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Open Call for Innovative Defense-Related Dual-Purpose Technologies/Solutions

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA3002-18-P-0026
Agency Tracking Number: F182-005-1751
Amount: $49,527.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: AF182-005
Solicitation Number: 2018.2
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2018
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2018-07-27
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2018-09-27
Small Business Information
4960 Corporate Drive, Huntsville, AL, 35805
DUNS: 156110160
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Steven Huppenberger
 (256) 562-1120
 shuppenberger@gastopsusa.com
Business Contact
 Steve Odom
Phone: (256) 562-1120
Email: steve.odom@gastopsusa.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
This GasTOPS Inc. proposal is aimed at providing a high quality, low risk solution to the MQ-9 platform by providing an onboard engine health monitoring capability to support current and future missions. Currently there is a lack of wear monitoring capability for the Honeywell TPE331 propulsion system in the Air Forces MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) which has caused a number of major aircraft failures.The TPE331 is the turboprop engine that drives the MQ-9 platform and employs a single lubrication system for engine bearings, reduction gears, propeller shaft bearings, and accessory drives.

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