OPTIMAL AIRFRAME (HEATSHIELD AND SUBSTRUCTURE) DESIGN FOR A SMALLER BALLISTIC REENTRY VEHICLE

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 6456
Amount: $499,998.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1989
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Sparta Inc.
Po Box 1354 - 1055 Wall St/ste, La Jolla, CA, 92038
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Dr H M Berkowitz
 (619) 454-1133
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
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Abstract
THIS PHASE I SBIR EFFORT'S OBJECTIVES (1) ARE TO DEVELOP ONE OR MORE PRELIMINARY DESIGN(S) FOR AN OPTIMAL AIRFRAME (HEATSHIELD AND SUBSTRUTURE) FOR A NEW, SMALLER BALLISTIC REENTRY VEHICLE (BRV) CARRYING A 50-200 KILOTON WARHEAT, FOR USE ON ICBMS, AND (2) PLAN THE PROGRAM AND PREPARE COST AND SCHEDULE ESTIMATES FOR THE PHASE II SBIR PROGRAM FOLLOW-ON DETAILED DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT WORK. IT'S SCOPE INCLUDES ESTABLISHING LIMITING INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ENVELOPES FOR BRV DESIGN; ESTABLISHING REENTRY REQUIREMENTS; SYNTHESIZING RV DESIGNS; DETERMINING AERODYNAMIC LOADS, AEROHEATING, AND THERMAL RESPONSE; SIZING SUBSTRUCTURES AND AIRFRAME; AND PLANNING THE PHASE II SBIR PROGRAM.

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