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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. Weld Penetration Monitoring and Feedback Control in Submerged Arc Welding

    SBC: ADAPTIVE INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS            Topic: N093210

    This SBIR project aims at the development of an innovative technology that can be attached to existing submerged arc welding (SAW) systems to monitor and feedback control the depth of weld penetration. Existing SAW systems will be operated using existing welding procedures without modifications. In many applications skilled welders may adjust the welding parameters based on their observation of dy ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Meshfree-Based Fracture Evaluation and Design Tool for Welded Aluminum Ship Structures

    SBC: Advanced Dynamics, Inc.            Topic: N10AT041

    The aluminum alloys have low density, relatively high strength, and high strength-to-weight ratio, which brings some major advantages in marine structure design, fabrication, and operations. However, marine ships are subjected to a complex and severe loading, and the typical failure mode of aluminum under extreme dynamics loading such as wave slamming and high velocity impact is ductile fracture. ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. Deterministic and Statistical Characterization of the Impact of Control Surface Freeplay on Flutter and Limit-Cycle Oscillation (LCO) using Efficient

    SBC: Advanced Dynamics, Inc.            Topic: N10AT003

    Research is proposed for the development and implementation of state of the art computational and experimental tools for the investigation of the impact of control surface freeplay on the flutter and limit cycle oscillation characteristics of two-dimensional and three-dimensional wings in subsonic and transonic flow. Highly efficient and accurate aeroelastic simulation tools will be constructed ba ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. Multiscale Modeling and Analysis of Foreign Object Damage in Ceramic Matrix Composites with the Material Point Method

    SBC: Advanced Dynamics, Inc.            Topic: N10AT010

    This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project is aiming at developing and implementing a multiscale composite model to predict the ceramic matrix composite (CMC) response to the impact loading by foreign objects. In particular, the physics-based model will be applied to describe the multiscale foreign object damage (FOD) phenomena of CMCs due to the complex nature of impact dynamics coup ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. STOCHASTIC MUTISCALE/MULTISTAGE MODELING OF ENGINE DISKS

    SBC: Advanced Dynamics, Inc.            Topic: N10AT028

    Turbine disks are amongst the most critical components in aero- and naval-vessel engines. They operate in a high pressure and temperature environment requiring demanding properties. Nickel-based supperalloys which have high creep and oxidation resistance at high temperatures are widely used as the material of turbine disks. The elevated-temperature strength of this supperalloy and its resistance t ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  6. Tailoring Training for Disparately Skilled Participants in Large Scale Training Exercises

    SBC: ADVANCED INFONEERING, INC.            Topic: N09T007

    The SKATE concept was designed to quantify skill levels of trainees, teams, or units, generate skill-appropriate training scenarios, and provide a continuous skill-level assessment of disparately skilled trainees, teams, and units in a joint training exercise while maintaining the overall integrity and realism of the mission itself. SKATE evaluates the skill level of an individual, teams, or unit ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. Autonomous Persistent Surveillance and Targeting for the Asymmetric Air Threat (APSTAAT)

    SBC: Advanced Optical Systems, Inc            Topic: N07209

    Maritime asymmetric threat detection begins with an in depth comprehension of the tactical picture. Security lies in the ability to sense threats in all environments. Advanced Optical Systems, Inc. (AOS), together with partners Technology Systems, Inc. (TSI) and Raytheon IDS, have joined together to propose APSTAAT. APSTAAT is a system for autonomous persistent surveillance for the asymmetric air ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. Advanced LADAR Imagery Augmentation Systems (ALIAS)

    SBC: Advanced Optical Systems, Inc            Topic: N08147

    Visually degraded environment (VDE) conditions pose a threat to Navy and Marine Corps helicopter operations during landings and troop insertions/extractions. Blinding dust clouds caused by rotor down-wash during low level flight can cause pilots to suddenly lose all visual cues. This loss of situational awareness (SA) creates significant risks from other aircraft and ground obstacles. According to ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. Terminal Guidance for Autonomous Aerial Refueling

    SBC: Advanced Optical Systems, Inc            Topic: N101073

    Advanced Optical Systems Proximity Operations Measurements System (POMS) for terminal guidance during Autonomous Aerial Refueling (AAR) provides relative position and attitude, all 6 Degrees of Freedom (DoF), in a manner similar to that sensed by a human pilot. POMS recognizes and locates features on the tanker and drogue with a sensor on the UAS and converts the relative location of those feature ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. MH-60S Vertical Replenishment Object Proximity Warning System ~ Safe Inter-ship Transfer Operations (SITO)

    SBC: Advanced Optical Systems, Inc            Topic: N093186

    Our baseline concept is to precisely locate the aircraft relative to the ship, using a cooperative 6 Degree of Freedom (6-DoF) optical sensing system. The system also identifies the ship though time modulation on the sensing system. The 6-DoF information is combined with a database of the ship’s geometry to provide Object Proximity Warning data to the Ground Proximity Warning System. The system ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy

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