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  • Research Topics logo of 2021 NSWG 31 Dry Combat Submersible Fatigue/Stress Management (2 EOIs Received)
    Active 6 days, 18 hours ago

    The Navy’s Dry Combat Submersible (DCS), a new small submersible operated by a crew of 2 and capable of transporting 8 additional passengers. New sensors, equipment, and techniques including networked data c […]

    Private Research Topic / 1 member
  • Research Topics logo of 2021 NSWG 37 Dry Combat Submersible Smart Tow Cable (1 EOI Received)
    Active 6 days, 18 hours ago

    The Navy’s Dry Combat Submersible (DCS) is a new small submersible operated by a crew of 2 and capable of transporting 8 additional passengers. During missions, the DCS may be towed by other craft. A means to p […]

    Private Research Topic / 1 member
  • Research Topics logo of 2021 USASOC 36 Quiet Drone (1 EOI Received)
    Active 6 days, 18 hours ago

    Small quadcopter drones have significant noise sources. Quiet drones are needed for various tasks. A system that reduces drone noise is needed using aerodynamic, mechanical, or electrical modifications, acoustic […]

    Private Research Topic / 1 member
  • Research Topics logo of 2021 USASOC 34 Remote Drone Recharging (1 EOI Recieved)
    Active 6 days, 18 hours ago

    Provide a small, portable, self contained recharging system that allows quadcopter drones to locate, land, and be electrically recharged so that they may fly multiple sorties.

    Private Research Topic / 1 member
  • Research Topics logo of 2021 NSWG 32 Dry Combat Submersible Atmospheric Monitoring, Conditioning, and Purification (2 EOIs R
    Active 6 days, 19 hours ago

    The Navy’s Dry Combat Submersible (DCS), a new small submersible operated by a crew of 2 and capable of transporting 8 additional passengers. The DCS has limited ability to condition, purify, or monitor its i […]

    Private Research Topic / 1 member
  • Research Topics logo of 2021 NSWG 38 Dry Combat Submersible Salinity Specific Configurations (1 EOI recieved)
    Active 6 days, 19 hours ago

    The Navy’s Dry Combat Submersible (DCS) is a new small submersible operated by a crew of 2 and capable of transporting 8 additional passengers. It is able to operate in both fresh and salt water, however the DCS h […]

    Private Research Topic / 1 member
  • Research Topics logo of 2021 USASOC 311 Electrical Service Monitor
    Active 1 month, 1 week ago

    A means is desired to monitor the electrical service for dwellings and buildings to characterize the power usage of various electrical devices and components. A prototype and demonstration is desired.

    Private Research Topic / 1 member
  • Research Topics logo of 2021 USASOC 310 Oscillator Detection
    Active 1 month, 1 week ago

    A small, handheld means is needed to detect the presence of micro-oscillator circuits through structures and from a distance. A prototype and demonstration is desired.

    Private Research Topic / 1 member
  • Research Topics logo of 2021 USASOC 39 Dog Communicator
    Active 1 month, 1 week ago

    A means is desired to transmit dog handler commands to a search dog that can not be readily detected by others. In addition, audio and video data are to be sent back from the dog to the handler by means that are […]

    Private Research Topic / 1 member
  • Research Topics logo of 2021 USASOC 38 Polarization Analyzer
    Active 1 month, 1 week ago

    A means is desired to detect man-made objects among a background of natural materials by characterizing changes in the polarization of reflected natural light.

    Private Research Topic / 1 member
  • Research Topics logo of 2021 USASOC 37 Portable Ultrasonic Survey
    Active 1 month, 1 week ago

    In the field, acoustic emissions of interest may occur in frequency ranges outside of normal human hearing sensitivity. A small, portable means to detect and classify various ultrasonic emissions is desired.

    Private Research Topic / 1 member
  • Research Topics logo of 2021 USASOC 35 Virtual Maintenance and Training Tool
    Active 1 month, 1 week ago

    Provide the means for operators to do field maintenance, repair, and training tasks with reference and guidance from individually worn virtual equipment (a visor). Enable remote connectivity where instructors […]

    Private Research Topic / 1 member
  • Research Topics logo of 2021 USASOC 33 Self Learning Sensor Network
    Active 1 month, 1 week ago

    Create a self-learning network that can characterize and classify seismic and acoustic signals from remote sensors dispersed over an area. Network shall be able to do correlation and geolocation tasks. Integration […]

    Private Research Topic / 1 member
  • Research Topics logo of 2021 USASOC 32 Agile SDR + FPGA
    Active 1 month, 1 week ago

    Provide a small portable software defined radio (SDR) device that can sweep in conjunction with FPGA Fully Programmable Gate Arrays to identify RF signals and create a history of their bearing, frequency, waveform […]

    Private Research Topic / 1 member
  • Research Topics logo of 2021 USASOC 31 Unremarkable Disruption
    Active 1 month, 1 week ago

    Provide a small cheap device that can receive and modify digital signals (WIFI, RF, BT, etc) and transmit “unremarkable” disruptions to selected cell phone and WiFi devices such that the users have com […]

    Private Research Topic / 1 member
  • Research Topics logo of 2021 NSWG 314 Dry Combat Submersible Handheld Deck Box Controller
    Active 1 month, 1 week ago

    The Navy’s Dry Combat Submersible (DCS) is a new small submersible. Prior to reaching a dive area, the DCS is often maneuvered via a basic, semi-portable topside controller connected to the DCS by a cable. A new D […]

    Private Research Topic / 1 member
  • Research Topics logo of 2021 NSWG 313 Dry Combat Submersible External Data Bus Architecture
    Active 1 month, 1 week ago

    The Navy’s Dry Combat Submersible (DCS) is a new small submersible operated by a crew of 2 and capable of transporting 8 additional passengers. DCS systems and components located external to the pressure hull h […]

    Private Research Topic / 1 member
  • Research Topics logo of 2021 NSWG 39 Dry Combat Submersible Sanitary Solutions
    Active 1 month, 1 week ago

    The Navy’s Dry Combat Submersible (DCS) is a new small submersible operated by a crew of 2 and capable of transporting 8 additional passengers. An onboard bio-waste management system is needed. A design i […]

    Private Research Topic / 1 member
  • Research Topics logo of 2021 NSWG 312 Dry Combat Submersible Internal Network
    Active 1 month, 1 week ago

    The Navy’s Dry Combat Submersible (DCS) is a new small submersible operated by a crew of 2 and capable of transporting 8 additional passengers. The DCS has 3 internal compartments, but only the command c […]

    Private Research Topic / 1 member
  • Research Topics logo of 2021 NSWG 311 Dry Combat Submersible Command Seat Redesign
    Active 1 month, 1 week ago

    The Navy’s Dry Combat Submersible (DCS) is a new small submersible operated by a crew of 2 and capable of transporting 8 additional passengers. Two crew members sit in at the command station of the DCS. A new s […]

    Private Research Topic / 1 member