Increased Submarine RF Capacity for Sensors and Surveillance

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$99,871.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N65538-10-M-0089
Agency Tracking Number:
N093-199-0131
Solicitation Year:
2009
Solicitation Topic Code:
N093-199
Solicitation Number:
2009.3
Small Business Information
3 Phoenix, Inc.
13135 Lee Jackson Hwy, Suite 220, Fairfax, VA, 22033
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
140785929
Principal Investigator:
Michael Dickerson
Lead Engineer
(410) 712-0471
mike.dickerson@3phoenix.net
Business Contact:
Joseph Liverman
Principal
(703) 956-6480
andy.liverman@3phoenix.net
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
The proposed technology has the potential to provide an innovative system design for providing optical distribution of RF and digital signals about U.S. submarines. The approach presented in this proposal addresses limitations of current commercially available approaches and serves to reduce the size, weight and power requirements of existing copper-based solutions. In this proposal, 3 Phoenix, Inc. (3Pi) will present an approach to mast consolidation and bandwidth enhancement through the application of unique RF over fiber techniques combined with passive optical networking architectures. 3Pi has a history of being successful in transitioning leading edge technology to defense applications. We anticipate that the results of this effort will demonstrate the feasibility of the system approach and the path to implementation.

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