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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. Rapid Mission Planning for Desirable Viewing Conditions

    SBC: TAU TECHNOLOGIES LLC            Topic: AF141012

    ABSTRACT: Space Situational Awareness is concerned with the physical characteristics, capabilities, operations, health, and potential threats posed by space objects. This information is gathered largely via radar and optical data collection facilities. Due to the increasingly large number of space objects and relatively limited number of collection facilities, it's important that collection operat ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Physics-based, Fast-Running Tool for Fuel Spurt Modeling from HRAM

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: AF141224

    ABSTRACT: In Phase I, CFDRC in partnership with ESI, have developed and validated a physics-based CFD tool to quantify fuel spurt caused by impact and penetration of fuel tanks. CFD tool development, qualification and validation study showed good correlations with experiments in terms of fundamental physics including: a) droplet formation, breakup, size, timing and distribution; b) cavitation zone ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Novel Mercurous Bromide For Enhanced Gamma Rays and Neutrons Detection Capabilities

    SBC: BRIMROSE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION            Topic: AF151009

    ABSTRACT: To ensure the United States remains safe from the threat of nuclear and radiological attacks requires advanced radiation detection with the ability to quickly and accurately detect illicit nuclear materials including dirty bombs and other dangerous radioisotopes. Existing nuclear radiation systems are still heavily based on technologies developed decades ago. These old technologies have ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Compact, low-cost, energy-efficient detector for gamma rays and neutrons

    SBC: RADECT INC.            Topic: AF151009

    ABSTRACT: Gamma and neutron radiation detectors remain bulky, expensive, and sensitive to many environmental conditions. Making the radiation sensors compact, resilient, and more efficient are significant goals to the United States (US) civilian and defense forces for applications in areas of first responder, environmental remediation, prevention of nuclear contraband proliferation, and in general ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Quantum Cascade Laser Technology for Gas Diagnostics

    SBC: OPTO-KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: AF073134

    ABSTRACT: A versatile and robust system will be developed for accurate measurements of the concentration and temperature of combustion products (e.g., H2O, CO2, CO, and NO). Such diagnostics can provide crucial information for the development and testing of scramjet engines, turbine engines, and standard combustion engines. The system will also be able to provide important characterization of pro ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Innovative Aeropropulsion Technology for Future Military Assets

    SBC: SPACEWORKS ENGINEERING, INC.            Topic: AF05192

    ABSTRACT: SpaceWorks Enterprises, Inc. (SEI) believes that industry demand exists for a new robust and modern trajectory simulation program suitable for use in design studies up through Preliminary Design Reviews (PDR). This proposal seeks to further develop a trajectory tool that is flexible enough to support a wide variety of space transportation concepts and launch platforms. The tool, called ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Concurrent identification of Natural Antibiotics-Producing Gene Clusters and Culture Conditions

    SBC: Carrera Bioscience Inc.            Topic: CBD152004

    Modern metagenomics studies on diverse microbiomes revealed immense repertoires of potential natural products/antibiotics to be tapped into.However, identifying such secondary metabolites (SMs) directly from a complex microbiome remains rarely successful due to two major technicalchallenges: i) difficulty in dissecting complex microbiome samples and massive metagenomics data, and ii) difficulty in ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  8. Surface Treatments for Stainless Steel Actuators

    SBC: IBC Materials & Technologies, LLC            Topic: AF131202

    ABSTRACT: Stainless steel ballscrew components, such as those found in landing gear and flap actuators on the C-130 aircraft, experience wear and subsequent failure due to corrosion, contamination and foreign object damage (FOD).High dither conditions, caused by constant short-travel, high-frequency movement to maintain level flight, can also induce wear on actuator components.The Air Force and co ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Identification and Resolution of Events

    SBC: INTUIDEX INC.            Topic: AF083055

    ABSTRACT:The Air Force has a need to maintain strong intelligence capability in semi-permissive and anti-access area denial (A2/AD) scenarios where full-motion video (FMV)-based surveillance assets are rare or unavailable. In such environments, priority is given to leveraging any and all other sources of intelligence available, which may include ?open sources? of data available on the public Web, ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Validation of Multiphysics Coupled Analysis Capability for Realistic Hypersonic Vehicle Structures

    SBC: ATA Engineering, Inc.            Topic: AF083181

    ABSTRACT:The proposed CRP effort focuses on the validation of a multiphysics simulation framework through the pre- and post-test prediction of Mach 5-7 hypersonic vehicle test panels. Specifically, the proposed effort seeks to advance the software framework to TRL-7/8 by validating against measurements made from planned hypersonic wind tunnel tests. The first stage of the effort focuses on simula ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force

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