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Contract #: N0016718D0006P00001
General Scope: Designed, Evaluated, and Fabricated a Passive Heave Compensated Davit
Date of Contract Issue:
8-8-18
Contract Amount: $5,215,500
Contracting Agency: NSWC Carderock Division
Point of Contact: Vernon Kerns (757)-462-3551

  1. Developed design, evaluated using FEA, prototyped, tested, and manufactured a carbon fiber passive heave compensated davit system for the launch and recovery of REMUS 600 unmanned undersea vehicles
  2. Utilized the process of vacuum resin infusion
  3. LBI Inc. designed PHCD system weighs under 500 lbs. replacing the current 2000 lb. system

Contract #: N66001-03-D-0005
General Scope: Designed, Evaluated, and Fabricated Shallow and Very Shallow Water Fairings
Date of Contract Issue:
9-24-03
Contract Amount: $5,932,885
Contract Type: Firm Fixed Price
Point of Contact: Dean Dickau Email: dean.dickau@navy.mil ph: 619-553-5585

  1. Developed concept, designed, and tested very shallow water fairing (VSWF) and shallow water fairing (SWF)
  2. Both VSWF and SWF were put into production for the fleet

Contract #: N66001-09-M-H099
General Scope: Designed, Evaluated, and Fabricated Deep Water Fairing
Date of Contract Issue:
07-14-09
Contract Amount: $149,900
Point of Contact: Cynthia Horriat; cynthia@horriat@navy.mil

  1. Successful completion of very shallow water fairing and shallow water fairing led to follow on contract for MK-87, MK-88 Deep Water Fairing
  2. Developed a vacuum compression molded fairing to hold a dolphin delivered charge for deep water mines
  3. LBI Inc. developed structural internal components to withstand the crushing force at deep water depths
  4. Deep water fairing was produced for the fleet

Contract #: N65540-13-D-0023
General Scope: Designed and Fabricated Deep Draft Camel Separators for Mooring of all Submarine Classes
Date of Contract Issue:
9-20-13
Contract Amount: $27,661,389.50
Contracting Agency: NSWC Carderock Division Philadelphia
Point of Contact: Louis J. DiStefano; Email: louis.distefano@nvy.mil; Ph: (215) 897-7868

  1. LBI Inc. developed an original design that met all the structural, corrosion, coatings and cathodic protection procedure of NAVSEA
  2. LBI Inc. structurally analyzed design using FEA
  3. Design was selected and produced for Naval bases of: Pearl Harbor, Norfolk, and Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery Maine.

Contract #: N66001-11-C-0005
General Scope: Designed and tested Large Displacement Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (LDUUV)
Date of Contract Issue:
12-22-10
Contract Amount: $700,000
Contract Type: Firm Fixed Price

Point of Contact: Kirina Cantre  Email: kirina.cantre@navy.mil  ph: 619-553-4519

  1. Research, design, develop, and evaluate variable buoyancy technology for LDUUV designed to operate at depths of 1000 meters
  2. Develop and test towed body mockup (TBM) aslos known as LDUUV-1
  3. Perform modifications to 11m RHIB test craft
  4. Develop low profile surface buoy, utilizing a methanol fuel cell for sensors and battery charging

Contract #: N00014-11-M-0021 SBIR Phase I
General Scope: Designed and Performed Hydrodynamic Analysis for Towed Array Control Module (TACM)
Date of Contract Issue:
10-13-10
Contract Amount: $100,000
Contract Type: Firm Fixed Price
Point of Contact: Frank Kennedy Email: frank.j.kennedy@navy.mil  ph: 703-696-2440

  1. Identify key design issues and develop detailed requirements for towed array control module (TACM)
  2. Fabricate bench-top model of components and test
  3. Develop configuration of control surfaces, weights, volumes, buoyancy engine, and actuators
  4. Conduct performance analysis of hydrodynamics

Contract #: N00014-11-C-0421 SBIR Phase II
General Scope: Designed and Developed Air Deployable Underwater Glider
Date of Contract Issue:
6-17-11
Contract Amount: $1,738,286
Contract Type: Cost Plus Fixed Fee

Point of Contact: Cheryl Nagowski; Email: cheryl.nagowski@navy.mil; ph: 703-588-2784

  1. Design and Develop an air deployable underwater glider that cyclically descends and ascends using a buoyancy engine powered on-board energy source to a depth of 1000 meters
  2. LBI has developed and fabricated a prototype 12.75” diameter and a 5” diameter Underwater Gliders
  3. The gliders are required to fit in an “A” size Sonobuoy tube and a 12.75” launch tube in a Navy P-3 and P-8 Aircraft
  4. The development of these vehicles requires very precise buoyancy and trim control and the development of buoyancy engines

Contract #: N00014-10-0397
General Scope: Developed 12.75” ROV and Developed LDUUV-2, an Innovative Naval Prototype
Date of Contract Issue:
9-8-10
Contract Amount: $5,065,058
Contract Type: Cost Plus Fixed Fee
Point of Contact: Cheryl Nagowski Email: cheryl.nagowski@navy.mil  ph: 703-588-2784

  1. Developed, designed, prototyped, and tested a 12.75” diameter remotely operated vehicle (ROV)
  2. Developed, designed, and tested LDUUV-2 which was designated an INP (innovative naval prototype) “Large Displacement Underwater Unmanned Vehicle”
  3. Developed and tested 7.5” UUV surrogate

Contract #: N00014-10-M-0110 SBIR Phase I
General Scope: Developed and Tested a Station Keeping Low Visibility Craft (SK-LVC)
Date of Contract Issue:
3-25-10
Contract Amount: $100,000
Contract Type: Firm Fixed Price

Point of Contact: Stephen Nichols  Email: Stephen.j.nichols@navy.mil  ph: 703-696-4336

  1. Develop Station Keeping-Low Visibility Craft (SK-LVC) for the capability of clandestine long-term persistence, high speed maneuvering, and low visible transit and deployment of various sensors, UUVs and UAVs.
  2. Develop mission-related modifications to basic LVC concept, including hull, propulsion, command, control and communication systems for the identified requirements.
  3. Evaluate effectiveness of developed concept with respect to low visibility and persistence as related to the identified mission requirements.
  4. Develop preliminary design including power and propulsion systems.
  5. Evaluate effectiveness of preliminary design with respect to reduced visibility in the un-ballasted, ballasted and semi-submerged configurations. Evaluate radar cross-section in un-ballasted, ballasted and semi-submerged conditions.
  6. Evaluate the persistence with respect to energy budget and endurance.
  7. Investigate techniques for reducing radiated noise and IR emissions.

Contract #: N00014-10-C-0155
General Scope: Developed Test and Evaluation Programs for LVC and UUVs
Date of Contract Issue:
1-8-10
Contract Amount: $749,337
Contract Type: Cost Plus Fixed Fee
Point of Contact: Surlean Darby  Email: surlean.d.darby@navy.com  ph:  703-696-9257

  1. Develop test and evaluation programs for LVC and UUV.  Prepare LVC and run tests. Improve reliability of operation of LVC and UUV vehicles based on lessons learned from testing.
  2. Obtain GFE RHIB research tender and outfit for launch, observation, control, and retrieval of LVC and powered tow body (PTB) craft.
  3. Develop database for design and test data.
  4. Develop test and evaluation programs for LVC and PTB.
  5. Identify and prepare site and equipment for tests, gain access and necessary permits, move necessary equipment to site.
  6. Process test data and evaluate.

Contract #: N00014-09-C-0429
General Scope: Designed an LVC for the Launch and Recovery of UUVs
Date of Contract Issue:
3-1-09
Contract Amount: $325,000
Contract Type: Firm Fixed Price

Point of Contact: Jennifer Williams Email: jennifer.williams@navy.com  ph: 703-588-2429

  1. Design calculations for Low Visibility Craft (LVC) to launch, recover and transport 7.5” and 12.75” UUV
    1. Displacement.
    2. Longitudinal Center of Buoyancy.
    3. Longitudinal Center of gravity.
    4. Vertical center of gravity.
    5. Weights and movements.
    6. Stability.
  2. Develop prototype hull.
  3. Develop structural design.
  4. Propulsion and control systems designed utilizing COTS sail drive propulsion units modified to accept electrical drive motors and a bearing and mount system to all directional thrust.

Airborne Expendable Buoys (AXIB) SBIR Phase I
General Scope: Designed and Fabricated Air Deployable Expendable Buoys (AXiB)
Contract #:
DOCDG133R06CN0146
Date of Contract Issue: 7-17-06
Contract Amount: $95,000
Point of Contact: Robin L Prather  Email: robin.prather@noaa.gov  ph: 301-713-0820 x126

  1. Develop power requirements and identify candidate batteries for the proposed instrument package.
  2. Define subsystem weight and volume requirements and develop requirements for the buoy hull.
  3. Identify parachute system providing acceptable launch, stability, and decent rate, given previously developed buoy weight and configuration.
  4. Develop air deployment scheme and determine shock and impact loads.
  5. Refine buoy hull specifications for ice and waterborne applications.
  6. Design and fabricate erection leg mechanism.
  7. Design and fabricate meteorological mast deployment system.
  8. Design and fabricate the ice anchor system.
  9. Conduct tests of erection and ice anchoring mechanisms.
  10. Develop performance and cost estimates for design and production.

Airborne Expendable Buoys (AXIB) SBIR Phase II
General Scope: Optimized AXiB Design and Sensor Payloads
Contract #:
DOCDG133R07CN0192
Date of Contract Issue: 8-15-07
Contract Amount: $400,000
Point of Contact: Robin L Prather  Email: robin.prather@noaa.gov  ph: 301-713-0820 x126

  1. Redefine hull requirements based upon Phase I results and the needs of the National Ice Center.
  2. Develop the sensor and associated ARGOS communications package.
  3. Develop improvements to sensor/electronics, power and hull based upon results of testing.

Airborne Expandable Severe Environment Buoy (AXSEB) (Hurricane Buoy) SBIR Phase I
General Scope: Developed Design for Hurricane Buoy System (AXSEB)
Contract #:
DOCDG133R07CN0169
Date of Contract Issue: 7-16-07
Contract Amount: $95,000
Point of Contact: Robin L Prather  Email: robin.prather@noaa.gov  ph: 301-713-0820 x126

  1. Develop requirements for Surface Float, and determine instrumentation, sensors and power size and weight requirements.
  2. Investigate meteorological sensor with respect to their submergibility.
  3. Investigate thermistor chain technology.
  4. Develop cable strength requirements.
  5. Develop mock-up of surface float with remote communication package.
  6. Determine cycle time and sprint-and-drift mode and settling time of array during transition between towing and drifting modes.
  7. Develop performance and cost estimates for design and production.

Contract #: N66001-03-M-D014
General Scope: Fabricated LVC Hulls and Components
Date of Contract Issue:
12-17-02
Contract Amount: $99,975

  1. Designed and fabricated 5 manned Low Visibility Craft (LVC) structural hulls and internal components

Contract #: N66001-99-C-0047
General Scope: Designed and Fabricated Rockan Mine Simulators
Date of Contract Issue:
11-10-1999
Contract Amount: $134,000

  1. Designed and produced Rockan mine simulators

Contract #: N66001-01-C-0026
General Scope: Produced Manta E+T,SM/FD mines
Date of Contract Issue:
8-15-01
Contract Amount: $437,088

  1. Produce Manta exploitable E+T mine shapes
  2. Produce Manta SM/FD replicas

Contract #: N66001-11-P-5325
General Scope: Developed a Launch and Recovery System for LVC
Date of Contract Issue:
2-25-11
Contract Amount: $106,100

  1. Develop and produce payload transport system
  2. Launch and recover system to launch and recover Low Visibility Craft (LVC) from an 11m RHIB

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