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

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$49,831.00
Award Year:
1990
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
13042
Agency Tracking Number:
13042
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
10024 Colvin Run Rd, Great Falls, VA, 22066
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Carl Boyars
(301) 593-3476
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
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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