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Marine Mammal Detection and Mitigation

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
53718
Program Year/Program:
2001 / STTR
Agency Tracking Number:
N013-0106
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
ADVANCED CERAMICS RESEARCH, INC.
3292 E. Hemisphere Loop Tucson, AZ 85706
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2001
Title: Marine Mammal Detection and Mitigation
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N00014-01-M-0208
Award Amount: $70,000.00
 

Abstract:

This program will utilize the Swarm concept of very low cost expendable UAV's out fitted with IR and optical cameras to continuously detect marine mammals near or on the surface in the proximity of Navy ships. ACR will team with IIT Research Institute ofLanham, MD for sensor technology and development. Phase I will demonstrate functionality of key systems, develop and integrated system design, and provide cost analysis. Phase II will produce and demonstrate a working prototype. Phase III will set upmanufacturing operations on a Native American Reservation located in southern Arizona.Commercial markets include the Coast Guard, National Parks Service for fire fighting, animal researchers for tracking in remote locations, aircraft based trafficcongestion reporting services, fisherman, aircraft based real estate photography providers, commercial shipping, and organizations with needs to do monitoring of remote sights such as oil and gas pipe lines.

Principal Investigator:

Anthony Mulligan
Cheif Executive Officer
5205736300
a.mulligan@acrtucson.com

Business Contact:

Brett Waldo
Controller
5204346345
b.waldo@acrtucson.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

ADVANCED CERAMICS RESEARCH, INC.
3292 E. Hemisphere Loop Tucson, AZ 85706

EIN/Tax ID: 860640868
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Research Institution Information:
IIT RESEARCH INSTITUTE
10West 35th Street
Chicago, IL 60616
Contact: Richard Johnson
Contact Phone: (312) 567-4953
RI Type: Domestic nonprofit research organization