Kinetic Power for Dismounted Warriors

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$100,000.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
FA8650-10-M-6077
Award Id:
97113
Agency Tracking Number:
F093-023-0410
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
AF 09-023
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
2054 Kildaire Farm Road #181, Cary, NC, 27518
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
808372762
Principal Investigator:
Douglas Bennett
CEO
(919) 859-5454
DBennett@BennettAerospace.com
Business Contact:
Douglas Bennett
CEO
(919) 859-5454
DBennett@BennettAerospace.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
Bennett Aerospace proposes to develop an innovative method of generating electrical power via soldier-worn systems. Our approach integrates energy harvesting structures into various locations on garments and equipment in order to collect kinetic energy. The structures are lightweight and flexible. BENEFIT: Benefits to this approach are numerous in that it provides a simple, though novel, method of direct transformation of kinetic energy into electrical. It is an ideal solution that meets the pressing need for charging batteries quickly and relatively effortlessly in the field.

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