Detailed Lethality Assessments for Flight Test Events

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: HQ0147-13-C-7501
Agency Tracking Number: B123-030-0108
Amount: $99,988.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2013
Solicitation Year: 2012
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA12-030
Solicitation Number: 2012.3
Small Business Information
135 E. Ortega Street, Santa Barbara, CA, -
DUNS: 362223463
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Barton Goldstein
 Program Manager
 (805) 966-3331
Business Contact
 Roger Stettner
Title: President
Phone: (805) 966-3331
Research Institution
Defensive missiles are being developed to intercept reentry vehicles and tactical ballistic missiles before their conventional, chemical and nuclear warheads can reach their targets. Both hit-to-kill (HTK) interceptors and fragmentation warheads are being devised. The proposed R & D will develop an ultra-high speed framing camera that will photograph the last 100 microseconds before collision. Fifteen images of the collision will be taken in succession during the 100 microseconds with a resolution of 1 centimeter. By imaging the collision, the proposed ultra-high speed camera will directly record the physical properties in and around the warhead location to provide a definitive measure of the interceptor"s lethality. The proposed camera would also be valuable in the development of interceptors with the required accuracy.

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