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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. A Computational Tool for Modeling Geometric Proximity of Independent Systems

    SBC: D&P LLC            Topic: AF083268

    This SBIR Phase I project proposes to develop an accurate viscous CFD algorithm which can include various small gaps between both static and moving components into the analysis. It is not an easy task to model those small gaps in the current CFD codes due to the geometric proximity, especially for moving components. However, those small gaps may have a significant impact on the aerodynamic, aeroel ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Integrated wide-bandgap semiconductor photoconductive switch with a terahertz antenna

    SBC: DIGITAL FUSION SOLUTIONS, INC.            Topic: AF073004

    ABSTRACT: Digital Fusion Solutions and its partners North Carolina State University and Kyma Technologies will undertake the development of a wide band-gap (WBG) semiconductor based laser induced semiconductor switch (LSS). By leveraging expertise in fields of semiconductor manufacturing, antenna design, and physics in the terahertz frequency regime a down selection of materials will be done with ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Unmanned Aerial System with Modular Payload Bays and Payload Interfaces

    SBC: Brock Technologies, Inc.            Topic: AF083006

    The Unmanned Systems market is exploding with applications, products and services. For example, an increasing number of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) are serving the military, commercial and research markets today. However, these systems are generally limited to supporting a single particular sensor, payload, or concept of operation assigned at the design stage of development. Expansion of their ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Deformable, Variable Radius of Curvature Mirror (VRM) for Wide-FOV Zoom SSA Sensors

    SBC: Composite Mirror Applications inc            Topic: AF083195

    We are proposing to develop a variable radius of curvature mirror (VRM) produced from carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) composite materials. This will support a compact, lightweight, robust imaging system for space platforms than can survey a wide area for situational awareness and optically (NOT electronically) magnify an area-of-interest almost instantly without macroscopic motion.  Conven ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Enhancing High-Resolution Imagery for Space Situational Awareness with Lucky Imaging and Adaptive Optics

    SBC: Hart Scientific Consulting International LLC            Topic: AF083199

    We propose the development and laboratory demonstration of a method that will revolutionize the high resolution satellite imaging capabilities of ground-based optical systems.  Current imaging systems supporting Space Situational Awareness (SSA), even those equipped with state-of-the-art adaptive optics (AO), fail to exploit the intrinsic field of view of the imager at the full resolution of the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Rate-Adaptive High-Availability RF Links

    SBC: LEAF NETWORKS, LLC            Topic: AF083043

    In an airborne network there may only be a limited window of opportunity for a fighter jet or even a soldier on the ground to participate in a communication network.   Any loss of connection during this limited transmission window due channel fluxuations is therefore extremely costly.  In this project we propose a multi-resolution system base on superposition coding that will avoid these commun ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Decision Support System Based On Collaborative-orientated System Engineering Cpabilities

    SBC: AIRTRONICS            Topic: AF083229

    The United States Air Force is faced with the substantial challenge of how to sustain an evolving global mission and Air Force supply chain in an era of constrained budgets and resources. In particular, resource constraints are being acutely felt in the logistics arena, where an aging fleet, more complex systems, accelerated operational tempo, and new business methods require a high level of adapt ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Integrated Overset Gridding and Grid Assembly Capability using MiniCAD System

    SBC: Amplicode, Inc.            Topic: AF083259

    Overset grid methods have a lot of potential to reduce the workload and turnaround time in mesh generation significantly. However, overset grid generation is often not very simple. In general, the size of elements in overlapping volume of overset grids should not be changed drastically to avoid orphan points that result in poor interpolation results. Recent advances in developing generalized grid ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Cyber Superiority for Air Force Combatant Commanders

    SBC: AVIRTEK, INC.            Topic: AF08BT06

    Cyber-attacks targeting our info-structure are being launched continuously from hostile locations. It is becoming apparent that securing US info-structure and preventing cyber-attacks cannot be met with existing techniques. By continuously monitoring and analyzing cyber-space applications, services, and resources and through the use of autonomic agents, AppFlows, data mining, and multi-level cyber ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Autonomic Knowledge Representation Construction for Software Protection Systems

    SBC: AVIRTEK, INC.            Topic: OSD09IA4

    The increased complexity, scale and capabilities of current software elements make current security tools and technologies incapable to protect software against attacks. It also makes it very hard to proactively detect their vulnerabilities that might be exploited by attackers. Our focus will be to investigate and study the construction of a near human knowledge representation of the state of a sy ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force

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