusion processing,situation awareness displays at more than one… More

Applied Cognitive Research As The Basis For A Courseware Designer Support Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Barry Jones, Technical Director
Award Amount: $99,567.00
Abstract:
In Phases I and II the McQ team will significantly advance target tracking technology. McQ will expand its multispectral sensor target feature extraction development work which addresses signal frequency content, amplitude variations, slope of signaturetransitions, monotonic and harmonic content,… More

Dynamic Constrained Resource Efficiency Optimization for Real-time Mobile-Wireless VPN's

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Russell Thomas, Senior Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
In Phase II the McQ team will significantly advance target tracking technology. McQ will expand its multispectral sensor target feature extraction development work which addresses signal frequency content, amplitude variations, slope of signaturetransitions, monotonic and harmonic content,… More

Dynamic Constrained Resource Efficiency Optimization for Real-time Mobile-Wireless VPN's

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Russell Thomas, Senior Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $748,291.00
Abstract:
In Phase II the McQ team will significantly advance target tracking technology. McQ will expand its multispectral sensor target feature extraction development work which addresses signal frequency content, amplitude variations, slope of signaturetransitions, monotonic and harmonic content,… More

Non-Imaging Disposable Sensor System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Barry Jones, Tech. Dir./Principal Inve
Award Amount: $119,705.00
Abstract:
The proposed SBIR will develop a Disposable Unattended Ground Sensor System that has the performance characteristics of much costlier systems. McQ has defined a design approach which can meet the small size and ten dollar cost goals needed to consider the sensors as disposable. McQ has over ten… More

Non-Imaging Disposable Sensor System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Barry Jones, Technical Director
Award Amount: $729,915.00
Abstract:
The proposed SBIR will develop a Disposable Unattended Ground Sensor System that has the performance characteristics of much costlier systems. McQ has defined a design approach that can meet the small size and ten dollar cost goals needed to consider the sensors as disposable. McQ has over ten… More

G-Hardened Radio Hardware Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Barry M. Jones, Technical Director
Award Amount: $69,612.00
Abstract:
The proposed SBIR will develop a shock hardened self forming ad hoc mesh network radio that will support remote sensors and that is capable of being fired from a 40mm grenade or mortar launcher or machine gun. The radio will be extremely low power and low cost to enable long operation times and… More

Advanced Unattended Ground Sensor (UGS) Technologies for Disposable Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DHS
Principal Investigator: Barry Jones, Vice President/Technical Director
Award Amount: $99,845.00
Abstract:
The proposed SBIR will develop a network of imaging sensors that are extremely small (50 mi) communications node that will relay data into a TCP/IP network to a serve based graphical user interface. The imaging sensor nodes will perform internal image processing to extract target features. A schema… More

Enhanced Standoff Detection of Personnel Intrusions using Seismic Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Barry Jones, Technical Director
Award Amount: $69,996.00
Abstract:
The proposed SBIR will advance the state of the art in seismic algorithms for use in unattended ground sensors (UGS) for the detection of personnel. McQ will build upon its extensive experience with seismic UGS sensors. We will use our OmniSense system as a platform for the demonstration of this… More

ASPIRE: A Survivable, Programmable, Integrated Recorder for Experiments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Wade Calcutt, Senior System Engineer
Award Amount: $99,973.00
Abstract:
The proposed SBIR will lead to the development of a miniature, programmable, shock hardened data recorder intended to support penetrating weapons testing. During Phase I McQ will design, develop, fabricate, and test a prototype recorder to demonstrate our capability to produce a product that meets… More

Miniaturized, Low-cost Processing and Software/Hardware Component Technology for Near Real-time Structure Mapping for Urban Combat Special Operations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: James Morrison, Software Engineer
Award Amount: $69,939.00
Abstract:
The proposed SBIR will develop an acoustic localization and building characterization system utilizing ad hoc networking and RF/Acoustic distance measurements and ultrasonic dimensioning. The sensor system will be low power and low cost to enable long operation times and high volume production at… More

G-Hardened Radio Hardware Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Wade Calcutt, Embedded Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $729,845.00
Abstract:
The proposed SBIR will develop a shock hardened self forming ad hoc mesh network radio that will support remote sensors and that is capable of being fired from a 40mm grenade or mortar launcher or machine gun. The radio will be extremely low power and low cost to enable long operation times and… More

Information Assurance and Anti-Tamper System Level Protection for Unattended Network Nodes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Ron Knobler, Program Manager
Award Amount: $99,991.00
Abstract:
McQ designs and develops remote unattended sensor systems for DoD and other applications. As part of our on-going research into anti-tamper, information assurance (AT/IA) and reverse engineering techniques, we have developed a battery of processes that can help to insure that our systems are less… More

Miniaturized, Low-cost Processing and Software/Hardware Component Technology for Near Real-time Structure Mapping for Urban Combat Special Operations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: James Morrison, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $729,952.00
Abstract:
The proposed SBIR will develop an acoustic measurement, node localization, and building characterization system utilizing ad hoc networking, ranging radio distance measurements and ultrasonic dimensioning. The sensor system will be low power and low cost to enable long operation times and high… More

ASPIRE: A Survivable, Programmable, Integrated Recorder for Experiments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Wade Calcutt, Embedded Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $749,503.00
Abstract:
The proposed SBIR will continue the development of a shock hardened data recorder intended to support penetrating weapons testing. McQ has defined a design approach for a Phase II program that will develop and refine the technical concepts based upon the prototype recording system developed in Phase… More

Acoustic Detection and Verification of Intrusions against Military Facilities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Thomas J. Plummer, Engineer II
Award Amount: $119,974.00
Abstract:
This SBIR project will develop a complete unattended ground sensor (UGS) system for the detection and verification of personnel and vehicle intrusions at military facilities. McQ will build upon its extensive experience with UGS sensors. We will use our OmniSenser UGS system as a platform for the… More

Integrated UGS and UAV Networks for Enabling Persistent ISR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Barry Jones, Technical Director
Award Amount: $98,999.00
Abstract:
McQ Inc. is a leading provider of high performance, advanced technology unattended ground sensor (UGS) systems. Our research spans two decades of investigating technologies suitable for automatically detecting, classifying, identifying, imaging, and tracking targets in remote regions. In this SBIR… More

Wireless Seismic and Acoustic Ordnance Impact Char

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Ron Knobler, Program Manager
Award Amount: $69,943.00
Abstract:
McQ Inc. previously built and demonstrated an acoustic impact localization system to within 2m accuracy. As part of this effort, McQ developed an extensive explosion localization simulator to characterize expected system performance as well as determine key system parameters required to meet a… More

Acoustic Detection and Verification of Intrusions against Military Facilities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Barry Jones, Technical Director
Award Amount: $729,842.00
Abstract:
McQ will build upon its extensive experience with unattended ground sensors (UGS) to develop a complete system for the detection and verification of personnel and vehicle intrusions at military facilities. During Phase I we expanded the capabilities of our current acoustic algorithms as well as… More

Tunnel Detection using MASINT Techniques

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Barry Jones, Program Manager – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $67,855.00
Abstract:
McQ will build upon its extensive experience with MASINT unattended ground sensors and electronics systems to develop a portable sensor system that will detect, classify and provide location information for buried tunnels. We will first demonstrate the technical feasibility of using MASINT… More

Advanced Low Power Personnel/Vehicle Detecting Radar for Smart Unattended Ground Sensor/Munition Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Barry Jones, Chief Operating Officer
Award Amount: $119,910.00
Abstract:
McQ Inc. and the University of Florida have previously developed a micro-radar suitable for use as a detection modality for unattended ground sensor (UGS) systems. This work has focused on using advanced signal processing for high probability of detection, low false alarm rate and target… More

Distributed Sensor Network for Structural Health Monitoring of Ships

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Brent Roeder, Engineer
Award Amount: $69,579.00
Abstract:
There is a critical need for the ability to assess the structural health of the Navy's ships through the use of strain monitoring. Typical strain monitoring systems consist of a set of analog strain sensors connected by individual cables to a centralized data acquisition system where their analog… More

Shipboard Shock & Vibration Environmental Monitoring and Recording

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Wade Calcutt, Embedded Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $69,776.00
Abstract:
During naval operations, shipboard equipment is normally exposed to varying levels of shock and vibration. However, due to combat, accident, or severe sea states the levels of acceleration experienced by onboard systems may occasionally fall outside the range expected to occur during standard… More

Low Power Smart ISR Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: George Mason University
Principal Investigator: James Morrison, Program Manager – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $79,925.00
RI Contact: Kenneth Hintz
Abstract:
As the application of unattended ground sensors (UGS) expands with larger numbers of units being deployed around the world, the servicing needs and amount of data generated begin to become overwhelming for an organization. To alleviate the demands of this growing challenge we propose to develop a… More

Wireless, Time-synchronized, Event Control System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Mark Winston, Engineer II – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $96,000.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The objective of this proposal is to demonstrate the feasibility of producing a wide-area, wireless, time-synchronized event controller system (WTECS). The proposed solution will provide a reliable, low cost, non-intrusive system that can record sensor data, control events, and display… More

Shock Sensitive Circuit Breaker

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Scott Jackson, Engineer I – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $79,969.00
Abstract:
Equipment on board US Naval ships must survive severe shock events and thus must be subjected to extensive shock testing. While this testing ensures that a piece of equipment is shock resistant and will not pose a danger to other shipboard equipment, it is expensive and requires a one-use… More

Structural Integrity Assessment and Analysis Tools for Structural Health Monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Brent Roeder, Engineer II – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $79,910.00
Abstract:
The Navy has a critical need for the ability to predict, monitor, and assess the structural health of their high performance ships. While methods currently exist that attempt to fulfill this need, they are undesirably labor-intensive and time consuming and do not have the ability to process… More

Instrumented Projectiles for Measuring Impact Forces to Characterize Ballistic Behavior of Fabrics and Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Wade Calcutt, Senior Systems Engineer – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $99,988.00
Abstract:
The current laboratory methods used to experimentally evaluate the performance of textile armor fabric during ballistic impact do not provide time dependent load information. However, knowledge of the dynamic load spectrum imparted by a projectile to the fabric is required in order to properly… More

Integrated UGS and UAV Networks for Enabling Persistent ISR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Wade Calcutt, Program Manager – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $771,008.00
Abstract:
McQ Inc. is a leading provider of high performance, advanced technology unattended ground sensor (UGS) systems. Our research spans two decades of investigating technologies suitable for automatically detecting, classifying, identifying, imaging, and tracking targets in remote regions. In this SBIR… More

Advanced Low Power Personnel/Vehicle Detecting Radar for Smart Unattended Ground Sensor/Munition Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Barry Jones, Technical Director – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $729,286.00
Abstract:
During Phase I, McQ Inc. and the University of Florida have designed a Micro Radar suitable for use as a detection modality for unattended ground sensor (UGS) systems and smart munition systems. This work has focused on reducing power consumption and increasing the detection range of our existing… More

Distributed Sensor Network for Structural Health Monitoring of Ships

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Brent Roeder, Engineer II – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $499,989.00
Abstract:
There is a critical need for the ability to assess the structural health of the Navy"s ships through the use of strain monitoring. A strain monitoring system that is simple, unobtrusive, and highly reliable would be invaluable to the Navy for assessing the health of their vessels. To provide… More

Lightweight Public Key Algorithms for Low Power Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Ron Knobler, Program Manager – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $99,964.00
Abstract:
Fielded unattended ground sensors (UGS) are deployed in dangerous areas, where devices are found and stolen by adversaries. Some adversaries have a high level of technical sophistication, which is used to attempt reverse engineering the device found and to attempt to compromise the remaining… More

UAS Air Dropped Remotely Operated Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Brent Roeder, Principal Investigator – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $149,752.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: McQ has over two decades of experience in the research, design, development, deployment, and support of advanced remote sensing systems. McQ has a DOD Phase II SBIR Commercialization Rating of 100; the highest possible rating. McQ will bring many technologies to the proposed research… More

Sub-Millisecond Internal LAN Time Synchronization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Mark Winston, Senior Engineer – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $124,854.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The primary objective of this proposal is to demonstrate the feasibility of producing a sub-millisecond internal LAN time synchronization (SILTS) capability which does not require the use of external time references. It is also highly desired that the SILTS not require custom components… More

Distributed storage in wireless mesh networks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Ron Knobler, Program Manager – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $79,890.00
Abstract:
Mobile devices are prevalent for numerous military and commercial applications, and require secure peer-to-peer file sharing without a centralized authority. With risk of device compromise, complete system files cannot be stored on a device, since an adversary can attack the data-at-rest, and… More

Shock Sensitive Circuit Breaker

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Scott Jackson, Engineer – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $749,838.00
Abstract:
Equipment on board US Naval ships must survive severe shock events and thus must be subjected to extensive shock testing. While this testing ensures that a piece of equipment is shock resistant and will not pose a danger to other shipboard equipment, it is expensive and requires a one-use… More

Structural Integrity Assessment and Analysis Tools for Structural Health Monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Brent Roeder, Research Engineer – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $539,870.00
Abstract:
The Navy has a critical need for the ability to predict, monitor, and assess the structural health of their high performance ships. While methods currently exist that attempt to fulfill this need, they are undesirably labor-intensive and time consuming and do not have the ability to process… More

Techniques for Performing Warhead Characterization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Ron Knobler, Program Manager – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $149,530.00
Abstract:
To provide the Armed Forces with accurate lethality assessments for fielded munitions, warhead characterization is performed in ground based arena and sled testing. The current procedures are time consuming and costly, while only producing a fraction of the desired data. In the current method, the… More

Blast dosimeter for monitoring and documenting Blast exposure for Breacher and route clearance personnel

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Mark Winston, Senior Engineer – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $149,848.00
Abstract:
Exposure to explosive blasts is a constant concern for the modern warfighter. Such blasts can originate from gre-nades, mortars, bombs, IEDs, and so on. Furthermore, exposure can occur in both combat and training situations. Since explosive blasts can cause internal injuries that may not show… More

Novel Sampling Device for the Surveillance of Adult Flying Insect Vectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Robert Fish, Chief Information Officer – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $146,215.00
Abstract:
The Army Defense Health Program has a need for a novel freestanding device to sample and collect a broad spectrum of adult flying insects for the purpose of analyzing possible disease vectors. McQ proposes to develop a flying insect sampling device (FISDe) that utilizes a modular approach to allow… More

UAS Air Dropped Remotely Operated Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Brent Roeder, Director of R&D – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $746,113.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The Air Force needs a Remotely Operated Sensor, Beacon, and Navigation Aid system that can be dropped to a very precise location and provide a broad variety of information and intelligence from a denied territory in a deep Battlespace. This system has to provide real time information on… More

Remote Interrogator for Munition Recorder Instrument Packages (RIMRIP)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Ron Knobler, Program Manager – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $149,898.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: RIMRIP will be developed to remotely gain access to data stored in a data recorder after a shock test. Based on McQ"s extensive RF communication, embedded electronics, data recorder, and shock hardening experience, it will develop an extremely small form factor and inexpensive… More

Buoy Guard System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOC / NOAA
Principal Investigator: Mark A. Winston, Senior Engineer – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $94,895.72
Abstract:
McQ will develop a complete conceptual design for a Buoy Guard System (BGS). This system will detect the presence of intruders at and on the buoy. It will initiate deterrent actions to persuade and force the intruders away from the buoy. It will also collect imagery and other data about the… More

Blast Exposure Dosimetry System (BEDS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ron Knobler, Director of Engineering – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $499,919.00
Abstract:
Explosive devices are an ever present danger to the modern warfighter. These devices can take a wide range of forms from hand grenades to mortars to improvised explosive devices (IED). The pressure wave from an explosive blast can cause severe internal and external injury to a warfighter, often in… More

Remote Interface for Munition Recorder Instrument Packages (RIMRIP)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Ron Knobler, Director of Engineering – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $749,979.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: RIMRIP will be developed to remotely gain access to data stored in a data recorder after a shock test. Based on McQ"s extensive RF communication, embedded electronics, data recorder, and shock hardening experience, it will develop an extremely small form factor and inexpensive… More

Wireless, Time-synchronized, Event Control System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Rob Klug, Engineer II – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $725,789.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: McQ Inc. developed a prototype Wireless Time-synchronized Event Control System (WTECS) for the 846th Test Squadron operating the Holloman High Speed Test Track (HHSTT) at Holloman Air Force Base. The current state of WTECS is TRL6 and MRL 9, while the desired end state of the transition… More

Buoy Guard System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOC / NOAA
Principal Investigator: Ron Knobler, Director of Engineering – (540) 373-2374
Award Amount: $399,999.94
Abstract:
Buoy vandalism occurs all over the world for many different reasons, and costs NOAA and other buoy operators an estimated $1 million annually to replace and repair them. To deter vandals and report any vandal attempts to NOAA, McQ has developed the Buoy Guard System (BGS). BGS is a small,… More