Submarine-to-UAV Network Communication System

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00024-12-P-4099
Agency Tracking Number: N121-075-0612
Amount: $79,964.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2012
Solicitation Topic Code: N121-075
Solicitation Number: 2012.1
Small Business Information
Physical Optics Corporation
Electro-Optics Systems Division, 1845 West 205th Street, Torrance, CA, -
DUNS: 153865951
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Ranjit Pradhan
 Vice President
 (310) 320-3088
 ATProposals@poc.com
Business Contact
 Gordon Drew
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Phone: (310) 320-3088
Email: gedrew@poc.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
To address the Navy need for network communications between a submarine and a very small UAV, Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes to develop a new Submarine-to-UAV Network Communication System (SUNET). This system combines a mobile ad hoc network architecture with our in-house secure chaotic communication methods to offer a high data rate digital radio communication (transmission of video and data) between a submarine and the UAVs located over the horizon (OTH). The result is a 50-200 MBps, low-probability-of-intercept communication in an ad hoc network of multiple UAVs using existing submarine and UAV antennas. The low size, weight, and power (SWaP:

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