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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY21 is not expected to be complete until September, 2022.

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  1. Compact, High Torque, Hinge Actuator for Next-Generation Thin-Wing Aircraft Flight Control

    SBC: Magnetic Power Motion            Topic: AF131168

    ABSTRACT: The Air Force is seeking a compact, high torque, rotary EMA technology capable of controlling flight control surfaces directly at the hinge line in the next generation of thin-wing aircraft. Proposed for this application is an advanced EMA technology based on an axial flux, permanent-magnet machine structure. The unique shape of this device enables efficient integration into the wing ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. A Low Cost Sensor for Mid-Chord Offset Measurements

    SBC: En'urga Inc.            Topic: 141FR1

    This Phase I SBIR project will evaluate the feasibility of utilizing low cost and high accuracy local position sensors and transmitters to autonomously estimate Mid-chord offset in rails. The two innovative parts of the proposed system are (1) a set of miniature and highly accurate local position sensors and transmitters for estimating the absolute positions of the mid point and end points of a 62 ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Transportation
  3. Dynamic Time and Frequency Domain Modeling of Aircraft Power System with Electrical Accumulator Units (EAU)

    SBC: PC Krause And Associates, Inc.            Topic: OSD12EP5

    The movement to more-electric architectures during the past decade in military and commercial airborne systems continues to increase the complexity of designing and specifying the electrical power system. The addition of numerous high-power electric loads has drastically altered the dynamics of power flow on the electrical bus. Many of these loads often exhibit peak-to-average power ratios in ex ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Air Cycle Toolsets for Aircraft Thermal Management System (TMS) Optimization

    SBC: PC Krause And Associates, Inc.            Topic: AF141080

    ABSTRACT: Modern military aircraft are encountering major thermal obstacles as a result of significant increases in on-board heat generation combined with a reduced ability to transfer heat to the ambient environment. Adaptive power and thermal management systems (APTMS) are being studied in great detail in order to mitigate these thermal restrictions, but complexity of such systems necessitates ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Frequency Domain-based Electrical Accumulator Unit (EAU)

    SBC: PC Krause And Associates, Inc.            Topic: AF131172

    ABSTRACT: The move towards more-electric aircraft continues to increase the complexity of electrical power systems (EPS) on modern airborne platforms. In addition to ever expanding peak and regenerative power demands, several of the loads can introduce very high rates of current change (dI/dt) within the EPS, all of which implies significant spectral power across a wide range of frequencies. Re ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. A Pintle-Free Divert and Attitude Control System

    SBC: Digital Solid State Propulsion, Inc            Topic: AF141137

    ABSTRACT: Digital Solid State Propulsion is proposing to develop a Divert and Attitude Control System (DACS) for tactical air superiority missiles, using proprietary Electric Solid Propellants (ESPs). Unlike conventional propellants, ESPs can be ignited with electric power applied through inert electrodes within the propellant grain itself, while also maintaining a higher level of insensitivity. ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Computational Modeling of Coupled Acoustic and Combustion Phenomena Inherent to Gas Turbine Engines

    SBC: Flow Modeling and Simulation            Topic: AF131181

    ABSTRACT: Flow Modeling and Simulation, LLC (FMS), proposes to develop a computational software tool, herein designated AUG3D, that is intended to provide physics-based, multi-level, validated computational simulations of turbine engine component flow fields, particularly those associated with thrust augmentors, i.e., afterburners. This tool will be ideally suited for closely integrating physica ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Electrically Responsive Energetics for Variable Yield Weapons

    SBC: Digital Solid State Propulsion, Inc            Topic: AF141145

    ABSTRACT: Digital Solid State Propulsion is proposing to develop an Electrically Variable Explosive (EVE) which, through direct electrical control, will provide on-demand sensitization and throttling for enhanced energy output in explosive fills. EVEs are based upon DSSP"s Electric Solid Propellant (ESP) Technology which has demonstrated modified burning rates with electrical input, on/off operat ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Modular, Low Cost Fixture for Evaluating OML Treatments for Stress-Strain Loading During Environmental Conditioning

    SBC: Material and Process Solutions, LLC            Topic: AF141167

    ABSTRACT: Material and Process Solutions propose to develop a modular stress-strain fixture for gap fillers and OML coating treatments in Phase I of this SBIR program. This fixture will combine the best attributes of various weapon systems custom gap assembly systems to one or two gap geometry standards. The modular design of the fixture(s) will be combined with an electromagnetic degradation ef ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Advanced Chip Integration for Enhanced Arrays

    SBC: INDIANA INTEGRATED CIRCUITS LLC            Topic: AF131098

    ABSTRACT: Improvements such as increased array size and better non-uniformity correction have been made to resistive emitter arrays fabricated on silicon (Si). There exist additonal wavelengths of interest whose emitter devices require fabrication in other materials, such as gallium arsenide (GaAs). For both Si and GaAs substrate materials, attempts to"tile"small arrays into larger ones for reaso ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
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