Flare with Optically Invisible Light Signature (FOILS)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Special Operations Command
Contract: H92222-11-C-0019
Agency Tracking Number: S2-0162
Amount: $118,767.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: SOCOM09-002
Solicitation Number: 2009.1
Small Business Information
12130 Rancho Road, Adelanto, CA, -
DUNS: 126112387
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Kevin Mahaffy
 President&CEO
 (760) 246-0279
 kevin.mahaffy@exquadrum.com
Business Contact
 Eric Schmidt
Title: Vice President&COO
Phone: (760) 246-0279
Email: eric.schmidt@exquadrum.com
Research Institution
 Stub
Abstract
The proposed program will develop and demonstrate an effective infra-red (IR) countermeasure in the desired IR spectrum range while minimizing detectable signatures in the visible light spectrum. The prototype flare shall be developed to Technology Readiness (TRL) Level 6 and demonstrated in a relevant environment". The prototype should be as close to the final planned production/commercial configuration as possible and shall be ready to be installed onboard operational aircraft immediately following the end of the Phase II Base Period of Performance while simultaneously being ready for rigorous wind stream testing which will simulate the launching of the flare off of an aircraft.

* Information listed above is at the time of submission. *

Agency Micro-sites

SBA logo
Department of Agriculture logo
Department of Commerce logo
Department of Defense logo
Department of Education logo
Department of Energy logo
Department of Health and Human Services logo
Department of Homeland Security logo
Department of Transportation logo
Environmental Protection Agency logo
National Aeronautics and Space Administration logo
National Science Foundation logo
US Flag An Official Website of the United States Government