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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until June, 2020.

  1. Physics-based, Fast-Running Tool for Fuel Spurt Modeling from HRAM

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: AF141224

    ABSTRACT: In Phase I, CFDRC in partnership with ESI, have developed and validated a physics-based CFD tool to quantify fuel spurt caused by impact and penetration of fuel tanks. CFD tool development, qualification and validation study showed good correlations with experiments in terms of fundamental physics including: a) droplet formation, breakup, size, timing and distribution; b) cavitation zone ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Thermal Isolation Technology for Large-Format Li-ion Batteries

    SBC: ADA Technologies, Inc.            Topic: AF141071

    ABSTRACT:Large format lithium-ion batteries with ineffective cell isolation are potentially hazardous when exposed to conditions such as crush, overcharge, discharge, high temperature and internal short circuit. The recent Boeing incidents and similar incidents in the automotive industry underscore the importance of current research into the root causes and safety hazards associated with such batt ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Air Launch Testbed for Endoatmospheric Hypersonic Trajectories

    SBC: Generation Orbit Launch Services, Inc.            Topic: AF141081

    ABSTRACT:This SBIR proposal covers the preliminary design and initial hardware and software in-the-loop testing of the GOLauncher 1, a single stage liquid air launched rocket system, for utilization in future hypersonic flight testing efforts. Major objectives include completing prelimianry design of the system based on requirements defined during Phase I, further validation of cost and schedule e ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. A rapid and high-throughput microfluidic stem cell analyzer

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: OSD11H14

    Current methods for stem cell isolation are time-consuming, costly, and labor-intensive, and ill-suited for point of care applications. To overcome these limitations, we propose to develop and demonstrate a high-throughput, non-invasive, microfluidic stem cell analyzer to enable a rapid isolation of high-quality stem cell products from clinically relevant samples. Our technology enables significan ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  5. Shoulder injury risk and exertion assessment tool

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: DHP13008

    Musculoskeletal injury among military personnel is an under-recognized problem where shoulder injuries are significant and result in inflammation and pain from overuse, joint derangement, sprain/stain/rupture, and dislocation. Health hazard assessment is essential to ensure that fielded equipment and occupational duties do not exceed human capabilities over short and long term exposures. Hazard ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  6. Improved Satellite Ground C3

    SBC: Braxton Technologies, LLC            Topic: AF131069

    ABSTRACT:Braxtons primary goal is to integrate and test advanced space asset command, control, and communications (C3) assets so that the current low bandwidth, high cost USAF systems can use high bandwidth, high reliability, low cost, automated commercial communications assets and system resource planning methods.Braxton will leverage 20 years of tracking, telemetry and commanding (TT&C), mission ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. GPS PNT Flexible Satellite Modulation

    SBC: NAVSYS CORPORATION, THE            Topic: AF141122

    ABSTRACT:The objective of this effort is to investigate designs and possible options for a Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) flexible satellite for GPS to enhance PNT capabilities at a low cost.A desired feature to help overcome GPS coverage issues due to terrain, spoofing, jamming and interference is to broadcast military signals at higher power than the civilian signals.Under the Phase I SB ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Conformal Conductivity Probe

    SBC: IERUS TECHNOLOGIES, INC            Topic: AF141154

    ABSTRACT:Tier 1 point inspection tools are needed for the improved performance and maintenance of current generation aircraft.The Air Force and major air framers have long sought after a suitable tool for use in production and at maintenance depots. IERUS Technologies, in partnership with Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, proposes to mature the probe developed during Phase 1 of this program and demonst ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Positioning, Navigating, Timing, Communications, Architecture, Mission Design

    SBC: Data Fusion Corporation            Topic: AF141252

    ABSTRACT:Data Fusion Corporation (DFC) proposes to extend their existing suite of Global Positioning System (GPS) structured interference ( both known & determinable) mitigation algorithms and software by developing a new algorithm and related software suitable for mitigating unstructured interference sources, such as from random noise generators. These new algorithms will compute blind estimation ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Optical System for Precision Atomic Clocks and Stable Oscillators

    SBC: Stable Laser Systems, Inc.            Topic: AF141126

    ABSTRACT:The reliability of optical atomic clocks is very dependent lasers which have long lock times to the line-narrowing reference (Fabry-Perot cavity) and atomic reference. This work builds a laser at 657 nm and a polarization maintaining frequency comb for this purpose.BENEFIT:Optical atomic clocks will lead to improved timing stability, enabling reduced range error in navigation systems.

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
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