Ceramic Matrix Composites for Advanced Tactical Missile Radomes

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00024-13-P-4034
Agency Tracking Number: N131-056-0884
Amount: $79,858.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2013
Solicitation Year: 2013
Solicitation Topic Code: N131-056
Solicitation Number: 2013.1
Small Business Information
8261 Elmwood Dr, Skokie, IL, -
DUNS: 020126814
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Benjamin Mangrich
 Materials Engineer
 (847) 287-6292
 bmangrich@atfinet.com
Business Contact
 Sankar Sambasivan
Title: President
Phone: (847) 287-6291
Email: sankar@atfinet.com
Research Institution
 Stub
Abstract
Advanced missile radomes require robust high temperature materials for high speed flight. Current advanced radome materials are limited by thermal, electrical, and impact performance. ATFI has developed an oxide ceramic matrix composite (CMC) which has demonstrated required electrical, thermal and structural performance. This proposal will focus on improved impact performance, as well as incorporating lower cost fiber reinforcements to keep costs down. ATFI will partner with materials research and design (MR & D) during the Phase I project to develop a second generation CMC material, as well as test impact resistance and electrical performance.

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