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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. Dual S&C-Band Telemetry Transmitter System for Missile Testing

    SBC: Quasonix, LLC            Topic: MDA11T004

    Reductions and reallocations of telemetry wireless bandwidth have prompted the need for DoD agencies to adapt to operation in more restricted and less desirable frequency spectrum. Telemetering systems must evolve to address these frequency allocation changes, while retaining operational characteristics that are vital to MDA mission success. The design and implementation of high performance transm ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  2. Low Defect Density Mercury Cadmium Telluride on Silicon by Bulk Layer Transfer

    SBC: Srico Inc            Topic: MDA11T002

    The goal of this STTR project is to develop an engineered growth substrate technology that will enable low defect MCT growth on silicon that is comparable in defect density to MCT grown on lattice matched CZT substrates. The layer transfer process elements demonstrated in Phase I will be further optimized to produce low defect density MCT on silicon substrates in Phase II. SRICO will achieve this ...

    STTR Phase II 2012 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  3. Silicon based Millimeter-Wave (MMW) sparse array radiometer receiver for photonic processing

    SBC: DGNSS Solutions, LLC            Topic: SB113003

    The proposed innovation adopts a hybrid electro-optical approach, which combines the best of the electronic and photonic approaches to achieve high sensitivity, high inter-channel stability, and large-scale integration for an integrated mm-wave receiver. Silicon photonics provides the ideal platform for this as it enables the up-conversion of the mm-wave signals from each pixel to telecommunicatio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  4. Controlled Burn Using Nanoinfused Insensitive Solid Propellant

    SBC: Cornerstone Research Group, Incorporated            Topic: SB113004

    Future missile systems will need to be faster, more precise, impact a larger theater of operation, and exhibit improved safety for friendly combatants. There are many technology elements that contribute to the desired level of control. In solid propellants, nanoparticle additives theoretically offer attractive improvements to specific impulse, burn rate, and combustion efficiency which can transla ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  5. Controlling Antibiotic Resistant or Highly Virulent Pathogens Through Plasmid Curing

    SBC: UES, Inc.            Topic: SB122001

    Group II introns are a novel class of catalytic RNA molecule that are capable of site specific insertion into DNA targets. This property can be reengineered to facilitate site specific DNA integration into a wide range of DNA targets. We intend to exploit this property of group II introns to effect plasmid curing by disrupting critical sequences or proteins responsible for plasmid replication/sp ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  6. Methodologies for Developing Extremely Large IR Scene Projectors

    SBC: Imaging Systems Technology, Inc.            Topic: MDA11003

    Under this SBIR Imaging Systems Technology will develop a large area IR scene generation system based on its Plasma-shell technology. Plasma-shells are tiny glass bubbles filled with gas. When energy is applied across the Plasma-shell the gas ionizes to form plasma. The Plasma-shells are applied to substrates to form large area arrays. The arrays are very rugged, and can be made very large. Plasma ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  7. Sensor Resource Management

    SBC: Edaptive Computing, Inc.            Topic: MDA11011

    The expansion in the Missile Defense Agency"s mission to include emphasis on theater and regional missile defense necessitates the development of innovative concepts and techniques for employment planning and real time tasking of a variety of distributed sensor resources. Needed are algorithms in a number of closely coupled areas including: fusion of information from disparate and possibly hetero ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  8. Multi-Functional Nano-Composite Materials and Manufacturing Processes for Interceptor

    SBC: Vector Composites, Inc.            Topic: MDA11020

    The Missile Defense Agency is planning to develop a Next Generation AEGIS Missile (NGAM) as a Ballistic Missile Defense system for deployment in 2020 for defense against threat reentry vehicles. The NGAM system requirements for longer range intercepts and higher velocity leads to the NGAM requirements for lightweight subsystem components including the guidance section (GS) electronic components. T ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  9. Improved Techniques for Optimistic Modeling

    SBC: Edaptive Computing, Inc.            Topic: MDA11031

    Our proposal specifically addresses the stated requirements of the solicitation; we will develop and deploy tools, methods, and models for improving optimistic modeling techniques. The proposed EDAptive PROMOTE solution builds on previous Edaptive Computing, Inc (ECI) knowledge and technology itself innovative to reduce and diagnose rollback errors in optimistic models and convert non-optimistic ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  10. Reentry Vehicle and Wake Analysis Tool

    SBC: GoHypersonic Inc.            Topic: MDA10023

    During hypersonic reentry, the flow around reentry vehicles is ionized resulting in electro-optical and infrared emissions, detectable radar cross-sections, and attenuation of signals transmitted through the plasma. Modeling these flows requires both expertise and substantial user time. The Phase II program will address these issues by developing the Reentry Vehicle and Wake Analysis Tool that wil ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency

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