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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. High-Performance Fuels

    SBC: Orbital Technologies Corporation            Topic: AF06194

    ORBITEC proposes to continue the development of high-performance fuels to replace monomethyl hydrazine (MMH) and other storable fuels for in-space propulsion applications. Compounds from various chemical families were proposed in Phase I to address these needs. These families of compounds have greater heats of formation, lower volatility, and lower toxicity than MMH. Their reduced vapor pressur ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Improved magneto-optic methods for aircraft corrosion detection

    SBC: Quest Integrated, LLC            Topic: AF073118

    ABSTRACT: Corrosion under multi-layer structures is a significant problem for the Air Force. The ability to detect this corrosion rapidly over a large area is also very important. The Magneto-Optic Imager (MOI) is an eddy current visualization tool that has been accepted in the market and has demonstrated the ability to rapidly inspect large areas. The principle application of the MOI within t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. KOTS: Secure, Reliable Info Sharing for GIG & SWIM

    SBC: TOPIA TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: AF081028

    The prototype for this Phase II SBIR fundamentally provides a way to assure that objectives will be reached given sufficient resources.  This assurance comes from numerous sources.  First, an on-time application provides the means to schedule and dispatch computing resources such that system priorities will be observed.  Second, using a Linda spaces framework provides the means to avoid latenci ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Photochemical Tissue Bonding for Military Medical Applications

    SBC: nLight Photonics            Topic: AF07T033

    As described in our Phase I proposal: the overall goal is to develop a complete system for micro-anastomosis of blood vessels. This involves (1) a unique laser system that uses water as the absorbing chromophore, (2) a clinically useful handpiece that is appropriate for microsurgery, (3) a novel albumin stent to support the vessel during anastomosis, (4) in vitro testing of the device to assess th ...

    STTR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Accelerated Development of High-Performance Mo-Si-B-X Alloys via an Approach of Integrating Thermodynamic Modeling with Experimental Study

    SBC: Computherm, LLC            Topic: AF07T003

    The proposed study aims at accelerated development of Mo-Si-B-X (X=Ti, Zr, Hf, Re, Mn) alloys with an optimized balance of properties, via an approach of integrating thermodynamic modeling with experimental study.   On the basis of the Mo-Si-B-X (X=Ti, Zr, Hf) database developed in Phase I, a thermodynamic database of the Mo-Si-B-O-X (X=Ti, Zr, Hf, Re, Mn) system will be developed using the Calp ...

    STTR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Power Generation and Storage for Micro Aerial Vehicles (MAV)

    SBC: CYVOLT ENERGY SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: OSD09EP2

    This Phase I innovation research project will develop a fuel cell/battery hybrid system to power and store energy for micro-aerial vehicles (MAVs). The objective of this small business innovation research project is to develop a hybrid power system capable of powering MAVs for extended flight times as well as providing increased power for payload packages. Current battery technologies are unable ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. High Performance Low Integration Cost Magnetometer System

    SBC: A&E INNOVATION            Topic: AF083218

    An innovative data collection and analysis approach is proposed to enable body mount magnetometers for space application. In order to achieve high accurate magnetic field measurement in space, the magnetometer has to be located in a âmagnetically cleanâ place, where the magnetic field from spacecraft is negligible. Usually, the magnetometers are placed on deployable booms, so that the field sens ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Self Pressurizing Gas Generator (SPGG)

    SBC: Orbital Technologies Corporation            Topic: AF083111

    Orbital Technologies Corporation (ORBITEC) proposes to develop a monopropellant Self-Pressurizing Gas Generator (SPGG) warm gas pressurization system for satellite propulsion system applications.  The SPGG system will utilize a novel method to pressurize the propellant.  The proposed system offers significant advantages over the traditional helium gas pressurization system.  The SPGG will provi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Injector Stability Screening Technique (ISST)

    SBC: Orbital Technologies Corporation            Topic: AF083112

    ORBITEC proposes to demonstrate and validate a laboratory scale experimental injector stability screening technique which will quantify injector element stability characteristics.  The experimental approach promises to dramatically reduce development cost by utilizing a gaseous single element test facility which presents savings in hardware manufacturing, consumables such as propellant and test p ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. High Fracture Toughness in Ultra-High Temperature Ceramics

    SBC: Ormond, LLC            Topic: AF083126

    Air Force and NASA contractors are in need of ultra-high temperature materials with improved toughness properties for hypersonics and rocket propulsion applications.  This SBIR will make available a new technology that can significantly increase the fracture toughness of existing and emerging ultra-high temperature ceramics and composites.  Ormond, LLC has developed data that indicates cavitatio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force

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