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Company Information:

Company Name: ArmorWorks, Inc.
City: Chandler
State: AZ
Zip+4: 85226-
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (480) 598-5701

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,215,169.00 15
SBIR Phase II $3,636,840.00 6
STTR Phase I $69,845.00 1
STTR Phase II $486,202.00 1

Award List:

AAAV Mineblast Attenuating Seat

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: William Perciballi
Award Amount: $68,388.00
Abstract:
Not Available Sierra-Nevada Research and Development, Inc. proposes to develop a composite material for the production of high performance, compact heat exchange devices. The composite will have a relatively high thermal conductivity coupled with a very high effective heat capacity. This technology… More

Air-Deployable Autonomous Delivery System (ADADS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: William Perciballi
Award Amount: $98,580.00

AAAV Multi-Threat Armor System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: William Perciballi
Award Amount: $68,992.00

AAAV Mineblast Attenuating Seat

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: William J. Perciballi
Award Amount: $750,000.00

AAAV Multi-Threat Armor System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: William J. Perciballi
Award Amount: $99,304.00

High Dielectric Constant Polymer for Power Electronic Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: William Perciballi, President
Award Amount: $69,946.00
Abstract:
This proposal describes and SBIR Phase I program to develop a high-performance, low-cost composite armor for the AAAV. Ballistic protection offered by state-of-the-art composite materials are presented and compared to demonstrate the need and performancegoals for composite materials as fragment… More

AAAV Composite Armor Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: William Perciballi, President
Award Amount: $598,612.00
Abstract:
This proposal describes an SBIR Phase II program to develop, optimize, and demonstrate the effectiveness of hybrid composite armor for AAAV. Hybrid composite armor systems, comprised of unique combinations of dissimilar composite materials, offer lightweight protection at a much lower cost than… More

Low-Cost, Mine-Blast-Resistant Crew Seat for Interim Armored Vehicle (IAV) and Future Combat System (FCS) Ground Vehicles of the Objective Force

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Ken An-Lou, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,935.00
Abstract:
The objective of this Phase I proposal is to demonstrate specific mine-blast-resistant crew seat design concepts that can attenuate or absorb the high G loading, with lowest weight and cost possible. A computer simulation will be presented to identify therequired shock absorber characteristics.… More

Composite SAPI Body Armor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: William Perciballi, President
Award Amount: $69,704.00
Abstract:
Composite armor technology program to develop an all-composite armor system that meets protection requirements for U.S. Army Small Arms Protective Insert (SAPI) body armor plates. This technology uses unique composite materials and processes to replace the ceramic elements of the current SAPI… More

Improved Crashworthy Seating for Naval Helicopters

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ken-An Lou, R&D Manager
Award Amount: $69,927.00
Abstract:
This Phase I program would examine the feasibility of developing a lightweight energy-attenuating troop seating system 10 pounds or less that meets naval injury tolerance standard. The effort will focus on designing and examining the major load-bearing components of the seat to determine which… More

Mine Blast Attenuating Seating

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Ken-An Lou, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,945.00
Abstract:
The objective of this Phase I proposal is to demonstrate a mineblast attenuating crew seat system that prevents spinal compression injuries by attenuating the accelerative forces caused by landmine detonations. Design acceleration pulses for military tactical vehicle seats will be defined and… More

Lightweight Mine-Protected Fasteners for Blast Protection Appliqués

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Ken-An Lou, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,912.00
Abstract:
The objective of this SBIR Phase I program is to develop innovative lightweight mine-protected fastener design concepts as well as evaluate and identify potential off the shelf high performance metallic or composite fasteners to incorporate into the design. The success of the design will be… More

Computerized Impact Injury Risk Assessment Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Ken-An Lou, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,927.00
Abstract:
The objective of this Phase I SBIR program is to demonstrate the concepts for utilization of existing real-world crash data and impact test data to develop an easy-to-use tool to show the feasibility of conducting impact injury risk assessments in the field. Existing validated impact injury criteria… More

Lightweight Mine-Protected Fasteners for Blast Protection Appliques

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Ken-An Lou, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $716,686.00
Abstract:
This proposal describes a 24-month SBIR Phase II program to fabricate, test, and validate prototype fastener design concepts for an impulse resulting from an anti-vehicular blast event against a tactical vehicle. The design should reduce weight by 25-40% compared to typical fasteners, minimize… More

Mobile Aircrew Crashworthy Seating Systems for Helicopters

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Ken-An Lou, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $99,973.00
Abstract:
This Phase I program would examine the feasibility of developing an innovative mobile aircrew crashworthy seating prototype that allows the cabin crewmembers the freedom to perform the majority of their airborne tasks but also allows for easy and rapid repositioning or stowing of the seat to… More

Lightweight Structures Roadside Blast Protection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: UCSD Jacobs, School of Engineering
Principal Investigator: Ken-An Lou, Chief Scientist – (480) 598-5723
Award Amount: $69,845.00
RI Contact: Hyonny Kim
Abstract:
The goal of this STTR Phase I program is to develop lightweight and volumetrically-efficient structures that can be applied to the underbody and sides of lightweight tactical vehicles such as the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) or Mine-Resistant Ambush Vehicle (MRAP). The design… More

Advanced Articulated Soldier Knee and Elbow Protection System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Marianne Wilhelm, Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $69,981.00
Abstract:
There is an acute need for lightweight, articulating elbow and knee ballistic systems that provide protection against NIJ Level II threat projectiles. Our SBIR Phase I effort focuses on developing a flexible elbow and knee armor system which is capable of meeting NIJ 0101.04 Level II protection… More

Flexible Body Armor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Marianne Wilhelm, Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $69,999.00
Abstract:
Our SBIR Phase I effort focuses on developing a flexible armor system which is capable of meeting current Level IV protection requirements. We plan to use commercially available materials similar to the current armor plates such as the E-SAPI and X-SAPI plates. Our unique design uses multiple shapes… More

LABORATORY TESTING PROCEDURES FOR CHARACTERIZING THE ARMOR MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES DUE TO BLAST LOADING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Ken-An Lou, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,986.00
Abstract:
The goal of this SBIR Phase I program is to develop procedures for laboratory testing to characterize various armor materials and structures subjected to blast loading due to land explosions created by land mines and explosive devices. ArmorWorks will prepare standardized guidelines for the… More

Advanced Articulated Soldier Knee and Elbow Protection System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Marianne Wilhelm, Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $729,562.00
Abstract:
There is an acute need for lightweight, articulating elbow and knee ballistic systems that provide protection against NIJ Level II threat projectiles. The goal of this SBIR Phase II program is to continue development and optimization of an innovative lightweight, articulating elbow and knee… More

Lightweight Structures Roadside Blast Protection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: UCSD Jacobs, School of Engineering
Principal Investigator: Ken-An Lou, Principal Investigator – (480) 598-5723
Award Amount: $486,202.00
RI Contact: Hyonny Kim
Abstract:
The goal of this STTR Phase II program is to design, build, and evaluate the blast resistance of a prototype structure for a specific Navy lightweight tactical vehicle. The performance of the prototype will meet the program goal to be less than 10 lb/ft2, and to reduce the amount of transmitted… More

Wireless Power for Battlefield Airmen Operation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jay Taylor, Principal Investigator – (480) 598-1523
Award Amount: $149,974.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: ArmorWorks will develop an airman"s personal power distribution system that employs inductively coupled power transfer at connection nodes to portable electronic equipment. The system reduces battery logistic burdens created by the use of airman mounted electronic devices and will… More

Wireless Power for Battlefield Airmen Operation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Ken-An Lou, Chief Scientist – (480) 598-5723
Award Amount: $742,676.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: A phase II program is proposed leading to integrate wireless inductive power transfer technology on two prototype tactical vests. The focus of the phase II program would be the development and evaluation of a full-scale inductive power transfer system on a PRC-152 radio by both modifying… More