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Tailorable Thermobaric Charge

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Award ID:
78993
Program Year/Program:
2006 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
RDI060003356
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Powdermet Inc.
24112 Rockwell Drive Euclid, OH -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2006
Title: Tailorable Thermobaric Charge
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Contract: HDTRA1-06-P-0095
Award Amount: $100,000.00
 

Abstract:

The need for novel weapons to defeat urban targets and rapidly immobalize enemy combatants hiding in bunkers, caves, and basements requires new weapons and tactics. Thermobaric warheads can provide tailored blast response optimized for the defeat of these targets with low collateral damage. In this Phase I SBIR program, Powdermet will develop surface-coated metallic particles that can deliver tailored blast, sustained pressure, and controlled thermal effects enabled by controlling particle composition, size, and shape. In addition, a 20-L high pressure dust bomb energetic materials screeing test facility will be established, analyzed, coupled to the CFX (ANSYS) code, and validated as a screening and development tool to support solid fuel combustion and thermobaric charge development efforts.

Principal Investigator:

Andrew Sherman
President
2164040053
ajsherman@powdermetinc.com

Business Contact:

Andrew Sherman
President
2164040053
ajsherman@powdermetinc.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

POWDERMET, INC.
24112 Rockwell drive Euclid, OH 44117

EIN/Tax ID: 954616398
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No