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  1. ANNULAR FLOW ELECTROTHERMAL PLUG RAMJET INVESTIGATION AS A HYPERVELOCITY PROJECTILE LAUNCHER

    SBC: SRS Technologies            Topic: N/A

    A NEW SYSTEM, THE ANNULAR FLOW ELECTROTHERMAL PLUG RAMJET, IS PROPOSED AS A ALTERNATIVE TO CHEMICAL ROCKETS AND ELECTROMAGNETIC LAUNCHERS AS A KINETIC ENERGY WEAPON. THIS SYSTEM APPEARS TO BE CAPABLE OF ACHIEVING THE HYPERVELOCITIES NECESSARY IN REASONABLE LAUNCHER LENGTHS, PRIMARILY BECAUSE IT DOES NOT ACCELERATE EITHER THE PROPELLANT OR THE PROPULSION SYSTEM REQUIRED TO ACHIEVE HYPERVELOCITIES. ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  2. Fast IMU Autonomous Alignment, Gyroscope and Accelerometer Measurement Improvement by Input Reconstruction

    SBC: Aero Thermo Technology, Inc            Topic: MDA16012

    Accuracies of initial alignment and gyroscopic drift in the presence of fast maneuvers and the settling time of gyroscopes and accelerometers govern navigation performances of Inertial Measurement Units (IMU) and of their associated Inertial Navigation (sub) Systems (INS). Most measuring devices include some electromechanical device, which has a time lag. In the case of IMU, the integration of mea ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  3. Fine Powder Cathode and Separator Binder Characterization for Thermal Batteries

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: MDA16T001

    Fine powder thermal battery cathode materials can exhibit challenging flow properties which makes processing with automated presses difficult.Granulating these powders can substantially improve flow properties and reduce the tendency for powder segregation during handling and pressing operations.Additionally, the properties of MgO that lead to good performance in thermal battery separators are not ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  4. Green Monopropellant Thruster TRL Maturation Scaling Effort

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: MDA12T008

    Diode-Pumped Alkali Lasers (DPALs) have great potential for high-energy lasers. Proper design of these systems is challenging because many interrelated processes impact their performance, and critical kinetic rate coefficients are not well known. In response, our team is developing a comprehensive physics-based analysis/design tool, and experimentally determining key kinetic rate coefficients. The ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  5. Hermetic Seals for Chemical/Biological Protective Garments

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: CBD13109

    Interfaces on existing military chemical/biological protection garments are not designed to fully eliminate macroscopic and microscopic air gaps at folds, fabric surfaces, or hook-and-loop closures, and thus do not provide a hermetic barrier against exposure. Creare is developing hermetic garment closure systems that seal macroscopic and microscopic gaps at interfaces and closures and provide high ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  6. High-Speed Simultaneous Multiple Object Detection System

    SBC: FREENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: MDA16T006

    FreEnt Technologies, Inc., A2Z Innovations, Inc., and the University of Alabama Aerospace Research Center (UAH/ARC) have teamed together to design, develop, and perform ground-based-demonstrations of a High-Speed Simultaneous Multiple Object Detection (HS-SMOD) System for MDA. The HSSMOD system uses a simple but innovative technique of a passive fiber-optic grid and high-speed COTS opto-electronic ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  7. Infectious Disease Diagnostics and Differentiation of Viral vs. Bacterial Infections for Point ofCare Applications

    SBC: GENECAPTURE            Topic: CBD15C001

    GeneCapture, Inc. is proposing to develop a rapid in vitro diagnostic prototype using our patented molecular-based CAPTURE (ConfirmActive Pathogens Through Unamplified RNA Expression) assay. Based on the results and experience gained in our Phase I STTR contractHDTRA1-16C-0061: Infectious Disease Diagnostics and Differentiation of Viral vs. Bacterial Infections for Point of Care Applications, we p ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  8. Innovative Ways to Streamline Scenario Generation Across a System of Systems M&S Enterprise

    SBC: 1st Edge, LLC            Topic: MDA16006

    The strategic planning and creation of test scenarios for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) All Digital System Level Simulations and Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) test events is a time-consuming challenge. As proven in Phase I, requirements-based scenario design will significantly benefit from rigor in the specification and control of common data sets. In addition, capturing the knowledge of subject ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  9. KINETIC ENERGY PROJECTILE LETHALITY ENHANCEMENT

    SBC: Nichols Research Corp            Topic: N/A

    A FEASIBILITY STUDY IS PROPOSED ON A NOVEL IDEA FOR A DESIGN OF A SEMI-SMART PROJECTILE FOR KINETIC ENERGY WEAPONS, AND IN PARTICULAR, EML WEAPONS. THE TECHNOLOGY FOR THIS DESIGN IS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE. IT WOULD BE INTRINSICALLY HARD TO THE 100000 G ACCELERATIONS EXPERIENCE BY AN EML PROJECTILE AND WOULD HAVE A GREATLY IMPROVED PROBABILITY OF HIT (AND KILL) OVER A CLASSICAL DUMB PROJECTILE AGAINST ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  10. MATERIALS DEVELOPMENT FOR PULSED CONDUCTORS

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: N/A

    THE PROPOSED PROJECT WILL DEVELOP MATERIALS AND SUPPORTING THERMAL TECHNOLOGY LEADING TO DESIGN OF HIGH POWER PULSE CONDUCTORS FOR SPACE APPLICATIONS. IN PHSE I WE WILL EVALUATE AN EM GUN SYSTEM, IDENTIFY ALTERNATIVE MATERIALS AND THERMAL APPROACHES FOR SELECTED COMPONENTS, AND IDENTIFY TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS. COMPONENT DEVELOPMENT FEASIBILITY AND BENEFITS WILL BE DEFINED.

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
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