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

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$745,527.00
Award Year:
2005
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
FA8651-05-C-0114
Award Id:
67646
Agency Tracking Number:
F041-160-2078
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
3620 Horizon Drive, King of Prussia, PA, 19406
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
877599274
Principal Investigator:
Lucia Shan
Project Engineer
(610) 270-9700
shan@detk.com
Business Contact:
Robert Ciccarelli
Vice President
(610) 270-9700
ciccarelli@detk.com
Research Institute:
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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