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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Scorpius® Suborbital Rocket (SR-M) Expendable Vehicle Technology

    SBC: Microcosm, Inc.            Topic: AF04199

    Microcosm, Inc. is proposing to complete the buildup of the suborbital rocket (SR-M) vehicle and launch this vehicle within twelve months of the authority to proceed. The suborbital rocket SR-M can carry up to a 2,400 pound payload. The SR-M offers considerable flexibility and performance while achieving low mission cost. Variations of the vehicle can be created to form the core of various mission ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Light Weight, Low Volume Deployable Antenna Structures

    SBC: L'GARDE INC.            Topic: AF04018

    Efficient structures requiring low-volume and low-mass have an important role in future military and commercial missions especially in theatre of space. These structures can increase the peformance of applications requiring large apertures such as space-based intelligence, surveillance, and reconnasissance systems. These structures can also be efficient as inflatable, deployable target simulator ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Small Shuttle-Compatible Propulsion Module

    SBC: SPACEDEV            Topic: N/A

    The development of an orbital Maneuvering and Transfer Vehicle (MTV) that can be safely manifested aboard the Space Shuttle and meet U.S. Air Force Space Test Program orbit transfer performance requirements is critical to launching secondary experimentalpayloads from Space Shuttle Hitchhiker Experiment Launch System (SHELS). The objective of this project is to develop a prototype MTV Propulsion M ...

    SBIR Phase II 2003 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Efficient High Frequency Electromagnetic Source for Communication Devices

    SBC: CAP WIRELESS, INC.            Topic: AF04218

    The objective of this proposal is to demonstrate a solid state highly efficient, class B push pull amplifier. CAP Wireless, a premier microwave design company specializing in innovative circuit and system designs, has designed a highly efficient coaxial waveguide spatial combiner configured for class B push pull applications. We also designed highly efficient class B push pull amplifier cells usin ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Generic Propulsion Health Management / Controller System

    SBC: INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION CORP.            Topic: AF04189

    The Air Force is developing a wide variety of technologies for aircraft propulsion system health management (PHM). Unfortunately many promising new sensor technologies and new algorithms cannot easily be deployed for on-wing demonstration. On Phase I IAC, with Hamilton Sundstrand and Luppold & Associates support, developed a requirements specification, h/w and s/w design for a PC-104 based generi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. 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
  9. Advanced Composite Structural Members for Tall, Narrow Structures

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

    Composite Support & Solutions Inc (CSSI), proposes a Phase-II Project that involves the design, testing, and construction of a 135 foot tall prototype tower. The innovative nature of this tower is not only that it is made of composite materials, but also that it is completely fastenerless. Therefore tower design has the potential to operate for its design lifetime of 50 years in hot and humid envi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. 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
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