Development of Ballistic Resistant Airless 20 Inch Wheels for the Interim Armored Vehicle (IAV) and Future Combat Systems (FCS).

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$119,341.00
Award Year:
2003
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
DAAE07-03-C-L07
Agency Tracking Number:
A022-1466
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
AKRON RUBBER DEVELOPMENT LABORATORY, INC
2887 Gilchrist Rd, Akron, OH, 44305
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Abraham Pannikottu
Engineering Manager
(330) 794-6600
abep@ardl.com
Business Contact:
Jerry Leyden
President
(330) 794-6600
jerry@ardl.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
The proposed study is directed at demonstrating the feasibility of developing a tire-wheel system for military vehicles using a patented (US Patent #6,032,710 - 2000) tire design developed by MASYS (Israel). Akron Rubber Development Laboratory (ARDL) willdevelop a 20-inch tire using the reinforced element based on the

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