Dual Nature Tamper Response Device for EO/IR Sensors

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W31P4Q-11-C-0165
Agency Tracking Number: O102-A01-2079
Amount: $99,955.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: OSD10-A01
Solicitation Number: 2010.2
Small Business Information
Azimuth Corporation
4134 Linden Ave., Suite 300, Dayton, OH, -
DUNS: 030352822
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 David Tomlin
 Principal Investigator
 (937) 256-8571
 dtomlin@azimuth-corp.com
Business Contact
 Charles Rossi
Title: Vice President
Phone: (937) 256-8571
Email: crossi@azimuth-corp.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
The objective of the Phase I program is to develop the requisite technologies to build tamper response devices that prevent the reverse engineering of military infrared focal plane array systems by destroying key elements of the IR system upon the detection of a tamper attack. The combination of mechanisms employed by the tamper response device is selectable from a variety of destructive mechanisms and can be tailored to the level of destruction required for the technology to prevent reverse engineering. Depending on the technology being protected, the level of destruction can vary from rendering the device inoperable to completely destroying the device. This flexibility enables the tamper response device to be used in a wide variety of applications including ones requiring no collateral damage and no harmful byproducts.

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