IMPROVED SMART MUNITIONS PERFORMANCE

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$49,454.00
Award Year:
1986
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
4207
Agency Tracking Number:
4207
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Optical Technologies Inc (Currently Optech)
360 Herndon Pkwy - Ste 1200, Herndon, VA, 22070
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
DR CHARLES M DAVIS
(703) 478-0844
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THE U.S. ARMY IS SEEKING A COMPACT, ECONOMICAL ACCELERATION SENSOR WITH A WIDE OPERATION RANGE FOR INCORPORATING INTO "SMART" PROJECTILE TARGETING SYSTEMS TO IMPROVE SYSTEM PERFORMANCE WITH RESPECT TO DETECTION AND RESOLUTION OF MOTION AND DISTANCES. OPTICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (OPTECH) PROPOSES A UNIQUE FIBER-OPTIC ACCELERATION SENSOR TO MEET THIS NEED. THE PROPOSED SENSOR HAS THE FOLLOWING FEATURES: SMALL SIZE: 0.5 MM DIAMENTER AND 5 CM LENGTH; MINIMUM DETECTABLE ACCELERATION AS SMALL AS 10 -2 G; DYNAMIC RANGE OF 100 DB; LOW COST; SMALL CROSS-AXIS SENSITIVITY, AND ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE (EMI) AND ELECTROMAGNETIC PULSE (EMP) IMMUNITY.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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