Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) for Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-07-C-0482
Agency Tracking Number: N072-120-0221
Amount: $149,994.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2007
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: N07-120
Solicitation Number: 2007.2
Small Business Information
P.O. Box 6024, Sherman Oaks, CA, 91413
DUNS: 082191198
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Nicholas Flacco
 Corporate Senior Scientist
 (818) 501-2880
Business Contact
 Curt Harkless
Title: Vice President
Phone: (818) 501-2880
Email: charkless@arete.com
Research Institution
As adversarial submarines become quieter and operate in increasingly adverse acoustic environments, the U.S. needs effective non-acoustic detection capability deployed from maritime patrol aircraft. Air-dropped buoys exploiting submarine ELF emmissions offer unique advantages over MAD and other non-acoustic methods. Teamed with USSI, Arete Associates will design the hardware and detection algorithms, predict performance, and conduct testing in realistic environments to demonstrate the concept's tactical utility.

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