Middle Game Localization Utilizing Air Deployable Active Receiver (ADAR)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N65540-02-C-0013
Agency Tracking Number: N001-1771
Amount: $350,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2001
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
3050 Clover Road, Bethel, OH, 45106
DUNS: 019009534
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 James Karlen
 Vice President
 (513) 734-7009
 jkarlen@aol.com
Business Contact
 N.J. Karlen
Title: President
Phone: (513) 734-7009
Email: nkarlen@aol.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The Navy has determined that manning is the single largest cost component in naval operations, and has mandated that crew size on future ships be reduced dramatically. NSWCCD believes opportunities exist to employ automation technology to replace sailorsin what is perhaps the Navy's most manpower-intensive process -- the handling of cargo from pierside warehouses through a series of supply ships to the ultimate point of use on a forward-deployed surface combatant.In its SBIR Phase I project, Agile Systems Inc. developed preliminary designs for an automated stowage and retrieval system capable of providing random access to palletized and containerized weapons and stores within the magazines and holds of navalvessels, and securing those payloads for sea. Designated

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