12/1/2017: Cooperative Research and Development Agreement – Cellular phone geolocation development

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8/29/2017: Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with American Underwater Contractors, Inc.

The Coast Guard is seeking public comment on its intent to enter into a CRADA with American Underwater Contractors, Inc. (AUC) to develop, demonstrate, evaluate and document the use of environmentally friendly buoy mooring systems (line and anchor) attached to a navigational buoy to determine the feasibility and practicality of the Coast Guard using both helix (screw) anchors and elastic mooring lines in environmentally sensitive areas.


6/14/2016: Cooperative Research and Development Agreement: Small unmanned aircraft systems research

The Coast Guard announced its intent to enter into a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with several companies to evaluate small unmanned aircraft systems and their airborne sensors, to determine their potential for use in a maritime environment by a first responder and Department of Homeland Security operational components.


6/14/2016: Cooperative Research and Development Agreement: Laser eye protection

The Coast Guard announced its intent to enter into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Metamaterials Technologies USA Inc. to evaluate and test the advantages, disadvantages, required technology enhancements, performance, costs and other issues associated with LEP technology.


6/14/2016: Cooperative Research and Development Agreement: Diesel outboard engine development

The Coast Guard announced its intent to enter into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Cox Powertrain (Cox) to evaluate and test the advantages, disadvantages, required technology enhancements, performance, costs and other issues associated with diesel outboard engine technology.


3/18/2016: Cooperative research and development agreement – Robotic aircraft for maritime public safety

The Coast Guard announces its intent to enter into a cooperative research and development agreement with several companies to evaluate small unmanned aircraft systems and their airborne sensors, to determine their potential for use in a maritime environment.


1/12/2016: Cooperative research and development agreement – Broadband cellular and satellite communications exploratory development

The Coast Guard announces its intent to enter into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc., to investigate the operational use of broadband cellular technology, including equipment that may be integrated into the National Public Safety Broadband Communication Band 14 LTE Network – commonly called FirstNet.


12/18/2015: Cooperative research and development agreement – Diesel outboard engine development

The Coast Guard announces its intent to enter into a cooperative research and development agreement, or CRADA, with Mercury Marine to evaluate and test the advantages, disadvantages, required technology enhancements, performance, costs, and other issues associated with diesel outboard engine technology.


4/6/2015: Cooperative research and development agreement – Unmanned aircraft system demonstration for support of Coast Guard missions in the Arctic

The Coast Guard announces its intent to enter into a CRADA to evaluate UAS capabilities, benefits, risks and technical limitations of operating UAS from land and/or off a Coast Guard Cutter in a maritime environment.


3/13/2015: Cooperative Research and Development Agreement for the Response Boat-Medium data recorder

The Coast Guard announces its intent to enter into a cooperative research and development agreement to develop changes to the RB-M onboard engine data bus. The Coast Guard also invites other potential non-Federal participants to consider submitting proposals.


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