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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until April, 2020.

  1. Carbon Foam Lightning and Thermal Protection System

    SBC: TOUCHSTONE RESEARCH LABORATORY LTD (INC)            Topic: MDA14014

    The feasibility of using a low-cost, coal-based carbon foam (CFOAM) for providing lightning and thermal protection for ground-based missile systems was demonstrated during Phase I.Touchstone proposes to build on the Phase I efforts and take the development of this system to the next stage.During Phase I, a concept was developed that will provide sufficient thermal protection to the underlying mate ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  2. Low-Drag Jet Vane-Thrust Vector Control for Exo-atmospheric Propulsion Systems

    SBC: Exo-Atmospheric Technologies LLC            Topic: MDA18004

    A new type of missile defense thrust vector control system is proposed to enable a high-performance, low cost defense against ballistic and hypersonic threats.This innovative TVC system features ceramic matrix composite jet vanes and a drivetrain that varies the jet vane insertion to trim drag losses.During extended fly out the vanes can be retracted to minimize losses and during the end game they ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  3. Lightweight Fiber Reinforced Aluminum Components for Missile Structures

    SBC: TOUCHSTONE RESEARCH LABORATORY LTD (INC)            Topic: MDA18006

    The Missile Defense Agency is searching for innovative technologies to implement in future interceptor missiles and kill vehicles that will produce weight savings within the systems. To answer this need, Touchstone Research Laboratory proposes to develop fiber reinforced aluminum (FRA) metal matrix composite components to replace those that were originally made from Ti-6-4. The FRA is able to reta ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  4. Wideband Sub-Array Digital Receiver Exciter (DREX)

    SBC: Applied Radar, Inc.            Topic: MDA08028

    Applied Radar has developed a multi-channel wideband digital receiver/exciter (DREX) module denoted as the Single Channel Open Architecture Receiver Exciter (SCORE-X750) which operates at X-band (tunable over 812 GHz) with 750 MHz of instantaneous bandwidth. This DREX module is designed for ground-based radars and can be used in new designs or in retrofit and modernization of existing radars. The ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  5. Imaging Instrumentation System

    SBC: DBV TECHNOLOGY, LLC            Topic: N08199

    There are two main objectives of the follow-on Phase II for Small Business Innovation Research Topic N08-199.First is to deliver a portable Splash Impact Measurement System (SIMS) with capablility of mapping the debris field surrounding an engagement event in broad ocean areas.This mapping will provide the precise location and time of all objects impacting the sea surface.The second objective is t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  6. Enhanced Canine Performance, Protection and Survivability

    SBC: Oceanit Laboratories, Inc.            Topic: SOCOM172002

    Oceanit proposes to develop novel nutraceutical and/or pharmaceuticals to enhance important USSOCOM Multi-Purpose Canine (MPC) performance attributes that optimize their performance, improve recovery time when wounded and increase their survivability.

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseSpecial Operations Command
  7. Foreign Like Weapon Production Capability

    SBC: McNally Industries, LLC            Topic: SOCOM172003

    The proposed Phase I effort is to complete a feasibility review of all innovative technology options that can be implemented in Phase II in order to evaluate, reverse engineer, reengineer, design, draft, fabricate, machine, coat, assemble and test facsimiles of foreign like weapons described in the topic announcement. McNally's solution is based on our years of experience in reverse engineering s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseSpecial Operations Command
  8. Acetate Fiber Reinforcements for High Temperature Composites

    SBC: TOUCHSTONE RESEARCH LABORATORY LTD (INC)            Topic: MDA16020

    Touchstone Research Laboratory (TRL) has identified acetate fibers with structural characteristics analogous to heritage viscose rayon, which suggests they will be very promising Carbon Cloth Phenolic (CCP) reinforcements for Solid Rocket Motor (SRM) nozzles. Furthermore, acetate fibers are manufactured in the United States and are commercially available and deemed sustainable. Accordingly, TRL, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  9. Multi-Object Payload Deployment

    SBC: SYSTEMS ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES CORPORATION            Topic: MDA15018

    Technological advances have facilitated weapons systems capable of simultaneously supporting multiple missions leading to cost efficiencies and greater operational flexibility.Future systems capable of deploying multiple payloads from a single missile will enable various targets to be attacked with a single launch allowing more efficient use of limited and valuable resources.For such a system to w ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  10. Innovative Designs for Reliable Electro-Explosive Ordnance Devices

    SBC: SYSTEMS ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES CORPORATION            Topic: MDA12031

    Missiles, use electro-explosive devices (EEDs) to perform mulitple functions during operation. This effort seeks ways to improve on the EED"s reliability and lower the failure or inadvertent activation rate of these devices. During Phase I, SEA CORP investigated replacing EEDs with commercial off the shelf (COTS) automotive airbag inflators to perform the required pneumatic functions of variou ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency

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