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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. MWIR Seeker-Sensor for Strap Down Weapon/SUAS applications

    SBC: SURFACE OPTICS CORP.            Topic: AF141139

    ABSTRACT:A program to develop a compact, HOT-FPA-based MWIR imager for small UAS sensor and strap-down seeker applications is proposed. The proposed system builds upon Surface Optics real-time broad-band and spectral imaging activities to generate a compact sensor appropriate for both ground and airborne operations that includes real-time detection and tracking of targets. Integrated into the proc ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. EDA for Strategic Radiation Hardened Precision Analog IC Obsolescence Mitigation

    SBC: MILANOWSKI & ASSOCIATES, INC.            Topic: AF131057

    ABSTRACT:The problem being addressed in the M&A, Inc. ANDROMEDA program is obsolescence of strategic hardened analog integrated circuits (ICs). Most of the suppliers of analog ICs for strategic hardened systems are no longer supporting the parts and processes developed for those programs. Virtually all U.S. strategic assets are faced with such electronics obsolescence problems. Our approach to sol ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Lowest Lifecycle Cost (LLC) Propulsion System

    SBC: Science and Technology Applications, LLC            Topic: AF141088

    ABSTRACT:Future military and commercial spacelift systems will utilize reusable systems, consisting of liquid oxygen/hydrocarbon staged combustion engines, in order to increase the military utility by both enhancing current missions, enabling new missions and reducing cost. One innovative approach to reduce both non-recurring and recurring costs is through an innovative modular Aerospike engine th ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Gas Turbine Engine Particle Emission Characterization

    SBC: ARTIUM TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: AF131188

    ABSTRACT:There is no single method available today that can reliably measure soot particle mass concentrations, number concentrations, PM specific surface area, and particle size distributions, especially with specificity to soot (black carbon, elemental carbon). It has been demonstrated that laser induced incandescence (LII) methods can reliably measure soot volume fraction, soot primary particle ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Topographic/HSI Active Transceiver (TOPHAT)

    SBC: SA Photonics, Inc.            Topic: AF141178

    ABSTRACT:Hyperspectral imaging provides the ability to detect targets in complex environments and is essential in distinguishing manmade objects from natural surroundings. However, a significant limitation of hyperspectral systems is that they rely on natural illumination which varies based on time of day and weather conditions. A system that combines active, broadband illumination with hyperspect ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. nForge: A Multi-Model Framework for System Designers


    ABSTRACT: Enhanced Modeling and Analysis of embedded real-time systems is vital to prevent late stage architecture changes, which can be costly from program risk and cost perspectives. System designers use various standards for modeling, including UML and SysML with MARTE augmentations, with supporting tools. These do not integrate well with specialized tools - e.g., for schedulability, performanc ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Advanced Composite Structural Members for Tall, Narrow Structures

    SBC: COMPOSITE SUPPORT & SOLUTIONS, INC.            Topic: AF04267

    ABSTRACT:It is proposed that a novel tall (118') fasternerless composite tower erection method be established and demonstrated atHanscom AFB. This tower is the first of a new generation of tall composite towers that has the distinct advantage of being free from corrosion in harsh and humid environments.With the tower in place, an in-situ displacement measurement will be performed and demonstrated. ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Structural Reliability Analysis

    SBC: PredictionProbe, Inc.            Topic: AF141067

    ABSTRACT:The software developed under this Phase II project provides significant advantages over the current tool. Specifically, by utilizing PredictionProbe, Inc.s (PPIs) general-purpose, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software suite (SPISE, UNIPASS, ModelProbe, and DistributionProbe) the proposed project will develop user-friendly, object-oriented, flexible, scalable, and customizable modules f ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Aperture Synthesis for Partially Coherent and Passive Illumination

    SBC: TREX ENTERPRISES CORPORATION            Topic: AF141198

    ABSTRACT:Trex proposes in Phase 2 to provide a brassboard demonstration of a multi-aperture homodyne beam encoding system capable of imaging with either passive or active illumination. At the end of the Phase 2 program Trex will have demonstrated that it is possible to synthetically combine multiple sub-apertures with both active and passive imaging techniques, comparing benchtop and field demonst ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Digital Aircraft Data Storage

    SBC: PHYSICAL OPTICS CORPORATION            Topic: AF132001

    ABSTRACT:To address the Air Forces need for an open systems architecture data transfer device (DTD), Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes to develop a Digital Aircraft Data Storage (DADS) that provides a solution maintaining compatibility with existing mission planning equipment (MPE) and aircraft data transfer and recording sources.This addresses MPE media obsolescence while providing a com ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force

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