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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. Integral Fuel Tank Self-sealing Protection


    The proposed research and development effort describes a composite material approach capable of providing reliable self-sealing functionality to integral fuel tanks. Since fuel containment systems can make up a large portion of an aircraft"s presented area they can contribute significantly to aircraft vulnerability to impacting threats. The ability to self-seal addresses the issue of potential fue ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Exploiting Polarimetry in Littoral Surveillance

    SBC: Technology Service Corporation            Topic: N12AT002

    In Phase I the team of TSC and SDL will initiate an effort to collect polarimetric target and clutter signatures, identify polarimetric features and algorithms for detecting and classifying targets, and understanding the sensitivity to target aspect angle, grazing angle and radar resolution. In performing the Phase I program, the team will: 1) identify a robust set of polarimetric decomposition an ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. Early Damage State Detection in Gearbox Components Via Acoustic Emission

    SBC: X-Wave Innovations, Inc.            Topic: N12AT007

    To meet the US Navy"s need for an innovative AE technology for extracting the true AE signal out of background noises, X-wave Innovations, Inc. (XII) and The Johns Hopkins University (JHU) propose an innovative wireless AE technology for automated detection of early stages of crack initiation and short crack propagation in rotating gearbox components. The proposed approach builds on the XII-develo ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. Early Damage State Detection in Gearbox Components Via Acoustic Emission

    SBC: AbM Engineering, LLC            Topic: N12AT007

    The objective os this work is to utilize acoustic emission for early detection of cracks in helicopter gearboxes. Cracks will be identified including their location and extent, the system is envisioned to communicate this information as well as the remaining life of the part. Statistical signal processing and conditioning will be a vital part of the work. AbM Engineering, LLC is partnering with Em ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Energy Efficient HF Transmit Antennas

    SBC: Pharad, LLC            Topic: N12AT015

    In this N12A-T015 Phase I effort, the team of Pharad and UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) propose to develop a highly efficient High Frequency (HF) transmit antenna based on utilizing existing structures that are available in the surrounding environment, as radiation mechanisms. We propose to create antennas on existing structures or other parts of the platform using either of two stra ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseNavy
  6. Expendable Acoustic Source for AUV Based Geoacoustic and Geotechnical Survey Operations


    Our team proposes a unique expendable acoustic source comprised of flexural disc technology in a close packed arrangement that allows for a reduction in resonant frequency and an increase in useful bandwidth. This array will be designed to couple as much energy as possible into the bottom sediments, while coupling as little energy as possible directly into the surrounding water column. This is a d ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. Intermediate Transient Support of High Rate and Pulsed Loads

    SBC: RCT Systems, Inc.            Topic: N12AT022

    RCT Systems proposes to develop a conceptual design for an Intermediate Energy Storage Module (IESM) that will provide the energy storage, power electronics and controls necessary to keep high power pulse loads from disrupting the ship"s distribution grid and allow the power system to meet the specifications in MIL-STD-1399. In its system tradeoff and analysis, RCT Systems will also consider a nov ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. Advancing the Capabilities and Deployment of Functional Encryption

    SBC: Zeutro, LLC            Topic: N12AT025

    In recent years, a new opportunity for protecting encrypted data has risen. Functional Encryption (FE) provides an entirely new vision of encrypting data. Instead of encrypting to individual users, in a functional encryption system, one can use FE to describe a policy of how to share data based on a user's credentials or attributes. While recent research has significantly advanced the capabi ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. High-Power Semiconductor Laser in the 3.0- to 3.5-um Spectral Range

    SBC: SDPHOTONICS LLC            Topic: N12AT003

    High quality laser materials based on InP, InGaAs, InAlGaAs, and InAs are proposed to develope high power 3 to 3.5 m diode lasers. An adiabatically broadened amplifying section is proposed to reach high power with high beam quality. The active material uses strained layer epitaxy to rely only on high quality laser materials that can be grown by molecular beam epitaxy, and with high quality on InP ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. An Adaptive, Biologically-Inspired Framework for Identifying Salience in Data

    SBC: Intelligent Automation, Inc.            Topic: OSD11TD1

    In the modern world, people and machines are faced with ever-increasing amounts of data. Oftentimes, large data sets can be greatly reduced by identifying elements that are salient, within the context of a particular mission or goal. For example, in a military patrol video, hours of empty scenery may be removed to reveal short snippets where people or vehicles appear, and engage in behaviors tha ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseNavy

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