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Company Information:

Name: GREAT LAKES SOUND & VIBRATION, INC.
Address: 47140 N Main St.
Houghton, MI 49931
Located in HUBZone: Yes
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (906) 482-7535

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $267,327.00 3
SBIR Phase II $749,903.00 1

Award List:

Vehicle Acoustic Signature Reduction¿

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Stephen E. Polakowski, President
Award Amount: $69,986.00
Abstract:
US troops are beginning to discover tactical advantages offered by quiet vehicles. This is partially due to the recent deployment of the Stryker. As a result, requests to reduce vehicle noise are becoming more frequent. The HMMWV will be used as a basis for developing an acoustic signature… More

APU Silencing Technology Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Steven G. Mattson, Chief Engineer – (906) 482-7535
Award Amount: $99,353.00
Abstract:
Auxiliary power units (APU) offer potential to improve operational efficiency and provide significant tactical advantage for surveillance missions conducted from land vehicle platforms. Current installations have resulted in higher than acceptable noise levels, adversely impacting the ability to… More

Development of affordable high-performing passive exhaust systems and manufacturing technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Stephen Polakowski, President – (906) 482-7535
Award Amount: $97,988.00
Abstract:
Exhaust systems have a significant impact on performance of the vehicle, from the automotive perspective, to its acoustic signature. The soldier wants all the power available for mobility, yet has to pay attention to the noise signature that can be detected by human and sensor devices. Military… More

APU Silencing Technology Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Steven G. Mattson, Chief Engineer – (906) 482-7535
Award Amount: $749,903.00
Abstract:
Auxiliary power units (APU) offer potential to improve operational efficiency and provide significant tactical advantage for surveillance missions conducted from land vehicle platforms. Current installations have resulted in higher than acceptable noise levels, adversely impacting the ability to… More