Hand Deployed Situational Awarness Sensor for Shipboard Damage Control

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N65538-08-M-0016
Agency Tracking Number: N072-132-0407
Amount: $99,928.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2007
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: N07-132
Solicitation Number: 2007.2
Small Business Information
ADAPTIVE METHODS, INC.
5885 Trinity Parkway, Suite 230, Centreville, VA, 20120
DUNS: 135121148
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Kevin Keiffer
 Senior Engineer
 (301) 840-9722
 kkieffer@adaptivemethods.com
Business Contact
 Judy Barhorst
Title: Director of Contracts
Phone: (703) 968-8040
Email: jbarhorst@adaptivemethods.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Damage sustained on board a US Naval vessel is a serious situation. Rapid situational assessment of a damaged compartment by a rugged, hand-deployed, situational sensor would be advantageous in coordinating a response, mitigating additional damage to the ship and crew, and preserving the ship’s mission. Such a device must be able to withstand shock, heat, flooding, and other hazardous environmental conditions. A concept and implementation plan for a rugged, modularized, configurable environmental sensor is discussed in this proposal. Key features proposed include multiple camera systems for visual feedback, on-board data processing, and wireless connectivity. In addition to providing rapid response to the US Navy, it is envisioned that this device has broader applications to federal, state, and municipal hazardous materials response departments.

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