SOF INGNITION SYSTEM FOR SELF CONTAINED MUNITIONS

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 50
Amount: $734,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1984
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Geo-centers Inc.
320 Needham Street, Newton Upper Fall, MA, 02164
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
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Business Contact
 Dr. Peter P. Ostrowski
Phone: (301) 423-3332
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
DEVELOPMENT OF A SOFT INGNITION SYSTEM FOR SELF CONTAINED MUNITIONS IS PROPOSED. THE IGNITER WILL RELY ON A LASER\FIBER OPTIC SYSTEM TO ACHIEVE SIMULTAVEOUS MULTIPLE POINT IGNITION AT SEVERAL AXIAL LOCATIONS IN THE CENTER CORE PRIMER TUBE. PHASE I OF THE PROGRAM CONSISTS OF A PROOF-PRINCIPLE DEMONSTRATION OF THE CONCEPT THROUGH EXTENSIVE LABORATORY TEST LEADING TO AN IGNITER TUBE DESIGN WITH UNIFORM FLAMESPREDING CHARCTERISTICS. MUCH OF THE PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS ARE BASED ON KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE WITH LASER IGNITION TECHNOLOGY AND CONCEPTS DEVELOPED IN PREVIOUS PROJECTS FUNDED BY BOTH THE ARMY AND NAVY.

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