Tech Scouting – Acoustic Release Bottom Unit

Tech Scouting – Acoustic Release Bottom Unit

401 Tech Bridge is conducting a Tech Scouting effort to procure Acoustic Release Bottom Units for test and evaluation.

Please reach out to 401 Tech Bridge at info@401techbridge.org if you have any questions.

Evaluation of Technical Quality:

The evaluation criteria for this CTI is based on the proof-of-concept meeting the requirements specified in the tasking OR by demonstrating a subset of the requirements with a feasible plan to meet all requirements in a future proof-of-concept or prototype.

Task

Identify and procure (3) Acoustic Release Bottom Units for government test and evaluation.

Requirements include:

Two units (of the same make/model to interact with the same surface unit):

  • 2 year operational time minimum
  • Release load of 350 kg
  • Maximum ocean depth of 3,500
  • Meters or greater
  • Alkaline batteries
  • User replaceable battery
  • Acoustic comms to deck unit to indicate tilted angle, upright condition and release confirmation

 

One Unit:

  • Lightweight/smaller diameter for small boat deployments
  • Maximum ocean depth of 3,500 Meters or greater
  • Maximum release load of 250 kg
  • Lift load at least 750 kg
  • The battery life >1 year
  • Alkaline batteries
  • User replaceable battery
  • Acoustic comms to deck unit to indicate tilted angle, upright condition and release confirmation

 

Deliverables:

Identify potential solutions and associated vendors that can address this need. Coordinate calls to review costs, timetable and logistics.

Tech Scouting - Acoustic Release Bottom Units

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