DARPA No Manning Required, Ship (NOMARS)

Sponsor Deadline: 

Apr 2, 2020

Letter of Intent Deadline: 

Feb 14, 2020


DOD Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

UI Contact: 

DARPA No Manning Required, Ship (NOMARS)
Grants.gov  https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=324156
Sam.gov  https://beta.sam.gov/opp/dc4233cf116e4852ba4c7b436db95ae2/view

Abstract strongly encouraged 2/14/2020
Proposal due  4/2/2020

he No Manning Required, Ship (NOMARS) program will design, build, and field test an unmanned surface ship that can operate autonomously for long durations at sea with no human interventions or underway maintenance. NOMARS will challenge the traditional naval architecture paradigm by starting with a clean-sheet ship design process that eliminates design considerations associated with crew. NOMARS is a two-phased program, but this BAA seeks full proposals for Phase 1 (comprised of two tracks) only. This period will explore the NOMARS design space from Conceptual Design Review through Preliminary Design Review and system definition.