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DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING PLAN FOR A COMPOSITE LOW ALTITUDE DISPENSER (LAD)

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
1099
Program Year/Program:
1985 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
1099
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Advanced Composite Products
15602 Chemical Ln. Huntington Beach, CA 92649 0150
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1985
Title: DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING PLAN FOR A COMPOSITE LOW ALTITUDE DISPENSER (LAD)
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $609,000.00
 

Abstract:

COMPOSITE MATERIALS SUCH AS GRAPHIT/EPOXY AND KEVLAR/EPOXY OFFER THE POTENTIAL TO REDUCE WEIGHT, RADAR CROSS SECTION (RCS), AND MANUFACTURED COSTS IN FLIGHT VEHCILE STRUCTURES. THIS PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO APPLY THESE BENEFITS TO AFAL'S LOW ALTITUDE DISPENSER (LAD). AT THE SAME TIME THE CURRENT 11" PAYLOAD BAY WOULD BE INCREASED TO 12" TO INCREASE PAYLOAD VOLUME AND EFFICIENT MUNITIONS PACKING. AFTER A REVIEW OF PRIOR LAD WORK ON THE ALUMINUM VEHICLES, THREE COMPOSITE AIRFRAME CONCEPTS ARE DERIVED. ONE OF THESE CONCEPTS IS SELECTED ON THE BASIS OF WEIGHT, RCS, COST AND PRODUCEABILITY CONSIDERATIONS. A PRELIMINARY STRUCTURAL DESIGN AND WEIGHT ESTIMATE ARE THEN CONDUCTED. MANUFACTURING FEATURES ARE ALSO ADDRESSED IN SUFFICIENT DETAIL TO DETERMINE DEVELOPMENT AND UNIT COSTS. A FINAL REPORT IS PROVIDED WHICH SUMMARIZES THIS EFFORT AND PROVIDES GUIDELINES FOR FURTHER PHASE II DEVELOPMENT.

Principal Investigator:

David Maass
2034842755

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Advanced Composite Products
21 Commerce Dr N Branford, CT 06470

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