A 42% Fuel Efficient, 650-HP, Advanced Diesel Technology Demonstrator

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$69,919.00
Award Year:
2006
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
W56HZV-07-C-0081
Award Id:
76981
Agency Tracking Number:
A062-228-2716
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
4338 West Monarch Place, Milwaukee, WI, 53208
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
604182055
Principal Investigator:
Nicholas Hirsch
President
(414) 342-1881
aedcorp@execpc.com
Business Contact:
Nicholas Hirsch
President
(414) 342-1881
aedcorp@execpc.com
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
AED Corp., Digital-Engines, and C-K Engineering will structure and focus their collective expertise to design, optimize technologies, build, test, and develop a 650-hp advanced diesel technologies demonstrator. The work will be supported by AED's Phase II Advanced Military Diesel Engine (AMDE) program. During Phase I this team of experts will incorporate AMDE design features, specifications, and performance targets into custom modeling and simulation programs. Phase I Option: an AMDE will be reconfigured to test and validate the sample model and simulation programs. The Phase II program will be incorporated with AMDE work to explore all the technologies potentially beneficial to achieving the 42% fuel efficiency. Optimized technologies will be incorporated in a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) based, dyno test and developed 650-hp prototype. AED's current AMDE program is hardware test and development oriented. Adding modeling and simulation, validated by AMDE demonstrators, is an ideal program to quickly explore and advance the diesel technologies needed to develop and produce a dual use range of horsepower size fuel efficient, high power density, advanced diesel engines needed to power Future Combat System (FCS) vehicles including hybrid electric - manned and unmanned. This proposal brings together the current and previous TACOM directed SBIR work of both AED and C-K Engineering in a delivered product that directly benefits the individual soldier and is invaluable to TACOM in its quest for advanced propulsion systems.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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