We propose the creation and testing of a global (or at least theater level) precision underwater navigation system for underwater vehicles, making using of small, low-cost autonomous sailing platforms, such as the SubSeaSail, as the “ocean cube sats."
Primary Application Area: Autonomy, Mobility, Space, Defense
Technology Development Status: Concept
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 1
Vetted Programs/Awards: AOS has worked on multiple underwater precision navigation system programs for ONR, NUWC, and DARPA, including but not limited to, the DARPA POSYDON program. SSS has been recognized as one of the top 100 global ocean tech companies by Marine Technology Reporter, the leading marine tech industry trade magazine
Organization Type: Mid-stage Startup (A or B)
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
External Funding to Date: Self-funded by three U.S. citizen owners: 500k in startup costs.