Advanced Frangible Composite Structure

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$1,599,760.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
FA8201-07-C-0072
Solitcitation Year:
2006
Solicitation Number:
2006.1
Branch:
Air Force
Award Year:
2007
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
F061-339-2651
Solicitation Topic Code:
AF06-339
Small Business Information
ALL-TECH SOLUTIONS
3064 S 1900 W, Ogden, UT, 84401
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
163654184
Principal Investigator
 Todd McNeill
 Principal Investigator
 (801) 399-1858
 todd.mcneill@zesincusa.com
Business Contact
 Rene Felker
Title: President
Phone: (801) 399-1858
Email: rene.felker@zesincusa.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The technical objectives of this SBIR proposal include the design verification of a frangible composite ILS Glideslope Tower that will maintain existing tolerances and mission performance capabilities. Zephyr Engineering Services’ [ZES’] (formerly All-Tech Solutions, Inc. [ATSI] ), technical approach is based upon the probability demonstrated through Phase I analysis that a qualified, frangible Glideslope Tower can be designed and developed using existing/proven manufacturing technologies. This objective will be attained by first, clearly defining the necessary frangibility requirements for an ILS Glideslope Tower and generating an applicable specification; and second, by verifying sophisticated finite element models developed during Phase I through performance of sub-scale and full-scale dynamic impact testing. Following validation of the tower design, frangible Glideslope Towers will be manufactured in compliance with the proven design and deployed in military and commercial applications.

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