High Velocity Insensitive Launch Systems

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Contract: W31P4Q-12-C-0052
Agency Tracking Number: 11SB2-0030
Amount: $99,922.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2011
Solicitation Topic Code: SB112-002
Solicitation Number: 2011.2
Small Business Information
3100 Fresh Way SW, Huntsville, AL, -
DUNS: 124289294
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Stelu Deaconu
 Senior Research Engineer
 (256) 713-1220
 stelu.deaconu@streamlineautomation.biz
Business Contact
 Alton Reich
Title: Managing Partner
Phone: (256) 713-1220
Email: alton.reich@streamlineautomation.biz
Research Institution
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Abstract
Streamline Automation, LLC., is proposing a development program designed to explore the feasibility of achieving hyperkinetic launch capability with a novel electro-thermal gun concept. The new launch system will be insensitive materials compliant, will employ a highly efficient trigger technology which will simplify system design and operation and enable energy conversion efficiencies two to three times greater than those of chemically powered guns. During Phase I SA will demonstrate concept feasibility and features with a small caliber experimental system. In Phase II SA will perform analysis, optimization, component integration and testing of a larger caliber system and will develop a realistic plan for technology maturation through Phase III.

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