Compact Vector Sensor for Deployable Autonomous Distributed System

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$98,630.00
Award Year:
2009
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N65538-09-M-0041
Agency Tracking Number:
N083-216-0086
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
PROGENY SYSTEMS CORP.
9500 Innovation Drive, Manassas, VA, 20110
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
945837219
Principal Investigator:
David Baird
Principal Investigator
(801) 359-4566
dbaird@progeny.net
Business Contact:
Christine Sigety
Principal Investigator
(703) 368-6107
csigety@progeny.net
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
"Submarines with improving stealth and attack capability - particularly modern diesel attack submarines - are proliferating world-wide at an alarming rate. Locating these relatively inexpensive but extremely quiet boats presents our Navy with a formidable challenge (CNO statement to SASC sub committee on Seapower 3May07). Single material properties allow for sensors with increased sensitivity and/or decreased size with dramatically enhanced bandwidth . In the proposed effort these material properties are exploited in Progeny's innovative vector sensor and integrated signal conditioning electronics design approach to enable significant size reduction, packaging efficiency, low frequency and acoustic sensitivity performance, and cost benefits to high priority ASW sensor systems currently in early stages of development such as Deployable Autonomous Distributed System (DADS) and Reliable Acoustic Path Vertical Line Array (RAPVLA).

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