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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. Modular Energy Router for Enabling Intelligent Naval Microgrids

    SBC: GridBridge, Inc            Topic: N152098

    The implementation of microgrids at military bases will improve both security and energy management through expanding the use of renewables, while reducing the dependence on both diesel generators and grid connections for mission critical systems. GridBridge, a developer of advanced grid-based power management systems, will develop a miniature microgrid substation, the Grid Energy Router, to provi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Ultra-lightweight and Compact Hybrid System

    SBC: Windlift            Topic: N153129

    The Windlift MPWES will utilize proven principle of airborne wind energy to improve the energy density of man portable renewable energy systems by an more than an order of magnitude relative to existing systems such as the Ground Renewable Expeditionary Energy Network System (GREENS) project. The MPWES system will deploy a 75 lb., tethered quadcopter coupled to a 145 lb., 10kW-hr battery pack capa ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. Sensor Durability Validation for Turbine Engine Blade Health Measurement


    ABSTRACT: Many turbomachinery applications have achieved improved availability, reliability and cost savings by incorporating health monitoring systems to determine the mechanical condition of key components in near real time. The goals of any health monitoring system are to ensure reliability by avoiding unplanned maintenance, to reduce operating costs by providing the information needed to plan ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. High-Efficient Liquid Desiccant and Chloride Removal for Corrosion Mitigation and Control

    SBC: AIL Research, Inc            Topic: AF131203

    ABSTRACT: The Air Force spends $4.5 billion annually on aircraft maintenance related to corrosion.The source of this corrosion frequently is airborne chlorides that settle on metal parts and sensitive avionics and then absorb moisture from the air to create an electrolyte that promotes galvanic corrosion.The proposed work will design, fabricate and test a Corrosion Mitigation System (CMS) that sup ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. FLEET System for Global Velocimetry at High Repetition Rates in Nitrogen-Based Hypersonic Ground Test Facilities.

    SBC: Plasma TEC            Topic: AF141229

    ABSTRACT: The objective of the effort is the development of a Femtosecond Laser Electronic Excitation Tagging (FLEET) system and data analysis tools for the measurement of transport parameters in nitrogen and air ground test facilities without seeding the flow with either particles or with foreign gases. The effort follows Phase I accomplishments, wherein a transportable FLEET laser system with si ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Formal Synthesis and Verification Techniques for Autonomous Cyber-Physical Systems

    SBC: Smart Information Flow Technologies, LLC            Topic: AF14AT06

    ABSTRACT: SIFT's Phase 2 Hy-CIRCA proposal builds on progress in Phase 1 to address the challenge of effectively, reliably, and safely tasking cooperating teams of autonomous cyber-physical systems (CPSs). SIFT's Playbook(tm) interface approach provides high-level, goal-based tasking for multi-agent autonomous missions. SIFT's Cooperative Intelligent Real-Time Control Architecture (CIRCA) automa ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Inexpensive, Field-Portable, Rugged, Voltammetric Sensors Based on Functionalized Microporous Membranes

    SBC: Ashwin-Ushas Corporation            Topic: A13079

    This work proposes further development of small, ruggedized, very lightweight, inexpensive, field-portable sensors for detection of multiple analytes in the environment. Unique modifications of voltammetric techniques allow fingerprint detection/discrimination of multiple analytes in presence of interferents. The sensors are 3-modular: Disposable sensor probe; Microcontroller; Control/display inte ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Innovative Analysis Tool for Damage Growth From Loaded Composite Fastener Holes

    SBC: Global Engineering and Materials, Inc.            Topic: N092095

    Global Engineering and Materials, Inc. (GEM) along with its team member National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University will extend, enhance, and validate CB2ATA (Composite Bolted and Bonded Analysis Toolkit for Abaqus). The capability of using a hybrid discrete damage and continuum modeling methodology will be demonstrated via its prediction of fatigue damage evolution ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. Robust 2700 F MC/C Fiber Reinforced Matrices for Turbine Engines

    SBC: ADVANCED CERAMIC FIBERS, LLC            Topic: N141074

    Advanced Ceramic Fibers, LLC (ACF) completed the Navy SBIR Phase I Base Program and clearly demonstrated the feasibility of our approach to create a truly robust composite for turbine engines that exceeds the known boundaries for ceramic composites and the Navy performance objectives for this Topic. Our engineered materials approach involved in-depth background experience in ceramic matrix composi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. Active Combustion Control (ACC) of Augmentor Dynamics

    SBC: Knite Inc            Topic: N14AT004

    The proposed research for Phase II of topic N14A-T004, Active Combustion Control of Augmentor Dynamics, has the objective of maturing the Augmentor Screech Active Suppression technology demonstrated successfully during Phase I by Knite, Inc. and the University of Cincinnati Gas Dynamics and Propulsion Laboratory. The work plan is intended to provide continued progress focusing on increasing knowle ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
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