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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. Real-Time Health Monitoring for Solid Rocket Motors

    SBC: Polymer Aging Concepts Inc            Topic: AF103214

    ABSTRACT:A Propellant Health Monitoring (PHM) Sensor for Solid Rocket Motors (SRMs) utilizes actual propellant components in a tiny new sensor called AgeAlert.These sensors provide real-time data corresponding to mechanical property degradation resulting from environmental aging of propellants.The sensors are mounted external to the propellant and automatically track degradation passively without ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Programmable Picosat Transceiver

    SBC: TETHERS UNLIMITED, INC.            Topic: AF112072

    ABSTRACT:The goal of the Space Test Program is to enable the US Air Force to rapidly develop emerging space technologies by providing economical flight opportunities to increase a technologys TRL. Over the past decade, the CubeSat form factor has emerged as an economical platform for testing technologies that can be packaged within the 10x10x30 cm form factor. However, the lack of a programmable S ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Shockwave Consolidation of Materials

    SBC: Oceanit Laboratories, Inc.            Topic: AF141006

    ABSTRACT: Oceanit proposes to develop multiphase composite materials using shockwave consolidation approach. New materials will have exceptionally high mechanical strength, thermal and electrical conductivity as compare to current state-of-art technology. Oceanit"s prior experience in designing and fabricating novel will be critical in the success of the proposed effort. BENEFIT: Design future ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Beyond Fault Diagnosis and Failure Prognosis Fault Tolerant Control of Aerospace Systems

    SBC: GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY CONNECTION, INC.            Topic: AF141214

    ABSTRACT: Global Technology Connection, Inc., in collaboration with its academic and industrial partners proposes to develop a hierarchical 3-tier fault tolerant architecture to improve aircraft reliability, safety, and availability. The hierarchical system will support autonomous decisions for aircraft mission modification, trajectory planning, and low-level controller reconfiguration. At the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Diagnostic Device for Norovirus Gastroenteritis

    SBC: Inbios International Inc            Topic: A14049

    Infectious diseases can have a significant impact on operational readiness of military forces. This proposal describes a rapid immunochromatographic diagnostic test for gastroenteritis caused by Norovirus (NoV) infection.The test shall be used in combination with a portable reader (powered by rechargeable batteries) for automated reading and interpretation.The proposed solution is small, lightweig ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Vacuum Compatible High Gradient Insulators

    SBC: SIENNA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: AF151013

    ABSTRACT:This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will develop a vacuum compatible, high gradient insulator (HGI) based on low SEE yield aluminum nitride (AlN) ceramic with high surface flashover resistance for pulse power applications. In Phase I we will design and fabricate AlN-Metal HGIs, and investigate the effects of AlN and metal layer thicknesses, and number of layers on the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Automated Scaling Software for Oblique Incidence Ionograms

    SBC: Northwest Research Associates, Inc.            Topic: AF151098

    ABSTRACT:The objective of this solicitation is to develop real-time automatic scaling software for oblique ionograms (OIs). The NWRA team has developed an extensive HF propagation computational tool set, which includes a capability called APEx (Automated Point Extraction) for automatically finding vertical ionogram (VI) traces within an ionogram image. APEx does not require pre-separation of the O ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Influence of Long-range Ionospheric and Atmospheric Effects on Surveillance and Communication Systems

    SBC: Northwest Research Associates, Inc.            Topic: AF151154

    ABSTRACT:Abstract: Electromagnetic signals used in communications and sensor systems can be seriously impacted after propagation through a region of the atmosphere or ionosphere disturbed by turbulence. This work will develop new physics-based technology that calculates EM propagation from HF to laser frequencies, including the effects of turbulence with long correlation length in the direction of ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Optimized Additive Manufacturing for High Dielectric Strength

    SBC: TETHERS UNLIMITED, INC.            Topic: AF15AT07

    ABSTRACT: To produce high dielectric strength insulator materials, our approach, called Optimized Additive Manufacturing for High Dielectric Strength (OAHDS), will optimize fused filament fabrication (FFF) 3D printing in order to fabricate high density parts. Currently, thermoplastics 3D printed via FFF have dielectric strengths one to three orders of magnitude lower than injection molded parts ma ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Development of Metallic Nanostructures for Infrared Obscurants

    SBC: Oceanit Laboratories, Inc.            Topic: A13044

    Oceanit will continue developing and fabricating a low-cost obscurant nanomaterial. The ultimate goal for this material is to make an aerosolized cloud that can be deployed quickly between an incoming threat and the equipment and personnel being protected.

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseArmy

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