Replacement of Red Phosphorus in smoke producing munitions

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: M67854-07-C-6521
Agency Tracking Number: N071-004-0860
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2007
Solitcitation Year: 2007
Solitcitation Topic Code: N07-004
Solitcitation Number: 2007.1
Small Business Information
831 North Camino Miramonte, Tucson, AZ, 85716
Duns: 042394853
Hubzone Owned: Y
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 John Lombardi
 (520) 882-8772
Business Contact
 John Lombardi
Title: President
Phone: (520) 882-8772
Research Institution
Current smoke producing munitions posess significant total obscuring power (TOP) but suffer from the drawbacks taht they are both toxic and corrosive towards military personnel and hardware respectively. A burgeoning need therefore exists for alternative obscurants which are benign as well as posess high TOP properties. Polyphenol derivatives represent one such promising class of materials meeting this criteria and will be developed and characterized during this proposed Phase I SBIR research program.

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