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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. Detection of Hostile Fire from the Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA)

    SBC: RADIANCE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: AF121102

    ABSTRACT:Recent technical demonstrations in hostile fire sensing and classification have highlighted the use of costly cryogenically-cooled electro-optical sensors.While capable, these types of sensors come with a higher initial purchase price as well as high life cycle costs per platform.This activity will implement a broad area hostile fire sensing architecture that uses lower cost discrete sens ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Scaled Hypersonic Test Bed

    SBC: PeopleTec, Inc.            Topic: AF151004

    ABSTRACT:The objective of this proposal is to design an inexpensive hypersonic test article with an associated instrumentation package capable of providing measurements necessary for advancing the understanding of aerothermal behavior in the hypersonic flow regime. Significant advances and accuracy validation within multi-physics computational science and engineering (CSE) toolsets (such as comput ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Shockwave Consolidation of Materials

    SBC: Oceanit Laboratories, Inc.            Topic: AF141006

    ABSTRACT: Oceanit proposes to develop materials that are far from thermodynamic equilibrium domain (highly doped polycrystalline materials, nano-structured systems and supersaturated structures, etc.). The processing includes shockwave consolidation and external fields.; BENEFIT: Processing utilizing shockwave consolidation via explosions, high pressure gun systems, and/or electromagnetic waves (e ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Multimodal-Multidimensional image fusion for morphological and functional evaluation of the retina

    SBC: Oceanit Laboratories, Inc.            Topic: AF141028

    ABSTRACT:Oceanit proposes to develop a software platform capable of integrating information collected over repeated experiments and from disparate sensors to facilitate the measurement of the physiological response of ocular-tissue to damaging levels of light.BENEFIT:The development of a software platform which facilitates integration of data from all relevant retinal imaging modalities used in th ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Handheld Dismount Kit for Persistent, Precision Navigation in GPS-challenged Environments for Military Operations

    SBC: Integrated Solutions for Systems, Inc.            Topic: AF153002

    ABSTRACT:The warfighter needs an accurate and reliable source of Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) when GPS is not available. Fortunately, technical advances in navigation sensors and algorithms can reduce dependence on the venerable, yet vulnerable, GPS system. Inertial sensors are becoming increasingly smaller and more accurate. Low cost, powerful embedded computing platforms enable real ti ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Prediction of Hypersonic Boundary-Layer Transition in Wind Tunnels and Flight

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: AF161024

    Boundary-layer transition is important in the design of hypersonic vehicles since it significantly affects the aerodynamic drag and heating.The ultimate goal of this SBIR project is to assemble an easy-to-use, accurate, efficient and robust suite of codes to predict boundary-layer transition on hypersonic vehicles in large-scale wind tunnels and flight.The Phase I objectives are to develop algorit ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Real-time Hyperspectral Image Extraction from Plume Signature Databases based on Surrogate Modeling in Compressed States

    SBC: TRANSNOVA TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: AF161030

    The proposed effort aims to develop and demonstrate an innovative software tool combining surrogate modeling and image compression techniques for high-speed hyperspectral image extraction from plume signature databases. Salient aspects of the proposed solution are: (1) image compression and data-driven surrogate modeling operate in concert to capture the effects of various parameters (Mach number, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Global-Local Modeling of Aircraft Occupant Safety Assessment during Ejection

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: AF161044

    ABSTRACT: The extreme ejection conditions in the fifth-generation fighter F-35 could lead to occupant injury. Rocket sled testing of ejection seat with manikins is limited in simulating human response. The current neck injury models and injury criteria from automotive safety are inadequate for the ejection-related injury. We propose to develop the global-to-local finite element models (FEM) and si ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Airborne Network using Spectrum-Efficient Communications Technologies (ANSECT)

    SBC: Oceanit Laboratories, Inc.            Topic: AF161051

    Oceanit proposes to develop MIMO-based high spectrum efficient technologies for airborne battle-space communications.

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Modular, Secure and Affordable Design for NextGen ADS-B Integration

    SBC: Minerva Systems & Technologies, LLC            Topic: AF161058

    Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) protocol provides significant benefits such as increased air safety and improved air-traffic conflict detection and resolution since it allows other aircrafts in the vicinity to know their relative positions without relying on an infrastructure. Despite the years of work on the development of standards, testing, etc., the ADS-B protocol does not s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force

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