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Autonomous Towed Array Straightening System

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-19-C-0199
Agency Tracking Number: N171-055-0077
Amount: $500,226.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N171-055
Solicitation Number: 17.1
Solicitation Year: 2017
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2018-12-07
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2019-12-20
Small Business Information
United States
DUNS: 796010411
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Rafael Mandujano Rafael Mandujano
 Principal Investigator
 (978) 856-4193
Business Contact
 Collette E Jolliffe
Phone: (978) 250-4200
Research Institution

In operational use of towed arrays, environmental factors conspire to degrade the acoustic performance of the array. Overall improvements in performance will be the result of a systems approach that addresses the entire degradation equation. Triton Systems proposes a simple effective straightening approach that will work at all speeds and will have minimal acoustic impact on the array. During Phase II, the team will develop the concept using a simulation-based design approach. The design will be prototyped and the simulation will be validated with test data. The validated simulation will then be used to predict operational array straightening performance and a with increased confidence.

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