FIBER OPTIC WEAPONS SIGHT

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$495,000.00
Award Year:
1992
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
12247
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Aptek Inc.
1257 Lake Plaza Dr, Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Kenneth E Siegenthaler
(719) 576-8100
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THIS PROPOSAL IS TO USE OPTICAL FIBER GRADED-INDEX (GRIN) ROD LENSES TO DEVELOP A WEAPONS SIGHT THAT HAS MAGNIFICATION, A BRIGHT IMAGE, REQUIRES THE EYE TO ONLY FOCUS AT ONE DISTANCE, IS RUGGED, IS ACCURATE, IS SIMPLE, IS SMALL, IS USER FRIENDLY, AND IS COMPATABLE TO BE MOUNTED ON EXISTING WEAPONS. THE PROGRAM INCLUDES VALIDATING THE CONCEPT, FABRICATING A TEST UNIT, AND TESTING THE UNIT ON A M16A2 RIFLE. THE RESULTS OF THE STUDY WILL BE PRESENTED IN A FINAL REPORT.

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