Deep UUV Deployed Vector Sensor System

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Amount:
$749,822.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
W31P4Q-10-C-0064
Award Id:
79368
Agency Tracking Number:
N062-145-0486
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
DARPA 06-145
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
475 Bridge Street, Suite 100, Groton, CT, 06340
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
112716357
Principal Investigator:
ScottStickels
Chief Technology Officer
(703) 516-7009
sstickels@aphysci.com
Business Contact:
DavidHorne
Sr. Vice President/CFO
(860) 448-3253
dhorne@aphysci.com
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
The proposed research "Deep UUV Deployed Surveillance System" will identify the requirements and formulate a conceptual design for a new wide area underwater surveillance that exploits the unique attributes of deep submergence environments to detect and track atmospheric, seismic and acoustic observations. The effort will address the noise, propagation and geophysical properties of acoustic listening posts that can be found at depths greater than 6 kilometers. Additionally, APS will build a deep ocean data collection tool to collect data for concept validation. Finally, the research will culminate in the detailed design of a deep diving sensor that meets all of the surveillance objectives.

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