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Pulsed HPM for Non-Kinetic Effects

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8656-21-C-0070
Agency Tracking Number: F203-001-0180
Amount: $49,754.25
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: AF203-001
Solicitation Number: 20.3
Solicitation Year: 2020
Award Year: 2021
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2020-12-16
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2021-03-16
Small Business Information
PO Box 3426
Lawrence, KS 66046-1111
United States
DUNS: 108339966
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Suman Saripalli
 (785) 979-1116
Business Contact
 Suman Saripalli
Phone: (785) 979-1116
Research Institution

The proposed technology is related to the AFWERX Reimagining Energy Challenge (Energy-based Weapons), and was selected for early evaluation in that program. Aerial vehicles face a variety of threats in the battlespace, many of which can be disrupted, defeated or destroyed by the application of microwave energy. We propose a compact, frequency-agile, high power microwave source for deployment on current and future air vehicles, to enable the disruption and defeat of threats such as radar-guided missiles or drone swarms. The HPM generator has its own electrical power source, and is capable of high repetition rates, and multiple peaks per cycle (regenerative). Additionally, versions of this technology can be used for wireless power beaming. 

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