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A SIMPLE SAFETY ARMING SWITCH

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
5807
Program Year/Program:
1988 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
5807
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Enfitek Inc
2306 Avenue Q Lubbock, TX 79405
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Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1988
Title: A SIMPLE SAFETY ARMING SWITCH
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $492,000.00
 

Abstract:

A SIMPLE SAFETY ARMING SWITCH FOR GUIDED MISSILES CAN BE BUILT AROUND AN ACCELEROMETER AND INTEGRATING CIRCUIT. IN GENERAL, DURING THE LAUNCH BOOST PHASE, THE ACCELERATION OF A MISSILE INCREASES TO A MAXIMUM JUST BEFORE BURNOUT. CHARACTERISTIC ACCELERATION PROFILES FOR A PARTICULAR MISSILE ARE DEPENDENT UPON FUEL TAILORING AND MISSION REQUIREMENTS; I.E. AIR-TO-AIR MISSION, GROUND-TO-AIR MISSION, ETC. AN ACCELERATION ACTIVATED SAFETY ARMING SWITCH COULD DETERMINE THE MISSILE'S ACCELERATION AND THE DISTANCE TRAVELED. SUCH A SAFETY ARMING SWITCH COULD COMPARE THE MEASURED ACCELERATION PROFILE TO THAT EXPECTED OF THE MISSILE AND PROVIDE A FINAL SAFETY CHECK BEFORE ENERGIZING THE MISSILE'S FIRING CIRCUIT. THIS PROPOSAL ADDRESSES THE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF AN ACCELERATION ACTIVATED SAFETY ARMING SWITCH FOR A MISSILE. THE PROPOSED SWITCH WILL FIRST BE DEVELOPED IN ANALOG FORM TO FACILITATE DESIGN VERIFICATION. ONCE THE BASIC DESIGN HAS BEEN DETERMINED, THE SWITCH WILL BE REDESIGNED AS A SOLID STATE DEVICE.

Principal Investigator:

Albert Engelhardt
5056729246

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Enfitek Inc.
549 Bryce Ave Los Alamos, NM 87544

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No