Advanced Research for Controllable, Highly Efficient Rocket Propulsion (ARCHER)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Contract: W911QX-13-C-0004
Agency Tracking Number: D2-1183
Amount: $983,986.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: SB113-004
Solicitation Number: 2011.3
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2011
Award Year: 2015
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2015-04-08
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2014-12-02
Small Business Information
12130 Rancho Road, Adelanto, CA, 92301-2703
DUNS: 126112387
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Marlow Moser
 Sr. Aerospace Engineer
 (760) 246-0279
 Marlow.Moser@exquadrum.com
Business Contact
 Mr. Kevin Mahaffy
Title: President&CEO
Phone: (760) 530-7921
Email: kevin.mahaffy@exquadrum.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
The objective of the proposed Advanced Research for Controllable, Highly Efficient Rocket Propulsion (ARCHER) Phase II is to develop and demonstrate an innovative, high-performing solid propellant that would enable a lightweight DACS with a high mass fraction that would be agile enough to provide a very small, minimum propulsive impulse bit. This system would also be highly efficient, environmentally friendly, and show good promise of meeting Insensitive Munitions requirements. The propellant being developed would meet US Navy requirements for a solid propellant DACS on Navy vessels.

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