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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. Rule-Based XML Validation for T&E (RuBX)

    SBC: KNOWLEDGE BASED SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: AF141227

    The VIVALDI method and toolkit enables test and instrumentation engineers and T&E stakeholders to define rules and support the verification, validation, de-confliction and optimization (VVDO) of metadata and systems design relating to multi-vendor test and instrumentation systems. This capability includes the following innovations: a catalog of rules for supporting T&E VVDO that can be used in mul ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Fermi Cluster for Real-Time Hyperspectral Scene Generation

    SBC: Crossfield Technology Llc            Topic: MDA04142

    ABSTRACT: Crossfield Technology proposes a Fermi Cluster for Real-Time Hyperspectral Scene Generation. The system architecture features heterogeneous processors for real-time scene generation, a high-throughput (10-40 Gbps), very-low-latency communications fabric, and a synchronous hyperspectral projector interface. A multi-core communications processor with an FPGA coprocessor provides a real-ti ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. 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
  6. Radiation-Hardened By Process Technique Demonstrated in Advanced Commercial 130 nm CMOS using 1.89 um2 Bit Cell and 16MB SRAM

    SBC: Silicon Space Technology Corporation            Topic: AF05018

    In 2000, the DOD’s Radiation Hardened Microelectronics Oversight Council (RHOC) recognized the ever-widening performance gap between the manufacturing capability of existing radiation-hardened integrated circuit (RHIC) producers and the future demands of military satellites and key terrestrial systems. The RHOC predicts system requirements of currently planned satellites will require RHIC techno ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Dial-a-Yield Munitions


    The Phase I investigation demonstrated the ability to dial the total energy output from a new class on nanoenergetic compositions by altering the shock strength of the initiating charge. The Phase I study laid the groundwork for developing a practical dial- a-yield (DAY) warhead that can deliver a variable total energy output using multiple initiating charges. The technology advance relies upon a ...

    SBIR Phase II 2007 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. 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

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