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Company Information:

Company Name: Technical Directions Inc.
City: Ortonville
State: MI
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (248) 625-2990

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $296,122.00 4
SBIR Phase II $4,841,387.00 7

Award List:

CERAMIC COMPONENT FEASIBILITY DEMONSTRATION IN A SMALL TURBOJET ENGINE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Vern E Brooks
Award Amount: $49,751.00

CERAMIC COMPONENT FEASIBILITY DEMONSTRATION IN A SMALL TURBOJET ENGINE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Vern E Brooks
Award Amount: $478,973.00
Abstract:
An operational demonstration of the technical feasibility of a high temperature small turbojet engine is provided by this program. this demonstration confirms that a ceramic radial turbine wheel can withstand the short duration high temperature exposure required of a small tactical missile engine.… More

FEASIBILITY DEMONSTRATION OF LOW COST INTEGRAL STARTER/GENERATOR FOR SMALL TURBOJET

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Vern E Brooks , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,925.00

FEASIBILITY DEMONSTRATION OF LOW COST INTEGRAL STARTER/GENERATOR FOR SMALL TURBOJET

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Vern E Brooks , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $485,344.00
Abstract:
An operational demonstration of the technical feasibility of a low cost integral starter/generator for small turbojet engines is provided by this program. a unique dual purpose starter/generator control concept is employed which uses only one-third of the power switching devices of conventional… More

Low-Cost Propulsion System for Smart Munitions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Vern Brooks
Award Amount: $98,846.00

Low-Cost Propulsion System for Smart Munitions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Vern E. Brooks
Award Amount: $738,693.00

Aeropropulsion and Power Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Vern E. Brooks, President
Award Amount: $97,600.00
Abstract:
Small low-cost propulsion systems are required for a variety of new unmanned air vehicle applications. Turbojet engine-generator systems are considered desirable for these small aircraft applications where compact size and low-cost are critical parameters. Technical Directions Inc. has developed a… More

Aeropropulsion and Power Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Joseph J. Kovasity, SENIOR PROJECT ENGINEER
Award Amount: $736,487.00
Abstract:
Small low-cost propulsion systems are required for a variety of new unmanned air vehicle applications. Turbojet engine-generator systems are considered desirable for these small aircraft applications where compact size and low-cost are critical parameters. Technical Directions Inc. has developed a… More

Aeropropulsion and Power Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Joseph J. Kovasity, Chief Engineer
Award Amount: $748,236.00
Abstract:
Technical Directions Inc. (TDI) has demonstrated a state-of-the-art method of designing small turbine engine compressor and turbine components for very small turbojet engine-generator applications. This program will transfer this technology to compact Auxiliary Power Units (APUs) for airborne and… More

Aeropropulsion and Power Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Joseph J. Kovasity, Chief Engineer – (248) 625-2990
Award Amount: $928,235.00
Abstract:
Technical Directions Inc. (TDI) has demonstrated a state-of-the-art method of designing small turbine engine compressor and turbine components for very small turbojet engine-generator applications. This program will transfer this technology to compact Auxiliary Power Units (APUs) for airborne and… More

PROPULSION SYSTEM FOR POWERED GRAVITY WEAPON

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Joseph J. Kovasity, VICE PRESIDENT – (248) 625-2990
Award Amount: $725,419.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Technical Directions Inc. (TDI) has developed a family of low cost propulsion systems for small air vehicles that will provide all necessary propulsion functions for sustained flight. A turbine-based engine-generator is utilized to provide the vehicle propulsion and all necessary… More