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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. Software to calculate occupant forces in real world crashes

    SBC: Dynamic Research Inc.            Topic: N/A

    A need exists for economical, high capacity softwre to aid medical and engineering researchers to more easily and consistently calculate forces acting on vehicle occupants during real-world crashes. One example of such research is NHTSA's Crash Injury research and Engineering Network (CIREN), which in adition to collecting injury and vehicle information, has increasing access to data from Event D ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of Transportation
  2. Structural Health and Usage monitoring system for Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) structures

    SBC: ACELLENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC            Topic: AF03237

    Acellent Technologies, Inc. proposes to develop a complete Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) system for application to unmanned air vehicle (UAV) platform. In partnership with The Boeing Company, the development will focus primarily on the monitoring of UAV used by the U.S. Air Force such as Sensor Craft and UCAV. The proposed development will provide the means to significantly reduce maintenance ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Refractory Coatings on Mechanically Resilient Insulators


    The purpose of this proposal is to demonstrate the effectiveness of using ceramic coatings on plastic high-voltage insulators to increase their surface breakdown voltage and improve their recovery after a breakdown event. The goal is to produce a coating that can be applied to high-power microwave tube, coaxial plasma gun and z-pinch insulators that will allow higher voltage operation, reduce flas ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Near Surface Flow Control Using Magnetohydrodynamics in High Mach Number Flight


    The purpose of this project is to demonstrate the effectiveness of a Cathodic Arc Plasma Sources (CAPS) and Power Processing Unit (PPU) for producing dense, high current (> 1 amp) plasma flows for magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) control of hypersonic flight surfaces. The CAPS source and PPU were developed for aerospace applications and have been optimized for weight and efficiency. The main advantage of ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Development of Multi-Hit Nonlinear Progressive Collapse Models for Fixed Targets

    SBC: ACTA, LLC            Topic: AF05151

    A Phase I Project is proposed to demonstrate the feasibility of developing Multi-hit Nonlinear Progressive Collapse Models for Fixed Targets. The stated objective is to develop High-Fidelity Physics-Based (HFPB) fast-running models (FRMs) for simulating the nonlinear progressive collapse of aboveground fixed target structures damaged by multiple air-delivered conventional weapons. Phase I will d ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Automated Learning Video Analysis (ALVA)

    SBC: ACUITY TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: AF05309

    We propose to develop a system that will automatically track targets based on characteristic velocity differentials between the target and the background. We leverage our existing system for feature detection and tracking and show that it can produce recognizable discrepancies in the kinematics between a moving background and a moving target. We will augment the discriminating power of this kinema ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Visible/UV Image Projector for Sensor Testing

    SBC: ACUMEN CONSULTING            Topic: AF04165

    Projecting high radiance, broadband scenes in the spectral range from 0.2-14 mm is desired to simulate operating environmental scenarios for testing ultraviolet , visible and infrared sensors in a hardware-in-the-loop environment. The ideal solution will provide high radiance levels over the entire spectral range along with the capability for both broad and narrowband emission, as is appropriate ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Dynamically Sensing and Adapting Wireless Network

    SBC: ADAPTRUM, INC.            Topic: AF04105

    Recent spectrum study shows that while the available spectrum becomes increasing scarce, the assigned spectrum is significantly underutilized. In this project, we propose an integrated effort to develop a new radio technology capable of dynamically sensing and locating the unused spectrum and communicating using the unused spectrum in a way that causes no harmful interference to the designated us ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force

    SBC: ADVATECH PACIFIC, INC.            Topic: AF05201

    There is a requirement for improving specific impulse and mass fraction in propulsion systems, while providing precision and predictability in thrust to enhance accuracy. These systems must be dependable and cost-effective at a high level of operational readiness. This contributes significantly to performance of systems such as Land Based Strategic Deterrent, Prompt Global Strike and Responsive ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. High Power Pulsed and CW VCSEL Arrays for Military Applications

    SBC: Aerius Photonics, LLC.            Topic: AF04156

    Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers (VCSELs) have demonstrated themselves as a commercially viable technology. Recent technology developments have lead to a new class of commercial VCSELs designed for high power operation. Phase I feasibility testing has verified that these devices are favorable candidates for high power military applications. In this Project, Aerius Photonics will develop ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force

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