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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 September, 2020.

  1. Variable Precision Filters

    SBC: The Athena Group, Inc.            Topic: AF141003

    ABSTRACT: In this Phase I SBIR project, the Athena Group, Inc., will develop a mathematical framework and expert system design tool for robust and highly efficient filter design. The developed tool will be capable of designing filters that have challenging requirements, such as sharp transitions, narrow subbands, and/or complicated passband structures. The developed expert system will be able to ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Innovative DMFC Power Supply for NDI Hand Tools

    SBC: MAINSTREAM ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: AF141204

    ABSTRACT: The Air Force regularly uses eddy current and ultrasonic NDI equipment which can be configured with a wide range of battery chemistries. Many of these battery chemistries, which include toxic heavy metals, are detrimental to the environment and can be difficult and costly to dispose of. The Air Force is seeking a new power supply for applicable NDI equipment that reduces the environment ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Residual Stress Determination for Cold Expanded Holes

    SBC: Texas Research Institute, Austin, Inc.            Topic: AF141207

    ABSTRACT: Cold working has been used for holes in aircraft structure to extend fatigue life for decades. This procedure can be used as a terminating action or as an inspection interval extension. To have confidence in the process, the Air Force needs an inspection tool that can conclusively determine of the cold work process has been applied to a hole, and if the results are within process specif ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Method for Evaluating Candidates for Additive Manufacturing (AM) Processes

    SBC: Keystone Synergistic Enterprises, LLC            Topic: AF141213

    ABSTRACT: The primary objective of the Phase I project is to establish the feasibility of applying a methodology to assess a candidate legacy part to determine the viability of using Additive Manufacturing methods to produce the part. This objective will be accomplished by creating a guided decision framework that determines if a part aligns with the critical process characteristics and economic ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Advanced Recirculating Total Impingement Cooling of Turbine Airfoils

    SBC: Florida Turbine Technologies Inc.            Topic: AF131174

    ABSTRACT: The future of gas turbine engines needed for propulsion and power in small unmanned military aircraft will hinge on the ability to enhance the efficiency for low fuel burn while maintaining world-class performance. Florida Turbine Technologies, Inc. (FTT) is developing the Advanced Recirculating Total Impingement Cooling (ARTIC) technology to enable a revolutionary leap in gas turbine e ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Extended Range Forecasting and Advanced Climate Applications Decision Support System

    SBC: CLEAR SCIENCE, INC.            Topic: N142121

    The DOD, other levels of government, and business concerns stand to benefit from an on-demand decision support system that provides cutting-edge environmental prediction displays including probabilistic and fused products on an innovative, intuitive display. By weaving existing and future datasets, with on-going climate and seasonal forecasts using state-of-the-science technology such a system wil ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. Extended Range Forecasting and Advanced Climate Applications Decision Support System

    SBC: AgileSrc LLC            Topic: N142121

    To fully exploit the state of climate science, though, requires that we expand and improve ACAF capabilities to better meet the BonD strategy. This requires a more robust, scalable supporting framework that can easily add new data resources; transform these data into actionable information with uncertainty estimates in the operators and planners decision space; and distribute effectively the compu ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. TraceLogic; Automated Rule Learning from Data Traces

    SBC: KNOWLEDGE BASED SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N131075

    The ultimate goal of KBSI in this effort is to develop methods, a process and algorithms to decipher the hidden rules or logic of complex traffic patternstraces of aircraft, people and equipment on aircraft carriers, and demonstrate technologies for Automated Rule Learning from Data Traces. We call this system for automated rule learning from data traces TraceLogic.Operations on aircraft carriers ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. VideoSAR Imaging Formation and Detection of Moving Targets

    SBC: RDRTec Incorporated            Topic: N132107

    RDRTec Inc. proposes to develop radar videoSAR algorithms that enable simultaneous tracking and imaging for Pulse Doppler radar systems that can be applied to both imaging guidance and surveillance radars. The proposed work extends ongoing Maritime and Overland Classification Aids (MOCA) development activities to incorporate videoSAR imaging and exploitation capability to support detection and ima ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. Exploiting Small Boat Wake Signatures for Improved Threat Classification and Feature Aided Tracking

    SBC: RDRTec Incorporated            Topic: N132104

    RDRTec Inc. propose to develop innovative methods to exploit wake signature attributes for the small boat threat classification and feature aided tracking by airborne radar systems. For small maneuvering vessels, the wake can dominate the hard body signature and the sea spikes and breaking waves induced false alarms can overload the fingerprinting and classification algorithms. This effort will se ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseNavy
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