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SOLID-STATE HIGH-VOLTAGE PULSER FOR HPM APPLICATIONS

Company: Metamagnetics Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Metamagnetics proposes the research and development of a compact, reliable, cost-effective and reconfigurable pulsed-voltage source based on drift step recovery diodes (DSRD) for high-power microwave generation applications. The output parameters of the pulsed-voltage source determine the efficiency… more

Compact, Lossless, Ruggedized, Electromagnetically Shielded Connectors for Power and Signals

Company: AMERICAN SUPERCONDUCTOR Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Today"s Navy continues to see increased demand for more power both on and off the ship. This need is largely driven by the continued development of high power density advanced weapons systems and sensors. Continued space and weight limitations for these ship applications will drive the need for… more

Gallium Nitride Based Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Technology for High Altitude Periscope Detection

Company: Auriga Measurement Systems LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This project develops Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit (MMIC) Technologies that enable Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Radar which meet the low cost, high performance, efficient, small size, low weight and power (SWaP) requirements necessary for insertion into high-altitude… more

Modeling of Cyber Behaviors to Wargame and Assess Risk (MOC-WAR)

Company: Charles River Analytics Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Adversaries are becoming ever more proficient at cyber attacks against our military"s infrastructure, making offensive and defensive cyber operations an essential component of today"s military activities. While the Navy has focused significant resources on cyber defense, these operations… more

Helicopter Aiding for Zero-Zero Landings with Advanced, Reactive Displays (HAZZARD)

Company: Charles River Analytics Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Although Navy MH-60R/S SEAHAWK helicopters have long played a critical role in military operations, degraded visual environments continue to plague landing safety. Current heads-down displays do not address pilots"need to continuously perceive and respond to a rich set of external visual cues… more

Gallium Nitride Based Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Technology for High Altitude Periscope Detection

Company: CUSTOM MMIC DESIGN SERVICES INC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: In this proposal, we consider GaN Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit (MMIC) Technologies to enable a low cost, high performance, thin, efficient, low size, weight and power (SWaP), Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Radar for high altitude submarine periscope detection. MMIC technology… more

High Data Rate Acoustic Modem Based on Piezocomposite Arrays

Company: Materials Systems Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Through this effort, Materials Systems Inc. and its teams, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Woods Hole Analytical Sciences, will develop an Ultra High Frequency (0.5-1 MHz) Acoustic Modem for transmitting information through ocean acoustic channels at bit rates of approximately 500 Kbps over… more

Deeply-Integrated GPS/INS Technology (DIGIT) for High Performance Navigation

Company: Mayflower Communications Company, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The objective of this SBIR program is to design and develop high performance and jam-resistant GPS/INS navigation technologies with the goal of optimizing the size, weight and power (SWaP) of the system for use in air-dropped Precision Guided Munitions (PGMs) and small Unmanned Air Systems (UAS)… more

Low Cost Production of Carbon Monofluoride (CFx) for Lithium Batteries

Company: Reactive Innovations, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Li/CFx primary batteries are considered to be a superior choice for military applications that require long life, light weight and very low self-discharge. The high cost of current carbon monofluoride materials, however, adds significantly to the total cost of the battery. Reactive Innovations, LLC… more

Mine Drift Prediction Tactical Decision Aid (TDA)

Company: Ocean Acoustical Services and Instrumentation Syst Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Drifting mines pose a serious threat to the safe passage of US and international naval and commercial shipping traffic. In this SBIR, OASIS Inc. proposes to combine two algorithms developed under ONR/SPAWAR funding into a Mine Drift Tactical Decision Aid (MD-TDA). These algorithms include a tracer… more

Magnetic FPA Cooler

Company: PHYSICAL SCIENCES, INC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Physical Sciences Inc. proposes to develop a no moving parts magnetic refrigerator system capable of cooling focal plane arrays (FPA) to temperatures below 123 K. The system will utilize a multiple stage magnetocaloric effect chain to reject heat to a 300 K environment while enabling FPA… more

High-Power, 3-Micron, Fiber-Based Laser System

Company: Q Peak, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The Navy has identified tactical applications for 3000-nm-wavelength-region lasers, which feature very high efficiency in coupling laser energy to water. This is the result of the most intense infrared absorption band for liquid water, which has a broad peak centered at 2900 nm, with an absorption… more

Intelligent Course of Action Learning System (iCOALS)

Company: Scientific Systems Company, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: SSCI proposes creation of an Intelligent Course of Action Learning System (iCOALS), building on extensive past experience in learning advanced fighter combat maneuvers from simulation. By learning from repeated simulations, robust strategies can be constructed that allocate a complete… more

Mask-on Hypoxia Training Device

Company: Technical Products, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The technical objective in Phase I of this development is to demonstrate a prototype mask-on hypoxia training technology that can form the basis for a system that: Provides pressure-on-demand airflow Can simulate oxygen levels from sea-level to 30,000-ft Is small enough to be portable… more

Rapid Synthetic Environment Tool for Virtual Battlespace 2 (VBS2)

Company: Technology Solutions Experts Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Virtual Battlespace 2 (VBS2) is a powerful training tool for the Department of Defense (DoD). Because VBS2 is a first-person-oriented trainer with a three-dimensional (3D) view of the virtual world, the terrain database is a vital component for immersing trainees, suspending reality, and avoiding… more

High Z-Conductivity Composite Structures for Low-Observable Aircraft Heat Rejection (1001-951)

Company: TRITON SYSTEMS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Triton Systems Inc., in combination with our partner Northrop-Grumman Corporation proposes to develop a high performance composite heat exchanger system that can be integrated into airframe structures of unmanned and manned systems to provide thermal management for aircraft systems and/or… more

Concept Maps from RDF (Resource Description Framework)

Company: VIStology, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Development of intelligence products, especially when HUMINT and OSINT are involved, requires sifting through enormous amounts of (mainly unstructured) information. Although SMATs are a great way of achieving progress, most of the SMATs that have been evaluated by the Social Science Board (SSB) thus… more

Jam-Resistant Global Positioning System/Inertial Navigation System (GPS/INS) Deeply-Coupled Navigation System

Company: Systems & Technology Research Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: U.S. military transport vehicles, operating platforms, aircraft, and weapons rely upon GPS to provide position, velocity, and timing data and as an aid to the Inertial Navigation System (INS) to reduce the effects of long-term inertial sensor drift and bias. However, the use of GPS jammers as a… more

Scalable, Secure Associative Database

Company: Systems & Technology Research Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: We propose to design and prototype a secure, non-proprietary, open-source, petabyte-scale associative database, and evaluate its performance. Our technical approach will heavily leverage existing open-source database technologies. Key considerations in our design will include speed of data ingest,… more

Double-Probe&Topside-Ionosphere-Sounder DPTIS

Company: Lowell Digisonde International, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: It is proposed to build the breadboard functional proof unit of a new space borne instrument"DPTIS"(Double-Probe & Topside Ionosphere Sounder) that simultaneously measures in situ electric fields and the vertical electron density profiles from the spacecraft altitude to the… more

Tubular, Continuous Bulk Polymerization System

Company: Akita Innovations LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The proposed project is to develop a scalable manufacturing process for the production of high optical quality, thermoplastic poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) and styrene acrylonitrile (SAN) which is suitable for the fabrication of extrusion processed and/or molded near diffraction-limited optical… more

Multi-Level Associative Content Environment (MACE)

Company: Boston Fusion Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Successful intelligence analysis requires analysts to wade through massive stores of uncertain data to associate concepts, individuals, locations, and resources. Current data systems are either designed to support massive data search and retrieval, or automated analysis, but lack the flexibility to… more

Mobile Motivation for Health Promotion Among Adolescents

Company: BODIMOJO, INC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase II SBIR application proposes the development and testing of a theory-based health promotion mobile phone application, BodiMojo, for adolescents (ages 13-18). The product is designed to: (1) promote wellness,healthy eating and physical activity in… more

A Novel Therapy for the Treatment of Chest Wall Progression of Breast Cancer

Company: ROGERS SCIENCES, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Rogers Sciences' mission is to provide effective, low morbidity and cost-effective cancer care through the development and commercialization of therapeutic systems based on Continuous Low Irradiance Photodynamic Therapy (CLIPT). The initial application and… more

Prehensor for one atmosphere diving suit

Company: VISHWA ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Current atmospheric diving suits and remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) have end effectors with simply 1 DOF. This rudimentary manipulation results in excessive time spent working a problem underwater, development of task specific tools that can be operated by the pliers or acceptance that a specific… more