Novel Structural Reactive Materials

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$69,990.00
Award Year:
2008
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
W15QKN-09-C-0042
Award Id:
87134
Agency Tracking Number:
A082-042-0908
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
205 Schoolhouse Road, Souderton, PA, 18964
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
122998925
Principal Investigator:
PeterZavitsanos
Principal Investigator
(215) 723-8588
GSI@General-Sciences.Com
Business Contact:
EvelynDowns
Contracts Manager
(215) 723-8588
GSI@General-Sciences.Com
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
The U.S. Army, as well as other national military services, requires new and innovative energetic/reactive materials to produce next generation munitions. Munitions of today contain a high amount of inert material, usually steel, that serves as structural elements and fragment generation. General Sciences, Inc. (GSI) proposes to replace steel with reactive material that is capable of supporting a load, forming reactive fragments when the munition is detonated, produces temperatures in excess of 2000 K and has an exothermic energy output greater than 2000 cal/g. GSI has produced many reactive materials and currently has two candidates that are very likely to meet and exceed these goals. This approach is based on exploiting reactive materials (developed by GSI) which have shown a high degree of promise in meeting the Army's goals.

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