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FOUR MAJOR CLASSES OF DIRECTED ENERGY WEAPONS ARE BEING EVALUATED FOR DEFENSE…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
1022
Program Year/Program:
1984 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
1022
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Pda Engineering
2975 Redhill Avenue Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1984
Title: FOUR MAJOR CLASSES OF DIRECTED ENERGY WEAPONS ARE BEING EVALUATED FOR DEFENSE AGAINST ICBMS: CW LASER, PULSE LASER, PARTICLE BEAMS, AND X-RAY LASERS.
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $48,631.00
 

Abstract:

FOUR MAJOR CLASSES OF DIRECTED ENERGY WEAPONS ARE BEING EVALUATED FOR DEFENSE AGAINST ICBMS: CW LASER, PULSE LASER, PARTICLE BEAMS, AND X-RAY LASERS. THE VULNERABILITY AND FIRST-ORDER HARDENING METHODS FOR AN EXISTING U.S. ICBM (PEACEKEEPER) WILL BE IDENTIFIED AND EVALUATED IN THE PROPOSED EFFORT. THE CRITICAL COMPONENTS,THEIR RESPONSE DURING IRRADIATION AND THEIR EFFECT ON OVERALL SYSTEM PERFORMANCE WILL BE ANALYZED FOR EACH CLASS OF DIRECTED ENERGY WEAPON. THE FAILURE MODES AND THE LEVEL OF THREAT IRRADIATION FOR COMPONENT FAILURE WILL BE DETERMINED. FIRST-ORDER HARDENING METHODS WILL BE IDENTIFIED FOR THE CRITICAL COMPONENTS AND EVALUATED TO ASSESS HARDNESS AND IMPLICATIONS ON THE SYSTEM PERFORMANCE.

Principal Investigator:

H. l. moody
7145562800

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Pda Engineering
1560 Brookhollow Drive Santa Ana, CA 92705

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