Compact Magnetic Detection Set for ASW and Land-Ba

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-08-C-0401
Agency Tracking Number: N071-011-1354
Amount: $999,963.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2008
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: N07-011
Solicitation Number: 2007.1
Small Business Information
1810 N. Glenville Dr., Suite 116, Richardson, TX, 75081
DUNS: 144948056
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Douglas McGregor
 Principal Investigator
 (972) 690-0099
Business Contact
 Robert Slocum
Title: Chairman
Phone: (972) 690-0099
Research Institution
This SBIR Phase II proposal describes the development of a flyable prototype realization of a Compact Magnetic Detection Set (CMDS) for air ASW. The CMDS laser magnetometer is an innovative light-weight, compact, low-power, high-sensitivity instrument capable of measuring scalar DC and ELF magnetic fields with a sensitivity better than 0.3 pT/ãHz in the frequency interval 0.01-100 Hz. A design goal of the CMDS is to reduce the system volume, weight and power by a factor of two with respect to AN/ASQ-233 system parameters. The CMDS is intended for use on UAVs (vertical take-off and fixed wing) employed for shallow water ASW and land-based target detection such as buried weapons caches and IEDs. The Phase II effort will involve fabrication of a CMDS flyable prototype unit, integration of all of the ancillary sensors into the system, and demonstration of the specified 0.3 pT/ãHz noise floor in a laboratory environment. The Phase III effort will encompass the design, fabrication and demonstration of a hardened mil-spec CMDS system.

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