Marine Mammal Mitigation Miniature Acoustic Detection Subsystem (MADS)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-12-C-0122
Agency Tracking Number: N093-167-0417
Amount: $779,103.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: N093-167
Solicitation Number: 2009.3
Small Business Information
Applied Physical Sciences Corp.
475 Bridge Street, Suite 100, Groton, CT, -
DUNS: 112716357
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Bruce Abraham
 Principal Scientist
 (860) 448-3253
Business Contact
 David Horne
Title: Sr Vice President/CFO
Phone: (860) 448-3253
Research Institution
Applied Physical Sciences Corp. (APS) will develop designs and proof-of-concept devices to demonstrate a marine mammal detection capability for a variant of the AN/SSQ-125 active source sonobuoy. Acoustic transducers, signal processing algorithms, and data interfaces will be developed and tested. Surrogate targets will be used to facilitate testing. Open-water testing will also use surrogate targets although animals from the U.S. Navy Marine Mammal program may be utilized if separate funding is identified and appropriate approvals are secured. A detailed integration design for the AN/SSQ-125 will be developed to guide plans for a transition effort to PMA-264

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