Non-GPS Sonobouy Positioning System
Navy SBIR FY2008.2

Sol No.: Navy SBIR FY2008.2
Topic No.: N08-151
Topic Title: Non-GPS Sonobouy Positioning System
Proposal No.: N082-151-1078
Firm: SensorCom, Inc.
1 Park Place
Suite 300
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
Contact: Nate Rivera
Phone: (410) 571-9425
Web Site:
Abstract: A proposal for the design and development of an aircraft based radio frequency emitter geo-location system to be used to mark the location of ocean deployed sonobuoys. This study will investigate a number of different emitter location techniques including TDOA, FDOA, and other hybrid geo-location techniques in order to determine optimal solution for use in operational aircraft. This proposal will investigate non-gps based solutions.
Benefits: Permit U.S. Navy to accurately locate and track deployed sonobuoys. Commercially this technology can be used for any radio sources, e.g., emergency beacons.