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  1. Integration of Onboard Distributed Flow Sensing Using AF Intellectual Property US9658087B1

    SBC: Nextgen Aeronautics, Inc.            Topic: AF183008

    Advances over the last decade in sensors, miniature and flexible electronics, wireless protocols, and related technologies now make it feasible to sensecontinuously and accurately - environmental and operational parameters over the entire surface of an aircraft using a wide network of sensors. A specific example, and the subject of this proposal, is the AFRL-developed Artificial Hair Sensors (AHS) ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Rotating Detonation Engine for Rocket Propulsion

    SBC: HYPERCOMP, INC.            Topic: AF182063

    We propose here a series of advancements leading to the design of robust and efficient rotating detonation engines (RDE) for rocket propulsion. We will begin with a comparative study of existing test data and perform detailed computational simulations of RDE design variants, focusing on improvements in performance - primarily mixing, followed by combustion efficiency, pressure drop, nozzle geometr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Commercial Solutions for Weather Forecasting

    SBC: Phase Sensitive Innovations, Inc.            Topic: AF182001

    Accurate and timely weather information for situational awareness is critical to the success of Air Force missions.To date, space-borne sensors for weather forecasting primarily include visible, infrared, and microwave instruments.While visible and infrared sensors have reached a high level of maturity and performance, those operating in the microwave region of the electromagnetic spectrum continu ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Assessing the Feasibility of ALIAS,the Automated Literal Imagery Analysis System

    SBC: 361 Interactive, Llc            Topic: AF182006

    NGA Director Robert Cardillo stated during his 2017 Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) Keynote Address, If we attempted to manually exploit all of the imagery well collect over the next 20 years, wed need 8 million imagery analysts. We will need to automate 75% of analysts current workload in order to successfully analyze the deluge of imagery. To answer that need, 361 Interactive is developing a co ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. AI for Pallet Planning and Logistics

    SBC: Aura Technologies Llc            Topic: AF182048

    AURA Technologies proposes to use advances in artificial intelligence to develop an automated logistics management tool for pallet configuration optimization to improve airmen productivity and efficiency at Air Force Aerial Ports. The tool will provide pragmatic solutions to Air Force shipping, packing, and logistics challenges.

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) Navigation for Spacecraft, in Order to Augment GPS Position and Navigation

    SBC: A-TECH CORPORATION            Topic: AF182072

    Applied Technology Associates (ATA) proposes to develop the Precision Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) for Spacecraft Applications (PISA), which will provide position, velocity, and acceleration information for Air Force SmallSat and CubeSat spacecraft.To achieve this objective, we will leverage our inertial instrument development experience and resources to produce a low-SWaP, navigation-grade IMU ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Non-Destructive Testing for Landing Gear Applications

    SBC: Engineering And Software System Solutions, Inc.            Topic: AF182014

    Landing gear that is manufactured or overhauled are routinely inspected for anomalies that occur during the manufacturing and overhaul and damage that may have occurred in service prior to overhaul. These anomalies manifest themselves in numerous ways including cracks, poor coating adhesion, substrate surface non-uniformity from grit blast/peening, subsurface corrosion, heat damage (grinding burns ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Increasing the Flexibility and Performance of Laser Bond Inspection System Delivery

    SBC: LSP Technologies, Inc.            Topic: AF182093

    Laser Bond Inspection (LBI) offers new opportunities for the characterization of adhesive bond strength that are absent from traditional NDT techniques, especially for complex shaped composite structures.The implementation of this inspection method is to verify the adhesive bonding process is under control and meets the intended design requirements.The current LBI inspection head available for the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Comb-based Heterodyne and Synchronization Module (CHaSM)

    SBC: Vector Atomic Inc            Topic: AF182067

    Vector Atomic will design a time transfer module capable of global-scale synchronization of assets to better than 10 fs. The Comb-based Heterodyne and Synchronization Module (CHaSM) uses an established two-way optical time transfer scheme that is insensitive to signal dropouts and turbulence and compensates for relative motion between moving platforms.

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Element Model Framework

    SBC: ARCHARITHMS, INC.            Topic: MDA18009

    Uniform interface saves money; reduced integration time; lifecycle improvement; increases integration speed; reduces schedule flux; saves times and schedule; reduces future improvement costs; reduces integration costs; reduces network bandwidth costs.Approved for Public Release | 18-MDA-9817 (23 Oct 18)

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency

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