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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. IM Green Propulsion Development


    Liquid fuel based Divert Attitude and Control Systems (DACS) or LDACS propulsion offers superior performance for future flight systems compared to solids (SDACS) or compressed gas systems. The need for improved system performance while meeting strict safety and insensitive munitions (IM) standards represents a unique opportunity for Ogden Engineering & Associates, LLC to showcase the team"s novel ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  2. Lightweight Communication Equipment for Interceptor Communications

    SBC: MAGICOM LLC            Topic: MDA12021

    MagiCom proposes to provide a wideband, highly reliable, survivable, high speed, in-flight communications system for communications between fire control and interceptors in an operational fading channel environment using an adaptive and reconfigurable software defined modem concept.Approved for Public Release 14-MDA-7739 (18 March 14).

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  3. Innovative Designs for Reliable Electro-Explosive Ordnance Devices


    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
  4. Enhancement of Ballistic Missile Defense System Level Simulation Operations Through Multi-core Processing

    SBC: Rtsync Corp.            Topic: MDA13T003

    This proposal examines innovative approaches and technologies that can be used to evaluate legacy models and simulations, determine the feasibility of porting them to multi-core simulation environments, and enable the legacy model capabilities to efficiently execute in such multi-core environments. We will employ Discrete Event System Specification (DEVS) Simulator architectures to support highly ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  5. Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Uncertainty Quantification Using an Ant Swarm Model


    STTR Phase I Uncertainty Quantification (UQ) technical feasibility demonstration using advanced mathematical techniques and Biologically Inspired Computing Architecture (BICA) concepts is proposed for Phase II prototype development. UQ in complex System of Systems (SoS) M & S environments is emphasized in Phase II. Graph theory based M & S techniques are explored that enhance and facilitate topi ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  6. Define/Demonstrate Non-hazardous or Less Hazardous Beryllium (Be) Material for Defense Applications

    SBC: Sensintel Inc.            Topic: MDA04059

    Advanced Ceramics Research (ACR) will identify, evaluate and select the most promising technologies for a high stiffness, stable and healthy ceramic or ceramic composite material for the replacement of beryllia and beryllium in structural application such as mirror substrates, electrical and electronic substrate materials. As a part of the identification and selection of the most promising techno ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  7. High-Strength Carbide-Based Fibrous Monolith Materials for Solid Rocket Nozzles

    SBC: Sensintel Inc.            Topic: MDA04T024

    On this Phase I STTR program, Advanced Ceramics Research Inc. (ACR) will team with the University of Missouri ¡V Rolla (UMR) to develop high strength, thermal shock resistant tantalum carbide (TaC) or hafnium carbide (HfC)-based Fibrous Monolith composite materials for use in ultra-high temperature (>6000,aF) solid rocket motor environments. These materials will exhibit the high toughness of fib ...

    STTR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  8. Small low-cost energetic components for the Miniature Kill Vehicle (MKV)

    SBC: Sensintel Inc.            Topic: MDA04009

    In this phase I SBIR program, Advanced Ceramics Research, Inc. (ACR) proposes the development of an innovative manufacturing technique for combination of energetic materials that can be manufactured into lightweight, fine-featured structural components for the DACS systems to enhance the lethality of a miniature kill vehicle. The proposed technique will leverage ACR's experience with gel-casting s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  9. Lightweight SiC-based Optics for LADAR Applications

    SBC: ATS-MER, LLC            Topic: MDA04053

    The beam quality in the LADAR applications is greatly affected by optics quality. Of particular importance are the structural requirements. MER in conjunction with SAIC will develop innovative designs for THAAD advanced LADAR applications based upon ultra-lightweight SiC-composite technology. The Phase II transition will be based upon collaboration with BAE.

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  10. A Process That Rapidly Produces Be/Be Alloys in Net Shape at Low Cost Without Exposure of the Workforce

    SBC: ATS-MER, LLC            Topic: MDA04T011

    Beryllium and beryllium alloys are strategic to many defense/aerospace applications, but whose use is limited due to current and anticipated more stringent health and safety concerns which result in long lead times for fabrication and very high cost. An innovative approach that reduces fabrication time to a matter of hours to a few days results in low cost and produces net shapes without exposure ...

    STTR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency

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