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Low Background Blackbody

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2012 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
F121-209-1990
Solicitation Year:
2012
Solicitation Topic Code:
AF121-209
Solicitation Number:
2012.1
Small Business Information
Bodkin Design & Engineering, LLC
P.O. Box 81386 Wellesley, MA 02481-
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2012
Title: Low Background Blackbody
Agency: DOD
Contract: FA9302-12-M-0015
Award Amount: $150,000.00
 

Abstract:

ABSTRACT: The Air Force has a need for a wide-range, differential blackbody to test IR surveillance, targeting and tracking systems in the -40 degrees C to 100 degrees C range. Thermal controlled MRTD test blackbody will be developed that can operate over the full temperature range using thermal electric elements. The proposed design will eliminate condensation problems associated with low temperature operation. BENEFIT: The research and development program addresses a problem seen across industries wherever thermal characterization across a broad range of temperatures is required. The technology developed under this program has broad application in the military and commercial worlds. The device that results from work conducted under this program will be transitioned into BD & E"s product line and help us support the Air Force by further expanding our toolbox of proven technologies.

Principal Investigator:

Gideon Coltof
Principal Investigator
(617) 795-1968
gcoltof@bodkindesign.com

Business Contact:

Andrew Bodkin
Principal
(617) 795-1968
wab@bodkindesign.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Bodkin Design & Engineering, LLC
P.O. Box 81386 Wellesley, MA -

EIN/Tax ID: 020661112
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No