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Secondary Satellite Network for the U. S. Academic Research Vessel Fleet

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Important information for proposers

All proposals must be submitted in accordance with the requirements specified in this funding opportunity and in the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) that is in effect for the relevant due date to which the proposal is being submitted. It is the responsibility of the proposer to ensure that the proposal meets these requirements. Submitting a proposal prior to a specified deadline does not negate this requirement.


This solicitation seeks proposals to support the diverse network-dependent research and operational requirements of vessels in the U.S. Academic Research Fleet (ARF) and associated platforms by providing satellite communication system(s) that can be used as one of multiple options for at-sea access to the Internet.

Program contacts

James Holik
jholik@nsf.gov (703) 292-7711
Bauke Houtman
bhoutman@nsf.gov (703) 292-7704

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