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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. Extended-SWIR Targeting Sensor

    SBC: VOXTEL, INC.            Topic: AF112096

    ABSTRACT:Current military systems laser rangefinding and designation systems require multiple detectors, which make such systems large, heavy, and power hungry, which limits application to larger, high-value platforms. The proposed Phase II program addresses the need for a single, compact high-resolution SWIR imager with see-spot/time-spot capabilities. In the Phase II program, Voxtel will develop ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. High-Resolution Asynchronous Day/Night Timespot NIR-SWIR Imager Development

    SBC: VOXTEL, INC.            Topic: A15039

    A compact, low-power near/shortwave infrared sensor capable of temporally and spatially resolving battlefield lasers asynchronously under day and night conditions will be developed. The approach is based on an existing active-passive focal plane array (FPA), which readily lends itself to this application. In Phase I, after working with U.S. Army stakeholders to refine the requirements and the cont ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Prattle: Deception and Anti-Reconnaissance via CyberChaff

    SBC: Galois, Inc.            Topic: AF151029

    ABSTRACT:Computer network defense tools are plagued with an excessive amount of information, frequently in the form of false positives. Rather than attempt to train automated tools to detect attack events more reliably, we propose to build upon existing 'honey-net' technologies to interfere with the reconnaissance phases of an adversary's attack. We will build upon our existing CyberChaff (TM) tec ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Next-Generation Semi-Active Laser (SAL) and Miniature Designator

    SBC: VOXTEL, INC.            Topic: AF151112

    ABSTRACT:A novel next-generation (Next Gen) semi-active laser (SAL) seeker will be developed, which includes a novel gun-hardened miniature eye-safe laser designator, ideal for weapon and UAV mounting. The laser will optionally be configured with a laser positioning and timing (PAT) imager, which can be used to aid target handover and to provide active feedback for beam stabilization. The SAL seek ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Heterogeneous and Gradient Additive Manufacturing Technologies

    SBC: VOXTEL, INC.            Topic: AF151135

    ABSTRACT:A machine to support the research and development of additive manufacturing (AM) multi-material 3D printing technologies will be developed, which will enable the fabrication of 3D objects with heterogeneous compositions, i.e., objects that are composed of two or more materials that differ in their physical and/or chemical properties and are fused together to build up the object. Using exi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Application of a Wireless Finger-mounted Ultrasound Transducer and Imaging Platform

    SBC: SONIVATE MEDICAL, INC.            Topic: DHP14006

    We propose to add ultra-wide-band (UWB) wireless connectivity to a wearable, battery powered, finger-worn ultrasound probe and system (under development through a separate contract) capable of performing the FAST exam for use in the battlefield. UWB is particular suited to medical defense needs on the battlefield as the wireless transmission is undetectable, uses low power and has high bandwidth f ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  7. Correct-by-Construction Synthesis for Multi-Vehicle Autonomy Missions

    SBC: Galois, Inc.            Topic: AF14AT06

    ABSTRACT: The kinds of capability advancements we anticipate include scalable support for multi-vehicle scenarios with concurrent executions, co-existence of adversarial and cooperative assets, timing and synchronization constraints, heterogeneous sets of specifications (e.g., prioritization over soft vs. hard constraints), and fault-tolerance. The tool development will focus on an open-source so ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. High Performance Switched Reluctance Generator Controller

    SBC: Continuous Solutions LLC            Topic: A15087

    In this proposal, closed-loop control techniques are developed to eliminate torque harmonics produced by an SRM. To provide vibratory feedback, a piezoelectric-based sensor is incorporated into an SRM drive system to sense the torque harmonics in real time. The advantages of using a piezoelectric-based sensor include its flexibility in terms of placement, its extremely low cost, its durability and ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Hybridization Techniques for Ultra-Small Pitch Focal Plane Arrays

    SBC: VOXTEL, INC.            Topic: AF141196

    ABSTRACT:To address the need for a low-cost, high-pixel-density focal plane array (FPA) hybridization process, a nanotechnology-based metal interconnect and bonding approach will be refined. The process is compatible with wafer-to-wafer, chip-to-wafer, and chip-to-chip processing, requires only modest capital investment, and can be performed with high yields at less cost and finer pitch compared t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force

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