NAVY PACKAGING IMPROVEMENT STUDY

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$50,186.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
5930
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Hi-tech Inc
200 Bibb Ave, Auburn, AL, 36830
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
FRED H CARLEY
(904) 678-3347
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THIS PROPOSAL IS TO INVESTIGATE CURRENT PACKAGING AND LABELING PRACTICES IN THE NAVY AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCEPTS FOR COST-EFFECTIVE IMPROVEMENTS. FOCUS WILL BE ON TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS IN MARKING AND LABELING PRACTICES AND EQUIPMENT, AND MATERIALS THAT WILL PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PROTECTION TO INSENSITIVE MUNITIONS FROM UNPLANNED STIMULI, AS WELL AS INNOVATIVE CONTAINER CONCEPTS THAT MAY IMPROVE THEIR UTILITY TO THE NAVY. THE PHASE I INVESTIGATION WILL BE A DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS EFFORT TO IDENTIFY SPECIFIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR IMPROVEMENT. THE PHASE II, INDEPTH STUDY WILL CONCENTRATE ON THOSE SPECIFIC OPPORTUNITIES IDENTIFIED IN PHASE I, AND PROVIDE DETAILED RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCEPTS FOR APPLYING NEW MATERIALS AND CONTAINER DESIGNS WHICH HAVE SUBSTANTIAL POTENTIAL FOR BENEFITTING NAVY LOGISTICS AND OPERATIONS.

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