AGILE Sonobuoy Launcher

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-03-C-0167
Agency Tracking Number: N031-0026
Amount: $69,999.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2003
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
62 Johnny Cake Hill, Aquidneck Corporate Park, Middletown, RI, 02842
DUNS: 072118748
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 David Lussier
 Principal Systems Enginee
 (401) 847-2260
 dlussier@seacorp.com
Business Contact
 Brian Gilligan
Title: President
Phone: (401) 847-2260
Email: gilligan@seacorp.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Current helicopter sonobuoy launchers are complex, heavy and will not meet future requirements for mission versatility. Because of the complexity of the launcher and its pneumatic subsystem, the launcher has many points of potential failure; itsreliability is poor. Further, as in other pneumatic systems involving stored compressed air, the system is subject to vagaries of pressure which can result in uneven or incomplete expulsion of stores. This project will examine the feasibility of an

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