RAILGUN BORE EROSION REDUCTION

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Missile Defense Agency
Amount:
$526,000.00
Award Year:
1990
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
9801
Agency Tracking Number:
9801
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
2763 Culver Ave, Dayton, OH, 45429
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
David P Bauer
(513) 296-1806
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
BORE EROSION AND DAMAGE ARE SIGNIFICANT PROBLEMS THAT LIMIT THE USEFUL LIFE OF RAILGUNS AND ARE BASICALLY RELATED TO OPERATING CURRENT DENSITY. A RAILGUN CONCEPT IS BEING INVESTIGATED THAT IS EXPECTED TO REDUCE CURRENT DENSITY BY INCREASING THE RAIL CONTACT AREA. WHEN SUCCESSFUL, RAILGUN BARREL LIFE WOULD BE EXTENDED TO A MUCH HIGHER NUMBER OF SHOTS BETWEEN REFURBISHING/REPLACEMENT. MANY SHOTLIFE IS ESSENTIAL FOR PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF RAILGUNS IN WEAPON SYSTEMS.

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