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Company Information:

Company Name: ASSETT, Incorporated
City: Manassas
State: VA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://www.assett.net
Phone: (703) 365-0897

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $959,175.00 12
SBIR Phase II $7,165,381.00 10
STTR Phase I $69,996.00 1

Award List:

Parametric Sonar to Enhance Torpedo Performance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Galen P. Plunkett, Vice President of Technol
Award Amount: $69,648.00
Abstract:
Navies of the world have recognized the issues of conducting Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) in littoral regions since the Falkland Island war (1982). Since that time, the U.S. Navy has aggressively pursued efforts to achieve dominance in the littorals in time of war. Ongoing R&D efforts for… More

Analytical tool sets with models, metrics, and measurement techniques for System Architecture development.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert L. McCaig, Chairman, Vice President
Award Amount: $69,847.00
Abstract:
The Department of Defense (DoD) and the commercial sector have become increasingly affordability conscious. In this environment, system architectures have a significant role in developing and maintaining functional performance, affordability and supportability over the life cycle. This SBIR project… More

Parametric Sonar to Enhance Torpedo Performance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Galen Plunkett, Vice President, Technolog
Award Amount: $599,888.00
Abstract:
Provide increased capability for torpedos to operate in littoral areas, characterized by shallow water, bottom clutter, high reverberation levels, and countermeasures launched by target platforms. This project will develop a prototype, conduct a field test, and develop a baseline for a parametric… More

Modeling the Impact of Technology Transition on Ship Operational Capabilities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Galen Plunkett, Vice President, Chief Sys Architect
Award Amount: $69,952.00
Abstract:
The pace of technology advancements with corresponding products applicable to a wide variety of uses necessitates the incorporation of systemic technology related planning. ASSETT Inc. proposes to combine its technology insertion planning methodology, currently implemented across the US Submarine… More

Velocity Sensing Sonar for Naval Special Warfare Undersea Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: George T. Dasher, President, ASSETT, Inc.
Award Amount: $99,893.00
Abstract:
This proposal responds to the need for a more capable velocity sensor for Naval Special Warfare undersea vehicles that will enable 3D bottom and water column tracking. Currently the Advanced Seal Deployment System utilizes a Doppler Sonar capable of operations at altitudes of up to approximately 300… More

Modeling the Impact of Technology Transition on Ship Operational Capabilities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Galen Plunkett, Vice President Technology
Award Amount: $599,991.00
Abstract:
The objective of this research project is to develop a technology insertion planning tool that relates ship, system, and technology capabilities to prognostic design variables such as cost, schedule, and life-cycle factors. The Phase I effort under SBIR N05-053 demonstrated the feasibility of… More

Obsolescence Management Decision Making and Planning Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Galen Plunkett, VP Technology
Award Amount: $69,979.00
Abstract:
The pace of technology advancements with corresponding products applicable to a wide variety of uses necessitates the incorporation of systemic technology related planning. This SBIR will demonstrate an approach that provides solution alternatives and supporting quantitative analysis capabilities… More

Combat Systems of the Future

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Wayne Jakubowski, Director of Government Operations
Award Amount: $99,924.00
Abstract:
The combination of Systems Engineering, Cognitive Engineering, and the concept of Human-Computer Collaboration together devise an innovative path forward towards intelligent automation and ultimately reduced manning. The process for improving decision making in an environment of tremendous… More

Guaranteed Data Integrity in the GIG-NCES Environment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Dave McNichol, Executive Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $99,995.00
Abstract:
Our approach is to merge two specific areas of our team's expertise to address the SBIR topic of guaranteed data integrity. The first exploits our knowledge and expertise gained in our IA work on DOD systems including the Defense Message System. The second utilizes and extends the foundational work… More

Velocity Sensing Sonar for Naval Special Warfare Undersea Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Galen Plunkett, VP Technology
Award Amount: $749,951.00
Abstract:
This proposal responds to the need for a more capable velocity sensor for Naval Special Warfare undersea vehicles that will enable 3D bottom and water column tracking. Currently, the Advanced Seal Deployment System utilizes a Doppler Sonar capable of operations at altitudes of up to approximately… More

Guaranteed Data Integrity in the GIG-NCES Environment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Dave McNichol, Executive Systems Enginee
Award Amount: $371,157.00
Abstract:
The ASSETT/University of Virginia team, in response to SBIR OSD05-NC3, is designing, developing, and prototyping both a logical and a physical web services oriented architecture focused on providing the warfighter with reliable information in the Guaranteed Data Integrity in the GIG-NCES… More

Combat Systems of the Future

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Bob McCaig, VP Systems Engineering
Award Amount: $599,201.00
Abstract:
ASSETT's Phase II base effort under SBIR N05-149 provides three key products which result from the documented methodology and processes established during Phase I: (1) Requirements associated with the Combat System of the Future (CSoF) developed from our robust methodology and captured in an… More

Obsolescence Management Decision Making and Planning Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Galen Plunkett, VP Technology
Award Amount: $1,249,973.00
Abstract:
The US Navy is tasked with managing the complex problem of forecasting and scheduling shipyard resources and ships through the shipyards to accomplish required ship and ship system maintenance and upgrade actions. NAVSEA, in cooperation with the Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command (CFFC),… More

Analytical tool sets with models, metrics, and measurement techniques for System Architecture development.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Bob McCaig, VP Systems Engineering
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
The architectural assessment tool being developed by ASSETT, Inc is based upon research completed for both DOD and the commercial market place. The assessment process has been validated against both submarine combat system and commercial network architectures and during Phase II will be made… More

Compact Long-Range Underwater Velocity Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: DRAPER LABORATORY
Principal Investigator: Galen Plunkett, Vice President Technology
Award Amount: $69,996.00
RI Contact: Ken Fox
Abstract:
This proposal responds to the need for enhanced underwater position estimation for its Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (UUVs). In this Phase I effort, we propose to design a velocity sensor for UUV's that is based upon our existing Broadband Sonar technology developments for the US Navy in applications… More

Velocity Sensing Sonar for Naval Special Warfare Undersea Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Robert McCaig, Vice President
Award Amount: $1,049,998.00
Abstract:
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Real-time decision aid for enhancing ship's self-defense

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert McCaig, Vice President Systems En
Award Amount: $69,992.00
Abstract:
Our proposed Defensive Engagement System (DES) is designed to provide the submarine decision maker with automated actions, decision aids, and workflow cues to maximize the effectiveness of defensive actions when they are required. The DES encompasses automated defensive payload assignments,… More

At-sea Reliability with Predictive Modeling

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ed Matheny, Program Manager
Award Amount: $69,996.00
Abstract:
Background - Maintenance of complex Tactical systems is generally responsive in nature, often addressing failures through a piecemeal approach. The current maintenance environment requires an inherent level of system knowledge to monitor and maintain equipment. There are also time constraints placed… More

Affordable Scalable Acoustic Panel Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Bob McCaig, Senior Vice President – (703) 365-8940
Award Amount: $79,984.00
Abstract:
Sonar performance is highly dependent on the performance and positional accuracy of its acoustic sensors. Today"s arrays are populated with sensors built to strict tolerances to minimize channel to channel differences and precision mounted to enable the exact location, speed, direction of… More

Analytical tool sets with models, metrics, and measurement techniques for System Architecture development.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Bob McCaig, Chief Technology Officer – (703) 365-8940
Award Amount: $372,069.00
Abstract:
ASSETT proposes an additional Phase II effort to extend its previous work using the Architecture Assessment Tool (AAAT) to provide a quantitative Life-Cycle Assessment Tool (LCAT) to support the decision processes of the NAVSEA Submarine Maintenance Engineering, Planning and Procurement (SUBMEPP)… More

Ocean Sensor Interface Simulation for Integration Testing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert McCaig, Sr. VP, Chief Technology – (703) 365-8940
Award Amount: $79,991.00
Abstract:
ASSETT, Inc. proposes to develop an acoustic modeling and simulation system that will enable thorough and comprehensive testing of Navy sonar systems prior to their integration with fielded acoustic sensors and arrays. Traditionally, the complexities of accurately simulating the detail… More

Remote Multi-Mission Vehicle (RMMV) Software Reliability Enhancement - Combat Systems of the Future (CSoF) RIF896ASSETTALT1

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dan Plunkett, Executive Software Archit – (703) 365-7863
Award Amount: $973,153.00
Abstract:
ASSETT's Phase II base effort under SBIR N05-149 provides three key products which result from the documented methodology and processes established during Phase I: (1) Requirements associated with the Combat System of the Future (CSoF) developed from our robust methodology and captured in an… More

Development of Novel and Emerging Technology for the Enhancement of Fault Diagnostics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Robert McCaig, Sr. VP, Chief Technology – (703) 365-8940
Award Amount: $79,974.00
Abstract:
This effort will develop innovative methods and an enhanced diagnostic tool to optimize maintenance for the Trident II (D5) Weapon System Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) by determining the most effective maintenance path considering history, likelihood of success for corrective actions, and time… More