Acoustic Vector Projector Technology

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00014-10-M-0415
Agency Tracking Number: N102-181-0163
Amount: $69,296.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solitcitation Year: 2010
Solitcitation Topic Code: N102-181
Solitcitation Number: 2010.2
Small Business Information
Progeny Systems Corporation
9500 Innovation Drive, Manassas, VA, -
Duns: 945837219
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Dave Baird
 Principal Investigator
 (801) 359-4566
Business Contact
 Christine Sigety
Title: Manager of Business Suppo
Phone: (703) 368-6107
Research Institution
The performance of naval systems for Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) and Counter-Torpedo Detection, Classification, and Localization (CTDCL) is limited by the size, power and detection range of current sensor systems. Although current sensors are adequate for current missions, emerging missions and the need for reducing the volume and weight of sonar transducer arrays while improving reliability under high duty cycle conditions prompts the need for the development of innovative very high power, broadband, directional transmitting arrays while reducing the size and weight compared to traditional transducer arrays. The utilization of projector driver materials that can withstand heat extremes and are very durable and have low material sound velocity (to reduce the size of the transducer) will permit the design of highly compact projector arrays that can generate transmit beams that can be electrically steered.

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