Deployment Analysis for a Deployable Autonomous Di

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N66001-08-C-0013
Agency Tracking Number: N991-2264
Amount: $600,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2008
Solicitation Year: 1999
Solicitation Topic Code: N99-171
Solicitation Number: 1999.1
Small Business Information
MAKAI OCEAN ENGINEERING, INC.
P.O. Box 1206, Kailua, HI, 96734
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 David Lipp
 Ocean Engineer
 (808) 259-8871
 David.Lipp@makai.com
Business Contact
 Jose Andres
Title: President
Phone: (808) 259-8871
Email: Jose.Andres@makai.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
In coordination with the SPAWAR SYSTEMS CENTER (SSC) located in San Diego, California, Makai Ocean Engineering, Inc. proposes to use numerical modeling in order to evaluate the accuracy and precision of various proposed deployment methods for the installation of Deployable Autonomous Distributed System (DADS) arrays launched from U.S. Navy platforms in littoral waters. The evaluation will focus on specific array parameters (e.g., distribution of weight and drag and the application of point loads) that, in previous studies, have been demonstrated to significantly affect the accuracy and precision of the array installations on the seabed.

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