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An Integrated Human Test Surrogate to Assess Injury Risk and Measure Non-Lethal…

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Department of Defense
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2014 / SBIR
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701 McMillian Way, NW Ste D HUNTSVILLE, AL 35806-2922
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Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2014
Title: An Integrated Human Test Surrogate to Assess Injury Risk and Measure Non-Lethal Exposure
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: M67854-14-C-6501
Award Amount: $79,857.00


The goal of this project is to design, develop, and delivery a human test surrogate for non-lethal testing, injury risk assessment, and validation of software inputs at the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program for the Navy. An existing CFDRC surrogate will be used as a starting point to create a modular design capable of measuring exposure sources such as blast overpressure, light, RF/EM, chemical, and kinetic energy impact over a time period. In phase I, a modular design will be integrated with a wide range of sensors to be used in the experimental testing on the human surrogate. The electronics layout and sensor suite will be designed for"plug and play"use. A modular instrument-ready surrogate head will be delivered at the end of Phase 1 for feedback, feasibility, and initial evaluation by JNLWP. Phase II will consist of improving on the original design for the modular test surrogate and integrate a full torso and neck capable of housing a wide range of sensors for experiments. This test surrogate will feature the very latest in sensor technologies and modular design to allow for rapid testing of non-lethal weapons and sources. The aim is to keep costs of the test surrogate low by using a modular approach and allow for multiple test surrogates to be used during future testing.

Principal Investigator:

D. Sedberry
Test Engineer
(256) 726-4800

Business Contact:

Deborah Phipps
Contracts Manager
(256) 726-4884
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CFD Research Corporation
215 Wynn Dr., 5th Floor Huntsville, AL 35805-

EIN/Tax ID: 630944385
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Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No