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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. Commercial Solutions for Weather Forecasting

    SBC: EarthCast Technologies, LP            Topic: AF182001

    A comprehensive weather intelligence system capable of producing global environmental intelligence with real-time, high-resolution information and predictions requires the synthesis of observational surface data, radar data, aircraft, space and ground-based remotely sensed data, and the most advanced numerical weather prediction (NWP) technologies. Recent advances in real-time operational global o ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Commercial Solutions for Weather Forecasting

    SBC: Nextgen Federal Systems LLC            Topic: AF182001

    Soil moisture is an important parameter for AF weather measurements and forecasting.It impacts Army operations (off-road mobility, land operations) and Intelligence Communitys knowledge (agriculture: social unrest).AF has classified soil moisture measurements and data as a DoD space-based environmental monitoring gap.If unmitigated, the lack of soil moisture data will diminish our asymmetric advan ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Advanced Nano Composite Coating for Gear Applications

    SBC: UNITED PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: AF182005

    The Air Force desires technologies demonstrating value and commercial success in non-defense applications which will solve current Air Force problems.Gears are central functioning parts to most mechanical systems such as engine transmissions.Fuel consumption and maintenance costs are significantly increased due to efficiency losses resulting from friction and wear of gears. The development of chem ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Expert System for Radar Measurement Contamination Identification

    SBC: Vadum, Inc.            Topic: AF182019

    Vadum will develop a target agnostic Expert Analyst Software Engine (EASE) to identify contamination in multi-band RCS measurements. EASE consists of a novel hybrid machine learning architecture leveraging a combination of data-driven deep learning and state-of-the-art computer vision features to automate and expedite the detection, localization and classification of contaminates. The envisioned m ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Gradient Index Metamaterial Integrating Sphere

    SBC: Oxford Defense North Carolina LLC            Topic: AF182036

    Oxford Defense North Carolina, LLC will design, simulate, and demonstrate a metamaterial for use in a microwave integrating sphere. This device is similar to optical integrating spheres by causing incident radiation from a device under test to be uniformly distributed over the inside surface via multiple scattering. We will undertake the design, simulation, fabrication, and characterization of a m ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. AI for Pallet Planning and Logistics

    SBC: Aura Technologies Llc            Topic: AF182048

    AURA Technologies proposes to use advances in artificial intelligence to develop an automated logistics management tool for pallet configuration optimization to improve airmen productivity and efficiency at Air Force Aerial Ports. The tool will provide pragmatic solutions to Air Force shipping, packing, and logistics challenges.

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. AI Space Sensor Data

    SBC: Aura Technologies Llc            Topic: AF182076

    AURA Technologies will use the latest advancements in intelligent systems and artificial intelligence, and with support from leading aerospace experts, will develop a reliable and intuitive AI-driven computing system that will automatically vet and grade non-traditional space data sources to determine if they meet the reliability necessary to be incorporated into the JMS database.

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. SoCrypt- High Assurance Software Cryptography for Small Satellites

    SBC: Secmation, LLC            Topic: AF182078

    An evolving method to deploy new military space capabilities quickly is through the use of small satellites.Defense missions executed by these small satellites require the use of NSA approved cryptography.Larger satellites rely on purpose-built End Cryptographic Units (ECU) which have been certified by NSA.Although some smaller ECUs have been developed and recently certified, their impact on small ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Tools to Enable Systematic Testing of Avionics Cyber Security

    SBC: VIGILANT CYBER SYSTEMS, INC            Topic: AF182102

    Vigilant Cyber Systems, Inc. (VCS) proposes to design and develop the Framework for Avionics Security Testing (FAST) to ensure the creation of cyber resilient aircraft systems by reducing testing complexity, reducing testing cost, and generating more valuable results. Just as Metasploit is an industry standard framework supporting offensive cyber on traditional IT systems, FAST is designed as a fr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Development of High Power High Speed WBGS Photoconductive Semiconductor Switch (PCSS) Devices

    SBC: KYMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: AF183005

    This work is focused on identifying the tradeoffs associated with modifying Kymas existing photoconductive semiconductor switch (PCSS) technology in order to tailor the technology for applications of interest to the Air Force. The currently available PCSS devices were designed without any specific application in mind. Since there are inherent tradeoffs in terms of power handling, optical power req ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force

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