Improved Trajectory Control for Penetration into Soils at 4000 ft/sec

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8651-05-C-0114
Agency Tracking Number: F041-160-2078
Amount: $995,515.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2005
Solicitation Year: 2004
Solicitation Topic Code: AF04-160
Solicitation Number: 2004.1
Small Business Information
DE TECHNOLOGIES INC.
3620 Horizon Drive, King of Prussia, PA, 19406
DUNS: 877599274
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Lucia Shan
 Project Engineer
 (610) 270-9700
 shan@detk.com
Business Contact
 Robert Ciccarelli
Title: Vice President
Phone: (610) 270-9700
Email: ciccarelli@detk.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
We propose to develop an earth penetrator with improved shape for trajectory stability during high-speed penetration. Several promising penetrator shaping concepts have been identified in Phase I. Through further analysis, one or two of these will be selected for further development. Penetrator designs will be formulated and optimized, then tested through gun firings of scale-model penetrators into earth targets.

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