MONOLITHIC COMPOSITE PERISCOPE FAIRING

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 9363
Amount: $50,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1989
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
2540 Green St - Jen Industrial, Chester, PA, 19013
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 David F Thompson
 (215) 494-3200
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
SUBMARINE PERISCOPE AND ANTENNA MAST ASSEMBLIES ARE CURRENTLY CONFIGURED WITH AN INTERNAL METALLIC STRUCTURAL MEMBER SURROUNDED BY A TWO PIECE FRP FAIRING. THE FORWARD AND AFT FAIRING COMPONENTS ARE MECHANICALLY FASTENED TO THE INTERNAL STRUCTURE ALONG THEIR EDGES. THIS PROJECT WILL INVESTIGATE THE FEASIBILITY OF DESIGNING AND FABRICATING A ONE PIECE ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY COMPOSITE STRUCTURE TO REPLACE THE EXISTING BUILT-UP CONFIGURATION. THE PROPOSED EFFORT WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES: 1. ESTABLISH APPLICABLE DESIGN CRITERIA; 2. CONDUCT PRELIMINARY DESIGN STUDY; 3. EXAMINE TOOLING REQUIREMENTS; AND 4. DEVELOP PROGRAM OUTLINE AND ESTIMATE COSTS FOR PROTOTYPE AND PRODUCTION FABRICATION.

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