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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 June, 2020.

  1. Lightweight Virtualization to Detect, React, and Adapt to Cyber Attacks

    SBC: Zephyr Software, LLC            Topic: OSD09IA3

    Many software defenses against reverse engineering, piracy, and tampering rely on disabling the software when such attacks are detected. The proposed research makes innovative use of proces-level software virtualization on a per-application basis to defeat such attacks without disabling the software. The virtualization technology keeps normal operational run time overhead low, invoking more expens ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Affordable High-Performance Hearing Protection and Communication System

    SBC: AEGISOUND, LLC            Topic: AF081C016

    Aegisounds existing Digital Active Noise Reduction (DANR) HPD product configuration, developed under a prior Lockheed Martin JSF SDD program, represents the baseline hearing protector system for this SBIR project.  Affordability and performance requirements formed the basis for a Phase I investigation of the DANR HPD.  Key areas of Phase I investigation included the product cost, power consumpti ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Wideband Antenna Structure for Airborne Communications Systems

    SBC: Applied EM Inc.            Topic: AF073066

    Much effort has been devoted in recent years to develop compact broadband antennas to address antenna congestion on small aerial platforms (including small Unmanned Airborne Vehicles) to address the explosive growth of communication and connectivity needs. Over the past decade, Applied EM has also been involved in the development and commercialization of broadband antenna technology. During our Ph ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Miniature GPS Antenna Arrays Using Novel Materials

    SBC: Applied EM Inc.            Topic: AF073072

    Ubiquitous needs for Global Positioning System (GPS) systems implies a requirement for smaller GPS antennas and arrays that can be adapted in all sorts of military and commercial platforms from missiles to small UAVs and even for hand-held applications. Current anti-Jam GPS antennas are approximately 14" in diameter making them too large for several platforms of interest such as unmanned aerial ve ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Anti-Jam Improvements by Combining Remotely Located Global Positioning System (GPS) Antennas on an Unpiloted/Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Platform

    SBC: Applied EM Inc.            Topic: AF083159

    Currently, there are two types of antenna configurations which are used with GPS receivers, fixed reception pattern antenna (FRPA) and controlled reception pattern antenna (CRPA). FRPA is a single element antenna and can not use angle of arrival as a discriminator to suppress interfering or jamming signals. CRPA is an array of antenna elements with the ability to reject interference signals. Many ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Near-Field Velocity Measurement System for Wind Tunnel Testing

    SBC: Applied University Research            Topic: AF071345

    Applied University Research, Inc. (AUR) is proposing to develop a state-of-the-art prototype wind velocity vector instrument for measuring the near-field flow of models under test in large-scale high-speed wind tunnels. The instrument under consideration is based upon laser-Doppler velocimetry (LDV), but with modifications to enable sub-miniaturization of the laser-emitting probe head and that lev ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Development of Multidisciplinary, Multi-Fidelity Analysis and Integration of Aerospace Vehicles


    Aurora Flight Sciences, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), proposes an innovative method for representing and managing multidisciplinary design information from a wide range of analysis tools.  The practical implication resulting from this novel approach is a mathematical framework that can be used to confidently determine the level of analysis fidelity require ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Distributed Adaptive Control of Engine Systems


    Aurora and Georgia Tech are bringing together a team of experienced control theory, engine design, engine control experts to perform research on next-generation distributed control architectures for turbine engines. The program combines new results in adaptive and distributed control of heterogeneous systems, unsteady modeling of engines, and advanced component control concepts, with the goal of ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Advanced Transport Damage Tolerant GLARE Hybrid Bonded Wing Structure


    The Air Force Next Generation Transport will apply advanced hybrid material forms to meet stringent weight and cost requirements and will consist of unitized structural concepts as a result. Glass-Reinforced Aluminum Laminate (GLARE) is a new class of fiber metal laminates for advanced aerospace structural applications. GLARE laminates offer a unique combination of properties including outstanding ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Physics-Based Control Technology for Augmentor Screech Suppression


    High frequency combustion instabilities in gas turbine thrust augmentors (called screech) are detrimental to performance and limit operational flexibility, but are unavoidable due to the nature of augmentor operation and design.  Present approaches to screech suppression via passive control provide acoustic damping over limited bandwidth, while active control methods are impractical for flight ap ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force

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