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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. Signal Processing for Emerging Wireless Technologies

    SBC: 3DB LABS, INC.            Topic: AF05103

    In many cases the analyst's problem is one of finding a needle in a haystack. The ever increasing flood of communication technology and traffic has resulted in a large and growing haystack and presents a daunting problem. The key to maximizing analyst productivity is the development of intelligent tools which automatically and accurately extract potential activity of interest while only rejectin ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. A Systematic Approach to Uncertainty Analysis for Physical Optics Based Radar Cross Section Prediction.

    SBC: ANALYTIC DESIGNS INC            Topic: AF05212

    The model validation process in radar cross section (RCS) database production is time consuming and labor intensive. Typically, synthetically generated data is compared to measured data, which is considered to be "truth." However, one must acknowledge that time may be waisted trying to refine a target model beyond the fidelity capable of the synthetic tools or the measurement data source. Analy ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Nonlinear Enhancement of Visual Target Detection

    SBC: Applied Sciences            Topic: AF05T021

    Object identification, quantification and localization are key goals in both military target detection and quantitative medical imaging. As in medical imaging, military images are often difficult to interpret due to noise, spatial resolution limits, changing background conditions and uncertainty about the materials being imaged. We propose to vastly improve the results from hyperspectral imaging s ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Novel Method for Fabricating Carbon Nanofiber Toughened Silicon Carbide Composites

    SBC: Applied Sciences            Topic: AF05T023

    Carbon nanotube-reinforced ceramics are a promising class of materials that are plagued by extreme processing conditions which compromise the nanotubes, thereby inhibiting their ability to positively impact the ceramic composite. Applied Sciences, Inc. (ASI) proposes an innovative solution to this problem. Our process exploits the unique morphology of low-cost carbon nanofibers, upon which the ce ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Demonstration of Augmented UAV Flight Performance Using Nonthermal Plasma Actuators

    SBC: Atmospheric Glow Technologies            Topic: AF04166

    An effective surface flow controller for the manipulation of the properties of aerodynamic boundary layers, particularly the resulting body drag and airflow attachment, has been long sought after. The goal has always been a surface airflow controller that is able to manipulate the aerodynamic boundary layer while both saving fuel (reducing power consumption) and improving the aircraft performance ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. New Decontamination for Aircraft Cargo Interior

    SBC: Atmospheric Glow Technologies            Topic: AF04063

    Atmospheric Glow Technologies proposes to develop the Plasma Agent Neutralization Elimination (PLANE) System based upon its patented One Atmosphere Uniform Glow Discharge Plasma (OAUGDP) technology. When developed, this advanced design will serve as a system for the decontamination of aircraft and associated cargo. AGT has demonstrated the success of OAUGDP in decontaminating various substrates ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. On-Line Trajectory Generation for Aerospace Vehicles

    SBC: AUSTRAL ENGINEERING & SOFTWARE, INC.            Topic: AF04247

    The SBIR team proposes the continued development and enhancement of a comprehensive, robust, unified Trajectory Management System (TMS). This system features a novel trajectory design methodology integrated with an innovative on-line aerodynamic identification architecture. The trajectory design methodology employs computationally efficient algorithms yielding feasible trajectories that are robu ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Demonstration of Multiple Fiber Pre-forms for Local Property Tailoring

    SBC: Bally Ribbon Mills            Topic: AF04249

    Ribbon Mills and its subcontractor Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) propose a Phase II program, to continue the research into advanced complex performs concepts utilizing weaving technology applied to state-of-the-art composites to enhance the revolutionary low frequency, conformal load-bearing antenna structures (CLAS) foliage penetration ground/air moving target indicator (FOPEN GMTI/AMTI) rad ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. A Biologically Inspired Morphing Micro Air-Land Vehicle (MMALV)

    SBC: BIOROBOTS, LLC            Topic: AF04177

    BioRobots proposes the development of a Morphing Micro Air-Land Vehicle (MMALV), capable of transforming from aerial to terrestrial locomotion, to maximize situational awareness for U.S. warfighters. Terrestrial locomotion is based upon the Mini-Whegs platform, recognized as one of the most agile micro-robots today. Aerial locomotion is based upon the University of Florida Micro Air Vehicle (UF- ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Field Mistuning Inspection Tool

    SBC: Blade Diagnostics Corporation            Topic: AF05183

    Blade Diagnostics Corporation proposes to study the feasibility of developing a field mistuning tool and an associated approach for managing the mistuning problem in integrally bladed rotors (IBRs). The field inspection tool will determine the frequencies of individual blades in IBRs using the methods developed at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). The tool will be a faster, automated version of ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force

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