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Company Information:

Name: ACTIVE SHOCK, INC.
Address: 3 Perimeter Rd.
Manchester, NH 03103
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (603) 627-8547

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $268,374.00 3
SBIR Phase II $1,499,476.00 2

Award List:

Seat/Bolster/Other

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: John Laplante, Senior Mechanical Enginee
Award Amount: $99,394.00
Abstract:
"A shock mitigating suspended seat which places the Special Forces Operator in an optimal ergonomic position will be developed for use in small Maritime Combatant Craft. It will feature an actively controlled shock absorber to optimize the suspension for abroad range of operator weights and sea… More

Seat/Bolster/Other

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: John LaPlante, Vice President
Award Amount: $749,838.00
Abstract:
A shock mitigating suspended seat, which places the Special Forces Operator in an optimal ergonomic position, will be developed for use in the NSW 11M RIB. It will feature a semi-actively controlled shock absorber to optimize the suspension for a broadrange of operator weights and sea states. In… More

Development of enhanced active damping system for the Marine Corps Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: John LaPlante, Chief Technical Officer
Award Amount: $99,153.00
Abstract:
A road wheel suspension incorporating a semi-active damper and fast load leveling spring system will be developed for the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV). The system will be designed as a replacement for the currently fielded semi-active suspension system in the same foot print, either in… More

Development of enhanced active damping system for the Marine Corps Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: John LaPlante, Chief Technology Officer
Award Amount: $749,638.00
Abstract:
A semi-active suspension upgrade kit for the SOCOM up-armored HMWWV will be developed that will achieve comparable performance for the entire weight range of a GMV: 8300lbs curb weight to 14,500lbs combat loaded. The baseline performance requirement is equivalent handling, stability and ride… More

Semi-Active Damped Seating Technology for the EFV

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John LaPlante, CTO - Vice President
Award Amount: $69,827.00
Abstract:
A shock mitigating seat will be developed for the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV). The seat will be designed to protect occupants from the high vibration and shock loads that are present inside the crew compartment. An additional benefit is that these systems will be capable of mitigating… More