USA flag logo/image

An Official Website of the United States Government

Long Distance Remote Maintenance Capability

Award Information

Department of Defense
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2011 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
Solicitation Year:
Solicitation Topic Code:
Solicitation Number:
Small Business Information
In-Depth Engineering Co
11350 Random Hills Road Suite 110 Fairfax, VA -
View profile »
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2011
Title: Long Distance Remote Maintenance Capability
Agency: DOD
Contract: N00167-11-P-0178
Award Amount: $79,898.00


In-Depth Engineering hereby proposes the Advanced Shore Side Intelligent Support Technology (ASSIST) innovative research program to respond to a need for a Long Distance Remote Maintenance Capability aboard U.S. Aircraft Carriers. The ASSIST system will facilitate a remote maintenance system that reduces auxiliary equipment Mean Time to Repair and saves the cost and lost time required for SME on-site assistance. ASSIST is composed of Video Chat, Ship Interface, Machinery Control System (MCS) interface, Data Capture, Portable Data Acquisition (PDA), Collaboration and Documentation functionality. The existing ship networking and Non-classified Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRnet) are used to facilitate communications between the ship and the shore. Together these functions provide an SME the ability to perform long distance remote maintenance of auxiliary systems.

Principal Investigator:

Andre Pruitt
CTO/Principal Investigato
(703) 592-1870

Business Contact:

Howard Reichel
Senior Vice President
(703) 592-1866
Small Business Information at Submission:

In-Depth Engineering Co
11350 Random Hills Road Suite 110 Fairfax, VA -

EIN/Tax ID: 205228729
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No