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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY22 is not expected to be complete until September, 2023.

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  1. Versatile and Robust Three-Dimensional Software for Multi-Fluid Plasma Modeling

    SBC: TECH-X CORPORATION            Topic: AF11BT08

    ABSTRACT: In this STTR Tech-X corporation in partnership with the University of Washington will improve a commercial plasma modeling tool, Nautilus, for simulating high-temperature multi-fluid plasmas for problems such as the field reversed configuration, dense plasma focus and the plasma opening switch. Semi-implicit algorithms will be implemented in Nautilus so that the speed of light and elec ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Transition to the Next Generation High Power Phased Array Transceivers

    SBC: G. A. Tyler Associates, Inc.            Topic: AF12BT13

    ABSTRACT: Given the results obtained in the Phase I effort, we are now in a position to advance to the next generation of High Power Phased Array Transceiver Systems. The new approach proposed here is to use enough elements in the phased array to ensure that significant wavefront compensation performance can be obtained with only piston commands. A system of this nature can be developed in two ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Tool for Blade Stress Estimation during Multiple Simultaneous Vibratory Mode Responses

    SBC: Nextgen Aeronautics, Inc.            Topic: AF11BT22

    ABSTRACT: NextGen Aeronautics, leveraging past experience in generating stress spectra from static and vibratory loads as well as knowledge of gas turbines, is proposing a method for estimating blade stresses from multiple vibratory loads in rotating systems from limited manufacturer data from Campbell diagrams and strain gage blade stresses. The method hinges on utilizing 3D parametric generic i ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Spectrum Sensing and Sharing by Cognitive Radios in Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT) Systems

    SBC: Innoflight, Inc.            Topic: AF15AT23

    ABSTRACT: The next-generation Global Positioning System (GPS) in congested and contested environments is expected to exploit Spectrum Holes (SH) in order to provide uninterrupted Position Navigation and Timing (PNT) service worldwide. Innoflight has teamed with the Air Force Institute of Technologys (AFITs) Autonomy and Navigation Technology (ANT) Center to develop a system based on cognitive radi ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Small Sample Size Semi-Supervised Feature Clustering for Detection and Classification of Objects and Activities in Still and Motion Multi-spectral Ima

    SBC: TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: AF15AT35

    ABSTRACT: Toyon Research Corp. and the Penn State Univ. propose research and development of innovative algorithms for classifying objects and activities observed in high-dimensional data, including video and hyperspectral imagery. The proposed algorithms include novel feature clustering techniques to enable effective characterization of intra-class and inter-class appearance variations in datasets ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Simultaneous Multi-property Planar Laser Diagnostic for Hypersonic Flows

    SBC: Metrolaser, Inc.            Topic: AF15AT38

    ABSTRACT: An unseeded measurement technique is proposed for simultaneous spatially-resolved measurements of density, temperature, and velocity in hypersonic wind tunnel flows with the future potential for time-resolved measurement capability. A variant of filtered Rayleigh scattering (FRS) will be developed that takes advantage of unique monotonic relationships between molecular vapor cell filter ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Secure Efficient Cross-domain Protocols

    SBC: INFOBEYOND TECHNOLOGY LLC            Topic: AF13AT08

    ABSTRACT: Coordinating and sharing information across multi-level security (MLS) networks are of great interest in many military applications. However, it is very challenging to accomplish those goals due to the heterogeneous security classifications of different network domains. The recent proposed cross-domain solutions (CDS) provide initial steps to make such applications possible. However, th ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Scaled Transonic Dynamic Aeroelasticity Through Wind Tunnel Testing (ST-DAWTT)

    SBC: CREATIVE AERO ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS INC.            Topic: AF12BT12

    ABSTRACT: In Phase II of this research, Creative Aero Engineering Solutions (CAES) and its academic partner University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) will design, fabricate, and test a semispan model based on the novel aeroelastic models analyzed in Phase I. The objectives are to develop a physics-based understanding of transonic aeroelasticity near Mach 1, and to provide high-fidelity experime ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Satellite Drag Physical Model Module for a Near Real Time Operation Test Bed

    SBC: Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Associates, L.L.C.            Topic: AF11BT29

    ABSTRACT: The Air Force seeks to improve the accuracy of orbit specification and of 72-h orbit predictions beyond present capabilities. Thermospheric neutral density and satellite ballistic coefficient strongly impact satellite drag estimation, which is a leading source of error in orbit predictions in LEO. The goal of this Phase II project is to develop a satellite drag specification capability ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Robust moving target handoff in GPS-denied environments

    SBC: UTOPIACOMPRESSION,CORPORATION            Topic: AF15AT34

    ABSTRACT: Over the past decade, there has been a sustained interest in Global Positioning System (GPS) denied navigation technologies for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). This has been primarily due to the well accepted susceptibility of GPS signals to intentional jamming or unintentional interference and blockage. One of the challenging problems in GPS-denied navigation is handing off moving targ ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
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