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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. Advancing the Frontiers of Broad Band CEM for Target Modeling Applications

    SBC: HYPERCOMP, INC.            Topic: N/A

    HyPerComp, a premiere developer of innovative and highly scalable computational environments for time-domain electromagnetics, proposes to develop, demonstrate and deliver the next generation TEMPUS (Time-Domain EM Parallel Unstructured Simulator)environment to perform cost-effective and routine X-band to 20 GHz computations for full-scale targets with general materials to provide highly accurate ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. STAP for an Electronically Scanned Circular Array


    The objective of this SBIR project is to produce a single chip GPS receiver using an advanced silicon on sapphire (SOS) technology known as Ultra Thin Silicon (UTSi) CMOS. The chip will be suitable for both commercial and military applications and resultin significant cost (12%), size (up to 70%) and power consumption (up to 50%) reduction compared to current technologies. As a result of discussi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Affordable Demonstration of Very Flexible, Large Spacecraft Structures Control and Pointing

    SBC: CSA Engineering, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The PowerSail is a new paradigm in space systems that offers significant performance and cost improvements for on-orbit power generation. The PowerSail will co-orbit in formation with a satellite, with flexible interconnects and a robotic arm managing thelink between the two structures. The research will produce key technologies that will enable realization of the PowerSail concept. By enabling ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Repair of Ceramic Matrix Composite Structures

    SBC: MSNW, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The proposed Phase II research will build on a recent breakthrough development by MSNW, Inc. of a reinforced adhesive chemically compatible with oxide/oxide CMCs and demonstrating through thickness tensile strengths greater than 1 ksi. The Phase I projectdemonstrated the potential of this adhesive as the basis for a tailorable repair material. In the proposed Phase II research, two state-of-the- ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. High Accuracy, Automated Satellite Surveillance Network

    SBC: Oceanit Laboratories, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Oceanit has successfully shown in Phase I that highly accurate (sub-arcsecond) observations are obtainable utilizing a relatively low-cost COTS system. These highly accurate angular observations can be introduced into the orbit determination process as asupplement to high-quality range data. These improved angular observations help resolve the geometric ambiguity of range-only orbit determinatio ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Composite Flywheel Structure


    Composite flywheel rotors can achieve high performance with new design and manufacturing methods. This is done through novel hybridization of all hoop wound rotors and one stage cure without wrinkles. The rotors will be inspected before static, fatigueand spin tests. The predicted burst speed will be compared with spin test data. A flywheel system will be evaluated using our high performance r ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Power Electronics and Conditioning for Electric Actuation

    SBC: Technology Service Corporation            Topic: N/A

    Clusters of cooperating small satellites with synchronized RF payloads are under investigation by AFRL/VS to construct a robust distributed/sparse aperture system with additional degrees of freedom for improved C4ISR mission performance. Linear toelliptical cluster formations, relative microsatellite spacing, transmit waveform diversity, and multi-channel STAP approaches are major elements that m ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Real Time Signature-Based Target Detection for Future Hyperspectral Imaging Sensors

    SBC: Space Computer Corporation            Topic: N/A

    Under the proposed program we will develop a real-time processing system for hyperspectral imaging (HSI) sensors. Up to the present time the false-alarm rates for HSI sensors have been from one to three orders of magnitude too high for practical automatedwide-area HSI surveillance. The proposed work will take advantage of spectral signature information to discriminate high-value targets from natur ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Space-Based Radar Thermal Control


    An innovative lightweight concept achieving improved thermal control and near isothermal operation for Space-Based Radar antenna systems is proposed. A totally passive thermal control approach controls the wide temperature variations experienced duringorbit transit between daylight and eclipse periods and radar electronic power-on and off operation. The concept significantly improves operation o ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Real Time Integrated Planner/Player (RIPP)

    SBC: FRONTIER TECHNOLOGY, INC            Topic: N/A

    Joint Vision 2010 utilizes operational concepts of Dominant Maneuver, Precision Engagement, Focused Logistics and Full Dimensional Protection with Information Superiority for joint warfighting. A key challenge in this accomplishing vision is understandinghow advanced sensors, combined with innovative and dynamic command and control (C2) and communications, can be exploited in a

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force

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