FIBER OPTIC WEAPONS SIGHT

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$495,000.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
Navy
Award Year:
1992
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
12247
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Aptek Inc.
1257 Lake Plaza Dr, Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Kenneth E Siegenthaler
 (719) 576-8100
Business Contact
Phone: () -
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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