PROGRAM

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$49,772.00
Award Year:
1986
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
4092
Agency Tracking Number:
4092
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
1617 Straight Path, Wyandanch, NY, 11798
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
ROY C BERG
(516) 643-8900
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
TO REDUCE THE COST OF THE EXISTING ANTENNA MAST AND TO IMPROVE ITS PERFORMANCE, A STUDY WILL BE ACCOMPLISHED THAT WILL EVALUATE BOTH THE MATERIALS AND THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS. AS A RESULT OF THE NEW MATERIALS DEVELOPMENTS IN INDUSTRY AND THE ACQUISITION OF THE ADVANCED SIX AXIS TAPE/FILAMENT WINDING EQUIPMENT AT LUNN, WE ANTICIPATE BEING ABLE TO REDUCE THE WEIGHT OF THE STRUCTURE BY 15%, WITH A 30% INCREASE IN MAST STIFFNESS AND A RELATED COST DECREASE OF 20% THROUGH USE OF AUTOMATED MANUFACTURING PROCESSES. PHASE II WILL BE TO FABRICATE FULL SCALE COMPONENTS AND TEST TO PROVE THE BETTER PROPERTIES AND VERIFY THE COST SAVINGS.

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