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Local Active Noise Reduction for MEDEVAC and CASEVAC

Award Information

Department of Defense
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Program Year/Program:
2013 / SBIR
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Small Business Information
Signal Systems Corporation
1127-B Benfield Blvd Millersville, MD 21108-
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2013
Title: Local Active Noise Reduction for MEDEVAC and CASEVAC
Agency: DOD
Contract: W81XWH-13-C-0111
Award Amount: $99,987.00


Signal Systems Corporation (SSC) proposes developing its MEDEVAC Active Noise Cancellation Acoustic Pillow (MANCAP) featuring active noise cancellation (ANC) and passive noise reduction measures to create a quiet zone around injured personnel"s ears during evacuations in and around noisy military vehicles. The MANCAP concept allows access to the patient"s face for respirators and medical treatment while installed on any standard NATO litter. The MANCAP will reduce the local noise level of the patient to less than 80 dBA in a military helicopter by leveraging our ANC algorithms, real time software, hardware and headrest technology previously developed under commercial and DoD sponsorship, including Army, Navy and Special Forces efforts.

Principal Investigator:

Chris Cechak
Manager Technical Staff
(410) 431-7148

Business Contact:

Laurence Riddle
(410) 431-7148
Small Business Information at Submission:

Signal Systems Corporation
877 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd Suite 210 Severna Park, MD -

EIN/Tax ID: 521943944
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No