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Advanced Communications at Speed and Depth

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
92338
Program Year/Program:
2010 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
N083-219-0161
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
NAVY 08-219
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Progeny Systems Corporation
9500 Innovation Drive Manassas, VA -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2010
Title: Advanced Communications at Speed and Depth
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N00024-10-C-4126
Award Amount: $748,602.00
 

Abstract:

Since the beginning of Naval Warfare, effective communications with the submarine platform has been a significant challenge. By its very nature, submarine warfare succeeds or fails based upon the stealth abilities of the platform. Covert communications at speed and depth are required to fully engage the platform but providing this capability continues to be challenging. Recent efforts to achieve submarine communications at speed and depth have demonstrated numerous enabling technologies. Through the uses of expendable or tethered communication buoys, RF signals have achieved significant range performance with high reliability. However, such deployments potentially compromise the stealth capabilities of submarine operations under certain situations. Furthermore, tethered communications sensors may not be deployable in certain operational areas. Through the use of spread spectrum signal technology, Progeny Systems will demonstrate a low probability of intercept (covert) ACOMMS solution that can be fielded as both an Advance Process Build (APB) improvement initiative and as a stand-alone transmit / receiver modem solution for use at acoustic ranges or other Navy applications. Capitalizing on digital ACOMMS technologies and solutions already developed, our development will utilize a low frequency (LF) acoustic solution for use in long-range communications.

Principal Investigator:

Ronald Ghen
Principal Investigator
7033686107
rghen@progeny.net

Business Contact:

Christine Sigety
Manager of Business Suppo
7033686107
csigety@progeny.net
Small Business Information at Submission:

Progeny Systems Corporation
9500 Innovation Drive Manassas, VA -

EIN/Tax ID: 541766108
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No