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Micro Combat ID (MID)

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Special Operations Command
Award ID:
96622
Program Year/Program:
2010 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
S101-008-0131
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
SOCOM 10-008
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
QuantaSpec Inc.
PO Box 163 Essex Junction, VT -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2010
Title: Micro Combat ID (MID)
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Contract: H92222-10-P-0083
Award Amount: $100,000.00
 

Abstract:

QuantaSpec, Inc., proposes to produce a highly efficient, compact, personnel-worn combat ID beacon visible to a large variety of overhead imaging pods. Multiple incidents of fratricide have highlighted the need for improved combat ID and Identify Friend or Foe (IFF) technology. Recent advances in emitter technology have enabled a new class of signaling device to become practical. QuantaSpec, Inc., proposes to exploit a new class of photonic crystal emitter in combination with already developed laser diode and/or LED technology to produce a micro combat ID beacon capable of fulfilling this role. Future development could provide encrypted, low-power communications. BENEFITS: This project will produce a more efficient, compact, long duration, highly visible beacon for combat ID purposes. Additional military benefits include tagging, tracking and locating, and combat search and rescue (CSAR) roles. Commercial roles include land, sea, and air search and rescue.

Principal Investigator:

Shaun Abraham
Sr. Research Scientist
8028612728
sabraham@quantaspec.com

Business Contact:

Kenneth A. Puzey
president
8028612728
kpuzey@quantaspec.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

QuantaSpec Inc.
PO Box 163 Essex Junction, VT 05453

EIN/Tax ID: 201008260
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No