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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. Compact Passive Millimeter Wave Sensor for GPS-denied Navigation

    SBC: First RF Corporation            Topic: AF15AT26

    ABSTRACT: FIRST RF has teamed with University Research Foundation (URF) and Radiometrics Corporation to develop a passive radiometer-based geolocation system for use with a wide variety of USAF platforms. The system will be comprised of a ruggedized, near-COTS radiometer system by Radiometrics Corporation, augmented with a robust 2-D scanning beamsteering antenna by FIRST RF Corporation and enhanc ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Prognostic Scheduling

    SBC: GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY CONNECTION, INC.            Topic: AF151167

    ABSTRACT: Global Technology Connection, Inc. (GTC) in collaboration with their academic and industrial partners proposes to develop a software tool called Scheduling Algorithm for Maintenance using Prognostic Life Estimates (SAMPLE). This technology will aid maintainers in the creation of aircraft fleet maintenance schedules that incorporate prognostic information. Pre-planned work order packages ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Chromate-Free Fuel Tank Coating

    SBC: TDA Research, Inc.            Topic: AF141168

    ABSTRACT:Current aircraft fuel tank coatings provide excellent corrosion protection but do so by incorporating chromates.Unfortunately, these hexavalent chromates are carcinogens, and their use and disposal is strictly regulated.An ideal aircraft fuel tank coating would provide effective corrosion protection without the use of chromates.In this SBIR project TDA will develop a chromate free, room t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Novel Rewarming Technique for Cyropreserved Tissue

    SBC: TDA Research, Inc.            Topic: DHP15014

    TDAs proposes to develop a novel RF heating process for rewarming cryogenically preserved tissues and organs. TDAs approach is to optimize the RF frequency and power, along with the chemical composition, size and morphology of infused nanoparticles so that they heat tissue samples rapidly and uniformly. In this manner, the cryoprotectant solutions pass from the vitrified state to the liquid stat ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  5. Beyond Fault Diagnosis and Failure Prognosis Fault Tolerant Control of Aerospace Systems

    SBC: GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY CONNECTION, INC.            Topic: AF141214

    ABSTRACT:Global Technology Connection, Inc., in collaboration with its academic and industrial partners proposes to develop a hierarchical 3-tier fault tolerant architecture to improve aircraft reliability, safety, and availability. The hierarchical system will support autonomous decisions for aircraft mission modification, trajectory planning, and controller reconfiguration. The architecture in ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Improved Satellite Ground C3

    SBC: Braxton Technologies, LLC            Topic: AF131069

    ABSTRACT:Braxtons primary goal is to integrate and test advanced space asset command, control, and communications (C3) assets so that the current low bandwidth, high cost USAF systems can use high bandwidth, high reliability, low cost, automated commercial communications assets and system resource planning methods.Braxton will leverage 20 years of tracking, telemetry and commanding (TT&C), mission ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Conformal High-Efficiency Emitter Systems Enhancement (CHEESE)

    SBC: First RF Corporation            Topic: AF141045

    ABSTRACT:In this Phase II effort, FIRST RF proposes a pragmatic approach targeting small UAS systems but easily scalable to meet the demands of any platform. Small tactical aircraft have drag constraints but have challenges of extremely tight payload restrictions, limited internal space and available power. For these platforms, FIRST RF proposes a low profile, multi-band antenna requiring no inter ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Multi-Layer Deep Structure NDI

    SBC: Innovative Materials Testing Technologies, Inc.            Topic: AF151159

    ABSTRACT: An innovative NDI method, General Remote Field Eddy Current (GRFEC) method, is proposed for aircraft multi-layer deep structure NDI. GRFEC method is characterized by its deep penetration and high sensitivity features in multi-layer and complex deep structure NDI. The outstanding features have been proved by the AFRL validation/evaluation programs and published at 2014 AA&S Conference and ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. GPS PNT Flexible Satellite Modulation

    SBC: NAVSYS CORPORATION, THE            Topic: AF141122

    ABSTRACT:The objective of this effort is to investigate designs and possible options for a Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) flexible satellite for GPS to enhance PNT capabilities at a low cost.A desired feature to help overcome GPS coverage issues due to terrain, spoofing, jamming and interference is to broadcast military signals at higher power than the civilian signals.Under the Phase I SB ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Innovative Technologies for Automated Capacity Assessment and Planning for Manufacturing

    SBC: Data Fusion & Neural Networks, LLC            Topic: AF151161

    ABSTRACT: The DF&NN and Systems Implementers (SI) team will be starting with the integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) tool, Impresa, which is installed in Air Force facilities and configured to run on the DOD network. The objective is to develop the Capability & Capacity Assessment & Management (CCAM) core technologies for production and repair manufacturing. Impresa provides the security ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
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