Exercise Torpedo Buoyancy (Recovery) System

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N65538-08-M-0052
Agency Tracking Number: N073-212-0656
Amount: $69,856.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2008
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: N07-212
Solicitation Number: 2007.3
Small Business Information
PO Box 241085, Anchorage, AK, 99524
DUNS: 126173074
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Joseph Imlach
 Chief Mechanical Engineer
 (907) 569-0268
Business Contact
 Paul Greenough
Title: General Manager
Phone: (360) 697-6785
Email: paulg@alaskanativetech.com
Research Institution
ANT has recently developed a similar recovery system for our own autonomous vehicle. ANT’s current system lifts a vehicle of lighter negative buoyancy (~64lbs rather than 200 lbs). The system is also designed to operate at less maximum depth (200 m, rather than 900 ft). These changes will necessitate the use of a larger volume lift bag and a modified compressed gas canister for the MK54 torpedo.

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