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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 June, 2020.

  1. High temperature moisture sealants for hot exhaust structures on advanced system

    SBC: APPLIED THIN FILMS, INC.            Topic: AF171097

    This Phase II project will extend the investigation of Phase I effort to further enhance and mature a sealant technology to limit or prevent environmental degradation of aircraft exhaust coatings that provide thermal and corrosion protection to the underlying substrate. The environmental degradation problem is a severe and urgent problem faced by DoD across many advanced aircraft platforms resulti ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Nickel Aluminum Bronze for Additive Manufacturing Alloy Development

    SBC: QUESTEK INNOVATIONS LLC            Topic: N171088

    QuesTek Innovations LLC, a leader in the field of Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME), proposes to design and optimize a new Nickel Aluminum Bronze (NAB) alloy for use as feedstock material in directed energy deposition (DED)-based additive manufacturing (AM) in order to enable the development of AM technologies for quicker, cheaper, and more reliable production and repair of NAB ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. Computational Tools to Enable Development of Alloys and Coatings for Advanced Gas Turbine Engines

    SBC: QUESTEK INNOVATIONS LLC            Topic: N162128

    QuesTek Innovations LLC, a leader in the field of Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME), proposes to develop an ICME analysis tools involving Bayesian analysis, variance analysis, uncertainty management and database comparison and assessment functionalities to address the issue of database and model quality. QuesTek will apply the computational tool to improve databases and models ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. Novel, High-Efficiency, Light-weight, Flexible Solar Cells as Electrical Power Generation Source

    SBC: MicroLink Devices            Topic: N16AT006

    MicroLink Devices proposes to integrate its high-efficiency, lightweight, and flexible solar sheets to the Puma UAS platform to significantly extend the flight endurance of the aircraft. The Navy has a growing fleet of small unmanned aerial system (UAS) vehicles that enable tactical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities not possible before, and a need to extended mission ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Certification Modeling for Composites with Voids and Wrinkles for Engines and Structures

    SBC: ADVANCED COMPUTATIONAL TECHNOLOGY, LLC            Topic: AF161129

    This proposal aims at developing a material agnostic modeling and analysis capability to help understand the genesis of voids and wrinkles during the processing and curing of fibrous composites. It also develops a hierarchical framework to investigate the effects of these micromechanics defects on the interlaminar strength and fatigue life of curved composite structures. The overall effort is cate ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Innovative Materials for Highly Loaded Wear Application in Arresting Gear Tailhook Components

    SBC: QUESTEK INNOVATIONS LLC            Topic: N093175

    Ferrium M54 is an ultrahigh-strength, high, toughness steel with high resistance to grinding burn damage, and stress corrosion cracking, which provides many technical and commercial benefits for use in the F-18 E/F/G hook point application over the incumbent 4330V steel. The technical advantages for risk mitigation, while extending the component life at approximately the same cost makes for a good ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. Top Coatings and Enhanced Cathodic Protection Capability

    SBC: AMERICAN ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY            Topic: MDA13T010

    American Energy Technologies Co. (a woman-owned small business concern of Arlington Heights, IL), will be joined by subcontractorAdvanced Technology Laboratories of Lockheed Martin Corp. (St. Paul, MN) in order to develop and fully furnish functional prototypes of two anti-corrosion technologies with the goal to deploy them in a variety of MDA-owned equipment platforms. The first technology is a t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  8. Scalable Manufacturing of Functional Yarns for Textile-based Energy Storage

    SBC: Natural Fiber Welding, Inc.            Topic: A17AT013

    Natural fiber welding (NFW) is a disruptive bioengineering platform that has broad applications to manufacturing high performance materials and composites from abundant natural materials.By careful control of NFW process conditions, native order and structure of biopolymers is retained thus creating strong composites without glue while preserving the impressive native physical characteristics of f ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Chip-Scale Superluminal IMU Using Rubidium Atoms and Integrated Photonics

    SBC: Digital Optics Technologies, Inc.            Topic: AF181006

    We will develop chip-scale components at 780/795 nm, for a superluminal ring laser gyroscope and accelerometer (SRLGA) using Rubidium.The components include high-power and narrow-band lasers, modulators, detectors, low-loss waveguides, and micro-resonator based magneto-optic isolators, integrated on a single chip. The components will be built on GaAs substrate.GaAsP Quantum Wells (QWs) will enable ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. High-End Tactical Grade Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) Technology for Missile Defense

    SBC: Digital Optics Technologies, Inc.            Topic: MDA14019

    There is a need for tactical IMUs with better accuracy than the state of the art. We at Digital Optics Technologies (DOT) have been developing the superluminal ring laser gyroscope (SRLG) and superluminal ring laser accelerometer (SRLA). During Phase I of this program, we developed a new design that serves both functions simultaneously, a superluminal ring laser gyroscope and accelerometer (SRLGA) ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
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