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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. Enhancing Thermo-Mechanically Coupled Computational Models for High-Temperature Impact and Fracture

    SBC: Karagozian & Case, Inc.            Topic: MDA19T002

    Proposal seeks to study and enhance thermo-mechanically coupled computational models for high-temperature impact and fracture of high-speed aerostructures. K&C is an established science and engineering company, founded in 1945, that specializes in developing engineered solutions for extreme environments through advanced computational models, experimental methodologies, and specialized software and ...

    STTR Phase II 2021 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  2. Bio-inspired Autonomous Neuromorphic Detector for Identification and Tracking (BANDIT)

    SBC: Arete Associates            Topic: MDA20T003

    Biological vision systems capture and process extremely complex environments with high accuracy. Whereas conventional imaging systems require large amounts of memory and power to run, bio-inspired systems can maintain performance while reducing the size, weight, and power requirements. In this project, Areté proposes the development of a fully bio-inspired vision system for missile detection and ...

    STTR Phase I 2021 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  3. Bio-inspired Sensors

    SBC: Quantum Ventura, Inc.            Topic: MDA20T003

    We are proposing to develop Neuro-IR Tracker, a system design for a bio-inspired sensor optimized to detect hypersonic missile targets. In Phase 1, we will design and assess the feasibility of a novel bio-inspired sensing system which includes Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) microbolometer imager (MMI), brain-inspired image processor and realtime software detection tools. We will estimate ...

    STTR Phase I 2021 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  4. Autonomous Missile Detection Using Bio-Inspired Sensors

    SBC: ATTOLLO ENGINEERING, LLC            Topic: MDA20T003

    Attollo is proposing a read-out integrated circuit (ROIC), detector, and camera that will leverage a bio-inspired approach to seeing and processing a threat detection image. Processing only change detection within the Field of View (FOV) will save in transmission and processing of the sensor data reducing latency while also improving threat detection. Attollo will hybridize our Strained Layer Supe ...

    STTR Phase I 2021 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  5. Compact, Transportable Racetrack Cyclotron for Heavy-Ion Radiation Testing of Electronics

    SBC: Radiabeam Technologies, LLC            Topic: MDA20T005

    There is a growing need to study the effects of radiation in space and during high-altitude flights on electronic systems. The ever increasing need for ground based testing has outstripped the supply of available accelerator facilities at which to perform this testing. In response to this problem, RadiaBeam, along with collaborators at Michigan State University and Particle Accelerator Corporation ...

    STTR Phase I 2021 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  6. Solid Propellant Infrared Reduction At Launch (SPIRAL)

    SBC: EXQUADRUM INC            Topic: MDA20T001

    During the proposed Phase I research and development effort, the project team will use analysis and hot-fire testing to establish the feasibility of an approach to solid propellant formulation that greatly reduces the exhaust Infrared (IR) signature of the rocket motor while maintaining the thrust-to-mass-ratio of the existing, baseline solid propellant. The project team will formulate an array of ...

    STTR Phase I 2021 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
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