Remote Controlled Mine Neutralizer

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W15P7T-05-C-E001
Agency Tracking Number: A043-095-2808
Amount: $69,690.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2005
Solicitation Year: 2004
Solicitation Topic Code: A04-095
Solicitation Number: 2004.3
Small Business Information
DE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
3620 Horizon Drive, King of Prussia, PA, 19406
DUNS: 877599274
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Mark Majerus
 Senior Engineer
 (302) 832-7570
 majerus@detk.com
Business Contact
 Robert Ciccarelli
Title: Vice President
Phone: (610) 270-9700
Email: ciccarelli@detk.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The Army's SBIR Topic A04-095, Remotely Controlled Neutralization Techniques for Mine Clearance, seeks a system that is able to effectively neutralizations mines, via remote control, in a timely manner. DE Technologies Inc has a suite of munitions that have demonstrated the required neutralization performance. These munitions embody the technology found in ESMB, Mongoose, GSTAMIDS, and other programs. They are highly effective and neutralize the mine in less than a second. DE Technologies Inc herein proposes to investigate the adaptation of these proven, small munitions to a remote controlled vehicle for the delivery and precision alignment. Much of the proposed technology is commercial, off-the-shelf hardware. DET envisions a system that would cost substantially less than a thousand dollars for each deployment and neutralization. This system could also be applied to the neutralization of Improvised Explosive Devices or road-side bombs.

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