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Solar panel storage and deployment system

A solar panel storage and deployment system includes a container with an opening formed therein. A rotatable spool housed in the container has an assembly of solar voltaic panels wound thereabout prior to its deployment. The assembly is deployed from the opening in the container when the assembly...
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Sonar image texture segmentation

Systems and methods for sonar image feature extraction, which fit a parameterized statistical model to sonar image data to extract features that describe image textures for follow-on pattern classification tasks. The systems and methods estimate the parameters of an assumed statistical model from...
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Standoff delivered sonobuoy

A standoff delivery system is responsive to GPS coordinate signals and in-flight GPS signals to deliver and emplace a sonobuoy at a remote location that otherwise would be hazardous for full size aircraft conventionally deploying the sonobuoy. A flying platform, such as a drone or gliding guided...
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Surface launched sonobuoy

A sonobuoy device for tracking and targeting submarines. The sonobuoy device comprises a sonobuoy having aft and forward sections interconnected with each other, fin means mounted on the aft section for flight stabilization of the device during travel above water from the platform, separation means...
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System and method for relative localization

Localization systems and methods for unambiguously determining the range, bearing, and relative heading of a neighboring object relative to a reference point are provided. The systems and methods utilize a triangulation-based approach, wherein the range and heading information is based on...