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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 April, 2020.

  1. Collaborative Virtual Combat Simulation Technology For System of Systems Research

    SBC: 3D PIPELINE SIMULATION CORP.            Topic: AF05210

    Our proposal is constructed around a mature, government-owned, distributed simulation architecture known as Joint Force Operational Readiness Combat Effectiveness Simulator (JFORCES) and a proven three-step computer-aided methodology known as Rapid Relational Modeling (RRM). The proposal includes definition, structuring and prioritizing of project goals and requirements using consensus of end-use ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Development of an Innovative Practical UAV with no Moving Aerodynamic Control Surfaces

    SBC: Aerotonomy, Incorporated            Topic: AF05246

    Aerotonomy, Incorporated (AI) and subcontractor Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) will apply the latest knowledge in circulation control and piezo-electric synthetic (zero net mass flux) jet actuators (SJAs) to develop a practical small UAV with no hinged control surfaces. In the area of flow control, low jet momentum coefficient SJAs have been used primarily as a mechanism to keep flow atta ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Multifunctional Design of Load Bearing Antenna Structures for Small UAVs

    SBC: Aerotonomy, Incorporated            Topic: AF05T019

    Aerotonomy, Incorporated and our research institution partner Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) will apply the latest knowledge in conformal load bearing antenna design, structural and electromagnetic modeling, and optimization techniques to develop a unique 2 Stage Multi-Disciplinary Optimization (MDO) system that supports the design of highly integrated miniature broadband antenna structure ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Atomic Layer Deposition on Particles for Nanoenergetic, Ferroelectric Capacitor and Thermal Management Applications

    SBC: ALD NANOSOLUTIONS, INC            Topic: AF02T007

    High performance energetic materials are based on inorganic thermite mixtures such as MoO3/Al or organic compounds such as RDX. Future developments in explosives are dependent on the fabrication of nanoscale materials and composite mixtures that display higher energy release rates. The ability to tailor composite materials precisely at the nanoscale by fabricating multilayer component particles ...

    STTR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Portable E-beam Pumped UV/X-ray Bio-decontamination System

    SBC: ASTRALUX, INC.            Topic: AF04004

    Biological warfare agents pose a grave threat to the United States, as events of the last few years have shown. The malicious delivery of Bacillus anthracis spores to government and private-sector buildings through the U.S. mail system in 2001, was a prime example. The U.S. Armed Forces currently rely on three outdated biodecontamination solutions, which have been used over the last 40 years: ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Adaptive Levels of Automation for UAV Supervisory Control

    SBC: Big Fun Development Corp            Topic: AF04071

    Unmanned Aerial Vehicles hold great promise. As engineers provide UAVs with more autonomy, manpower requirements decrease. But increased autonomy replaces judgment with heuristics. It often degrades the remaining human performance. Balance is needed. Phase I demonstrates the feasibility of using game technology to find this balance. “Avant Guard” models a mission with multiple small UAVs. ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Battlefield Airman: Tactical Air Control

    SBC: Big Fun Development Corp            Topic: AF05115

    Tactical Air Control is a complex problem with high stakes. A failed strike leaves the ground unit vulnerable and may inflict collateral damage. Fratricide is a grave risk. Respect for this reality demands that the highest value in the game design cannot be technology, nor feature list, nor dramatic graphic effects. The highest value must be fidelity. "Battlefield Airman: Tactical Air Control" is ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Surface-Enhanced Detection of Molecular and Biomolecular Species

    SBC: BIOTOOLS, INC.            Topic: AF05T025

    This Phase I STTR will demonstrate the feasibility of near-infrared (near-IR) excited surface-enhanced Raman optical activity (SEROA) as a sensitive new probe of biological molecules and trace chiral materials. The research will use nanoshells as fabricated and optimized at Rice University as a newly developed, tunable, highly-uniform, SERS substrates for chiral molecules and bio-molecules. The ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. SPARCE APERTURE ADAPTIVE OPTICS FOR A DYNAMIC ENVIRONMENT

    SBC: Boulder Nonlinear Systems, Inc.            Topic: AF05222

    Development of air-to-air and air-to-ground imaging LADAR systems with high resolution is a difficult problem, because transmit and receive signals are distorted by atmospheric turbulence along the beam path. The distortion has high-frequency spatial and temporal components due to the movement of the platform. To dynamically correct the turbulence viewed from a tactical platform, the adaptive op ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Advanced Modular EV/HEV Energy Storage System

    SBC: BOUNDLESS CORP.            Topic: AF04275

    This project addresses the need for higher fuel economy, reduced pollutants, and increased performance associated with electric and hybrid-electric vehicle (EV and HEV) batteries. Standardized battery modules that support a wide variety of vehicles promise dramatic increases in performance, reliability and life-cycle cost. A standard 24V lithium-ion “building block” will fit in the envelope ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force

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