Opportunity For Enhanced Performance Of Ballistic Missile Propulsion Systems

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: N0017803C3099
Agency Tracking Number: 031-1158
Amount: $69,952.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2003
Solitcitation Year: N/A
Solitcitation Topic Code: N/A
Solitcitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
168 W. Main Street, Clarksburg, WV, 26301
Duns: 826768871
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 William Hanusiak. Ph.D.
 Principal Scientist
 (304) 842-1970
Business Contact
 Jerry Fields
Title: Vice President
Phone: (304) 624-8028
Email: jfields@fmwcomposite.com
Research Institution
The overall weight of the interceptor for the boost phase interception is heavily driven by the payload and upper stages. Weight saved here has a leveraged impact on the overall vehicle weight or kill vehicle velocity. A key component of the kill vehicleweight is the divert and altitude control systems. FMW proposes to apply two new innovative technologies to the divert/altitude control systems to dramatically reduce weight The success of the Phase I and II SBIR activity will result in themanufacturing scale-up of the enhanced composite materials. After military demonstration of the performance enhancement capability of this technology, it can be transferred to commercial space applications.

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