Low-Cost, Mine-Blast-Resistant Crew Seat for Interim Armored Vehicle (IAV) and Future Combat System (FCS) Ground Vehicles of the Objective Force

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$69,935.00
Award Year:
2003
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
DAAD17-03-C-007
Award Id:
62892
Agency Tracking Number:
A022-2359
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
7306 S. Harl Avenue, Tempe, AZ, 85283
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
KenAn-Lou
Principal Investigator
(480) 517-1150
kenl@armorworks.com
Business Contact:
WilliamPerciballi
President
(480) 517-1150
bill@armorworks.com
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
The objective of this Phase I proposal is to demonstrate specific mine-blast-resistant crew seat design concepts that can attenuate or absorb the high G loading, with lowest weight and cost possible. A computer simulation will be presented to identify therequired shock absorber characteristics. Various shock absorber devices will be evaluated and selected for mine-blast-resistant crew seat applications. Two mine-blast-resistant crew seat design concepts using a generic floor-mounted vehicle seat will bedemonstrated along with a system weight and cost budgets. Mine blast shock absorber system applicable to all military and civilian vehicles exposed to landmine threats. Improved vehicle protection technologies and improved analysis and design tools forvehicle acceleration events such as mine blasts. Lightweight and low-cost shock absorber devices for military and civilian vehicle industries.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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