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Company Information:

Company Name:
D-Star Engineering Corporation
Address:
4 Armstrong Road
Shelton, CT
Phone:
(203) 925-7630
URL:
EIN:
61505969
DUNS:
804906469
Number of Employees:
10
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,115,808.00 14
SBIR Phase II $6,497,082.00 9

Award List:

Electro-Turbo-Compound Ceramic Diesel Engine for Propulsion and Power

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
S. Paul Dev
Abstract:
This proposal suggests the development of an uncooled ceramic two-stroke-cycle oil-free turbocharged diesel engine with a flywheel-integrated motor/generator for the engine and a shaft-integrated very-high-speed motor/generator for the turbocharger. The engine is to provide mechanical power output… More

Surface Mobility Technology CASPER : Stealthy, Modular, Amphibious, Small Armored Vehicle

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,825.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
S. Paul Dev
Abstract:
CASPER is a new vehicle designed for stealthy shipping, transportation and deployment, amphibious operations, and modular construction, to create a low-cost family of vehicles and platforms. The vehicle is to use an electric drive, with an engine-driven high-speed electric generator, providing power… More

Superlight, Low-Observable, Diesel Generator Set

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
S. Paul Dev
Abstract:
The project aims to develop a new light-weight generator set for 3 to 10 kW of power, at 120 Vac and 60 Hz, using an ultra-high-speed diesel engine by D-STAR Engineering, an ultra-light, high-speed generator and VSCF technologies by BF Goodrich Aerospace - Engine Electrical Systems Division, and a… More

Superlight, Low-Observable, Diesel Generator Set

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
S. Paul Dev
Abstract:
The project aims to develop a new light-weight generator set for 3 to 10 kW of power, at 120 Vac and 60 Hz, using an ultra-high-speed diesel engine by D-STAR Engineering, an ultra-light, high-speed generator and VSCF technologies by BF Goodrich Aerospace - Engine Electrical Systems Division, and a… More

D' HovRobot: Sensor Elevating System Capable of Tethered Hover and Free Flight

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
S. Dev
Abstract:
D'HovRobot is a rotor-less V/STOL UAV to meet the needs for tactical sensor elevation. It can operate on a tether, using cabled electrical power, or as a free-flyer, using an engine. It have a VTOL version for close-range operation, and a STOVL version for longer-range / helicopter-escort… More

Risk Reduction Efforts for Mini-Diesel Engines Suitable for a Hybrid-Electric/Engine Powered Organic Aerial Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
S. Dev, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Under a Phase I SBIR Contract, D-STAR Engineering had defined a V/STOL Unmanned AerialVehicle system that can have a hybrid electric operation with a diesel engine, an electric motorand schemes for combining the two.The most critical technology that needs development for the UAV is a compact,… More

Risk Reduction Efforts for Mini-Diesel Engines Suitable for a Hybrid-Electric/Engine Powered Organic Aerial Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$200,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
S. Dev, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Under a Phase I SBIR Contract, D-STAR Engineering had defined a V/STOL Unmanned AerialVehicle system that can have a hybrid electric operation with a diesel engine, an electric motorand schemes for combining the two.The most critical technology that needs development for the UAV is a compact,… More

0.25 cu. in. / 0.5 hp Micro-Diesel Engine using technologies demonstrated on 0.050 cu. in. / 0.1 hp micro-diesel engine

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
S.Paul Dev, President
Abstract:
"D-STAR will develop a 0.250 cu. in. displacement Micro-Diesel Engineto make 0.5 hp using JP-8 fuel.It is based on a 0.050 cu. in. engine recently demonstrated by D-STARunder a DARPA program with additional support from Army and Navy OST.The 0.050 engines have been run for 60+ hours, and have… More

Stealthy, Efficient, Light-Weight, JP-8 Fueled Hybrid Electric Propulsion System for UAVs

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
S. Paul Dev, President
Abstract:
"During successful development of small diesel engines and generator sets for the Army, DARPA, NASA and others, D-STAR has developed useful experience and technologies for small, compact, light-weight, high-speed diesel engines and power systems. DuringPhase I of the proposed effort, D-STAR will… More

Stealthy, Efficient, Light-Weight, JP-8 Fueled Hybrid Electric Propulsion System for UGVs

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
S. Paul Dev, President
Abstract:
During successful development of small diesel engines and generator sets for the Army, DARPA, NASA and others, D-STAR has developed useful experience and technologies for small, compact, light-weight, high-speed diesel engines and power systems. DuringPhase I of the proposed effort, D-STAR will… More

700 Watt Diesel e-MAV Battery Charger / Ground Power Unit / Mini Generator Set

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,500,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Timothy Hoffman, Senior Project Engineer
Abstract:
During Phase I of this SBIR effort, D-STAR Engineering aimed to combine the best features of an electric-motor powered Micro Air Vehicle (e-MAV), and a micro-diesel engine, and explore the development of a JP-8 fueled hybrid diesel electric propulsion system for use on small unmanned aerial vehicles… More

Exploratory Development of a Small, Light-Weight, Electro-Turbo-Compound Diesel Engine for Hybrid Electric Drives

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$600,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Timothy Hoffman, Senior Project Engineer
Abstract:
The proposed SBIR Phase II effort by D-STAR Engineering Corporation addresses the highest risk technologies necessary for the development of a unique light-weight, heavy-fueled 24 - 30 hp class hybrid-electric propulsion system for UGVs. The two most critical technologies are : 1) development of a… More

1.5 - 2.5 kW Diesel-Hybrid Power System for SUGVs

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
S. P. Dev, President
Abstract:
The project aims to engage in detailed definition and preliminary design of the 1.5 to 2.5 kW heavy-fuel diesel-hybrid power system and its subsystems, performance analysis for the subsystems and the system, exploration of its feasibility including costs and risks, comparative performance analysis… More

AeroLensCraft with STEP and TVM

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
S. P. Dev, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The project aims to develop the AeroLensCraft with STEP and TVM, featuring designs and technologies described in proprietary sections of the proposal. The proposed scope of work includes system definition, modeling and simulation, exploratory experiments, assessment of the benefits of the STEP… More

Optimumization of Miniature Heavy Fuel Engine

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
S. P. Dev, President
Abstract:
The project aims to develop a strategy for an Optimum Miniature Heavy Fuel Engine, using scaled versions of a heavy fuel atomization system and combustion management systems previously developed by D-STAR, and by optimizing the engine design parameters to yield a successful OM-HFE. For the Phase 1,… More

1.5 - 2.5 kW Diesel-Hybrid Power System for SUGVs

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
S. P. Dev, President
Abstract:
The project aims to develop a 1.5 kW "C 2.5 kW Heavy Fuel hybrid power system / portable generator set that occupies 0.6 cu. ft. of volume and weighs about 20 lbs. The proposed D-STAR system, DGS4-2k, features a Modified Commercial Off-The-Shelf (M-COTS) high-speed engine, a Permanent Magnet starter… More

AeroLensCraft with STEP and TVM

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
S. P. Dev, President
Abstract:
The project aims to further develop the AeroLensCraft for high-altitude air platform, and to engage in hardware validation of key innovations and enabling technologies : the unique shape, with TVM, and the unique energy harvesting, storage and recovery system combined with the buoyancy system.

Light-Weight, Efficient and Quiet 10 hp Class Modular Heavy Fuel Engine

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
S. Dev, President
Abstract:
The project aims to develop a strategy for a small, modular heavy fuel engine in the 10 hp class, using scaled versions of a heavy fuel atomization system and combustion management systems previously developed by D-STAR, and by optimizing the engine design parameters to yield a successful engine… More

High Power Density TAG Motors for Hybrid Electric Air Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
S. Dev, President
Abstract:
The project aims to develop a strategy for a dramatically lighter and more efficient electric motor, with initial emphasis on a 7 hp class, 12" diameter fan for VTOL UAVs. For this, D-STAR is proposing a new motor architecture that combines and enhances the best features of contemporary motor… More

Optimum Very Small Heavy Fuel Engine

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,803.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
S. Paul Dev, President
Abstract:
The objective of the proposed Phase 2 effort is to develop an Optimum Very Small Heavy Fuel Engine and technologies needed by it, and deliver an integrated, functional prototype engine to the government. For the Phase 2, the project tasks include : Sub-Sy

High Power Density TAG Motors for Hybrid Electric Air Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
S. Dev, President – (203) 925-7630
Abstract:
DARPA SBIR solicitation SB082-011 seeks the design and development of high power density electric motors for hybrid electric air platforms, indicating a need for a prototype motor rated at 7 hp, weight less than 1.4 lbs, efficiency greater than 95% and operating at speeds less than 10,000… More

Small Diesel Engine for Modular Power

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,985.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
S. P. Dev, President – (703) 724-0651
Abstract:
The project aims to engage in design, modeling and simulation of a heavy fuel engine that meets the specific needs of the Army (300 500 Watts of rated mechanical power). Phase 1 tasks include definition of an engine that can meet the power needs, parametric design of the engine, engine modeling,… More

Small Diesel Engine for Modular Power

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$487,280.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
S. P. Dev, Principal Investigor – (703) 724-0651
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase 2 project will develop and demonstrate a 300-500W heavy fuel engine to provide modular power for an Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV). The engine will be a Modified Commercial Off The Shelf (M-COTS) gasoline engine that will operate on DF2, JP8, other heavy fuels as well as gasoline in… More