Navy Department April 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Availability of Government-Owned Inventions; Available for Licensing
Document Number: E6-6416
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-28
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The inventions listed below are assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Navy and are available for licensing by the Department of the Navy. Patent application 60/762,561: ANTI-BALLISTIC COMPOSITE STRUCTURE FOR ORDNANCE, a thin and lightweight anti-ballistic composite structure capable of stopping a 0.50 caliber armor-piercing bullet. Patent application 11/326,674: IMPROVED EXOTHERMIC ROD IGNITER, a waterproof, non-battery operated rod igniter with marked reliability and longer shelf life. Patent application 11/229,443: DRIFT TUBE AMPLIFIER, amplifies extremely low current signals generated by extremely high input impedance sources. Patent application 11/314,884: MULTI- FUNCTIONAL TACTICAL CABLE REEL, a reel that allows for storage and deployment of fragile fiber optic cable with minimal man-power while protecting it from scraping and kinking. Patent application 11/254,123: TWIN MACHINE GUN MOUNT, a mount that allows for dual M240 machine guns in a single firing position. Patent application 11/392,895: QUICK RELEASE SIGHT ADAPTER, used to attach a commercial red dot sight and adjustable iron sight to a scope ring style mount and allows for quick release and exchange using a spring loaded ramped blade.
Notice of Intent To Request Comments on Alternative Procedures To Implement Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Program Act (NHPA) Section 106, Per 36 CFR 800.14(E) for Disposal of Naval Vessels
Document Number: E6-6248
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-26
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The Department of the Navy (Navy) is requesting ``Program Comments'' for alternative procedures to implement the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Section 106 regulations. This programmatic approach substitutes all of 36 CFR part 800 subpart B, covers a category of undertakings in lieu of individual reviews and demonstrates the Navy's compliance with its responsibilities under Section 106 of NHPA regarding the disposal of U.S. Naval vessels which have been stricken from the Naval Vessel Register (NVR) and are owned and under the physical custody of the Navy. This document will remain in effect indefinitely. In accordance with 36 CFR 800.14(e)(6), if the Advisory Council for Historic Preservation (ACHP) determines that the consideration of NRHP eligible vessels are not being carried out in a manner consistent with this document, the ACHP may withdraw the comment and the Navy would be required to comply with the requirements of 36 CFR 800.3 through 88.7 for each adverse action.
Meeting of the Naval Research Advisory Committee
Document Number: E6-6059
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-24
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The Naval Research Advisory Committee (NRAC) will meet on May 5, 2006. The meeting will be an Executive Session and will discuss a study undertaken by NRAC.
Meeting of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Executive Panel
Document Number: E6-5925
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-20
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The CNO Executive Panel will discuss multiple topics and report on the findings and recommendations of the Global Governance and China Subcommittees to the Chief of Naval Operations. The meeting will also consist of discussions of Naval Education, command and control capabilities and organization, force structure, maritime capabilities and capacity, and requirements.
Notice of Intent To Grant Partially Exclusive Patent License: Bixenta Ventures LLC
Document Number: E6-5643
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-17
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The Department of the Navy hereby gives notice of its intent to grant to Bixenta Ventures LLC, a revocable, nonassignable, partially exclusive license to practice throughout the United States the Government-owned inventions described in U.S. Patent No. 6,873,961, Method And Apparatus For Identifying And Tracking Project Trends; U.S. Patent No. 6,801,655, Spatial Image Processor; U.S. Patent No. 6,785,623, Business To Business Electronic Test Monitoring Information System; U.S. Patent No. 6,768,815, Color Sensor; U.S. Patent No. 6,765,541, Capacitively Shunted Quadrifilar Helix Antenna; U.S. Patent No. 6,735,579, Static Memory Processor; U.S. Patent No. 6,718,816, Monolithic I.C. Implemented Calibration Circuit; U.S. Patent No. 6,718,316, Neural Network Noise Anomaly Recognition System And Method; U.S. Patent No. 6,714,481, System And Method For Active Sonar Signal Detection And Classification; U.S. Patent No. 6,703,917, Resettable Fuse/Circuit Interrupter With Visual Fault Indication; U.S. Patent No. 6,694,049, Multimode Invariant Processor; U.S. Patent No. 6,681,016, System For Transfer Of Secure Mission Data; U.S. Patent No. 6,618,713, Neural Directors; U.S. Patent No. 6,618,324, Track Quality Indicator With Hysteresis; U.S. Patent No. 6,597,634, System And Method For Stochastic Characterization Of Sparse, Four-Dimensional, Underwater- Sound Signals; U.S. Patent No. 6,594,382, Neural Sensors; U.S. Patent No. 6,590,833, Adaptive Cross Correlator; U.S. Patent No. 6,580,314, Demodulation System And Method For Recovering A Signal Of Interest From A Modulated Carrier Sampled At Two Times The Phase Generated Carrier Frequency; U.S. Patent No. 6,577,268, Outboard Radio Signal Test System And Method; U.S. Patent No. 6,571,598, Calibration Circuit For Use With A Differential Input Preamplifier In A Sensor System; U.S. Patent No. 6,566,895, Unbalanced Three Phase Delta Power Measurement Apparatus And Method; U.S. Patent No. 6,560,582, Dynamic Memory Processor; U.S. Patent No. 6,559,632, Method And Apparatus For Determining Linear And Angular Velocity Of A Moving Body; U.S. Patent No. 6,546,045, Method For Communication Using Adaptive Modem; U.S. Patent No. 6,525,990, Target Simulation System And Method; U.S. Patent No. 6,507,827, Adaptive And Intelligent Modem; U.S. Patent No. 6,466,516, System And Apparatus For The Detection Of Randomness In Three Dimensional Time Series Distributions Made Up Of Sparse Data Sets; U.S. Patent No. 6,430,522, Enhanced Model Identification In Signal Processing Using Arbitrary Exponential Functions; U.S. Patent No. 6,430,107, Computerized Auditory Scene Analysis Particularly Suited For Undersea Applications; U.S. Patent No. 6,421,620, Test Data Processing System; U.S. Patent No. 6,411,566, System And Method For Processing An Underwater Acoustic Signal By Identifying Nonlinearity In The Underwater Acoustic Signal; U.S. Patent No. 6,407,720, Capacitively Loaded Quadrifilar Helix Antenna; U.S. Patent No. 6,401,050, Non- Command, Visual Interaction System For Watchstations; U.S. Patent No. 6,400,647, Remote Detection System; U.S. Patent No. 6,397,234, System And Apparatus For The Detection Of Randomness In Time Series Distributions Made Up Of Sparse Data Sets; U.S. Patent No. 6,397,202, System And Method For Monitoring Risk In A System Development Program; U.S. Patent No. 6,392,959, Contact Data Correlation With Reassessment; U.S. Patent No. 6,389,229, Optical Fstop/Resolution Apparatus And Method For Specified Depth-Of-Field; U.S. Patent No. 6,344,834, Low Angle, High Angle Quadrifilar Helix Antenna; U.S. Patent No. 6,304,885, Digital Data Retrieving, Organizing And Display System; U.S. Patent No. 6,304,833, Hypothesis Selection For Evidential Reasoning Systems; U.S. Patent No. 6,105,015, Wavelet-Based Hybrid Neurosystem For Classifying A Signal Or An Image Represented By The Signal In A Data System; U.S. Patent No. 5,814,816, System For Monitoring Surface Stress And Other Conditions In Structures; U.S Patent No. 5,790,758, Neural Network Architecture For Gaussian Components Of A Mixture Density Function; U.S. Patent No. 5,781,460, System And Method For Chaotic Signal Identification; U.S. Patent No. 5,757,974, System And Method For Data Compression; U.S. Patent No. 5,729,171, Preamplifier With Adjustable Input Resistance; U.S. Patent No. 5,728,944, Photoelastic Stress Sensor; U.S. Patent No. 5,712,959, Neural Network Architecture For Non- Gaussian Components Of A Mixture Density Function; and U.S. Patent No. 5,696,700, System And Computer-Implemented Method For Fractal-Dimension Measurement For Target-Motion Analysis Noise Discrimination.
Meeting of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Executive Panel; Correction
Document Number: 06-3356
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-07
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The Department of the Navy published a document in the Federal Register of March 15, 2006, announcing a closed meeting of the CNO Executive Panel. The document contained incorrect date and time.
Notice of Availability of Government-Owned Inventions; Available for Licensing
Document Number: E6-4997
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-06
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The inventions listed below are assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Navy and are made available for licensing by the Department of the Navy. U.S. Patent Number 6,958,466, entitled ``Method and System For Detecting Targets Known Up to a Simplex from Multi-Spectral and Hyper- Spectral Imagery Employing the Normal Compositional Model'', issue date October 25, 2005.//U.S. Patent Number 6,948,388, entitled ``Wireless Remote Sensor'', issue date September 27, 2005.//U.S. Patent Number 6,947,504, entitled ``Frequency Synchronizer'', issue date September 20, 2005.//U.S. Patent Number 6,925,136, entitled ``Simultaneous Frequency and Phase Synchronizer'', issue date August 2, 2005.//U.S. Patent Number 6,943,358, entitled ``Method for Developing a Calibration Algorithm for Quantifying the Hydrocarbon Content of Aqueous Media'', issue date September 13, 2005.//U.S. Patent Number 6,842,013, entitled ``Method for Making Transmission Measurements in a Dual-Chambered Anechoic Chamber Using Spatial Averaging'', issue date January 11, 2005.//U.S. Patent Number 6,822,522, entitled ``Method and Apparatus for an Improved Nonlinear Oscillator'', issue date November 23, 2004.// U.S. Patent Number 6,802,132, entitled ``Electrolytic Tilt Sensor and Method for Manufacturing Same'', issue date October 12, 2004.//U.S. Patent Number 6,784,670, entitled ``Dual Chambered Anechoic Chamber'', issue date August 31, 2004.//U.S. Patent Number 6,782,063, entitled ``Automatic Gain Control'', issue date August 24, 2004.//U.S. Patent Number 6,753,994, entitled ``Spatially Conformable Tunable Filter'', issue date June 22, 2004.//U.S. Patent Number 6,727,941, entitled ``Universal Digital Camera Controller with Automatic Iris Tuning'', issue date April 27, 2004.//U.S. Patent Number 6,710,737, entitled ``Calibrator for Radar Target Simulator'', issue date March 23, 2004.// U.S. Patent Number 6,671,304, entitled ``Amplitude-Modulated Laser for High-Bandwidth Communications Systems'', issue date December 30, 2003./ /U.S. Patent Number 6,661,566, entitled ``Method and Optical Switch for Altering an Electromagnetic Energy Wave in Response to Acceleration Forces'', issue date December 9, 2003.//U.S. Patent Number 6,631,156, entitled ``Digital Data Communications System'', issue date October 7, 2003.//U.S. Patent Number 6,625,896, entitled ``Electrolytic Tilt Sensor and Method for Manufacturing Same'', issue date September 30, 2003.//U.S. Patent Number 6,622,092, entitled ``Predictor for Optimal Broadband Impedance Matching'', issue date September 16, 2003.//U.S. Patent Number 6,619,866, entitled ``Dynamic Range Extended For Optical Transmitters'', issue date September 16, 2003.//U.S. Patent Number 6,584,300, entitled ``Object-Oriented System for Simulating Sonar Target Acoustic Scattering'', issue date June 24, 2003.//U.S. Patent Number 6,549,560, entitled ``Comb Limiter Combiner for Frequency-Hopped Communications'', issue date April 15, 2003.//U.S. Patent Number 6,525,325, entitled ``System for Quantifying the Hydrocarbon Content of Aqueous Media'', issue date February 25, 2003.//U.S. Patent Number 6,507,252, entitled ``High Rejection Evanescent Mic Multiplexers for Multifunctional Systems'', issue date January 14, 2003.//U.S. Patent Number 6,466,515, entitled ``Power-Efficient Sonar System Employing a Waveform and Processing Method for Improved Range Resolution at High Doppler Sensitivity'', issue date October 15, 2002.//U.S. Patent Number 6,466,184, entitled ``Three Dimensional Volumetric Display'', issue date October 15, 2002.//U.S. Patent Number 6,459,745, entitled ``Frequency/Timing Recovery Circuit for Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexed Signals'', issue date October 1, 2002.//U.S. Patent Number 6,448,941, entitled ``Method for Secure Communications Using Spiral Antennas'', issue date September 10, 2002.//U.S. Patent Number 6,437,890, entitled ``Laser Communications Link'', issue date August 20, 2002.//U.S. Patent Number 6,414,305, entitled ``Automated System for Determining Minimum Resolvable Temperature Differences'', issue date July 2, 2002.//U.S. Patent Number 6,395,435, entitled ``Photo- Lithographic Mask Having Total Internal Reflective Surfaces'', May 28, 2002.//U.S. Patent Number 6,232,931, entitled ``Opto-Electronically Controlled Frequency Selective Surface'', issue date May 15, 2001.// U.S. Patent Number 6,229,847, entitled ``Signal Quality Measurement Device'', issue date May 8, 2001.//U.S. Patent Number 6,198,425, entitled ``Pulse Doppler Target Detecting Device'', issue date March 6, 2001.//U.S. Patent Number 6,166,680, entitled ``Range Dependent time Delay Target Detecting Device'', issue date December 26, 2000.//U.S. Patent Number 6,138,572, entitled ``;Three-Beam Passive Infrared Guided Missile Fuze (U)'', issue date October 31, 2000.//U.S. Patent Number 6,137,609, entitled ``Over-the-Horizon Optical Communications Transceiver'', issue date October 24, 2000.//U.S. Patent Number 6,133,865, entitled ``Cw Converter Circuit'', issue date October 17, 2000.//U.S. Patent Number 6,067,448, entitled ``System and Method for Isolating Radio Frequency Signals'', issue date May 23, 2000.//U.S. Patent Number 6,061,821, entitled ``Context Based Error Detection and Correction for Binary Encoded Text Messages'', issue date May 9, 2000./ /U.S. Patent Number 6,052,100, entitled ``Computer Controlled Three- Dimensional Volumetric Display'', issue date April 18, 2000.//U.S. Patent Number 6,040,801, entitled ``Low Duty Cycle Navigation System'', issue date March 21, 2000.//U.S. Patent Number 6,008,642, entitled ``Stochastic Resonance Detector for Weak Signals'', issue date December 28, 1999.//U.S. Patent Number 5,892,765, entitled ``System and Method for Effectuating Communications between Networks Operating Asynchronously with Respect to One Another'', issue date April 6, 1999.//U.S. Patent Number 5,805,635, entitled ``Secure Communication System'', issue date September 8, 1998.//U.S. Patent Number 5,789,961, entitled ``Noise- and Coupling-Tuned Signal Processor with Arrays of Nonlinear Dynamic Elements'', issue date August 4, 1998.//U.S. Patent Number 5,754,496, entitled ``Detector Employing Logic Circuitry for the Selective Screening of Signals (U)'', issue date May 19, 1998.//U.S. Patent Number 5,648,940 entitled ``Pulse Coded Sonar Having Improved Doppler Determination Feature'', issue date July 15, 1997.//U.S. Patent Number 5,493,612, entitled ``Secure Communication Keying System'', issue date February 20, 1996.//U.S. Patent Number 5,475,802, entitled ``Selective Polygon Map Display Method'', issue date December 12, 1995.//U.S. Patent Number 5,341,463, entitled ``Selective Polygon Map Display Method'', issue date August 23, 1994.//U.S. Patent Number 5,325,395, entitled ``5-Volt Low Level Serial Transceiver'', issue date June 28, 1994.//U.S. Patent Number 5,081,900, entitled ``Resonance Damage Process'', issue date January 21, 1992.//U.S. Patent Number 5,073,784, entitled ``Transmitter Location System for Frequencies Below Hf'', issue date December 17, 1991.//U.S. Patent Number 5,062,083, entitled ``Ping Elongator-Modulator for Realistic Echo Synthesis'', issue date October 29, 1991.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive Patent License; Omega Sensors, Inc.
Document Number: E6-4996
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-06
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The Department of the Navy herby gives notice of its intent to grant to Omega Sensors, Inc., a revocable, nonassignable, exclusive license in the United States to practice the Government-Owned invention(s) described in U.S. Patent Number 6,546,798, entitled ``Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems Resonant Optical Gyroscope'', issue date April 4, 2003.//U.S. Patent Number 6,550,330, entitled ``Differential Amplification for Micro-Electro-Mechanical Ultra- Sensitive Accelerometer'', issue date April 22, 2003.//U.S. Patent Number 6,581,465, entitled ``Micro-electro-mechanical systems ultra sensitive accelerometer'', issue date June 24, 2003.//U.S. Patent Number 6,763,718, entitled ``Micro-Electro-Mechanical Ultra-Sensitive Accelerometer with Independent Sensitivity Adjustment'', issue date July 20, 2004.//U.S. Patent Pending, entitled ``Integrated Circuit Porphyrin-Based Optical Chemical Sensor'', Navy Case Number 84715.// U.S. Patent Pending, entitled ``Wireless Remote Sensor and Method for Making Same'', Navy Case Number 84769.//U.S. Patent Pending, entitled ``Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems Magnetic Vibration Power Generator'', Navy Case Number 84774.
Notice of Availability of Government-Owned Inventions; Available for Licensing
Document Number: E6-4994
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-06
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The inventions listed below are assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Navy and are made available for licensing by the Department of the Navy. U.S. Patent Number 6,904,861, entitled ``Boat Capture System'', issue date June 14, 2005.//U.S. Patent Pending, entitled ``Role Based Access Control'', Navy Case Number 96217.//U.S. Patent Pending, entitled System of Access Control Based on Hierarchical Characteristics'', Navy Case Number 97189.//U.S. Patent Pending, entitled ``Software Architecture for Access Control Based Hierarchical Characteristics'', Navy Case Number 97188.
Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972
Document Number: 06-3193
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-04-06
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The Department of the Navy is amending its certifications and exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined that USS NEWPORT NEWS (SSN 750) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.
Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972
Document Number: 06-3192
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-04-06
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The Department of the Navy is amending its certifications and exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined that USS TEXAS (SSN 775) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.