Test Methodology and Equipment for Radiation Hardened Interceptors

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: HQ0006-09-C-7116
Agency Tracking Number: B083-009-0213
Amount: $99,964.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA08-009
Solicitation Number: 2008.3
Small Business Information
350 Voyager Way, Huntsville, AL, 35806
DUNS: 839422763
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Mike Guthrie
 Prinicipal Investigator
 (256) 562-2115
 guthriem@asi-hsv.com
Business Contact
 Paige Knott
Title: Director of Contracts
Phone: (256) 562-2112
Email: knottp@asi-hsv.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
ASI, teamed with GH Systems, proposes to integrate the comprehensive material and component database, RadCat™, with 3-D modeling, radiation transport, and electrodynamics software to provide a knowledge-based test environment simulation and test planning toolkit to support MDA rad-hard test programs. The proposed product, called the Radiation Test Environment Simulation Toolkit (RadTEST), will introduce a cost-saving paradigm shift in the way radiation hardness design, testing, and reporting are conducted. RadTEST will also: • Provide a web-based software toolkit for evaluating the radiation tolerance of critical systems. • Create cost-saving test support methodology for MDA’s missile defense programs • Develop a collaborative engineering environment with software interfaces for: - Access to RadCat™ Parts and Materials Database - Interface with Radiation Transport Codes - Comparing Test Facilities with a catalog of Radiation Spectra - Generating an Electronic Test Plan - Generating an Electronic Test Report • Interface 1-D and 3-D Computer Aided Design (CAD) Models with multidisciplinary engineering-grade simulations and physical science models, to include electrodynamics applications for EMP analysis. • Create 3-D models of test chamber and test environments for clear comparisons between model predictions and test results. • Provide a standardized electronic framework for the evaluation of radiation hardened components.

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