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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. Attachable Jamming Module for C-sUAS

    SBC: Invisible Pack, Inc.            Topic: AF182003

    This proposal describes a very short-range jamming module that attaches to AF Security Forces Remington 870 model shotguns to augment their performance with the ALS skynet round.The module makes the threat drone 'freeze' long enough for effective deployment of the net round.This module can be used with any C-sUAS weapon or platform deploying ALS net rounds. It can also be mounted onto a pistol gri ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. High Energy Laser for C-UAS

    SBC: MAINSTREAM ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: AF182003

    Both commercial and military laser systems can be effective but have limited applicability for counter unmanned aircraft systems (C-UAS). Commercial lasers are underpowered and unsuitable for military environments, while military lasers are too large, heavy, and expensive for tactical applications. In Phase I, we will assess the feasibility of modifying commercial lasers for C-UAS applications. Th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Open Call for Innovative Defense-Related Dual-Purpose Technologies/Solutions

    SBC: Design Interactive, Inc            Topic: AF182005

    Aircraft maintenance is critical to Air Force readiness. However, the 2014 drawdown and the retiring workforce have led to a shortage of maintainers and a skill and knowledge gap. To maintain high levels of readiness, innovative solutions are needed to accelerate the development of a junior maintainers to expertise while also leveraging the expertise and know-how of senior personnel. Design Intera ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Open Call for Innovative Defense-Related Dual-Purpose Technologies/Solutions

    SBC: White House Partners Consulting, Limited Liability Company, The            Topic: AF182005

    During a mission seconds count. Suboptimal HMI costs time, creates opportunities for warfighter error, and requires undue training. Awayr analyzes interface designs to accurately predict distraction, and the elements responsible. Awayr is presently developed for civilian semi-autonomous automotive interface. This innovative expert system has strong potential in defense-related domains, especially ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Durable. Textured, Thermoplastic Coatings for External Drum Dynamometers

    SBC: RESODYN CORPORATION            Topic: AF182023

    The U.S. Air Force is interested in the development of a texture coating application method to produce simulated runway surface coatings that can survive on external drum dynamometers during aircraft tire/wheel/brake testing. Resodyn Corporation proposes the development of pavement-like coatings (PLC) suitable for Polymer Thermal Spray (PTS) deposition in order to address the U.S. Air Forces need ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Development of Remote Sensor System for Effective Reporting of Egress Manikin Trajectory

    SBC: MAINSTREAM ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: AF182025

    In attempt to accurately record the position and orientation of manikins undergoing a simulated emergency egress event, researchers at Holloman High-Speed Test Track (HHSTT) are seeking an innovative and reliable sensor system to eliminate dependence on the time-consuming post-processing of camera footage to determine manikin trajectory. Such a replacement sensor package must not only accurately m ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Integrating Sphere at Microwave Frequencies

    SBC: Sciperio, Inc.            Topic: AF182036

    Phase I results will provide definitive proof that an integrating sphere for RF applications is feasible.This will be demonstrated through the planar design and print of the metamaterial un-collimator. 3D printing opens the door to complex features and high resolution printers can achieve the necessary intricate details required to make this work.Additive manufacturing (AM) has continued to mature ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Advanced Vapor Compression Cooling Module

    SBC: MAINSTREAM ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: AF182049

    Mainstream Engineering proposes an advanced vapor compression cooling module (AVCCM) thermal management system.We will use our developing heat exchanger technology, lightweight components, advanced controls, and high speed components to achieve cooling density (capacity/weight) that is three times that of current military components.Our design is robust and reconfigurable for different form factor ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Horizon: Additive Manufacturing Qualification Measurement System

    SBC: Made In Space, Inc.            Topic: AF182073

    MIS is a global leader in manufacturing technologies for harsh environments. MIS developed, owns and operates a commercial Additive Manufacturing Facility (AMF) aboard the International Space Station (ISS), for both government and commercial use. Over multiple years of operation, MIS developed quality processes that ensure successful printing in AMF aboard the ISS. These processes include ground t ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Metamaterial NMBS

    SBC: Plasmonics Inc.            Topic: AF182109

    The team of Plasmonics Inc and The John Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab (JHU/APL) proposes to develop a NMBS optical system for the USAF utilizing metamaterial surfaces or metasurfaces to enable a conformal system solution that possesses low cost, size, weight, and power (c-SWaP) relative to gimbal-mount system architectures. Metamaterials are a class of engineered materials where arrays of ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force

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