Low-Cost Approach for Improved Performance of the DIFAR Upper

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-19-C-0056
Agency Tracking Number: N182-097-0127
Amount: $124,851.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N182-097
Solicitation Number: 2018.2
Solicitation Year: 2018
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2018-10-18
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2019-04-26
Small Business Information
DUNS: 796010411
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Robert Watson
 (978) 856-4138
Business Contact
 Collette Jolliffe
Phone: (978) 856-4158
Email: cjolliffe@tritonsystems.com
Research Institution
Triton will develop a low-cost approach for improving the performance of the Directional Frequency Analysis and Recording (DIFAR) sonobuoy upper section. Triton at a minimum will adhere to the following requirements: upper section stack height limited to 15 inches or less, integration of the miniature NATO transceiver, miniaturization of upper electronics, sonobuoy settings programmable over UHF after deployment, employ a high-strength cable pack, will not require a Sonobuoy Launch Canister for deployment. The Triton team will also ensure that the new DIFAR upper section is fully compliant with the Production Sonobuoy Specification.

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