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Aircraft Wiring Characterization, Tracking, and Testing System (AWCTTS)

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
62189
Program Year/Program:
2003 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
F021-2305
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Management Sciences, Inc.
6022 Constitution Avenue NE Albuquerque, NM 87110-
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Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2003
Title: Aircraft Wiring Characterization, Tracking, and Testing System (AWCTTS)
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: F42650-03-C-0064
Award Amount: $0.00
 

Abstract:

This Phase II effort will design and field test the first Wiring Inspection and Troubleshooting System (WITS). WITS uniquely integrates multiple sensor technologies and automatic database functions into one near-autonomous system that will save many hoursof inspection and troubleshooting. MSI demonstrated in Phase I that WITS identifies and locates opens and shorts in harnesses, and can identify some faulty line-replaceable units. We also demonstrated WITS automatically running inspections and logging theresults in a database. The Phase II work will greatly expand the Phase I concept by detecting additional wire fault types, adding troubleshooting procedures, building aircraft adapter sets, and adding a maintenance site server. WITS will be tested oncustomer-selected aircraft harnesses (T-38, A-10, or T-37). The target unit price is $5,000, and the key to reaching the target is COTS parts. The initial application is USAF OO-ALC aging aircraft, but WITS is useful for any vehicle or equipment withlarge wiring harnesses: military and commercial aircraft ground vehicles (tanks, trucks, trains), factory equipment, and more. We have coordinated our commercialization team, and it is ready to carry WITS into a long-term product.

Principal Investigator:

Duke Buster
Project Manager
5052558611
duke_buster@mgtsciences.com

Business Contact:

Marlene K. Blemel
President
5052558611
kay_blemel@mgtsciences.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

MANAGEMENT SCIENCES, INC.
6022 Constitution Avenue NE Albuquerque, NM 87110

EIN/Tax ID: 850247732
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No