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Electrically functional textile systems

Nautilus is actively developing advanced textile-integrated electronic systems.  Textiles and electronics enable vastly different capabilities and bear equally disparate constraints. Nautilus is focused on the development of novel engineered materials and integration methods to facilitate the Department of Defense's ability to leverage these capabilities within a unified system.  Once mature, these systems will allow for the transparent integration of electrical data and power networks, distributed sensor systems, and antenna arrays within traditional textile structures.


Since their inception in 1982, over 41,000 people have been rescued thanks to Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking (SARSAT) systems. Nautilus is actively engaged in support of the global deployment of next generation Medium Earth Orbit Search and Rescue (MEOSAR) ground segment systems.  Leveraging Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), the implementation of MEOSAR systems will improve Cospas-Sarsat's 41 member-nations' ability to detect and locate emergency beacons worldwide.  Nautilus provides systems engineering, systems production, and field engineering services in support of our partner's global MEOSAR deployment efforts.


Integrated Maritime surveillance system

Nautilus team members have served as Subject Matter Experts throughout the life of the SPAWAR-funded Integrated Maritime Surveillance System (IMSS), a Phase III SBIR project.  Enabling critical maritime domain awareness capabilities for the United States' allies, this anti-terrorism anti-piracy system consists of 37 Indonesian and 9 Malaysian installations along the Strait of Malacca and the Terrorist Transit Triangle.  Most recently Nautilus developed and administered Level 2 and Level 3 maintenance training to Indonesian Navy personnel.