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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. Instrumented Projectiles for Measuring Impact Forces to Characterize Ballistic Behavior of Fabrics and Composites

    SBC: McQ Inc.            Topic: A11011

    The current laboratory methods used to experimentally evaluate the performance of textile armor fabric during ballistic impact do not provide time dependent load information. However, knowledge of the dynamic load spectrum imparted by a projectile to the fabric is required in order to properly characterize the dynamic response and failure mode of fabric yarns. What is needed is a real-time measuri ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseArmy
  2. Integrated UGS and UAV Networks for Enabling Persistent ISR

    SBC: McQ Inc.            Topic: SB092008

    McQ Inc. is a leading provider of high performance, advanced technology unattended ground sensor (UGS) systems. Our research spans two decades of investigating technologies suitable for automatically detecting, classifying, identifying, imaging, and tracking targets in remote regions. In this SBIR project, we will develop an UGS system specifically tailored for integration with existing and plan ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  3. Advanced Low Power Personnel/Vehicle Detecting Radar for Smart Unattended Ground Sensor/Munition Systems

    SBC: McQ Inc.            Topic: A09113

    During Phase I, McQ Inc. and the University of Florida have designed a Micro Radar suitable for use as a detection modality for unattended ground sensor (UGS) systems and smart munition systems. This work has focused on reducing power consumption and increasing the detection range of our existing radar that is used with OmniSense. During Phase I we have proven the feasibility of developing an UGS ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Distributed Sensor Network for Structural Health Monitoring of Ships

    SBC: McQ Inc.            Topic: N101095

    There is a critical need for the ability to assess the structural health of the Navys ships through the use of strain monitoring. A strain monitoring system that is simple, unobtrusive, and highly reliable would be invaluable to the Navy for assessing the health of their vessels. To provide this capability, in Phase I McQ proposed the development of the strain acquisition and monitoring system (SA ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. FastKAP Automated Fastener Kitting and Preparation System

    SBC: Systems & Materials Research Corporation            Topic: AF103C148

    Systems and Materials Research Corporation (SMRC) is developing FastKAP, an automated Fastener Kitting and Preparation system that will reduce span times for F-35 fastener installations by as much as 60% by performing most, if not all, fastener identification, collection, and preparation steps offline. FastKAP comprises automated subsystems for kitting, cleaning, and adhesion promoter application. ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. SealKap- Semi-Automated Intelligent Fuel-Resistant Sealant Dispensing Tool

    SBC: Systems & Materials Research Corporation            Topic: AF112115

    ABSTRACT: Modern military and commercial aircraft utilize empty areas within the aircraft structure to store fuel. As such, fasteners and joints within these"wet areas"must be sealed with fuel-resistant sealant to prevent leak paths. Systems and Materials Research Corporation (SMRC) proposes SealKap, a semi-automated intelligent sealant dispensing tool designed to assist technicians with inverted ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Intrinsically Conductive Polymer Coatings for Reduced ESD Sensitivity

    SBC: Systems & Materials Research Corporation            Topic: A10049

    Systems and Materials Research Corporation (SMRC) proposes to reduce the electrostatic sensitivity of nanothermites by modifying the surface with a thin, conformal coating of inherently conductive polymer. Nanothermites or metastable intermolecular composites (MICs) are desired in military weapons systems because the energy output is twice that of traditional explosives, and they can be formulated ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Ultrastrong Dual Use Nanocomposite Materials for Blast and Transparent Armor

    SBC: Systems & Materials Research Corporation            Topic: A10123

    Nanocomposites are proving effective in protecting occupants of tactical ground vehicles from ballistic threats and mine blasts while maintaining optical transparency. In the proposed program, (Systems and Materials Research Corporation (SMRC) will develop a process for manufacturing these materials at rates higher than previously achieved. This approach utilizes SMRC"s experience in the developme ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Melt Extrudable Nanocomposite Liquid Crystal Polymer Films

    SBC: Systems & Materials Research Corporation            Topic: A10162

    Systems and Materials Research Company"s (SMRC"s) liquid crystalline polymer (LCP)-aluminosilicate nanocomposite films are the proposed replacement for the pin-holing and stress cracking foil layer in the Army"s Meals Ready-to-Eat. To replace the foil lined pouches, LCPs need two things: lower cost processing and better barrier properties. By processing the LCPs as nanocomposites, both are obtaina ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseArmy

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