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Fuel-Air Explosive Technologies from Dual-Use Materials

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2013 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
F131-104-0428
Solicitation Year:
2013
Solicitation Topic Code:
AF131-104
Solicitation Number:
2013.1
Small Business Information
Energetic Materials Research and Enginee
410 Sheridan Road Atchison, KS 66002-
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2013
Title: Fuel-Air Explosive Technologies from Dual-Use Materials
Agency: DOD
Contract: FA8651-13-M-0184
Award Amount: $144,483.00
 

Abstract:

ABSTRACT: Energetic Materials Research and Engineering (EMRE), LLC proposes to develop a technique for using residual missile fuel to generate a detonative event that will significantly enhance the blast of the warhead upon impact. This entails the design of an integrated active case and related explosive systems technology that will use air and other elements to generate the enhanced blast in a single-stage event. We will use a combined approach consisting of both small-scale experimentation on selected design configurations in addition to modeling and simulation. BENEFIT: Currently fuel that remains upon missile impact does not contribute to the blast created by the warhead. This proposal develops a method wherein that fuel which is currently dead weight will be used to generate a significant blast contribution, thus increasing the yield of the warhead with small additional complexity.

Principal Investigator:

Blaine W. Asay
Principle
(913) 777-9904
springhillenergetics@gmail.com

Business Contact:

Blaine W. Asay
Principle
(913) 777-9904
springhillenergetics@gmail.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Energetic Materials Research and Engineering
410 Sheridan Road Atchison, KS -

EIN/Tax ID: 455625049
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No