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Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (XLUUV) Launch and Recovery, On-Board Handling, and Servicing System

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-22-C-0680
Agency Tracking Number: N211-032-0134
Amount: $1,393,985.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N211-032
Solicitation Number: 21.1
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2021
Award Year: 2022
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2022-09-22
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2024-09-19
Small Business Information
330 Billerica Road Ste 200
CHELMSFORD, MA 01824-0440
United States
DUNS: 796010411
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 William Feather
 (978) 250-4200
 wfeather@tritonsys.com
Business Contact
 Collette Jolliffe
Phone: (978) 856-4158
Email: contracts@tritonsystems.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract

Triton Systems, Inc. and partners will develop a launch and recovery system for on-board handling and servicing of the Navy's fleet of XLUUVs that can be used on amphibious platforms such as the LPD 17 Class ships. Currently, XLUUV operations are shore-based, liming the mission area for the XLUUVs. Existing launch and recovery systems are either too specialized to be adapted to the LPD 17 Class, and the XLUUV or are not feasible to scale the existing systems to meet the size and weight requirements of the XLUUV. A new launch and recovery system for on-board handling and servicing would extend the XLUUV fleet's capabilities by providing the Navy with a mobile base from which to conduct XLUUV missions. In Phase I, Triton will develop a concept and show feasibility for the launch and recovery system that can be used on an LDP 17 class of ship.

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