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Small Team Command, Control, Communications and Situational Awareness (C3SA)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Special Operations Command
Contract: H92222-08-P-0023
Agency Tracking Number: S081-001-0009
Amount: $99,999.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: SOCOM08-001
Solicitation Number: 2008.1
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2008
Award Year: 2008
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2008-06-06
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2008-12-06
Small Business Information
120 Montgomery Street Suite 2000
San Francisco, CA 94104
United States
DUNS: 112060251
HUBZone Owned: Yes
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Matthew Woolley
 Principal Investigator
 (415) 632-1239
 research@vipmobile.com
Business Contact
 Gerard Pizarro
Title: Chief Executive Officer
Phone: (415) 632-1236
Email: gpizarro@vipmobile.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract

There is an operational need for small team command, control, communications and situational awareness (C3SA) for small combat diving teams. A requirement exists for a small, lightweight, and low-powered tactical system that provides low probability of detection and interception (LPD/LPI) communications and situational awareness. VIPMobile previously developed small, lightweight, low powered special reconnaissance devices for the ground – Enhanced Image Capture and Transfer (EICT) device; and the air – Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Payload Interface Master Module (PIMM). This C3SA capability provides an all-in-one sea, air and land device. VIPMobile, will develop an all-inclusive “Divers C3SA System” that leverages the state-of-the-art and can be used in the hostile underwater environment. This unit will use the most secure waveforms and frequencies available. The System will have an interface which will be easy to view and operate in the underwater environment. In addition, VIPMobile will investigate, analyze and develop a system that will allow a seamless transition from water-to-land communications and vice versa that satisfies LPD/LPI requirements.

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