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  1. DLA183-016: Enhancing the Technology to Process Electrolytic Manganese Metal (EMM) from Low-Grade Manganese Ores.

    Release Date: 08-24-2018Open Date: 09-24-2018Due Date: 10-24-2018Close Date: 10-24-2018

    TECHNOLOGY AREA(S): Materials  OBJECTIVE: The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) seeks to provide responsive, best value supplies consistently to our customers. DLA continually investigates diverse technologies for manufacturing which would lead to the highest level of innovation in the discrete-parts support of fielded weapon systems (many of which were designed in the 1960’s, 1 ...

    SBIR Defense Logistics AgencyDepartment of Defense
  2. DLA183-017: Sharing of Defense Research, Development, Testing, and Evaluation (RDT&E) Data Distribution using Distributed Ledger Technologies

    Release Date: 08-24-2018Open Date: 09-24-2018Due Date: 10-24-2018Close Date: 10-24-2018

    TECHNOLOGY AREA(S): Info Systems  OBJECTIVE: To develop a capability for efficiently and verifiably sharing documents and scientific data sets using distributed ledger (blockchain) technologies. Demonstrate how such capability can be integrated with repositories implemented using conventional technologies such as XML databases.  DESCRIPTION: The ability to effectively sha ...

    SBIR Defense Logistics AgencyDepartment of Defense
  3. N183-139: Scalable Compact Ultra-short Pulse Laser Systems (SCUPLS)

    Release Date: 08-24-2018Open Date: 09-24-2018Due Date: 10-24-2018Close Date: 10-24-2018

    TECHNOLOGY AREA(S): Weapons  OBJECTIVE: Develop a lightweight and energy efficient next-generation Ultra-Short Pulse Laser (USPL) system that can produce sustainable and controllable plasma at range capable of inducing a full spectrum of scalable non-lethal effects.  DESCRIPTION: Past efforts to develop USPL weapon systems that generate scalable laser induced plasma effect ...

    SBIR NavyDepartment of Defense
  4. N183-140: Small Arms Long-Range Human Electro-Muscular Incapacitation (HEMI) Munition

    Release Date: 08-24-2018Open Date: 09-24-2018Due Date: 10-24-2018Close Date: 10-24-2018

    TECHNOLOGY AREA(S): Weapons  OBJECTIVE: Develop a small caliber, non-lethal, untethered (wireless) human electro-muscular incapacitation (HEMI) munition that can be employed via a conventional DoD small arms weapon.  DESCRIPTION: The long-range, long-duration, untethered HEMI munition has been a long-sought and currently unmet need. Currently, all the Services field a vers ...

    SBIR NavyDepartment of Defense
  5. N183-141: Technology Development of Fiber Optic Moorings for Surface Communication Buoys

    Release Date: 08-24-2018Open Date: 09-24-2018Due Date: 10-24-2018Close Date: 10-24-2018

    TECHNOLOGY AREA(S): Info Systems, Ground Sea, Electronics  OBJECTIVE: Design and test compliant mooring connection cables. The cables would be used to moor buoys in ocean waves and ocean currents such that the moorings will include optical fibers. The cable must be able to withstand motions of buoy tugging on the cable in ocean waves, ocean currents and wind loading.  DESCRIPTI ...

    SBIR NavyDepartment of Defense
  6. N183-142: A Remote Egg-oiling System with Autonomous and Automated Target Object Identification for Nuisance Bird Management

    Release Date: 08-24-2018Open Date: 09-24-2018Due Date: 10-24-2018Close Date: 10-24-2018

    TECHNOLOGY AREA(S): Air Platform, Sensors  OBJECTIVE: Develop an inexpensive autonomous remote egg-oiling system that can use automated target object identification to search for and find target nuisance bird nests and eggs. The system will need to be able to self-navigate, avoid collision with a variety of unexpected objects in its path, self-search for target objects, and when the ...

    SBIR NavyDepartment of Defense
  7. N183-143: Machine Learning to Enhance Navy Service Desk

    Release Date: 08-24-2018Open Date: 09-24-2018Due Date: 10-24-2018Close Date: 10-24-2018

    TECHNOLOGY AREA(S): Info Systems  OBJECTIVE: Develop a capability that improves upon current Information Technology (IT) help desk and customer relations, specifically in parsing and analyzing help desk communications (text and speech), reports, and logs. The resulting data set will be used to employ technical enhancements to the IT support and customer relations management space.&n ...

    SBIR NavyDepartment of Defense
  8. NGA183-001: Asynchronous Active 3D Imaging

    Release Date: 08-24-2018Open Date: 09-24-2018Due Date: 10-24-2018Close Date: 10-24-2018

    TECHNOLOGY AREA(S): Air Platform, Sensors, Electronics, Space Platforms  OBJECTIVE: Assess feasibility, outline imaging assumptions, and develop the concept of operations for a decoupled, asynchronous active 3D laser imaging system.  DESCRIPTION: Traditional active 3D imaging systems, such as airborne and terrestrial lidar scanners, use a transmitter and receiver typically ...

    SBIR National Geospatial-Intelligence AgencyDepartment of Defense
  9. NGA183-002: Automating Procedural Modeling of Buildings from Point Cloud Data

    Release Date: 08-24-2018Open Date: 09-24-2018Due Date: 10-24-2018Close Date: 10-24-2018

    TECHNOLOGY AREA(S): Info Systems, Sensors, Electronics, Battlespace  OBJECTIVE: Create scalable automated 3D building models from attributed point cloud data that render in a web browser to simulate an unknown environment.  DESCRIPTION: Many defense customers require lightweight 3D models that can render in the browser or on mobile devices to accurately depict an unfamilia ...

    SBIR National Geospatial-Intelligence AgencyDepartment of Defense
  10. SCO183-001: Resisting Adversarial Attacks with Quantum Machine Learning

    Release Date: 08-24-2018Open Date: 09-24-2018Due Date: 10-24-2018Close Date: 10-24-2018

    TECHNOLOGY AREA(S): Info Systems  OBJECTIVE: Develop methods for machine learning that leverage quantum information science for increased robustness to adversarial attacks.  DESCRIPTION: Machine learning has demonstrated near human level performance on a variety of tasks in recent years; however, it’s also proving to be brittle and susceptible to adversarial attacks. ...

    SBIR Office of the Secretary of DefenseDepartment of Defense

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