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Acoustic Vector Projector Technology

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00014-11-C-0639
Agency Tracking Number: N102-181-0640
Amount: $742,969.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N102-181
Solicitation Number: 2010.2
Solicitation Year: 2010
Award Year: 2011
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2011-09-30
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2014-09-30
Small Business Information
2500 N. Loop Drive
Ames, IA -
United States
DUNS: 798683355
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Julie Slaughter
 Research Engineer
 (515) 296-8030
Business Contact
 Eric Summers
Title: Vice President&Chief Ma
Phone: (515) 296-8030
Research Institution

Etrema is developing an acoustic projector that provides broad bandwidth, high source level, directional output, high duty cycle, and high reliability in a compact package. Specific objectives of the Phase II effort are: demonstrate performance of a prototype projector, optimize the full-scale projector design, and demonstrate performance of the full-scale projector. Fabrication and testing of the full-scale hardware will demonstrate its readiness for transition to the fleet. Etrema plans to partner with Ultra Electronics Ocean Systems in the development of the Vector Projector. Advantages of the proposed work will be a high power, high duty cycle, directional acoustic projector that meets requirements for ASW and CTDCL missions.

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