FORWARD COMBAT AREAS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$49,775.00
Award Year:
1983
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
64
Agency Tracking Number:
64
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
1438 Brook Drive, Downers Grove, IL, 60515
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
() -
Business Contact:
Bruce Van Pelt
(312) 620-4646
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
THIS PROPOSAL IS TO DEVELOP REAL-TIME X-RAY EQUIPMENT FOR SURGICAL AND MEDICAL USE IN FORWARD COMBAT AREAS THAT ARE SMALL, LIGHTWEIGHT,ENERGY EFFICIENT AND SELF-SUFFICIENT. THIS EQUIPMENT WOULD HAVE TO BE HIGHLY PORTABLE AND RELIABLE. THE WORK WILL ENTAIL THE DETERMINATION OF THE VARIOUS MEDICAL TASKS THAT NEED TO BE PERFORMED AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE BASIC LIXSCOPE CONCEPT TO SUIT THESE PARTICULAR NEEDS. IT IS EXPECTED THAT THE SYSTEM WILL BE CAPABLE OF RESOLVING 6 LINES PAIRS PER MILLIMETER AND CONFIGURED IN SUCH A WAY AS TO MAXIMIZE OPERATOR AND PATIENT COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE WHILE MINIMIZING RADIATION EXPOSURE. THE EQUIPMENT WILL BE SEALED TO PROVIDE PESISTANCE TO ADVERSE ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS. IT WILL BE BATTERY DEVICE WHICH ARE IMPORTANT AND ELECTRICITY IS NOT AVAILABLE.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

Agency Micro-sites


SBA logo

Department of Agriculture logo

Department of Commerce logo

Department of Defense logo

Department of Education logo

Department of Energy logo

Department of Health and Human Services logo

Department of Homeland Security logo

Department of Transportation logo

Enviromental Protection Agency logo

National Aeronautics and Space Administration logo

National Science Foundation logo
US Flag An Official Website of the United States Government