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Micro-UUV Delivery - August 2016

Adaptive Methods

Adaptive Methods’ DET UUV took delivery of the first micro-UUV built by Riptide Autonomous Solutions (of Pembroke, MA) for a commercial company. CEO of Riptide, Jeff Smith, and CEO of Adaptive Methods, Barclay Roman …

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Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) DEMO DAY - August 2016

Adaptive Methods Inc. of Centreville, VA demonstrated Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) autonomous control during their UUV Demo Day at the Trinity Center pond in Centreville, VA.  The Detachment UUV Team (DetUUV), led by Mr. Lewis Hart, conducted a series of fully autonomous mission sorties to showcase autonomy framework and autonomous behavior development under SBIR and corporate funding sources.

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Navy Opportunity Forum - May 2016

Engineers from Adaptive Methods, Inc. of Centreville, VA demonstrated several advanced technologies at this years Navy Opportunity Forum held 17-19 May.

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SUBTECH Presentation Selection - May 2016

For the second year in a row, Adaptive Methods, Inc. of Centreville, VA was selected by COMSUBFOR to exhibit and demonstrate technologies and concepts of operations (CONOPS) involving undersea platforms and systems, including Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (UUV).

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Strike Group Active Sonar Exploitation Phase II SBIR Award- March 2016

Adaptive Methods, Inc. of Centreville, VA was awarded a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract under topic N111-041 Strike Group Active Sonar Exploitation.  Under this initiative, Adaptive Methods leverages off-board sources using bistatic (or equivalently multistatic) sonar to improve AN/SQQ-89 strike group ASW capabilities in a number of tactically relevant scenarios, some of which are discussed in the Phase I report.

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Phase II SBIR Awarded - Submarine Operations and Risk Management - January 2016

Adaptive Methods, Inc. of Centreville, VA was awarded a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract under topic N131-044, Mission Planning Application for Submarine Operations and Risk Management.  Under this initiative, Adaptive Methods and the Pennsylvania State University Applied Research Laboratory Laboratory (ARL/PSU) will continue development of open framework approaches to autonomy for UUV applications.

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Automated Acoustic Monitoring System Phase I - August 2015

Adaptive Methods, Inc. of Centreville, VA was awarded a Phase 1 SBIR contract under topic N151-030 Automated Acoustic Monitoring System.  This research proposes development of a smart system for automated acoustic monitoring will provide advanced information on sensor health, significantly increasing the abilities of operators to manage sensor health while reducing the overall workload associated with sensor management.

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Phase 1 SBIR - Virtual Medical Concierge Application. - July 2015

Adaptive Methods, Inc. of Centreville, VA was awarded a Phase 1 SBIR contract under topic DHP15-003 Virtual Medical Concierge Application.

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Innovative Active Sonar Signal Processing - Phase I SBIR - July 2015

Adaptive Methods, Inc. of Centreville, VA was awarded a Phase 1 SBIR contract for innovative active sonar signal processing. Current adaptive signal processing algorithms suffer from sample support limitations due to the rapidly changing active environment.

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Phase I Award - Experimental Noise Measurement System for Ship Sonar Design - July 2015

Adaptive Methods, Inc. of Centreville, VA was awarded a Phase 1 STTR contract under topic N15A-T015 Experimental Noise Measurement System for Ship Sonar Design.

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Fat Line Towed Array Straightening System - June 2015

Adaptive Methods Inc. of Centreville, VA participated in the Navy’s 2015 Transition Assistance Program (TAP) with our Phase II topic, N121-074 Fat Line Towed Array Straightening System.  The TAP offers small businesses technology transition/commercialization assistance by providing the services of a business acceleration manager, a market researcher, and others to accelerate the transition of technology.

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Threat Suitability Tactical Decision Aid for Anti-Submarine Warfare - Phase II Award - June 2015

Adaptive Methods, Inc. of Centreville, VA was awarded a Phase 1 SBIR contract under topic N151-054 Threat Suitability Tactical Decision Aid for Anti-Submarine Warfare.  This research proposes to define, design, and develop innovative approaches, methods, and software Tactical Decision Aids (TDAs) to evaluate suitability and likelihood of opposing force (OPFOR) Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) threat operations.

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Improving the Physics of Applied Reverberation Models Phase II Awarded - April 2015

Adaptive Methods, Inc. of Centreville, VA was awarded a Phase II STTR contract under topic N13A-026 Improving the Physics of Applied Reverberation Models.

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Improved Detection, Localization, and Classification of Torpedoes Award - March 2015

Adaptive Methods, Inc. of Centreville, VA was awarded a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract under topic N131-047 Improved Detection, Localization, and Classification of Torpedoes.  This research will demonstrate opportunities to use the hull-mounted sensor to increase the probability of detecting torpedoes and to reduce false torpedo alerts.

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Phase II SBIR Awarded - Research in advanced adaptive processing - February 2015

Adaptive Methods, Inc. of Centreville, VA was awarded a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract under topic N131-050 LFA and CLFA Acoustic Sensors to continue research in advanced adaptive processing for active signal detection.

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Tactical Picture Development Phase II Awarded - January 2014

Adaptive Methods, Inc. of Centreville, VA was awarded a Phase II SBIR contract to continue research for common tactical picture development under N112-131, Data Fusion for USW Common Tactical Picture.  This research addresses the challenges presented by multiple tactical pictures being fielded via various Navy systems that attempt to provide a “Common Tactical Picture”(CTP). These redundant and overlapping capabilities …

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Visualization Framework for Navy Tactical Applications Phase II - January 2014

Adaptive Methods, Inc. of Centreville, VA was awarded a Phase II SBIR contract to continue research for tactical application visualization technology under N111-045 Visualization Framework for Navy Tactical Applications.

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Tactical Sonar Data Fusion - Phase III Awarded - December 2009

Adaptive Methods, Inc. of Centreville, VA was awarded a Phase III Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract under topic N02-152, entitled “Environmental Mission Planner.”

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Phase III Awarded - Environmental Mission Planner - January 2009

Adaptive Methods, Inc. of Centreville, VA was awarded a Phase III Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract under topic N01-127, entitled “Tactical Sonar Data Fusion.”

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