Malodorous Non-Lethal Grenade

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W9113M-13-C-0015
Agency Tracking Number: A122-101-0161
Amount: $99,936.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2013
Solicitation Year: 2012
Solicitation Topic Code: A12-101
Solicitation Number: 2012.2
Small Business Information
Photonic Systems Division, 1845 W. 205th Street, Torrance, CA, -
DUNS: 153865951
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Paul Shnitser
 Technology Vice President
 (310) 320-3088
 psproposals@poc.com
Business Contact
 Gordon Drew
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Phone: (310) 320-3088
Email: gedrew@poc.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
To address the Army need for a non-lethal warhead for use on miniature organic precision munitions, Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes to develop a new Malodorous Non-Lethal Grenade (MNLG) optimized for use on miniature munitions. This proposed grenade is based on a new design that utilizes both government developed and POC developed and tested components. The innovation in the grenade design and its delivery to the target will enable the accuracy and effective incapacitation of enemy personnel while assuring non-lethality and low probability of collateral damages. The grenade design satisfies stringent requirements on the size and weight of the non-lethal warhead as well as on manufacturing the warhead at low cost, thus directly addressing the Army requirements. In Phase I, POC will demonstrate the feasibility of the proposed grenade design and its capability of interfacing with munitions systems. In Phase II, POC will demonstrate and test the breadboard warhead prototype and prepare it for the flight test in Phase III.

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