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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. Advanced Fast Shutter for Debris Mitigation

    SBC: Hyperion Technology Group, Inc.            Topic: DTRA143007

    In an effort to development more robust optical system coatings DTRA, in collaboration with Sandia National Labs, is working to characterize the degradation of optical materials for space systems when exposed to high intensely EUV/ cold x-rays. The experiments utilizes the Double Eagle z-pinch facility which generates high current, high voltage arc pinch plasma to produce an intense EUV and cold x ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  2. Novel Munition Technologies to Attack and Defeat Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)

    SBC: Hyperion Technology Group, Inc.            Topic: DTRA143004

    Traditional weapon systems often fail to meet the requirements of close combat typical of the previously discussed engagement, where insurgents often blend in or store weapon amongst friendly or non-combatant forces, to shield them from precision strike munitions of a technologically superior force. This type of warfare has led to an increased focus on the use of less-lethal weapons, to reduce let ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  3. AlphaBear2

    SBC: Spry Fox LLC            Topic: EDIES17R0006

    This project team will fully develop and test AlphaBear 2, a vocabulary learning game for grade 4 to 7 students. Vocabulary is a prerequisite for academic success, as it is linked to stronger performance across academic subjects and improved reading comprehension. It is more difficult for students to participate in educational activities without understanding the key vocabulary associated with tha ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  4. High Performance MWIR/LWIR LED Wafers on Si Substrates for Scene Projectors

    SBC: AMETHYST RESEARCH INCORPORATED            Topic: AF16AT22

    The state-of-the-art in infrared scene projection uses micro-machined resistor arrays. These arrays have limited frame-rate, dynamic range, and can be cost prohibitive as the array size increases. Alternative technologies are required. The most promising is infrared light emitting diodes (IR LED) based on InAs/GaSb type-II superlattices (T2SL) or W-Quantum Wells, with the ability to tune the bandg ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Enhanced Starting Reliability and High Altitude Operation of Internal Combustion Engines on Miniature Munitions

    SBC: Systima Technologies, Inc.            Topic: AF161098

    The focus of this research and development effort is the maturation of a small-displacement internal combustion (IC) engine with reliable, on-board, in-flight, start/re-start capabilities specifically targeting compressed carriage sUAS aerial vehicles that are remotely deployed.The advantage of integrating of IC engines into these platforms is a significant increase in range and endurance expandin ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. High Bandwidth Hexapod for Hypersonic Flight Simulation

    SBC: DYNAMIC STRUCTURES AND MATERIALS, LLC            Topic: AF161224

    Hypersonic flight environments can include motion with high frequency spectral content that is difficult to simulate.This high frequency vibration may adversely affect the accuracy of guidance and control sensors, so it is very important to the Air Force Research Laboratory to be able to recreate the motion in a way that allows sensor performance to be evaluated.Motion platforms such as the KHILS ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Open Standard for Display Agnostic 3D Streaming (DA3DS)

    SBC: Third Dimension Technologies LLC            Topic: AF16AT07

    The Air Force has identified a need for a display agnostic common streaming model for 3D data. Third Dimension Technologies (TDT) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have formed a consortium to define a 3D streaming model based on open standards for Display Agnostic 3D Streaming (DA3DS). Two factors are driving this need. The first is the dramatic increase in the collection, storage and trans ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. NDI Tool for Heat Damage Detection in Composites

    SBC: Veritox            Topic: AF161121

    The incipient thermal damage (ITD) of carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) composites cannot be detected by common nondestructive evaluation (NDE) methods, such as ultrasound or visual inspection. ITD, however, can reduce matrix dominated mechanical properties of composites and, thus, requires detection and evaluation to ensure the integrity of composite structures that might be subjected to the ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Direct Measurement of Bondline Temperature During Composite Repair/Fabrication

    SBC: ADVANCED PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: AF161115

    Achieving desired bondline temperatures is critical to ensuring proper wetting, flow and cure when repairing composite structures. Under this multi-phase SBIR project a novel method for measuring/managing cure temperature in the bondline is being pursued based on patented amorphous microwire temperature sensors that are placed permanently within the bondline and read remotely via low-frequency ele ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Non-Destructive Inspection Data Capture

    SBC: ANAUTICS, INC.            Topic: AF151162

    The project will deliver a flexible open, non-proprietary NDI environment with the capability to capture NDI inspection data through an adaptive interface, using streamlined NDI processes and provide powerful engineering analytics tools for retrieving and

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
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