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Company Information:

Name: Northwest UAV Propulsion Systems
Address: 11160 SW Durham Lane
McMinnville, OR
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $99,979.00 1
SBIR Phase II $749,998.00 1
STTR Phase I $69,983.00 1

Award List:

Advanced Materials for the Design of Lightweight JP5/JP8/DS2 Fueled Engines for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: Oregon State University
Principal Investigator: Chris Pellegrino, Head of Mechanical Engine
Award Amount: $69,983.00
RI Contact: Sundar Atre
Abstract:
Northwest UAV Propulsion Systems proposes using our purpose built heavy fuel engine designed and built in the USA for small unmanned aerial systems in the tier 2 & 3 class. We will be adding a lightweight ceramic material set combined with FEA (Finite Element Analysis) and heavy fuel atomizer (IRAD… More

Internal Combustion (IC) Engine/Electric Hybrid Power/Propulsion System for Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Chris Pellegrino, ME New Product Development Manager – (503) 434-6845
Award Amount: $99,979.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Northwest UAV Propulsion Systems Develops and Manufactures heavy fuel engines for UAVs and is proposing using a purpose built engine for a ScanEagle sized UAS combined with a novel Axial Flux Motor/Generator system and a electric clutch system currently availalbe as a COTS item. We have… More

Internal Combustion (IC) Engine/Electric Hybrid Power/Propulsion System for Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Chris Pellegrino, ME New Product Developmen – (503) 434-6845
Award Amount: $749,998.00
Abstract:
The proposed effort to develop a modular Hybrid UAV Propulsion system whereby the best ICE or Turbine generator can be integrated as it is developed. Northwest UAV Propulsion Systems will work with AMRDEC and utilize the data collected on several EM and ESC that AMRDEC has tested over the last year.… More