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Integrated Prognostics for Missile Electronics

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
75006
Program Year/Program:
2005 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
N043-258-0836
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Ridgetop Group, Inc.
3580 West Ina Road Tucson, AZ 85741-2276
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Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2005
Title: Integrated Prognostics for Missile Electronics
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N68335-05-C-0101
Award Amount: $149,914.00
 

Abstract:

Ridgetop will work with Raytheon to apply Electronic Prognostics to critical electronic systems in advanced missile systems. The focus will be on latent defects that escape conventional functional test suites. This investigation involves identification of critical components from failure rate analysis, extracting and measuring precursors to failure, and collecting and processing the results into a single composite Electronic Prognostics Indicator. For this SBIR, Ridgetop will create a test board design that can be used for accelerated aging and analysis of induced failures. Additional prognostics will be added to Ridgetop's Prognostic library such as FPGA packaging faults (solder failures) and also connector problems found in missile systems. The test board will be overstressed and cycled in a controlled manner to reveal defects at Raytheon's facilities in Tucson. The resulting signatures will be analyzed and processed to yield the composite latent defect metric.

Principal Investigator:

Bert Vermeire
CTO
5207423300
vermeire@ridgetop-group.com

Business Contact:

Douglas Goodman
CEO
5207423300
doug@ridgetop-group.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

RIDGETOP GROUP, INC.
6595 North Oracle Road, Suite 153B Tucson, AZ 85704

EIN/Tax ID: 860979220
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No