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THE ROBOT DEFENSE SYSTEMS (RDS) PROWLER IS AN ALL-TERRAIN PLATFORM WITH SOME…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Award ID:
1326
Program Year/Program:
1984 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
1326
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Robot Defense System, Inc.
3860 Revere Street - Suite A Denver, CO 80239
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1984
Title: THE ROBOT DEFENSE SYSTEMS (RDS) PROWLER IS AN ALL-TERRAIN PLATFORM WITH SOME AUTONOMOUS AND EXCELLENT REMOTE CONTROL CAPABILITIES.
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $50,000.00
 

Abstract:

THE ROBOT DEFENSE SYSTEMS (RDS) PROWLER IS AN ALL-TERRAIN PLATFORM WITH SOME AUTONOMOUS AND EXCELLENT REMOTE CONTROL CAPABILITIES. A PROTOTYPE EXISTS AND ADVANCED MODELS ARE SCHEDULED FOR MID-SUMMER 1984 DELIVERY. RD PROPOSES THAT PROWLER BE THE PLATFORM FOR ALL THREE WEAPON SYSTEMS. FOR ANTI-TANK CAPABILITY, RDS IS CONSIDERING TOW, DRAGON, AND MAMBA. THE 7.62MM GATTLING MINIGUN IS THE PROPOSED MACHINE GUN SYSTEM. ALSO, A CUSTOM GRENADE LAUNCHING SYSTEM CAN BE BUILT USING SEVERAL M203 OR MX148 GRENADE LAUNCHERS ARRANGED CIRCULARLY. PROWLER CAN GO TO A POSITION SPECIFIEDIN ITS MAP SPACE, NAVIGATE A PREPLANNED COURSE, OR BE DRIVENREMOTELY. VISION SYSTEMS (PRESENTLY ACOUSTICAL, NEXT PULSEDLASER SCAN, AND EVENTUALLY VIDEO AND CHARGE COUPLED DEVICE SCENE ANALYSIS) HELP DETECT AND AVOID OBSTABLES OR IDENTIFY AND VIEW TARGETS. REMOTE OPERATIONS WILL CONTROL WEAPONS. INERTIAL GUIDANCE, ATTITUDE, AND MOTION SENSORS CAN BE CO COMBINED WITH MOTION, DECISION, AND CONTROL LOGIC OF INC INCREASING SOPHISTICATION. RDS SEES A CONNECTION BETWEEN WOWORK WE ARE DOING AND DARPA'S "STRATEGIC COMPUTING" RESEARCH. WE FEEL THAT WITH DARPA'S SUPPORT NECESSARY DEVELOPMENTS CAN BE ACHIEVED TO MAKE THE PROWLER A MAJOR WEAPON SYSTEM.

Principal Investigator:

Edward n. carabetta
PRINCIPLE INVESTIGATOR
3033734984

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Robot Defense System, Inc.
3860 Revere Street - Suite A Denver, CO 80239

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