Anti-Terrorism - Detection, Indications, and Warnings

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$96,889.00
Award Year:
2003
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N00039-03-C-0021
Agency Tracking Number:
N022-1395
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
KALSCOTT ENGINEERING, INC.
104 Walker Pl., Lawrence, KS, 66049
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
108339966
Principal Investigator:
Tom Sherwood
Principal
(785) 979-1113
tssherwood@hotmail.com
Business Contact:
Suman Saripalli
Principal
(785) 979-1116
ssk320@yahoo.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
The need for a ship-launched tactical reconnaissance mini UAV is presented, to support fleet/force protection and perimeter defense goals. A cohort of such vehicles could gather situational awareness data to provide early detection and indication ofassymetric threats on a round-the-clock basis. A low-observable, highly survivable platform design is presented. Aero, propulsion, structures, nav/comm/controls, payload integration issues are addressed. Manual, semi-autonomous and autonomous flightcapability is described. A detailed Phase I work plan is presented. Plans for Future Phase II efforts are presented. Low and medium altitude reconnaissance, litotral area reconnaissance, pipeline inspection, mine sweeping, commercial shippingprotection, wildfire monitoring

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