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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. Development of Cost Effective, Composite Over-wound, Lightweight Hydraulic Cylinders

    SBC: Advanced Composite Products            Topic: N/A


    STTR Phase I 1999 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Logistic Fuel Sulfur Removal System for Shipboard Fuel Cell Applications

    SBC: Altex Technologies Corporation            Topic: N/A

    Future shipboard operations can beneficially use fuel cells operating on logistic fuels. However, these fuels have a high level of sulfur that needs to be removed before they can be used as a feedstock for fuel cell systems. Altex, a small businessentity, and Pennsylvania State University (PSU), a research organization, have teamed up under this STTR program to develop the innovative Logistic Fu ...

    STTR Phase I 2003 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. Marine Mammal Detection and Mitigation

    SBC: Arete Associates            Topic: N/A

    The goal of this Phase I STTR proposal is to quantify the necessary hardware and processing requirements to enable a ship-based radar system to automatically detect and track whales on the ocean surface at distances of 5 kilometers or more for the purposeof collision avoidance. Long standoff detection and tracking is crucial to collision avoidance since large ships, such as commercial oil tankers, ...

    STTR Phase I 2001 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. Advanced EO sensor for multi-mission USN/USMC UAVs

    SBC: Arete Associates            Topic: N/A

    The program objective is to develop and evaluate a prototype spectral polarimeter that could be used as an ISR sensor package on organic UAVs. The sensor employs advanced, visible-band technology to support littoral-zone warfare mission products, such asoceanographic characterization in VSW, including the surf; detection and characterization of stealthy or intrinsically low-contrast targets such ...

    STTR Phase I 2003 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Real-time Multimedia Communications in Highly Mobile Networks.

    SBC: Brandes Associates, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    "Improved networking capabilities for unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) will be a compelling necessity for a wide range of 21st century applications, both military and commercial. To make these applications successful, two main technical challenges must beaddressed: (1) dynamic, highly mobile network technologies to provide reliable, time-critical exchange of the network's media, and (2) information ma ...

    STTR Phase I 2002 Department of DefenseNavy
  6. A Portable, Modular Process for Sulfur Removal and Disposal in Naval Fuel Cell System

    SBC: Cal Nova Tech, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The petroleum refining industry tends to utilize large sulfur removal units, which are permanently installed and unable to meet the demands of a versatile industry. Cal Nova Tech has developed a sulfur-removal concept that utilizes portable, modularcomponents that can be quickly assembled in a variety of ways. These units are especially effective in confined areas, such as those found onboard Na ...

    STTR Phase I 2003 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. High Speed, Wide Dynamic Range, Multi-Channel, High Throughput Analog to Digital Converter

    SBC: Chase Scientific Co.            Topic: N/A


    STTR Phase I 1999 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. New Staring IR Architectural Readout Approach for Image Processing


    "Low power real-time processing of large area image sensor data is not computationally feasible using existing digital technology. A practical solution to this computational bottleneck centers on the use of neuromorphic array based, low power analog visionprocessing systems.Computational Sensors Corporation (CSC) proposes to develop core enabling technologies for the development of a new massively ...

    STTR Phase I 2002 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. Silicon-Based Visible/Near-Infrared Affordable Missile Warning

    SBC: EDDY CO.            Topic: N/A

    A collaborative effort between the Eddy Company and The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL) is proposed to develop an affordable silicon-based visible to near infrared missile warning sensor. This sensor whould unltimately bepart of an Infrared Counter-Measure (IRCM) system designed to protect Naval aircraft from anti-aircraft missiles.In this effort we will complete a f ...

    STTR Phase I 2003 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. Compact Plasma Reformer for the Ship Service Fuel Cell System

    SBC: FuelCell Energy, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    FuelCell Energy, Inc. (FCE) is developing a marine fuel cell power plant for use on naval vessels. The Ship Service Fuel Cell power generator is based on internally reformed carbonate fuel cell technology utilizing naval logistic fuels.Logistic fuels require sulfur removal and conversion to a methane-rich gas for use with the internally reforming carbonate fuel cell stacks. The present fuel pr ...

    STTR Phase I 2003 Department of DefenseNavy
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