Our recent DOD work involves underwater vehicle tracking systems for NAVAIR, detecting submarines via smart sensor system for DARPA, design and development of submarine hatch cofferdam for ONR, and development of new hatch materials and process recommendations for the 2020 Missile Defense, IED and Torpedo technology.  Details follow.
 

PEL Associates Wins Phase II SBIR Award FROM DARPA
To Continue Development Of Anti-Submarine Sensor System


University of Connecticut at Groton at the new technology building  - Dr. Morton L. Wallach, President and CEO of PEL Associates announces that PEL Associates has won a Phase II SBIR $750K Award from DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

This work sponsored by DARPA involves “Anti-Submarine Sensor/Communication Package Development” including system design, and manufacturing feasibility. Proof- of-concept was established in Phase I. Phase II is a two year effort involving sensor prototype development, pilot manufacturing demonstration, and joint U.S. Navy field testing. PEL Associates is located at the Marine Sciences & Technology Center at Uconn-Avery Point.

The selection letter from DARPA SBIR Program Manager states “DARPA’s SBIR Program results in R&D Proposals from many of the Nations’ top scientific and engineering firms; in light of which your selection represents a significant accomplishment.”

PEL Associates (http://www.pelassociates.com) provides technology and engineering services for industrial, marine and defense requirements. Key activities focus on advanced materials and processing, frequently keyed to new designs providing innovative functionality. PEL has served over 200 clients and several Connecticut companies including Sikorsky Aircraft, Electric Boat, and Dow Chemical as well as ONR, DARPA, and NAVAIR.
 

PEL Associates Receives SBIR Award From NAVAIR      
To Develop Underwater Vehicle Sensor Tracking System


University of Connecticut at Groton at the new technology building:  Dr. Morton L. Wallach, President and CEO of PEL Associates announces that PEL Associates has received a Phase I SBIR $100K Award from the Naval Air Warfare Center with potential follow-on to $750K.

This work sponsored by NAVAIR involves "Noncooperative Tracking of Underwater Vehicle" including prediction of system performance capabilities and quantification of system design tradeoffs. Objectives require innovative devices which will detect and track underwater vehicles and reduce the adversary's ability to hide, take evasive maneuvers, or conduct tactical operations. PEL is located at the Marine Sciences Technical Center at the University of Connecticut in Groton, CT.

PEL Associates (http://www.pelassociates.com) provides technology services to industrial, marine and defense applications. Key activities focus on advanced materials and processing, frequently keyed to new designs providing innovative functionality. Current developments involve novel smart sensors, smart/self-renewable coatings and composites. Other PEL activities include product and market development, process optimization, manufacturing support, technology transfer, and strategic planning.

PEL Associates Receives SBIR Award From DARPA
To Develop Anti-Submarine Sensor System

University of Connecticut at Groton at the new technology building:  Dr. Morton L. Wallach, President and CEO of PEL Associates announces that PEL Associates has received a Phase I SBIR $100K Award from the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency with potential follow-on to $750K.

Work for DARPA involves "Anti-Submarine Sensor/Communication Package Development" including system design, manufacturing feasibility, and proof of concept. PEL is located at the Marine Sciences Technical Center at the University of Connecticut in Groton, CT.

PEL Associates Receives SBIR Award To Design
Submarine Escape Trunk Cofferdam

University of Connecticut at Groton at the new technology building: - Dr. Morton L. Wallach, President and CEO of PEL Associates announces that PEL Associates has received a Phase I SBIR Award from the Office of Naval Research.  The work sponsored by Sublant involves "Submarine Forward Escape Trunk Cofferdam" system design and installation. PEL Associates enjoyed contributions from JMS Naval Architects and Salvage Engineers currently collocated at the Marine Sciences and Technology Center at the University of Connecticut in Groton, CT.

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