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  1. Non-Metallic Conductive Material for ESD/EMI Applications

    SBC: Nanocomp Technologies Inc.            Topic: AF083C071

    Ultra-light weight, highly conductive carbon nanotube sheets that can be bonded to graphite composites while also conducting in the GHz region have potential to broadly improve EMI/ESD systems. These materials have additional applications including: EMI cable shielding, EMI/EMP electronics protection, preventing unwanted EMI emissions, highly conductive ground planes, and ESD layers. This proposa ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Waveform Agile, Low-cost Multi-function Radio Frequency ISR in Contested Environment

    SBC: Technology Service Corporation            Topic: AF151145

    Technology Service Corporation (TSC) will develop innovative waveforms and exploitation algorithms for concurrent synthetic aperture radar (SAR) and moving target indication (MTI) in contested RF environments to counter emerging threats from commercial un

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. AUTO-SCAN: Inlet and Exhaust Damage Registration Sensor

    SBC: INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION, INC.            Topic: AF121C125

    ABSTRACT: Current methods for inspecting aircraft engine inlet and exhaust cavities are labor intensive and error prone. Airmen crawl into ducts looking for defects, trace suspected sites on Mylar sheets noting their position relative to cavity features, and manually enter the data into an aircraft assessment system. Technology that can reduce inspection times and eliminate sources of human err ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Commercial Solutions for Weather Forecasting

    SBC: Armaments Research Company, Inc.            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 surface data, radar data, aircraft, space and ground-based remotely sensed data, and the most advanced numerical weather prediction (NWP) and artificial intelligence technologies. Recent advances in real-time global ...

    SBIR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Cyber Hardening and Agility Technologies for Tactical IP Networks (CHATTIN)

    SBC: Grier Forensics, LLC            Topic: AF151030

    FireSky/CHATTIN (Cyber Hardening and Agility Technology for Tactical IP Networks) provides cyber defense, agility, and real-time threat intelligence for aerial tactical IP networks. FireSky/CHATTIN drops into existing IP based aerial networks and provides cyber defense. This work involves enhancing FireSky/CHATTIN to provide the capabilities required for deployment to Battlefield Airborne Communic ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. An Advanced Cryocooler for Space-Borne Applications

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: AF081095

    Future Department of Defense (DoD) space-borne electro-optical payloads will require reliable, efficient, and lightweight cryocoolers for sensor cooling. Turbo-Brayton cryocoolers are an ideal candidate for these payloads. The technology is reliable and space proven with one unit having provided over 6 years of successful operations on the Hubble Space Telescope without any change in performance ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Aircraft Damage Locator


    Military aircraft often receive damage from a variety of causes. This damage is detected through visual inspection or through the aid of handheld nondestructive inspection devices. Regardless of the inspection method used, however, determining the damage’s exact location and spatial orientation is critical. Typically, hand measurements are taken relative to structural features such as fastene ...

    SBIR Phase II 2007 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. A Self-shielding Network Architecture Integrating Mutation Paradigms

    SBC: INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION, INC.            Topic: AF093049

    ABSTRACT: The current static nature of systems and networks allows attackers to gather intelligence, perform planning, and then execute attacks at will. If instead we remove this underlying static nature and make the network dynamic, many classes of attacks can be prevented by making them too difficult to carry out without detection as well as by reducing their probability and level of success. ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Agent-based Generic Scheduling Engine Builder

    SBC: INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION, INC.            Topic: AF03080

    The key innovation proposed in this Phase II effort is a set of tools and framework that enforces a new powerful approach to developing agent-based scheduling engines by designing the basic components, identifying agents, and designing interaction protocols and behavior to meet the system requirement. We propose to extend Generic Scheduling Engine Builder (GenSEB) tool developed in the Phase I eff ...

    SBIR Phase II 2004 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Multiphysics Modeling of High Voltage Explosive Flux Compression Generators

    SBC: Enig Associates, Inc.            Topic: AF071007

    Continuation of a program to investigate flux compression generator (FCG) internal voltage intolerance is proposed. The goal will be to develop feasible concepts for greatly increasing FCG internal voltage tolerance and implement the new concept in device simulations. Phenomena to be considered include “seeding” of gas breakdown by armature / stator contact point physics studied in Phase I. Th ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
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