Middle Game Localization Utilizing Air Deployable Active Receiver (ADAR)
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DOD / NAVY
The Navy has determined that manning is the single largest cost component in naval operations, and has mandated that crew size on future ships be reduced dramatically. NSWCCD believes opportunities exist to employ automation technology to replace sailorsin what is perhaps the Navy's most manpower-intensive process -- the handling of cargo from pierside warehouses through a series of supply ships to the ultimate point of use on a forward-deployed surface combatant.In its SBIR Phase I project, Agile Systems Inc. developed preliminary designs for an automated stowage and retrieval system capable of providing random access to palletized and containerized weapons and stores within the magazines and holds of navalvessels, and securing those payloads for sea. Designated
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AGILE SYSTEMS, INC.
3050 Clover Road Bethel, OH 45106
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