Lightweight, Flexible Ballistic Protection System for Arc Shaped Shelters

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W911QY-11-C-0024
Agency Tracking Number: A2-4380
Amount: $337,094.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: A09-169
Solicitation Number: 2009.3
Small Business Information
105 North Main St, PO Box 8, North Monmouth, ME, -
DUNS: 103962072
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Stan Farrell
 Program Manager
 (207) 933-9203
 sfarrell@textech.us
Business Contact
 David Erb
Title: Director of R&D
Phone: (207) 933-4404
Email: erbdf@textech.us
Research Institution
 Stub
Abstract
This SBIR will look to optimize four factors: ballistic protection, flexibility, weight and cube, and cost . The proposed arc tent protection system is intended to mitigate damage from indirect fire, such as a mortar attack, IEDs, and small arms fire. A mortar detonation causes two major threats to a soft-walled shelter. The mortar or IED releases fragments that have the capability to cause life threatening injuries to soldiers residing within the tent and the blast pressure produces a blast that could potentially rip apart the tent and cause portions of the tent to become a projectile.

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