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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. Advanced Radar Concepts For Small (Tier I/II) RPAs

    SBC: IMSAR LLC            Topic: AF112144

    ABSTRACT: Ground Surveillance Radar (GSR) is a fundamental and proven component of Department of Defenses (DoD) Battlefield Awareness. Advanced radar systems on large remotely piloted aircraft (RPAs) include Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and Ground Moving Target Indicators (GMTI). The ability to identify and track vehicles and dismounts has become a key focus. Small (< 10 lb) radars with SAR i ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. W-band Transmitter

    SBC: INNOSYS, INC.            Topic: AF121046

    ABSTRACT: The Air Force has identified a need for efficient, lightweight, millimeter-wave transmitter development that supports future generations of bandwidth efficient military satellite communications and communications links between Remotely Piloted Aircrafts (RPAs), satellites and terrestrial terminals. As RPAs and associated battlefield sensors proliferates, requirements for additional mil ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Lightweight Structural Materials for Broadband Electromagnetic Hardening

    SBC: Conductive Composites Company, L.L.C.            Topic: AF121111

    ABSTRACT: Conductive Composites has developed lightweight materials that provide high levels of conductivity and electromagnetic (EM) shielding for composite and advanced polymer materials systems. Conductive materials include metal coated carbon fibers and nonwovens, along with nickel nanostrands. The performance capabilities of the materials have now been extended and tested to include broadban ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Volume Charge Distribution Measurement in Thin Dielectrics

    SBC: BOX ELDER INNOVATIONS, LLC            Topic: AF11BT20

    ABSTRACT:Over half of spacecraft system anomalies attributed to interactions with the natural space environment including - electron upsets, damage to components, power system debilities, and complete satellite failures - are attributed to spacecraft charging.While measurements of electron emission, surface potential, and electrostatic breakdown provide important information, the great need for ma ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Electromagnetic Hardened Composite Electronics Enclosures

    SBC: Conductive Composites Company, L.L.C.            Topic: AF131110

    ABSTRACT: Traditional shielding enclosures are fabricated from heavy metallic materials. Polymer and composite systems have been used extensively in enclosures for due to their significant weight and manufacturing advantages, but have not been able to provide adequate levels of electromagnetic shielding. Conductive composite materials will be used to fabricate and test composite enclosures that p ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Scalable, Wide Bandgap Integrated Circuit Technology for Wide Temperature, Harsh Environment Applications

    SBC: INNOSYS, INC.            Topic: AF131166

    ABSTRACT: Advanced wide bandgap (WBG) solid state technology is necessary for future military, defense and related Department of Defense (DoD) applications and needs with increased power demand and higher temperature operation ranges. To make further advancements, an enabling high temperature and extreme harsh environment integrated circuit (IC) technology is needed. Military electrical power re ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Automated Analog Electronics Design Tools for Obsolete Parts

    SBC: SILICON TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: AF131057

    ABSTRACT: Silicon Technologies, Inc. (STI) proposes to extend the results of a DARPA sponsored contract # W31P4Q-11-C-0046,"Design Tools For Highly Regular Circuit Geometries"to develop a set of design tools and analog cells specifically for use in automating the design of Rad Hard analog circuits. STI was able to prove feasibility of a revolutionary new set of design tools for analog design. Th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Advances in Conductive Composites for Electrical Conduit and Cable Shielding

    SBC: Conductive Composites Company, L.L.C.            Topic: AF131108

    ABSTRACT: A method of fabricating highly conductive and shielding electrical conduit and associated fittings is proposed. The technology will be based upon creating conductive composite tubes and fittings. Such composites have proven their ability to shield as well as their aluminum counterparts at about 1/3 the weight. Both rigid and flexible versions will be developed. Cables will be secured a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Find substitute for Methylene Chloride in depaint operations at Hill AFB

    SBC: Select Engineering Services            Topic: AF131198

    ABSTRACT: This effort seeks to identify an effective paint remover that does not contain Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) and does not interfere with the metal removal process at the Hill Air Force Base Industrial Waste Water Treatment Plan (IWTP) while also meeting mil-spec requirements for aircraft landing gear maintenance. Aircraft maintenance activities generally involve disassembling major co ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Advanced Frangible Composite Structure

    SBC: All-Tech Solutions            Topic: AF06339

    ABSTRACT: Recent SES full-scale testing of composite Instrument Landing System Glide Slope (ILS/GS) Towers indicates that frangibility for these large NAVAID structures is indeed possible. However, there is currently no clear and definitive definition of frangibility (with respect to force and energy) for an ILS Glide Slope tower; or any other airfield support structure outside of a single-pole ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force

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