Post-IED Hull Inspection Tool

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: M67854-13-C-6521
Agency Tracking Number: N123-156-0108
Amount: $149,950.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2013
Solitcitation Year: 2012
Solitcitation Topic Code: N123-156
Solitcitation Number: 2012.3
Small Business Information
Corvid Technologies, Inc.
145 Overhill Drive, Mooresville, NC, -
Duns: 040707460
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Trevor Anderson
 Prinicipal Investigator
 (704) 799-6944
 trevor.anderson@corvidtec.com
Business Contact
 David Robinson
Title: President
Phone: (704) 799-6944
Email: david.robinson@corvidtec.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
On today"s battlefields, vehicles are at risk of encountering improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Fortunately, not all of these result in complete vehicle loss. Sending a vehicle back to the depot for overhaul when it could have stayed in operation, wastes precious resources. Conversely, leaving a damaged vehicle in operation without some level of confidence that it can withstand a second blast places a higher risk on the soldier. As such, the Marine Corps needs a reliable tool that can gauge post-IED hull damage against standardized thresholds. Leveraging expertise in ballistic armor damage and structural response, Corvid Technologies proposes an approach to identify damage thresholds that require repair. We will then evaluate emerging and available technologies for use in aiding Battle Damage Assessment and Repair (BDAR). In Phase I, Corvid will design a toolset to provide standardized go or no-go BDAR decisions. A Phase II test and evaluation plan will be outlined and will ultimately lead to a device that is TRL 7 or greater by the end of Phase II.

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