Aerodynamic Dome Manufacturing Cost Reduction

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: N/A
Contract: N68936-13-C-0153
Agency Tracking Number: N132-121-1201
Amount: $79,948.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2013
Solicitation Year: 2013
Solicitation Topic Code: N132-121
Solicitation Number: 2013.2
Small Business Information
CeraNova Corporation
P. O. Box 278, Hopkinton, MA, -
DUNS: 150936917
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Mark Parish
 Techniccal Director
 (508) 460-0300
 mparish@ceranova.com
Business Contact
 Marina Pascucci
Title: President
Phone: (508) 460-0300
Email: mpascucci@ceranova.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Future high-speed missiles require aerodynamic infrared dome shapes that reduce drag and have greater ability to withstand aerothermal heating. This SBIR Phase I program will build on CeraNova"s efforts to produce an optically precise, ogive dome from polycrystalline alumina with a particular focus on deterministic methods and reduced cost for manufacturing as well as improving the efficiency for producing dome blanks. The objective is to demonstrate CeraNova"s capability for precise fabrication of aerodynamic domes in a manner that will serve as a basis for full dome production at a more economical cost.

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