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Company Information:

Company Name: NEPTUNE SCIENCES, INC.
City: Slidell
State: LA
Zip+4: 70461
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (985) 649-7252

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,050,649.00 16
SBIR Phase II $4,271,782.00 8
STTR Phase I $69,417.00 1

Award List:

AUTOMATIC DETECTION AND TRACKING OF ACOUSTIC SIGNALS OF LOW SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO (SNR) USING INNOVATIVE BEAMFORMING AND THREE-DIMENSIONAL TRACKING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: James H. Wilson
Award Amount: $50,008.00
Abstract:
Conventional Beamforming (CBF) provides optimum signal detection under ideal ocean conditions (single plane-wave in isotropic, spatially incoherent noise). These conditions never exist in real ocean environments. In order to improve on CBF's performance, Neptune Sciences, Inc. (NSI) has developed… More

Overcoming Environmental Limitations on Active Sonar Detection Performance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: James H. Wilson
Award Amount: $95,583.00
Abstract:
Inverse Beamforming (IBF) active acoustic processing and analysis concepts are presented to identify the environmental acoustic parameters that degrade active acoustic sonar performance in shallow water due to time dependent multipath arrivals. A fully coupled normal mode model is proposed to be… More

Miniature Munitions Aerodynamic Global Positioning System (GPS) Receiver/Transmitter (MMAGRET)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Alex V. Wolfe
Award Amount: $98,029.00
Abstract:
There exists a need to develop and flight validate a small, lightweight, aerodynamic GPS test instrumentation package to support high speed munitions development. In order to fulfill this need, the Neptune Sciences, Inc. (NSI) team proposes to apply their expertise and experience (as recently… More

Family of Miniature, Expendable Environmental Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Michael H. Duncan
Award Amount: $69,989.00
Abstract:
Advances in microelectronics, data communication systems and sensor technology have led to the production of relatively small, inexpensive and accurate measuring devices that can be considered expendable. Releasing these compact sensor packages from manned and unmanned aircraft provides the user… More

Family of Miniature, Expendable Environmental Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Michael H. Duncan
Award Amount: $599,874.00
Abstract:
Advances in microelectronics, data communication systems and sensor technology have led to the production of relatively small, inexpensive and accurate measuring devices that can be considered expendable. Releasing these compact sensor packages from manned and unmanned aircraft provides the user… More

Sonar Performance Enhancement in the Littoral Environment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jesette P. Fabre
Award Amount: $69,487.00
Abstract:
A significant amount of effort has been applied to the extremely complex littoral environment, particularly in the area of acoustics. The Navy's increasing requirements to operate in shallow water necessitates examination of the Navy's models for prediction of shallow water phenomena. Ambient… More

Micro Air-launched expandable Visibility Sonde

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ronald Miles PE
Award Amount: $69,980.00

Small AUV Wave Measurement System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Marshall Earle PhD
Award Amount: $99,946.00
Abstract:
Not Available The Aegis Team proposes to join two highly innovative elements to solve the research problem presented in Navy Topic N99-170. We will bring together a unique information warfare (IW) wargame/simulation in use at various DOD organizations (e.g., the U.S. Army War College) called… More

Micro Air-launched expandable Visibility Sonde

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ronald T. Miles, P.E.
Award Amount: $446,273.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jesette P. Fabre
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jesette P. Fabre
Award Amount: $597,518.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Marshall D. Earle, SENIOR OCEANOGRAPHER
Award Amount: $74,630.00

Covert Operations Detection in the Littoral

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Marshall Earle, Ph.D.
Award Amount: $594,311.00
Abstract:
Waves and resulting surf play key roles in coastal processes andin affecting many activities including military operations.During successful Phase I research addressing the Office of NavalResearch (ONR) SBIR Topic N98-134,

GPS-Tracked Buoy for Hydrographic Survey Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Marshall D. Earle, Senior Oceanographer, VP
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
A long standing problem in oceanography and hydrography is accurate real-time measurement of offshore water levels. The Phase 1 research involved investigating a wide range of recent techniques and technologies, and performing analyses and trade-off studies to evaluate, select, and integrate them… More

GPS-Tracked Buoy for Hydrographic Survey Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Marshall D. Earle, Senior Oceanographer, VP
Award Amount: $298,652.00
Abstract:
A long standing problem in oceanography and hydrography is accurate real-time measurement of offshore water levels. The Phase 1 research involved investigating a wide range of recent techniques and technologies, and performing analyses and trade-off studies to evaluate, select, and integrate them… More

Micro Air-launched Expendable Meteorological Sonde (MAXMS) with Selective Availability Anti Spoofing Module (SAASM)-compatible GPS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ron Miles, Senior Electrical Enginee
Award Amount: $69,704.00
Abstract:
Phase I research will be conducted to prove the feasibility of developing a Micro-sized Air-launched Expendable Meteorological Sonde (MAXMS) for both military and research purposes. The proposed research will investigate unique meteorological measurementrequirements and engineering solutions and… More

Over-the-Horizon Communications for Small Autonomous Ground Based Observations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ronald T. Miles, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $69,904.00
Abstract:
There is a need for the capability to transmit data from various types of unattended ground based sensors such as biological/chemical, meteorological, audio/video surveillance, communication monitoring/decoying and vehicle/personnel movement sensors. Thesesensors will be precision air deployed using… More

Undersea (ISR) Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance Data Fusion Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: James H. Wilson, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $69,832.00
Abstract:
NSI will transition its data fusion algorithms to FDS being developed for a real-time processor called Quiet Interlude (QI), which is currently being sponsored by SPAWAR 05 and PMW-155. This FDS data fusion algorithm will benefit greatly from QI¿¿s fusionof passive sonar, ELINT, and RADINT data. … More

Micro Air-launched Expendable Meteorological Sonde (MAXMS) with Selective Availability Anti Spoofing Module (SAASM)-compatible GPS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ronald T. Miles, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $443,156.00
Abstract:
Phase I research was conducted to prove the feasibility of developing a Micro-sized Air-launched Expendable Meteorological Sonde (MAXMS) for both military and research purposes. Conceptual designs were developed for an instrument that can be launched from standard aircraft countermeasures dispensers… More

Over-the-Horizon Communications for Small Autonomous Ground Based Observations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ronald T. Miles, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $449,350.00
Abstract:
There is a need for the capability to transmit data from various types of unattended ground based sensors such as biological/chemical, meteorological, audio/video surveillance, communication monitoring/decoying and vehicle/personnel movement sensors. These sensors will be precision air deployed… More

Airborne and Air-Deployed Multi-Sensor Search Optimization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Donald R. Delbalzo, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $69,958.00
Abstract:
Since the Second World War, increased performance has been acquired by investing heavily in expensive new sensor hardware, at the near exclusion of developing new algorithms and tactics to optimize use of sensors in complex environments. The shift toward threats in just such hostile areas demands a… More

Web-Based Tools and Databases for Multi-Hazard Contingency Plans and Ongoing Management of Natural Marine Sanctuaries

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Janice A. Boyd, Senior Scientist/Oceanog.
Award Amount: $73,687.00
Abstract:
An on-line GIS-oriented management and planning system for four National Marine Sanctuaries will be designed. It will contain static databases of physical, chemical, biological, geological, cultural, historical and archeological information of value to Sanctuary managers. It will link with ongoing… More

CURVE (Coordinated UAV Routing in Variable Environments)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: University of New Orleans
Principal Investigator: Donald R. Delbalzo, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $69,417.00
RI Contact: Xiao-Rong Li
Abstract:
The objective is to determine the best algorithmic approach to optimally select unmanned vehicle flight paths that maximize mission success for attached sensors. That involves trade-offs between a) active emissions and passive collections, b) high and low altitudes, c) high and low speeds, d) day… More

Surf Zone (SZ) Mapping and Sensor System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Marshall D. Earle, Vice President
Award Amount: $69,912.00
Abstract:
The importance of Very Shallow Water (VSW) and the Surf Zone (SZ), VSW/SZ, for littoral operations is well known. Both ocean dynamic conditions and bathymetry may vary significantly in space and time. The harsh SZ environment (mainly due to currents, waves, and surf) makes data collection using… More

Airborne and Air-Deployed Multi-Sensor Search Optimization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Donald R. Delbalzo, Sr. Scientist
Award Amount: $842,648.00
Abstract:
SCOUT (Sensor Coordination for Optimal Utilization and Tactics) is a Neptune Sciences, Inc. project that solves a multi-static active sonar optimization problem in an arbitrarily complex environment. SCOUT combines several techniques to identify optimal locations and "ping" times for a discrete set… More