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Situational Awareness for Mission Critical Ship Systems

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-19-C-0678
Agency Tracking Number: N18A-009-0294
Amount: $994,081.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: STTR
Solicitation Topic Code: N18A-T009
Solicitation Number: 18.A
Solicitation Year: 2018
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2019-09-25
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2021-06-01
Small Business Information
2904 Westcorp Blvd Suite 210
Huntsville, AL 35805
United States
DUNS: 832864370
HUBZone Owned: Yes
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Michael Pukish
 Research Engineer
 (256) 319-2026
Business Contact
 Billy Todd
Phone: (256) 319-2026
Research Institution
 Florida State University Center for Advanced Power Systems
 Elizabeth Slack Elizabeth Slack
874 Traditions Way MC 4166
Tallahassee, FL 32306
United States

 (850) 644-8948
 Nonprofit College or University

With the advent of the Navy’s newest classes of all-electric vessels, the interdependence and functional correlation of the power plant with other mission-critical ship systems such as integrated cooling, weapons, navigation, air surveillance, and IT control network systems, maintaining optimal oversight and control of power distribution aboard ship becomes increasingly challenging. As the operational requirements during conflicts tax both the ability of the power system to supply resources to disparate systems and the ability of operators to make intelligent sense of the incoming data, the need for automated and semi-automated tools to provide enhanced Situational Awareness (SA) grows ever more crucial. AI/machine-intelligence technologies provide an opportunity to enhance human operators’ purview of complex systems-of-systems, and ensure that operators can make optimal decisions in a timely manner

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