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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. Developing New Insensitive Munitions Packaging Solutions for Missile Defense


    Driven partly by a succession of catastrophic accidents, the U.S. armed services began insensitive munitions (IM) technology development some time ago. However, most of these efforts to date, including new packaging technologies, have focused on tactical applications such as bombs, small missiles, and tank ammunition, and have effectively left the large solid-fueled rocket IM state-of-the-art dan ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  2. Low Cost Phased Array Radars


    In this SBIR Phase I effort, Structured Materials Industries, Inc., (SMI), in collaboration with two primary radar system suppliers, will develop affordable, low-power density phased array radars. Our proposed technical approach will combine two emerging (yet well proven) technologies; a tunable radar reflector array or "reflectarray" design, and tunable impedance devi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  3. Radiation Hard, High Precision, Agile Star Tracker

    SBC: VOXTEL, INC.            Topic: MDA05030

    In this program, Voxtel will demonstrate SOI-CMOS imagers for high-performance star tracking applications. Fabricating CMOS imagers on SOI wafers, allows the device and detector layers to be separated with an insulating layer, so each can be individually optimized and operated with separate ground returns. High QE and high MTF come from backside illumination and depleting the entire volume of dete ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  4. Uncooled, Long-Life Wavefront/Tracking Sensor

    SBC: VOXTEL, INC.            Topic: MDA04105

    A highly reliable InAlAs/InGaAs avalanche photodiode (APD) focal plane array (FPA) will be developed to replace the electron-bombarded charge-coupled device (EBCCD) camera presently used for Airborne Laser (ABL) wavefront sensing applications. Based on technology with a nominal lifetime of 105 hours of continuous operation, Voxtel’s monolithic solid-state architecture is both more manufacturable ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  5. Discrimination Damage Assessment

    SBC: SCITEC, INC.            Topic: MDA05040

    As the BMDS evolves over the next decade, the community will be exposed to a substantially greater amount of data from successful intercepts in all phases of the tiered defense, including boost, mid-course and terminal. In order to perform the necessary battle management, command and control functions a net of sensors using both active RF sensors supporting the fire control, guidance and navigati ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  6. Missile Plume Signature Evolution

    SBC: SCITEC, INC.            Topic: MDA05046

    The objective of the proposed effort is to develop and deliver a real-time physics-based simulation capability for predicting threat plume signatures from launch to burnout. SciTec's approach is to address the dominant phenomenology in each altitude regime (e.g. data derived mixing of free stream air to enable complete combustion in the fully afterburning regime) and develop fast plume signature ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency

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