• Research Topics logo of General Topics and Discussion
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    General Topics and Discussions

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  • Research Topics logo of 2018 NSW-25 Small Unmanned Aerial Systems Spoofing
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    Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) are used by many SOF units. The RF control links used by these sUAS can be exploited by adversaries through RF triangulation, time delay, and other means, revealing the […]

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  • Research Topics logo of 2018 NSW-24 SDV External Charge Device
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    Presently, the Navy’s SEAL Delivery Vehicles (SDV) conducting maritime attack missions employ large explosive devices that are cumbersome and difficult to emplace. In WW II, the UK Royal Navy operated small s […]

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  • Research Topics logo of 2018 NSW-23  Unconventional Device Actuation using Advanced Technologies
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    Internet and other IT technologies provide capabilities which could be used to sense, arm, or actuate improvised weapons. A “catalog” of the ways the internet, wireless, Bluetooth, WiFi, and other IT cap […]

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  • Research Topics logo of 2018 NSW 22  Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) Expeditionary Communications
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    SOF satellite communications from small units in the field could be exposed to electronic attack. Advanced, extremely high frequency technologies are used by larger military platforms for jam-resistant […]

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  • Research Topics logo of 2018 NSW-21 Lightweight Long Pole
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    US Special Operations Forces often need to access objects at elevated heights. Currently, the operators use a carbon fiber telescoping long pole. The current version is heavier than desirable and can fail. The […]

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  • Research Topics logo of 2018 NSW 20  Lightweight, Strong, Durable Tactical Ladder
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    Build a lightweight, man portable, multi-functional ladder for use by Special Operations Forces in any tactical environment, that can be compacted to a carryable size and deployed by the operator in various […]

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  • Research Topics logo of 2018 MARSOC C2-5 Enhanced Information Storage Capacity
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    Develop technologies to significantly increase current capacity for information storage carried or worn by individual military operators at the squad and small unit level. Compact, low cost massive information […]

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  • Research Topics logo of 2018 USCG 01 Mass Rescue Devices
    active 2 months, 4 weeks ago

    Mass Rescue Operations (MRO) at sea are Search and Rescue (SAR) operations responding to large numbers of persons in distress (100-500 persons). The U. S. Coast Guard and other maritime rescue entities need the a […]

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  • Research Topics logo of 2018 AFRL 05 Personnel Recovery - Power
    active 3 months, 1 week ago

    BACKGROUND
    When a pilot is shot down in a combat zone, it is not always possible to locate and rescue downed pilots before their supplies run out. Pilots carry a survival radio but have no ability to charge it […]

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  • Research Topics logo of 2018 AFRL 04 Personnel Signature Reduction
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    BACKGROUND
    During combat search and rescue operations, it is not always possible to locate and rescue downed pilots before they are identified in enemy territory. Current uniforms and over-garments do little to […]

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  • Research Topics logo of 2018 AFRL 03 Personnel Recovery Hydration
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    BACKGROUND
    When a pilot is shot down in a combat zone, it is not always possible to locate and rescue downed pilots before their supplies run out. Pilots have a limited supply of ready-to-use water that only […]

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  • Research Topics logo of 2018 Army 01 Novel Back-packable Power Sources
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    Army units require new, backpack portable fuel and power sources and electrical storage systems that reduce the size, weight, volume and logistics burdens associated with currently available battery systems. […]

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  • Research Topics logo of 2018 AFSOC 04 Special Tactics Simulator
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    AFSOC Special Tactics (ST) requires that its operators train for all of their missions in a simulator. Operators are currently unable to use their Digitally Aided Close Air Support equipment in a simulator […]

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  • Research Topics logo of 2018 AFSOC 03 HOTAS Radio Control
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    A particular SOF aircraft has 11 radios. During missions, operators have to switch frequently between radios to transmit on the correct net. Each radio change requires the operator to take his gaze off mission […]

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  • Research Topics logo of 2018 AFSOC 02 Tilt Rotor Ops in Degraded Visual Environment
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    Decreased visibility during approaches to landing (and hovering) presents risks to CV-22 crews and aircraft. CV-22 flight display systems provide basic symbology and data to pilots conducting approaches, but the […]

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  • Research Topics logo of 2018 AFSOC 01 Improved Display of Aircraft Datalink Information
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    Onboard datalink displays in a medium size, fixed wing aircraft do not provide information in standard formats. Present data equipment limitations are degrading aircrew’s situational awareness and e […]

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  • Research Topics logo of 2018 MARSOC TE 3 Portable Translator
    active 4 months ago

    Provide near real-time translation of text in multiple languages to/from English, including both inputted (keyboarded) text and scanned documents.

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  • Research Topics logo of 2018 MARSOC TE 2 Speech Translation
    active 4 months ago

    Identify, adapt, or develop man-portable technologies that provide multi-lingual and multi-dialect, real-time two way audio/reader interpreter/translator capability. The system should be capable of storing […]

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  • Research Topics logo of 2018 MARSOC HRP 4 Enhanced Nutrition and Supplementation
    active 4 months ago

    Develop technologies and products for smartphones, tablets, or laptops, which can help to maximize the evaluation of operators’ dietary habits, assess nutritional and vitamin deficiencies, recommend dietary […]

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