AGILE Sonobuoy Launcher

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$69,999.00
Award Year:
2003
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N68335-03-C-0167
Agency Tracking Number:
N031-0026
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
SEA CORP.
62 Johnny Cake Hill, Aquidneck Corporate Park, Middletown, RI, 02842
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
072118748
Principal Investigator:
David Lussier
Principal Systems Enginee
(401) 847-2260
dlussier@seacorp.com
Business Contact:
Brian Gilligan
President
(401) 847-2260
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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