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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Revolutionary Avionics Display System

    SBC: Intellisense Systems, Inc.            Topic: AF151020

    To address the Air Forces need for a form-fit-function replacement Video Display Terminal(VDT), Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes to logically extend the achievements accomplished in the Revolutionary Avionics Display Phase II Enhancement (RAD-IIE) contract by executing the MC-130J Video Display Terminal (VDT) Follow-On Phase II (VDT-II) effort. During the VDT II effort, POC will build on ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Miniature Video Camera Technology for Embedded Probes

    SBC: TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: AF171009

    The Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) uses water-cooled probes housing remote-head cameras to evaluate and monitor turbine engines. These cameras have traditionally been based on CCD (charge-coupled device) sensors outputting analog NTSC video signals. However, such cameras have numerous shortcomings including the introduction of noise over associated cabling, interlaced output format ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Automatic Dependent Surveillance- Broadcast (ADS-B) and UAS operations

    SBC: KALSCOTT ENGINEERING INC            Topic: AF171045

    The USAF has identified the need for ADS-B systems for UAVs. Details of Phase 1 work are discusssed. Methods to enhance ADS-B functionality which were identified and investigated in Phase I are presented.A detailed Phase II work plan consisting of software design, simulations, hardware development and flight testing is presented.

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Scalable Coherent Photonic Array on a Silicon Platform

    SBC: Advanced Silicon Carbide Materials, LLC            Topic: AF171116

    In this Phase 2 SBIR Trex and Columbia propose to fabricate the SWIR optical comb concept that was developed in Phase 1 that is centered at 1550nm and has > 100 lines with 100 GHz FSR, 200+ uW/line, >45 dB side-mode suppression, and all lines are phased together. This is a hybrid device consisting of a reflective semiconductor optical amplifier (RSOA) that is coupled to a dual-ring Si3N4 (SiN) mic ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Direct Measurement of Targeting Coordinates from Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (SUAS) EO/IR Gimbal Systems

    SBC: TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: AF171120

    Toyon Research Corp. and Hood Tech Corp. propose a combined hardware-software solution for image-based direct computation of target geo-coordinates using gimbal video and metadata, and an integrated laser range finder. The development is focused on small-gimbal systems suitable for use onboard small unmanned aerial systems (SUAS). The proposed Phase II development includes gimbal hardware modifica ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. W and V band Airborne SATCOM Transceiver

    SBC: ESCAPE COMMUNICATIONS INC            Topic: AF131061

    The primary technical objective of this Phase II proposal is to define a SATCOM waveform and related functional and performance requirements based on the ETSI DVB-S2 standard supporting configurable and variable bi-directional satellite data communications, implement the waveform and related functions on a modem hardware platform, and demonstrate functionality initially in a laboratory setting.The ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Compact Space Processor for Multi-Sensor Missions

    SBC: Innoflight, Inc.            Topic: AF141101

    The Joint Requirements Oversight Council Meteorological and Oceanographic Collection Requirements Report has documented twelve gaps in DoD Weather Operations, of which, Cloud Characterization (CC) and Theater Weather Imaging (TWI) are the two highest priority gaps specifically identified by the Air Force. These Space-Based Environment Monitoring (SBEM) requirements will partially be addressed by t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Alternative Approach to Contact Type Analogue Data Slipring

    SBC: SA Photonics, Inc.            Topic: AF141231

    ABSTRACT: Contact type slip rings are frequently the limiting factors in a test and measurement system due to its poor reliability and signal quality issues. A non-contact solution is preferred in many mission critical systems. SA Photonics has developed RODS (Rotational Optical Data System), a fiber optic based non-contact solution that promises higher reliability, better signal integrity, improv ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Development of Additive Manufacturing for Landing Gear Components

    SBC: MolyWorks Materials Corporation            Topic: AF171006

    In Phase II, research and development will be performed to produce landing gear material coupons and full-scale parts.The printed coupons will be tested and analyzed to provide data which will enable determination of design values for derived mechanical properties.The production process will be developed for consistent production of landing gear component material which conforms to material specif ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Low Cost High Sensitivity Superconducting Magnetometers and Gradiometers

    SBC: Quantum Design, Inc.            Topic: AF171017

    The Phase I results will be utilized in Phase II to fabricate the SQUID chips and to incorporate them into a novel laboratory prototype for advanced magnetic detection for NDE and biomagnetic medical imaging. This prototype will take an innovative hybrid mechanical/electronic approach to gradiometery that will allow the baseline (the separation between cancellation coils) to be adjusted from 0 to ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
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