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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. Novel, Optimal, Physics-Based Reduced Order Models for Nonlinear Aeroelasticity

    SBC: Advanced Dynamics, Inc.            Topic: AF08BT03

    Research is proposed for the development and implementation of state of the art, reduced order nonlinear aeroelastic models for multidisciplinary/multi-fidelity optimization problems. Highly efficient and accurate aeroelastic simulation tools will be constructed based upon the mathematical formalism of optimal prediction theory and a novel implementation of a filtered harmonic balance solution met ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Directed Energy Detection and Characterization Instrumentation

    SBC: AEGIS TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, INC., THE            Topic: AF083253

    The AEgis Technologies Group Inc. proposes to investigate high energy laser and high power microwave instrumentation for ground and airborne targets. The experienced team will identify candidate instrumentation systems; evaluate them against customer-defined requirements and features; and recommend potential systems for further study, development, and implementation in Phase II. We will coordinate ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. New Laser Eye Protection (LEP) Technology for Visors

    SBC: AEGIS TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, INC., THE            Topic: AF083013

    Laser eye protection has become increasingly important due to the availability of laser sources (continuous and pulsed) over a broad range of wavelengths. This is particularly the case where table top femtosecond laser pulses (~50femtoseconds) with peak powers reaching the Terawatt  scale are commercially available in the visible and near infrared.  The military uses many laser systems (e.g., tr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Aging and Surveillance Technology for Solid Rocket Motors

    SBC: Analytical Services, Inc.            Topic: AF083115

    ASI proposes an innovative and numerically-efficient approach to the modeling of crack propagation in solid propellant rocket motors.  Our technology uses a coupled fluid-structure interaction model that is enhanced with an embedded grid capability.  Such an approach eliminates virtually all of the bottlenecks that occur in traditional approaches, through elimination of the re-gridding that must ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Decision Support System Based On Collaborative-orientated System Engineering Cpabilities

    SBC: ANAUTICS, INC.            Topic: AF083229

    As the Air Force (AF) begins the progression of applying systems engineering from the top-level definition of the system architecture down to a granular level of design it is very important to also realize the changes that will be taking place through Technology Insertion initiatives. Continuous system engineering is required to preserve the integrity of a system, facilitate the development of new ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Accelerated Learning through Serious Game Technology

    SBC: Tier 1 Performance Solutions, LLC            Topic: OSD08CR8

    Military network environments will be subject to both internal and external threats for the foreseeable future. Internal threats to cyber networks from U.S. personnel receive little attention in comparison to external threats; yet, the consequences can be even more devastating. The lack of tools for understanding insider threat, analyzing risk mitigation alternatives, and communicating results e ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Geospatial Intelligence Analyst Knowledge Preservation Tools

    SBC: BEVILACQUA RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: AF083020

    This proposal describes a specific problem within the Intelligence community. Because of a lack of GEOINT tools for capturing storing and delivering expert knowledge from experienced analysts, new analysts have difficulty in quickly gaining the level of skill that those expert analysts possess.  Recent work in cognitive science has shown that engineers presented with knowledge from domain experts ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Miniaturized Thermocouple Scanner

    SBC: STREAMLINE AUTOMATION, LLC            Topic: AF083258

    The AEDC Engine Test Facility (ETF) has more than 20 test cells that can be used for testing prototype propulsion systems and components.  The testing of propulsion systems requires significant data acquisition capabilities, with one test utilizing more than 4200 channels of instrumentation, including 700 thermocouples.  In response to the sheer set-up challenge, AEDC has developed the concept o ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. High Heating Rate Electrical Discharge Calorimeter Calibration System

    SBC: STREAMLINE AUTOMATION, LLC            Topic: AF083257

    In answer to the need for an increased heat-flux calibration capability, Streamline Automation  proposes a novel calorimeter data reduction methodology and its implementation and demonstration in a high heat-flux calibration system, powered by an electrical discharge. The new calibration system will; enable calibration at the required flux levels, recreate conditions specific to high-enthalpy hyp ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. A Hybrid Computational Approach for Control Surfaces with Geometric Proximity

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: AF083268

    An innovative hybrid computational approach is proposed for constructing and deforming grids for moving and control surfaces with geometric proximity. The proposed approach utilizes a reduced order method (ROM) for deforming unstructured meshes and Overset Cartesian grid method for large deformations.  The unique characteristics of limited Degrees Of Freedom (DOF) for the moving control surface, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force

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