USA flag logo/image

An Official Website of the United States Government

Novel Light-weight Warhead for Breaching and Destroying Hardened Structures

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Award ID:
97653
Program Year/Program:
2010 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
A093-130-1087
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
Army 09-130
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Enig Associates, Inc.
4600 East West Hwy Suite 620 Bethesda, MD -
View profile »
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2010
Title: Novel Light-weight Warhead for Breaching and Destroying Hardened Structures
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Contract: W31P4Q-10-C-0163
Award Amount: $119,908.00
 

Abstract:

Enig Associates, Inc. is proposing an innovative and novel electrical approach, using pulsed power to convert explosive chemical energy into lethal jets to attack MOUT targets when fired from light weapons. The device is in the form of a precursor warhead optimized to maximize cavity diameter in brick and concrete targets so that a maximum size follow-through munition can be delivered within combatant structures. The overall warhead is compatible with weight and size constraints of light weapons having diameters of 66 to 84 mm. Further the precursor device will be completely autonomous carrying minimum power on-board to seed the pulsed power system and start the energy harvesting process. Electrical energy generated will power liners of metal and reactive materials into jet penetrators that represent more effective precursors to facilitate main munition lethality. Teaming partners Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control (TX) and Nammo Talley (AZ) will provide assistance in identifying systems requirements leading to weaponization of the proposed technology.

Principal Investigator:

Fred Grace
Senior Scientist
3016808600
fred.grace.sbir@enig.com

Business Contact:

Eric Enig
President
3016808600
rogerdalebailey@netzero.net
Small Business Information at Submission:

Enig Associates, Inc.
4600 East West Hwy Suite 500 Bethesda, MD 20814

EIN/Tax ID: 521413415
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No