HCI and C2 for Autonomous Air Evacuation of Casualties

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W81XWH-13-C-0110
Agency Tracking Number: A2-5588
Amount: $500,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: A12-111
Solicitation Number: 2012.3
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2012
Award Year: 2014
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2014-09-30
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2015-09-30
Small Business Information
2075 W Pinnacle Peak Rd Ste 102, Phoenix, AZ, 85027-1219
DUNS: 000000000
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Douglas Limbaugh
 CEO
 (602) 896-1976
 dlimbaugh@kuttatech.com
Business Contact
 Matthew Savoca
Title: President
Phone: (602) 896-1976
Email: msavoca@kuttatech.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
As a company that focuses on fixed-based and man-packable Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Ground Control Stations (GCSs), Kutta has been privileged to work with the U.S. Government and Prime Contractors on shaping the future of the unmanned resupply capability. Kutta leverages this knowledge and its experience with multiple unmanned Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) resupply programs and UASs to create an autonomous system for critical item resupply and casualty evacuation (CASEVAC). Kutta has successfully demonstrated an innovative solution for control of a UAS simulating a CASEVAC scenario during Phase I of the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) project; and, proposes to build on this experience by optimizing the hardware and software of the system to allow for a fully integrated system available to all components of the CASEVAC System (air vehicles (AVs), field users, military treatment facilities, and military operation bases). The proposed Phase II effort culminates with the integration of an Autonomous CASEVAC System into multiple AV platform simulations for a proof of concept demonstration of Kuttas UAS-agnostic solution.

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