Thermoplastic Large, Ground-Based Radomes

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8201-07-C-0077
Agency Tracking Number: F061-342-3610
Amount: $1,749,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2007
Solicitation Year: 2006
Solicitation Topic Code: AF06-342
Solicitation Number: 2006.1
Small Business Information
P.O. Box 131751, The Woodlands, TX, 77393
DUNS: 615415911
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Tom Wells
 Radome Engineer, Technica
 (352) 373-2478
Business Contact
 Raquel King
Title: President, Program Manage
Phone: (281) 292-9676
Research Institution
Etruscan Executives, Inc. plans to continue the Phase I effort of this SBIR topic by bypassing the issues associated with the traditional use of thermoset plastics in the development of functional large ground-based radomes, instead using thermoplastic materials and innovative manufacturing processes to create a functional radome design for a radar system of interest to the Air Force. This proposal describes in detail the following: Phase II technical objectives, Phase II work plan, past work related to this proposal (namely Phase I efforts of this SBIR topic), relationship of this proposal's objectives with future research and development, commercialization strategy, key personnel including resumes, facilities and equipment to be utilized, involved subcontractors and consultants, and support (prior, current, or pending) of similar proposals or awards. It is our belief that a radome comparable in electromagnetic and structural performance and superior in impact resistance and environmental factors will ultimately result from our application of thermoplastic technology to the development of large ground-based radomes as described in this Phase II proposal.

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