Onboard Flight Digital Data Recorder for Measuring the Shock and Vibration Environment Associated with the Dispense and Flight of Missile Submunitions

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$788,537.00
Award Year:
2011
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
FA9302-11-C-0001
Agency Tracking Number:
99TTO-044a
Solicitation Year:
2099
Solicitation Topic Code:
AF99-325
Solicitation Number:
2099.1
Small Business Information
NVE Corp. (formerly Nonvolatile Electron
11409 Valley View Road, Eden Prairie, MN, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
114264351
Principal Investigator:
Russ Beech
Director of Design
(952) 996-1613
beech@nve.com
Business Contact:
John Myers
VP of Advanced Technolgy
(952) 996-1610
jmyers@nve.com
Research Institution:
Stub




Abstract
ABSTRACT: The Air Force Flight Test Center (AFFTC) is interested in upgrading their test aircraft fleet (or a portion thereof) to have onboard smart sensors (OSS). The target SBIR product for this project is a set of hardware components that allows the integration of IEEE 1451.4 Smart Sensors into the Common Airborne Instrumentation System (CAIS) which is the most common data acquisition system currently in use. In their SBIR project, NVE has developed data acquisition hardware to collect data from smart sensors. In this project we plan to mature NVE Corporation"s product by: (1)conducting environmental testing ("shake and bake"), (2)fully integrating it with instrumentation support systems (primarily software development effort), and (3)flight testing. BENEFIT: The proposed technology will provide a means of using smart sensors with existing flight test instrumentation systems, as well as provide an upgrade capability for existing dumb sensors.

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