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Company Information:

Company Name:
SeaLandAire Technologies, Inc.
Address:
1510 Springport Rd Suite C
Jackson, MI 49202-1476
Phone:
(517) 784-8340
URL:
EIN:
383347517
DUNS:
5055582
Number of Employees:
23
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,224,915.90 24
SBIR Phase II $7,163,902.00 11

Award List:

Passive Acoustic Sensor System for Marine Mammal Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$68,629.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Mr. James Widenhofer
Abstract:
Protecting marine mammals from harm during Navy explosive operations is a high priority. A dedicated sensor system for field mitigation that has a high probability of detection, is flexible and can be tailored to fit the scope of an exercise is highly desirable. A preliminary examination of the… More

Low Cost Sonobuoy Technology Applied to Towed Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,328.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Mr. Joseph A. Sikora
Abstract:
The objective of this program is to develop a low cost hydrophone for use in towed line arrays. To this objective, Phase I will identify and develop hydrophone array assemblies using cost-effective hydrophone designs. This will be accomplished through the use of sonobuoy technology as related to… More

Station-Keeping Gateway Communications Buoy 'Gatekeeper'

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$68,514.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
David C. Sparks, President
Abstract:
As improvements are made to remote sensing platforms such as wake detection systems, surface communications for U.S. Navy submarines has become increasingly dangerous. Inserting an intermediate communications relay buoy at the surface would de-couple these otherwise vulnerable submarines, thereby… More

Multiple Source Capable Miniature Directional Acoustic Receiver

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
David C. Sparks, President
Abstract:
Due to the emerging threat of quiet diesel-electric submarines in the cluttered littoral environment, the Navy recognizes the need for an improved sensor system. Initial results from tests indicate that multistatic receivers used with high-power active sources can provide the enhanced performance… More

Threat Spectrum Direction Finding Unit

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$146,654.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
David C. Sparks, Vice President
Abstract:
A program is proposed to perform mission-adaptable, covert surveillance in various contested environments to localize vehicles and weapons fire. Development of a covert, air-deployable (UAV & A/C) sensor system capable of operating in diverse environments and coherently overlapping multiple types… More

Station-Keeping Gateway Communications Buoy 'Gatekeeper'

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$584,503.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
David Sparks, Pr. Engineer
Abstract:
SeaLandAire recognizes the importance of deploying a gateway buoy for long term communications relay in areas where mooring is not desirable. Such a system must overcome the dual difficulties of station keeping and energy harvesting to successfully achieve military utility. This system must also… More

Threat Spectrum Direction Finding Unit

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$743,509.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dennis A. Byrne, Principal Engineer
Abstract:
Today there is a need to perform mission-adaptable, covert surveillance in various contested environments to localize vehicles and weapons fire (mortar and rifle). Tomorrow's mission will be different depending upon the type of conflict and geographical location. Current sensor systems meet a… More

Miniaturized Commandable Impulsive Acoustic Source Technology for Multi-Static Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$78,541.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
David C. Sparks, President
Abstract:
The program objective is to develop innovative miniaturized sensors capable of outputting a single impulsive signal, or multiple smaller impulses, in sequential fashion for the purpose of conducting multi-static ASW missions. Most ASW aircraft utilize A-size (4.875"D x 36"L) sources. While these… More

Pier-Side, Bow Sonar Calibration Methodology for Wave Piercing Hull Forms

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,981.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Clarence Mast, Principal Systems Enginee
Abstract:
New wave-piercing hull designs and non-cylindrical arrays require a new methodology for calibration of bow sonars. Solutions must be portable and not add any deck fixtures that would increase the radar cross section of the hull. Unfortunately, the optimum separation between the ship sonar and the… More

Ultra Low Frequency (ULF) Sonobuoy

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,972.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Luke Belfie, Principal Mechanical Engineer
Abstract:
The technology developed under SBIR N07-121 will yield an air deployed, free floating acoustic sensor providing Ultra Low Frequency (ULF) performance in the ocean environment. The final product will conform to the Navy requirements for "A" size sonobuoys. Phase I will show proof of principle for… More

Unmanned Underwater Riverine Craft (UURC)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,968.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Brian Montague, Mechanical Engineer
Abstract:
There is an operational need to carry out clandestine surveillance tasks in Riverine and shallow water environments. Successful execution of these tasks will require an Unmanned Underwater Riverine Craft (UURC) with specialized capabilities. This response to SBIR072-040 will initiate development… More

Miniaturized Commandable Impulsive Acoustic Source Technology for Multi-Static Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,917.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Luke Belfie, Pr. Mechanical Engineer
Abstract:
The U. S. Navy has determined that Dense Field Multistatic processing could provide critical detection capability to fleet ASW capability. Affordable implementation of this technology will require miniature Sources and Receivers with ten to one size and weight reductions. Phase I of SBIR N06-041… More

Multiple Source Capable Miniature Directional Acoustic Receiver

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,882.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Luke Belfie, Program Manager
Abstract:
The U. S. Navy has determined that the development of Multiple Source Capable Miniature Directional Acoustic Receivers could help provide the enhanced performance necessary to operate in the unforgiving acoustic environment of littoral waters. Dense fields of miniature receivers, in conjunction… More

Precision High Alitude Sonobuoy Emplacement (PHASE)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,966.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Luke Belfie, Principal Mechanical Engineer
Abstract:
In today's anti submarine warfare (ASW), sonobuoy emplacement is necessary for target detection and tracking as improperly placed sonobuoys can create poor localization regions. The need for placement accuracy from higher altitudes will be required as the P-8A Poseidon comes on line. Sonobuoy… More

Unmanned Underwater Riverine Craft (UURC) - Novel Energy Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,840.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Brian Montague, Director of Engineering
Abstract:
Phase I efforts culminated in the recommendation that SeaLandAire's future research should focus on the dual challenges of propulsion and energy harvesting to facilitate persistent surveillance in a shallow water environment. Ultimately these issues both point to a fundamental limitation preventing… More

Data Fusion of Electric Field and Acoustic Data

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,989.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dennis Byrne, Principal Electrical Engi
Abstract:
Conventional acoustic ASW methods are limited in littoral regions, where multipath caused by widely varying sound speed profiles and cluttered boundary conditions is concurrent with high ambient noise. For this reason additional detection methods are desirable. Many potential targets of interest… More

Precision High Alitude Sonobuoy Emplacement (PHASE)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,837.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Stephen Ziegenfuss, Mechanical Engineer – (517) 784-8340
Abstract:
In today"s anti submarine warfare (ASW), sonobuoy emplacement is necessary for target detection and tracking as improperly placed sonobuoys can create poor localization regions. The need for placement accuracy from higher altitudes will be required as the P-8A Poseidon comes on line. Sonobuoy… More

Environmental Wideband Acoustic Receiver and Source (EWARS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,981.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jerry Cole, Director of Business Deve
Abstract:
The objective of this solicitation is to develop and demonstrate an innovative air-deployable source and receiver combination that is capable of characterizing the acoustic ocean environment over a wide range of frequencies from Navy Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft with the capability of… More

Innovative Structures for Sonobuoy Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,984.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Brian Montague, Director of Engineeing
Abstract:
Problem: Present sonobuoys such as the AN/SSQ-101 ADAR were designed for "standard" blue water ocean conditions using a highly idealized 90% current profile, with designs checked in simulation. As such, the sonobuoys do not perform optimally in all oceanographic conditions; for example, complex… More

High Gain Array of Velocity Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,929.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Luke Belfie, Principle Mechanical Engi
Abstract:
Most production sonobuoys are packaged in air-deployable, A-sized housings and are used as free-floating passive acoustic sensors. They provide good detection capability in a wide range of noise and threat conditions, but there are noise environments where improved detection capability is desirable.… More

Compact Energy Harvesting Power Supporting an

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Brian Montague, Director of Engineeing
Abstract:
Modern Air ASW operations are shifting to littoral areas typified by high ambient background levels, high reverberation and multipath, while targets are quieter than ever. One solution to retain the desired acoustic field performance in these challenging scenarios is to increase the sensor spatial… More

Covert Precision Aerial Delivery System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,980.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Stephen Ziegenfuss, Mechanical Engineer – (517) 784-8340
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: SeaLandAire Technologies and its team member CH Robotics propose to develop a 14 lb gliding vehicle capable of delivering a 20 lb payload. The vehicle will utilize a tandem wing arrangement. During transport, wings and stabilizers will be stored inside the glider, which will be designed… More

Compact, lightweight Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) with robust navigation and range for riverine reconnaissance

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,926.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Brian Montague, Director of Engineering – (517) 784-8340
Abstract:
An on-going need exists for a small lightweight Autonomous Underwater Vehicle capable of traversing, mapping and reporting data for shallow or remote waterways with difficult access. This bathymetry information must be referenced to above-water features such as obstructions, embankments, or waterway… More

Low Cost Hydrophones for Thin Line Towed Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,920.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Jerry Cole, Director of Business Deve – (517) 784-8340
Abstract:
Towed arrays are used extensively in the US Navy by both submarines and surface ships. Although present arrays are technologically advanced they are expensive to procure and operate. Significant cost reduction would be a major benefit. One of the primary cost drivers of the towed array is the… More

Person-Portable Micro-Hydropower System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,946.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Brian Montague, Director of Engineering – (517) 784-8340
Abstract:
Natural disasters occur around the world all too frequently. When they occur, humanitarian aid and disaster relief (HADR) is needed quickly even in inaccessible locations due to either the natural terrain, or in some cases due to the disaster itself. Due to the scope of these disasters, some form of… More

Embedded Sensors with Low Power Telemetry for Towed Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,879.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jerry Cole, Director of Business Deve – (517) 784-8340
Abstract:
Naval operations with towed arrays have identified areas for improvements including performance, power consumption and reliability. The SeaLandAire Technologies, Inc. / L-3 Chesapeake Sciences Corporation team will address these concerns by incorporating a cost effective, high performance, small… More

Small Unmanned Surface Vehicle Propulsion System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,900.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Stephen Ziegenfuss, Mechanical Engineer – (517) 784-8340
Abstract:
The US Navy has successfully developed a man-portable, X-class Unmanned Surface Vessel for shallow water coastal and riverine operations. Although the prototype USV has proven its utility during initial test and evaluation, several key technological hurdles remain. Increasing the top speed and… More

Covert Precision Aerial Delivery System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,979.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Stephen Ziegenfuss, Mechanical Engineer – (517) 784-8340
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: In today"s warfare, accurate payload placement is necessary to maintain the tactical advantage we have been fostering throughout our history. Continuing evolution in air to ground mission objectives has brought new opportunities to technologically evolve the state of the art in… More

Compact, lightweight Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) with robust navigation and range for riverine reconnaissance

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,929.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Brian Montague, Director of Engineering – (517) 784-8340
Abstract:
A small, lightweight, man-packable Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) would provide significant advantages for covert reconnaissance and mapping applications in riverine environments. Presently, the smallest AUVs used by the Navy are still too heavy (approximately 40 lbs dry weight) and were not… More

Check Range Sensor Pod

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,954.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
John Lien, Senior Research Scientist – (517) 784-8340
Abstract:
Undersea operational supremacy is foundational to continued U.S. security. This supremacy is partly rendered through clandestine operations. Though Navy submarine and surface ship signatures are measured at land-based silencing facilities or test ranges at sea, these signatures can degrade over time… More

Low Cost Hydrophones for Thin Line Towed Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,690.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Jerry Cole, Director of Business Deve – (517) 784-8340
Abstract:
Towed arrays are used extensively in the US Navy by both submarines and surface ships. Although present arrays are technologically advanced they are expensive to procure and operate. Significant cost reduction would be a major benefit. One of the primary cost drivers of the towed array is the… More

Offshore Wind Energy Resource Siting

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$94,996.90
Agency / Branch:
DOC / NOAA
Principal Investigator:
Stephen Ziegenfuss, Project Engineer – (517) 784-8340
Abstract:
Over the last decade, it has been noted that offshore wind energy resource development could prove extensively valuable in many areas of our nation’s growth, including continued diversification of our energy supply, more options for cost-competitive electricity in coastal and Great Lakes regions,… More

Embedded Sensors with Low Power Telemetry for Towed Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$400,479.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jerry Cole, Transducer Engineer – (517) 784-8340
Abstract:
The U.S. Navy is interested in improving the capability and reliability of towed arrays by embedding low power telemetry electronics into the same package as the hydrophone/sensors. The telemetry electronics will be located inside a pressure housing that will contribute to increased reliability.… More

High Efficiency Electric Power Manager for Man-Portable Photovoltaic Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,985.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Dennis Byrne, Staff Electrical Engineer – (517) 784-8340
Abstract:
Energy is the backbone of modern warfighters in today"s environment. Solders currently carry as much as 15-20 pounds of batteries. Effective management of these batteries and an efficient means of charging these batteries is extremely important. Currently Lithium-Ion batteries such as the… More

Small Unmanned Surface Vehicle Propulsion System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$435,337.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Stephen Ziegenfuss, Principal Investigator – (517) 784-8340
Abstract:
The US Navy has successfully developed a man-portable, X-class Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) for shallow water coastal and riverine operations. Although the prototype USV has proven its utility during initial test and evaluation, several key technological hurdles remain. Increasing the top speed and… More