Glide Away Precision Sonobuoy

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-11-C-0060
Agency Tracking Number: N102-117-1407
Amount: $77,940.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: N102-117
Solicitation Number: 2010.2
Small Business Information
91-1006 Uouoa St., Ewa Beach, HI, -
DUNS: 180958675
HUBZone Owned: Y
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Jeffrey Williams
 CEO/PRES
 (808) 626-5259
 jlwilliams@williamsaerospace.com
Business Contact
 Jeffrey Williams
Title: CEO/PRES
Phone: (808) 626-5259
Email: jlwilliams@williamsaerospace.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
The objective of this proposal is to develop a modification kit for the AN/SSQ-53 series of sonobuoys that will enable them to have a precision guidance and glide capability. The quick modification and installation kit will feature a slip on wing and tail assembly along with a precision guidance module that will enable the sonobuoy to be modified in-flight if necessary and launched from either the Pressurized Sonobuoy Launch Tubes or the freefall chute with the fiberglass liner installed. This technology will have an enormous impact on the current and future ASW tactical capability for maritime patrol aircraft as it will allow them greater mission durations, tactical flexibility, greater kill probabilities and potential access to denied waters.

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