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Company Information:

Company Name:
Bennett Aerospace, LLC
Address:
2054 Kildaire Farm Road #181
Cary, NC
Phone:
(919) 859-5454
URL:
EIN:
263189443
DUNS:
808372762
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
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,554,131.00 17
SBIR Phase II $1,899,949.00 3
STTR Phase I $70,000.00 1

Award List:

Accelerated Learning through Serious Game Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The objective of this proposal is to design an instructional system that uses serious game technology to train supervisors on detecting and thwarting insider threats to critical DOD computing systems. We will also investigate the use of currently existing bio-feedback sensors in line with Augmented… More

Ground-Based Water Vapor Profiling Lidar

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$95,000.00
Agency:
DOC
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The vertical water vapor profile into the atmosphere is measured around the world using balloon-borne radiosondes that take measurements twice a day when the balloons are launched.  The objective of this proposal is to establish the feasibility of measuring the amount of water vapor vertically,… More

Manufacturing of Physical Scale Models for Signature Reduction

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
Georgia Tech Research Institute
RI Contact:
Barry Mitchell
Abstract:
The US Navy currently has large expenses to make ship models by hand for EM testing. Bennett Aerospace proposes a novel manufacturing and fabrication technique to build and assemble models so that they can be easily disassembled and re-assembled. The cost savings will be significant. Bennett… More

Affordable High Rate Manufacturing Process for High Density Sub-Projectiles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The objective of this proposed program is to create a cost effective mass production process using Selective Laser Sintering technology (SLS) to produce complex geometry projectiles for the Navy - on a mass production basis. The existing situation is that the US Navy uses complex-geometry flechette… More

Measurement Methods for Phased-Array Jammers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$80,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Bennett Aerospace proposes to use existing in-house technology to develop innovative methods to measure high power, wide bandwidth, dynamic beams from active electronically-steerable phased-array antennas. Working with the Navy, we will determine specific requirements, the best antenna and… More

Hybrid Energetic Materials System: Piezoelectric

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The objective of this proposal program is to develop a highly advanced hybrid energetic materials system using piezoelectric materials that have the ability to increase system energy yield by an impressive 3 to 5x over conventional energetics and in some cases 10x.

Miniaturized Digital EVA Radio

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Douglas Bennett, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Bennett Aerospace and Team Partners propose to develop a small, lightweight, and very power-efficient mobile radio for use on the Lunar surface. Our Team will achieve a design that meets NASA size and mass requirements while reducing power consumption by more than 90%. We will accomplish this… More

Innovative Techniques for Defeating HDBT/UGF

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Bennett Aerospace proposes to develop an innovative system that will neutralize hard and deeply buried targets (HDBTs). The system would incorporate a novel technologies and advance materials to gain access to the target for intended missions. BENEFIT: This approach will expand upon existing… More

Ground-based Water Vapor Profiling Lidar

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$400,000.00
Agency:
DOC
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The objective of Phase II is to continue our efforts from the Phase I project and perform in-depth testing of technologies critical to achieving the required level of measurement performance. The Phase II project will involve the design of the NOAA water vapor profiling lidar and testing of… More

Holographic Waveguide Visor Display

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,991.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Bennett Aerospace proposes to develop a transparent visor for helmet-mounted display (HMD) applications. The novel visor utilizes the wave-guiding characteristics of light to provide a low mass and a large eye box. BENEFIT: The revolutionary technology provides significant improvements in terms of… More

Near Infrared Lasers for High Energy Laser Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$80,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Brandon Conover, Senior Research Engineer
Abstract:
Bennett Aerospace proposes to develop a tunable laser system that will be suitable for use as an offensive laser system to defeat and destroy optical sensors that will also have the added advantage of being very useful as a laboratory instrument for the testing of eye-safe laser systems. Our… More

Kinetic Power for Dismounted Warriors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Bennett Aerospace proposes to develop an innovative method of generating electrical power via soldier-worn systems. Our approach integrates energy harvesting structures into various locations on garments and equipment in order to collect kinetic energy. The structures are lightweight and flexible. … More

Measurement Methods for Phased-Array Jammers: Phase 2

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,967.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Douglas Bennett, CEO – (919) 859-5454
Abstract:
Bennett Aerospace proposes to create the JX-750 Testbed that will enable the Navy to conduct performance measurements of the Next Generation Jammer. The innovation is multi-fold in that we are taking existing off the shelf components to arrive at an elegant and price sensitive solution. Meanwhile… More

Autonomous Shipboard Cleaning System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The objective of this proposal is to develop the RAY-500 SystemT: a cost effective, state-of-the-art, Autonomous Shipboard Cleaning System (ASCS) for use onboard current and future US Navy ships. The RAY-500 SystemT will be a combination of modified commercial-off-the-shelf (modified COTS) robotic… More

Medical Game

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Douglas Bennett, CEO – (919) 859-5454
Abstract:
Bennett Aerospace of the Research Triangle, North Carolina, and Team Members Virtual Heroes, and Duke University Medical Center and Health System, propose to develop a web-based, multiplayer, 3D serious medical game as a cognitive trainer, called HumanSim

See-through Transparent Displays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,147.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Brandon Conover, Senior Research Engineer – (919) 859-5454
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Bennett Aerospace proposes to develop a curved, transparent, binocular, full-color holographic optical waveguide display for head-mounted displays, helmet-mounted displays (HMDs), and other transparent application areas such as visors and windshields where curved displays are desired for… More

Consolidated Apertures with Co-site Interference Reduction

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$80,000.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Douglas Bennett, CEO – (919) 859-5454
Abstract:
Bennett Aerospace of the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina, and Team partners propose to develop an HF RF distribution system that will consolidate the signals from multiple transmitters onto two antennas with much less transmitter output power. This system has the potential to negate… More

Controlled Thermal Processing for DDM

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Douglas Bennett, CEO – (919) 859-5454
Abstract:
Bennett Aerospace of the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina, and Team Members propose to develop an E-beam thermal modeling methodology and assessment tool that can be used to simulate the various machine parameters in an E-beam metal additive manufacturing process through a multi-physics… More

Fiber Delivery Systems for Ultrashort Pulse Lasers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$80,000.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Brandon Conover, Senior Research Engineer – (919) 859-5454
Abstract:
Bennett Aerospace proposes to develop an advanced and robust delivery system for high peak and average power USPLs (Ultrashort Pulse Lasers). The U.S. Navy has the need to deliver high spatial, temporal, and spectral quality laser radiation to a non-adjacent beam delivery subsystem for, among other… More

High Throughput, Waveguide Based, Non-Mechanical Laser Beam Steering

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$80,000.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Douglas Bennett, President – (919) 859-5454
Abstract:
Bennett Aerospace proposes to develop a wide-angle, polarization-grating-based, laser beam steering module for non-mechanical and highly efficient laser beam steering applications such as sensing, detecting, and imaging. Our approach will allow a laser beam to be steered from its source to its… More

Kinetic Power for Dismounted Warriors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,982.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Brad Hartman, Research Engineer – (919) 859-5454
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Bennett Aerospace proposes to develop an innovative method of generating electrical power via soldier-worn systems. Our approach integrates energy harvesting structures into various locations on garments and equipment in order to collect kinetic energy. The structures are lightweight and… More