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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. Novel Oxidizer for Ammonium Perchlorate Replacement

    SBC: NALAS ENGINEERING SERVICES INC            Topic: AF103211

    ABSTRACT: The DoD requires increased performance and increased density solid propellants for use on boost, strategic and tactical missile systems, however, simultaneously attaining higher energy and density while maintaining satisfactory physical properties is an extremely challenging goal. Current ingredients are incapable of imparting the desired performance and insensitivity. Because of sporad ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Prognostic Health Management (PHM) of Electromechanical Actuation (EMA) Systems for Next-Generation Military Aircraft

    SBC: QUALTECH SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: AF121185

    ABSTRACT: Electromechanical Actuation (EMA) systems are becoming preferred choice in aircraft applications owing to their response time, power consumption, heat load, peak power, and weight related advantages. However, employing EMAs in critical flight control applications demands reliability assurance and capability to predict failures ahead of time. Through the Phase-I effort, Qualtech Systems, ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Game-Based Tactical Training and Rehearsal Environment for Next Generation Multirole Fighters

    SBC: SONALYSTS, INC.            Topic: AF131025

    ABSTRACT: Adapting our next-generation game engine to the complex realm of today"s multi-role fighters, we will create a high-fidelity, easily-deployable flight simulator to provide a training and rehearsal environment for next-generation multi-role aircraft. Built on COTS hardware, the tactics, techniques, and procedures trainer will offer the user a high-fidelity mission training and rehearsal ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Combustion Enhancement of Propulsion-Fuel Using Novel Carbon-based Additives

    SBC: Precision Combustion, Inc.            Topic: AF131173

    ABSTRACT: Precision Combustion, Inc. proposes a novel approach for nanoenergetic particle addition to aerospace fuels using carbon based nano-particles, hence avoiding challenges currently being faced by metal-based particles including particle stability, agglomeration, oxidation, solid combustion by-products containing metals and the environmental issues posed by metal-based nano-fuels. We are s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Ultra Compact, Lightweight, Fast Response Cetane Sensor for Heavy Fuels

    SBC: Precision Combustion, Inc.            Topic: AF131158

    ABSTRACT: Precision Combustion, Inc. (PCI) proposes to develop a novel, ultra-compact cetane sensor to analyze fuels in real time. The sensor will be capable of determining the cetane number of logistic fuels used for small remote piloted aircraft engines. In Phase I, PCI will perform testing with different fuels in a breadboard environment to demonstrate the concept. The concept is based on a no ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Adaptive Gaming and Training Environment for Maintenance Operations

    SBC: SONALYSTS, INC.            Topic: AF121017

    ABSTRACT: The ultimate goal of this Phase II SBIR is to provide the Air Force with a game-based approach to train Air Force maintenance personnel. Sonalysts believes that the most cost-effective solution will include: The continued development of specifications for a SAM-T that uniquely uses game engine AI, scenario generation, IMI, IETMs, event management, performance tracking tools, and eve ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. RPA Simulated Operational Communications and Coordination Integration for Aircrew Learning (SOCIAL)

    SBC: SONALYSTS, INC.            Topic: OSD11CR3

    Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs) are becoming increasingly popular and prevalent in the military domain. The ability to train RPA crews is a significant challenge facing the community. A particularly vexing part of this problem is training the members of the crew to function as a team. RPA crews must effectively interact with stakeholders who are located around the world. Unfortunately, RPA cr ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Ruggedized PEM Electrolysis Hydrogen Generator for PEPSAE Recharge

    SBC: Proton Energy Systems, Inc.            Topic: AF112183

    ABSTRACT: The objective of the proposed project is to develop a compact, lightweight, and robust hydrogen generator for refilling of metal hydride canisters, which will then be used in conjunction with a fuel cell for portable power for medical equipment during airborne transport. The proposed solution is a small ruggedized electrolysis unit based on proton exchange membrane (PEM) technology. K ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Electron-beam Switches for a High Peak Power Active SLED-II Pulse Compressor

    SBC: Omega-P, Inc.            Topic: 34c

    This SBIR project will be devoted to the development and demonstration of high-power X- band switches to operate with the two resonant delay lines of the SLED-II pulse compression system. Each switch is triggered with an intense electron beam drawn from a diamond-coated molybdenum cold cathode. Preliminary tests of prototype X-band switches using the Omega- P/NRL X-band magnicon have already sho ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Energy
  10. A New Nb3Sn Process with a Novel Artificial Pinning Center for High Energy Physics and High Magnetic Field Applications

    SBC: Supramagnetics, Inc.            Topic: 35a

    The development of an APC Nb3Sn superconductor with tin-pin artificial pinning centers by the proposed approach in the Phase I program, is anticipated to have a significant impact on cost and performance in applications for undulator magnets. The overall technical approach for the Phase I project will be to develop and demonstrate an Nb3Sn superconductor with tin-Al2O3 pins for HEP magnets. The ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Energy

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