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KINETIC ENERGY EFFECTS AND LETHALITY ENHANCEMENT

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Award ID:
18291
Program Year/Program:
1992 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
18291
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
GENERAL SCIENCES, INC.
205 Schoolhouse Road Souderton, PA 18964
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1992
Title: KINETIC ENERGY EFFECTS AND LETHALITY ENHANCEMENT
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,534.00
 

Abstract:

A PROGRAM IS PROPOSED WHICH EXPLOITS HIGHLY EXOTHERMIC SOLID STATE REACTIONS IN AN EFFORT TO (A) ENHANCE LETHAILITY AND (B) STUDY TARGET MATERIAL(S) PERFORMANCE AND FAILURE MECHANISM(S) OF PENETRATION DURING HYPERVELOCITY IMPACT AND PENETRATION. THE EFFORT WILL INVOLVE HIGH DENSITY PELLETS OF METAL POWDERS CAPABLE OF SHOCK IGNITION AND RAPID EXOTHERMIC CONVERSION INTO INTERMETALLIC SOLIDS. TARGET AND PENETRATOR INTERACTIONS WILL BE INVESTAGED TO DETERMINE THE EFFECTS OF VERY HIGH TEMPERATURES AND HIGH INTERNAL GAS PRESSURES ON PENETRATOR AND TARGET MATERIALS.

Principal Investigator:

Dr. Peter D. Zavitsanos
2156666080

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

General Sciences, Inc.
Valley Forge Corporate Center, 2600 Monroe Blvd. Norristown, PA 19403

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