Launch-able Tagline and Remote Anchor System

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W56HZV-12-C-0212
Agency Tracking Number: A121-057-1144
Amount: $99,999.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2012
Solicitation Topic Code: A12-057
Solicitation Number: 2012.1
Small Business Information
11711 N. Creek Pkwy S., Suite D113, Bothell, WA, 98011
DUNS: 877425330
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Jeffrey Slostad
 Chief Engineer
 (425) 486-0100
Business Contact
 Robert Hoyt
Title: CEO&Chief Scientist
Phone: (425) 486-0100
Research Institution
Tethers Unlimited, Inc. proposes to develop the Remote Anchoring Module (RAM), a launch-able anchoring system that can be used to quickly set and test an anchor point at a remote location without the need for an on-site operator. The RAM system deploys a high-strength cable between itself and the operator during launch. After landing, it uses a simple self-righting mechanism to orient a hybrid drill/auger mechanism capable of securing the module to a wide variety of surfaces. It is designed for low cost production suitable for expendable use.

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