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Low Cost Sonobuoy Technology Applied to Towed Arrays

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
40552
Program Year/Program:
1998 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
40552
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
SeaLandAire Technologies, Inc.
1510 Springport Rd Suite C Jackson, MI 49202-
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1998
Title: Low Cost Sonobuoy Technology Applied to Towed Arrays
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $69,328.00
 

Abstract:

The objective of this program is to develop a low cost hydrophone for use in towed line arrays. To this objective, Phase I will identify and develop hydrophone array assemblies using cost-effective hydrophone designs. This will be accomplished through the use of sonobuoy technology as related to design and manufacturability. During Phase I the specification requirements for the array will be determined and a new hydrophone element design will be developed. The hydrophone elements will be designed into an subarray. This subarray will be of a form factor that direct replacement of current subarrays may be accomplished. This program will identify the hydrophone design, the methodology of manufacturing for the hydrophone element and the subarray, and an assessment of the required manufacturing labor. In addition, the cost of the proposed subarray design will be determined as purchased in quantities of 4000. Phase I will also demonstrate, that the proposed hydrophone element meets the design specification. It will also show how the hydrophone element is integrated into the subarray. It will show how the hydrophone could be developed into a family of hydrophones that apply to a wide range of subarrays for towed array applications.

Principal Investigator:

Mr. Joseph A. Sikora
5177647899

Business Contact:


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Small Business Information at Submission:

SEALANDAIRE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
2400 E. Ganson St., Suite A Jackson, MI 49202

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