Novel Materials for Small and Medium Caliber Projectiles

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00167-11-P-0033
Agency Tracking Number: N102-149-0572
Amount: $79,998.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: N102-149
Solicitation Number: 2010.2
Small Business Information
General Sciences, Incorporated
205 Schoolhouse Road, Souderton, PA, -
DUNS: 122998925
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Peter Zavitsanos
 President, Senior Scienti
 (215) 723-8588
 gsi@general-sciences.com
Business Contact
 Evelyn Downs
Title: Contracts Manager
Phone: (215) 723-8588
Email: gsi@general-sciences.com
Research Institution
 Stub
Abstract
The proposed program addresses novel materials to fabricate small and medium caliber projectiles. General Sciences, Inc. (GSI) proposes the use of highly exothermic, high density structural reactive materials (RM) to fabricate projectiles that exhibit improved target damage, improved lethality and improved battle damage indications. GSI has several candidate RM that are suitable for evaluation against these goals, one in particular has a density of 7.2 g/cm3, tensile strength of 20,000 psi, compressive strength of 50,000 psi, is easily machined and is ideal for adding chemical energy to the kinetic energy component of standard, inert projectiles.

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