COMPACTION AND RAPID DISPERSION OF SOLID FUELS FOR FUEL-AIR EXPLOSIVES

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$49,831.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
Navy
Award Year:
1990
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
13042
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Systems Support Inc
10024 Colvin Run Rd, Great Falls, VA, 22066
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Carl Boyars
 (301) 593-3476
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
CURRENT FUEL-AIR EXPLOSIVE WARHEATS USE A LIQUID FUEL. LIQUIDS CHARACTERISTICALLY INTRODUCE HANDLING AND STORAGE HAZARDS AND HAVE A LOW ENERGY DENSITY. USE OF PRACTICAL SOLID FUELS COULD OVERCOME THOSE DEFICIENCIES. SOLID FUELS ARE PROPOSED THAT COULD MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF DISPERSION IN UNDER 20 MILLISEC AND FINAL PARTICLE SIZE UNDER 10 MICRONS BY DISPERSION AS VAPORIZED FUELS AND MOLTEN METAL DROPLETS. SPECIFIC SOLID FUEL COMPOSITION PROPOSED ARE CONSIDERE DPROPRIETARY INFORMATION AND ARE IDENTIFIED IN THE BODY OF THIS PROPOSAL.

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