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Integrated Avionics Manufacturing Concept: Imbedded Component/Die Technology (IC/DT)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: HQ0006-07-C-7638
Agency Tracking Number: 053-0343
Amount: $749,570.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA05-019
Solicitation Number: 2005.3
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2005
Award Year: 2007
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2007-05-30
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2009-05-30
Small Business Information
102 Tribble Drive
Madison, AL 35758
United States
DUNS: 122031883
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: Yes
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Casey Cooper
 Electrical Engineering Ma
 (256) 705-5511
 ccooper@stielectronicsinc.com
Business Contact
 Mark McMeen
Title: VP of Engineering Service
Phone: (256) 705-5515
Email: mmcmeen@stielectronicsinc.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract

The need for increased reliability coupled with reduced size and weight has demanded the evolution of manufacturing process technologies for printed circuit board assembly. Imbedded Component/Die Technology (IC/DT) will advance electronics packaging to the next level by transforming 2-D component placement into a 3-D assembly with integrated thermal management. In Phase I, a conceptual design of a single, high performance avionics package for the miniaturized MKV Kill Vehicle (KV) was developed and includes the integration of multiple electrical subsystems [LMMFC’s mission computer, LMSSC’s image processor, and IBSi’s navigation system, which includes MSSA’a planar MEMS IMU and a GPS] in a collaborative effort with Lockheed Martin (LMMFC and LMSSC), MSSA, and IBSi. Phase II will entail a printed circuit board design of a subset of the proposed Phase I avionics system, a fully functional MEMS IMU assembly, using IC/DT to exploit the benefits of unpackaged components, namely bare die. During the Phase II effort, the MEMS IMU in addition to its control and readout electronics shall be designed and manufactured resulting in an engineered prototype as a proof of principle demonstration for future testing and continued integration of KV avionic subsystems into a single, advanced, integrated avionics module.

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