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MANEUVERING REENTRY VEHICLES AND ASSOCIATED PENETRATION AIDS STUDY

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
2149
Program Year/Program:
1985 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
2149
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Physical Sciences Inc.
20 New England Business Center Andover, MA 01810-1077
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1985
Title: MANEUVERING REENTRY VEHICLES AND ASSOCIATED PENETRATION AIDS STUDY
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $74,904.00
 

Abstract:

THE PROPOSED RESEARCH EFFORT CONSIDERS A DEVICE WITH SIGNIFICANT POTENTIAL FOR ANTI-SIMULATION: A NEAR-WAKE TETHER. THIS DEVICE RELIES UPON THE ALTERATION OF INITIAL CONDITIONS TO PRODUCE A SIGNIFICANTLY DISRUPTED WAKE BY INTRODUCING STREAMWISE AND CROSSSTREAM VORTICITY INTO THE WAKE. THE TECHNIQUE IS VERY GENERAL AND ENVISIONED TO FUNCTION AT ALL ALTITUDES OF INTEREST. THE TECHNICAL APPROACH INCLUDES WAKE FLUID MECHANICS MODELING, AEROTHERMODYNAMICS ANALYSIS, AND FLIGHT STABILITY CHARACTERIZATION. A FEASIBILITY EXPERIMENT FOR GROUND-TEST EVALUATION WILL ALSO BE DESIGNED.

Principal Investigator:

Dr hartmut h legner
6174759030

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Physical Sciences Inc
P O Box 3100 Andover, MA 01810

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