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RAILGUNS ARE OF CONSIDERABLE INTEREST FOR ARTILLERY, ANTI-ARMOR AND AIR DEFENSE…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Award ID:
4401
Program Year/Program:
1986 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
4401
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Sparta, Inc.
23041 Avenida De La Carlota, Suite 325 Laguna Hills, CA 92653
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1986
Title: RAILGUNS ARE OF CONSIDERABLE INTEREST FOR ARTILLERY, ANTI-ARMOR AND AIR DEFENSE APPLICATIONS.
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,348.00
 

Abstract:

RAILGUNS ARE OF CONSIDERABLE INTEREST FOR ARTILLERY, ANTI-ARMOR AND AIR DEFENSE APPLICATIONS. THE SUCCESSFUL DEVELOPMENT OF RAILGUNS WILL DEPEND, IN PART, ON UNDERSTANDING THE BEHAVIOR OF THE PLASMA ARMATURE THAT PROPELS THE PROJECTILE, AND THE INTERACTION OF THE ARMATURE WITH THE BORE MATERIALS. MOST EXISTING EXPERIMENTAL RAILGUNSARE NOT WELL SUITED FOR THIS RESEARCH. THEY HAVE LOW AVAILABILITY BE-CAUSE OF BORE SURFACE DAMAGE AND THE TIME/LABOR REQUIRED TO REPLACE BORE COMPONENTS. THE PROPOSED PHSE 1 PROGRAM ADDRESSES THE ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF A LABORATORY RAILGUN SPECIFICALLY FOR THE STUDY OF ARC ARMATURES. IT WILL FEATURE HIGH STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY, MINIMUM MAINTENANCE, ADVANCED MATERIALS TO REDUCE BORE DAMAGE, SIMPLIFIED ASSEMBLY/DISASSEMBLY, PROVISION FOR SIMULTANEOUSLY INJECTING BOTH PLASMA AND PROJECTILE AND EASY ACCESS FOR DIAGNOSTIC PROBES. SPARTA, IN CONJUCTION WITH MAXWELL LABORATORIES, INC., WILL CALCULATE DESIGN PARAMETERS BASED ON THE BRL PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS AND WILL UTILIZE BOTH UNIFQUE DESIGN CONCEPTS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS TO DEVELOP A CONCEPTUAL DESIGN FOR A RAILGUN MEETING THESE REQUIREMENTS. IT IS PLANNED THAT THE DEVICE WILL UNDERGO FINAL DESIGN AND CONTRUCTION IN PHASE 2.

Principal Investigator:

Stuart n rosenwasser
6194535349

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Sparta Inc
1104 Camino Del Mar Del Mar, CA 92014

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