Commandable Mobile Anti Submarine Warfare Sensor (CMAS)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-09-C-0226
Agency Tracking Number: N081-008-0935
Amount: $996,161.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: N08-008
Solicitation Number: 2008.1
Small Business Information
607 G Louis Drive, Warminster, PA, 18974
DUNS: 799956925
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Lawrence Howarth
 Chief Engineer
 (215) 441-0449
 l.howarth@earthlink.net
Business Contact
 Joseph McCandless
Title: Chief Engineer
Phone: (215) 441-0449
Email: honda97@earthlink.net
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The AAI CMAS conceptual Phase I design focused on two primary design features: the feasibility of designing AEER and IEER-type acoustic sources capable of meeting the CMAS mission requirements, and designing both acoustic source and vehicle propulsion modules compatible with A-size sonobuoy packaging constraints. AAI’s Phase II design successfully meets these CMAS requirements. The proposed CMAS design is modular. Broadband and narrow-band acoustic sensor modules have been designed. A modular vehicle propulsion unit has also been designed. These modules are interchangeable either in the “field” or at the “factory”. Significant echo repeater source levels have been achieved within sonobuoy A-size packaging constraints. AAI is very confident that successful demonstration of this design and subsequent transition to an operational system is achievable in a Phase II /Phase III development program

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