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Disposable Tactical Satellite Antenna System

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: F19628-01-C-0045
Agency Tracking Number: 011SN-0382
Amount: $56,607.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Solicitation Year: N/A
Award Year: 2001
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): N/A
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
2 Robinson Road
Nashua, NH 03060
United States
DUNS: 557052768
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 David Martin
 SBIR Project Manager
 (603) 888-5502
Business Contact
 Thomas Taylor
Title: Director of Business Devt
Phone: (603) 888-5502
Research Institution

This Phase I effort will investigate and determine the feasibility of procuring and modifying commercially-available satellite dishes for use as Tactical User Antennae for access to tactical satellite information. If feasible, this would provide DoD withan extremely low-cost solution to the stated objective and result in tactical flexibility - the ability to abandon these antennas, if necessary, with no concern for the expense of the equipment.Primary application is as a disposable antenna for use inmilitary applications. Besides the Air Force, this antenna design would be useful particularly to special operations, quick reaction, or light infantry forces in the Navy, Army, and Marine Corps. Low cost, displosable satellite downlink antennae can alsobe used for remote research posts.

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