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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. Low-cost, multi-spectral treatment for exo-atmospheric ballistic targets

    SBC: Synectic Research And Analysis, Inc.            Topic: MDA04T023

    This Phase II effort demonstrates the feasibility of integrating a chemically powered or “active” infrared (IR) treatment into an inflatable device and then perform three experimental excursions with the hardware: 1) achieve a tunable IR signature by cooling the surface; 2) achieve tunable IR emissions combined with a predetermined and fixed radar cross section (RCS); and 3) achieve both varia ...

    STTR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  2. NOVEL MICROFLUIDIC BASED BIO-INSPIRED BATTERY

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: ARMY03T22

    Our Phase II goal is to develop (model, design, fabricate and test) a miniaturized biofuel cell capable of generating energy from biomass to power the OFW sensor suite. Phase I goals were successfully met by demonstrating a prototype using glucose as fuel. In contrast to conventional technologies, this biobattery promises to be compact/lightweight, require little/no logistical support (re-supply ...

    STTR Phase II 2004 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Adaptive Artificial Intelligence for Next-Generation Conflict Simulation

    SBC: John Tiller Software, Inc            Topic: AF03T022

    This proposal is for the design and development of a challenging, adaptable, and extendible AI system for use in state-of-the-art computer-based wargames. The development will result in a 3rd generation computer wargame based on modern air power conflict and the ability to apply the technology developed for this project in other wargames ranging from tactical ground-based warfare to naval conflic ...

    STTR Phase II 2004 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Flow Control for Improved Optical Propagation through Turbulent Shear Flows

    SBC: INNOVATIVE TECH APPLICATIONS LLC            Topic: AF02T012

    The proposed Phase II effort will result in the development of new devices for improving optical propagation of both directed energy and free space communication systems. The Phase I effort has demonstrated the feasibility of these devices. The Phase II effort will provide the optimization and maturation needed to bring them to the commercial markets through two paths. The first is a high frequ ...

    STTR Phase II 2004 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Extreme Phase Change Materials for Soldier Microclimate Regulation

    SBC: Renewable Alternatives, LLC            Topic: A05T012

    Microclimate systems are being developed to minimize the effects of extreme temperature on performance capability and enable functioning under conditions that would otherwise cause incapacitation. It is important that these systems be highly reliable, lightweight and durable, with the intention to be worn under armor materials, heavy chemical/biological protective suits, and other protective cloth ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Development of a Portable Breath Analysis System Based on a Novel Electronic Nose Microsensor

    SBC: Streamline Automation, LLC            Topic: AF04T017

    Significant recent research has shown that breath biomarkers are excellent indicators of oxidative stress caused by conditions ranging from radiation exposure to COPD. Current techniques for collection, concentration, and analysis of exhaled breath do not support real-time analysis, or require complex and bulky equipment. Streamline Automation, LLC will develop a portable Breath BioDetector in p ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Computational Design Tool for the Synthesis and Optimization of Gel Formulations (SOGeF)

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: A05T003

    Gel propulsion systems combine the best characteristics of solid and liquid propellants. The gel system stores like solid propellant, but flows like a liquid when pressurized, enabling throttle and restart capability similar to liquid propellants. An enabling technology for the further advancement of gelled propulsion is the development of tools to render the development of propellant formulation ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Low-cost, multi-spectral frequency augmenter for exo-atmospheric ballistic missile targets

    SBC: Synectic Research And Analysis, Inc.            Topic: MDA04T023

    A specialty coating, adaptable to existing and future modular MDA target systems and survivable in exo-atmospheric environments, may be achieved by combining contemporary indium tin oxide (ITO) appliqués onto a surface capable of achieving luminescence and hue levels found in adjacent backgrounds. This active coating will exploit known vulnerabilities found in interceptor infrared and visual scan ...

    STTR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  9. Software for the Design and Certification of Unitized Airframe Components

    SBC: Engineering Software Research And Development, Inc.            Topic: AF05T015

    An investigation of the feasibility of commercialization of the results developed in the Center for Computational Mechanics, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri under AFOSR Grant No. F49620-01-1-0074 entitled; "Mathematical and Computational Framework for a Virtual Fabrication Environment for Aircraft Components". The proposed project will address some of the key requirements identified in ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Matched and Ultra-Low CTE Optical Materials

    SBC: GATR Technologies, Inc.            Topic: MDA05T021

    A new material and processing technology is proposed that will dramatically reduce the cost of manufacturing lightweight mirrors for optical test applications. Such precision mirrors are also required for surveillance, directed energy, and DoD-sponsored space programs. There is a significant amount of research devoted to developing materials and processes for space-born mirrors and ground test use ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency

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