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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until April, 2020.

  1. Data in Transit Encryption Algorithms for Hand-held devices and Man-pack Radios

    SBC: GRIER FORENSICS, LLC            Topic: N162073

    To meet the Marine Corps' need for data in transit encryption algorithms for hand-held devices and man-pack radios, Grier Forensics proposes developing Violet. Violet is a new encryption algorithm, compatible with hand-held devices and man-pack radios, that protects the integrity and confidentiality of all data while fully supporting all forms of network transmission, including multicast. Violet w ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based C2 Digital Assistant

    SBC: Leverege LLC            Topic: N162074

    The Marine Corps seeks to employ advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for its CAC2S program to reduce information overload, improve situational awareness (SA) and collaboration, and aid in Commander decision-making. Leverege will use its unrivaled subject matter expertise in CAC2S and its deep experience with cutting-edge machine learning techniques to research and test the optimal a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. Miniaturization of GPS Alternative Survey Equipment

    SBC: VETH RESEARCH ASSOCIATES LLC            Topic: N162076

    Accurate surveys of both position and azimuth are critical components of the artillery mission. These requirements must be met in all operational environments, including situations where GPS signals are degraded or denied. Currently, these requirements have been met using the Improved Position and Azimuth Determining System (IPADS). Unfortunately, the IPADS is based on older navigation sensor tech ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. Electrical Scavenging and Energy Regeneration for Improved Vehicle Efficiency


    Improvements in fuel efficiency for the developing ACV 1.1 vehicle are sought. While relatively efficient, even the best vehicle turbodiesel engines have efficiencies of only 30-44% depending on operating condition. Since the engine inefficiency is the largest energy loss, we will focus on scavenging waste energy from power plant of the vehicle. Mainstream will also combine vehicle energy regenera ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Optically Based Small Arms Force-On-Force Training System

    SBC: COLE ENGINEERING SERVICES, INC.            Topic: N162080

    Team CESI recently demonstrated the design and implementation of a laser-less system through accurate engagements at realistic ranges (out to 375 meters) using a cloud-based server architecture and a minimalist Marine-worn subsystem. We propose to continue to mature this proof-of-principle technology. To compensate for poor location and orientation sensor accuracy Team CESIs implementation of OBSA ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseNavy
  6. Portable Expeditionary Cold Storage System

    SBC: Rini Technologies Inc            Topic: N162081

    RINI Technologies has unique expertise in Miniature Refrigeration Technology. Their 4 lb, patented, refrigeration technology has been used to develop and field multiple thermal management products to both military and commercial markets. In addition to miniature refrigeration, the technology portfolio includes, advanced Phase Change Material, ultra-high thermal insulation materials and efficient p ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. SiC-Based High Voltage Capacitor Charging Innovations

    SBC: RCT Systems, Inc.            Topic: N162119

    Electromagnetic Railguns (EMRG) require high-voltage supplies to power pulse-forming-networks (PFN) through charging/discharging of High Voltage (HV) capacitors. Existing high-output-voltage power converters have inadequate power densities for shipboard applications. Additionally, most commercial high-output-voltage converters dont accept input voltages in the range of projected Navy power systems ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. Low Power, Rapid Detector of Trace Underwater Explosives


    The current state-of-the-art for an underwater unexploded ordnance (UUXO) detector is a single analyte sensor for detection of TNT, which only partially addresses the Navys requirement to detect the full range of explosive threats. Because of the low solubility of explosive compounds in water, the concentration of explosives near UUXO is likely to be extremely low. Furthermore, once the explosive ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. Trans-wafer laser packaging technology for sensitive MEMS devices

    SBC: LASERA LLC            Topic: N162132

    The proposed objective of this proposal is to develop and demonstrate a robust, high-throughput laser bonding technique universally applicable to wafer-level joining of silicon with various other materials including silicon, polymers, glasses, ceramics and metals. This unique approach utilizes optical transparency of Si to mid-infrared laser light. Using our patented experimental technique and uni ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. Beyond Line of Sight Mesh Networking (BLOSMNET)

    SBC: Intelligent Automation, Inc.            Topic: N171001

    The United States Navy (and Armed forces in general) currently uses radios such as AN/PRC-150 and AN/PRC-117G to provide beyond line of sight (BLOS) communications capabilities to the ships and other vehicles. These radios use high frequency communications and satellite communications to provide beyond line of sight communications. These essential links supplement line of sight communication radio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseNavy

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