NAVAIR Open Topic for Advanced Robotic Automation for Fleet Readiness Center Industrial Processes
ID: N244-P01Type: BOTH
Overview

Topic

NAVAIR Open Topic for Advanced Robotic Automation for Fleet Readiness Center Industrial Processes

Agency

Department of DefenseN/A

Program

Type: SBIRPhase: BOTHYear: 2024
Timeline
  1. 1
    Release Oct 3, 2023 12:00 AM
  2. 2
    Open Oct 3, 2023 12:00 AM
  3. 3
    Next Submission Due Mar 31, 2025 12:00 AM
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    Close Mar 31, 2025 12:00 AM
Description

The Department of Defense (DOD) is seeking proposals for the NAVAIR Open Topic for Advanced Robotic Automation for Fleet Readiness Center Industrial Processes. The objective of this solicitation is to advance the automation of industrial processes within Fleet Readiness Centers (FRCs) to enhance efficiency, quality, safety, pollution prevention, and productivity through the integration of advanced robotic technologies. The technology areas of interest include advanced robotic systems integration for aircraft maintenance and repair, human-robot collaboration and safety in aviation MRO, and emerging technologies for autonomous aviation maintenance. Phase I proposals must include a base and option period of performance, with a total cost not to exceed $75,000 for the base and $100,000 for the option. Phase II will focus on hardening, ruggedizing, and/or marinizing the technology for integration into an operational environment, with the outcome being a working prototype. Phase III will involve deploying advanced robotic automation solutions tailored to FRC industrial processes and providing logistics support. The solicitation is open until March 31, 2025. For more information, visit the solicitation link.

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