NON-LETHAL ANTI-SWIMMER SYSTEM

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$49,986.00
Award Year:
1989
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
9768
Agency Tracking Number:
9768
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
5705a General Washington Dr, Alexandria, VA, 22312
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Niels K Winsor
(703) 642-8150
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
A METHOD IS PROPOSED FOR DEFENDING SHORE ESTABLISHMENTS AND SEA VESSELS FROM ACTS OF OVERT AND COVERT INTRUSION BY HUMAN SWIMMERS ACROSS DEFENSIVE PERIMETERS. THE BASIC INTERDICTION DEVICE IS PLACED IN THE WATER AT THE FACILITY TO BE DEFENDED, AND DELIVERS A HIGH INTENSITY, DIRECTIONAL ACOUSTIC EMISSION WHICH IS CAPABLE OF DETERRIN A SWIMMER AT AN ADJUSTABLE RANGE OF FROM 20 TO MORE THAN 200 YARDS FROM THE DEVICE. ALTERNATIVE MEANS OF PRODUCING THE EMISSIONS ARE PRESENTED, WITH PROGRESSIVELY HIGHER INTENSITY, INCREASING FLEXIBILITY AND ESCALATABLE CAPABILITY FOR HUMAN INTRUDER DETERRENCE. METHODS FOR ENHANCING THE DETERRENCE EFFECTS ARE PROPOSED. THESE IMPROVEMENTS CAN EXTEND DETERRENCE CAPABILITY WELL BEYOND 1,000 YARDS. THE INTERDICTION DEVICE AND SUPPORTING EQUIPMENT, INCLUDING INTRUDER DETECTION, MONITORING AND TRACKING EQUIPMENT CAN BE PACKAGED IN LIGHT-WEIGHT PORTABLE COMPONENTS, FOR RAPID DEPLOYMENT AND QUICK RELOCATION TO A NEW FACILITY.

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