Replacement of Red Phosphorus in smoke producing munitions

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$750,000.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
M67854-09-C-6502
Solitcitation Year:
2007
Solicitation Number:
2007.1
Branch:
N/A
Award Year:
2009
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
N071-004-0860
Solicitation Topic Code:
N07-004
Small Business Information
ventana research
831 North Camino Miramonte, Tucson, AZ, -
Hubzone Owned:
Y
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
042394853
Principal Investigator
 John Lombardi
 President
 (520) 325-0440
 ventanaresearch@msn.com
Business Contact
 John Lombardi
Title: President
Phone: (520) 325-0440
Email: ventanaresearch@msn.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Several novel non-phosphorus based pyrotechnic formulations will be refined and integrated into both M18 & M83 smoke grenades during this Phase II Program. These compositions will be subjected to extensive testing by both Ventana as well as an independent laboratory and grenades loaded with this formulation will have better obscuring power relative to conventional red phosphorus based munitions.

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