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NOTE: The Solicitations and topics listed on this site are copies from the various SBIR agency solicitations and are not necessarily the latest and most up-to-date. For this reason, you should visit the respective agency SBIR sites to read the official version of the solicitations and download the appropriate forms and rules.

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  1. AF131-147: Affordable Sub-array for TT & C Phased Array Antennas

    Release Date: 11-16-2012Open Date: 12-17-2012Due Date: 01-16-2013Close Date: 01-16-2013

    OBJECTIVE: Design, develop, and demonstrate the feasibility of a low-cost subarray architecture for large communication phased array antennas used to support space satellite operations. DESCRIPTION: Phased array antennas have demonstrated the high performance in throughput, responsiveness, flexible operability and lower maintenance cost required for Air Force communication and surveillance mi ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseAir Force
  2. AF131-148: Low cost Diplexer for High performance phased array antenna

    Release Date: 11-16-2012Open Date: 12-17-2012Due Date: 01-16-2013Close Date: 01-16-2013

    OBJECTIVE: Develop low cost, low insertion loss, high isolation, and small form factor diplexer technology to enable full duplex transmit/receive systems for SGLS/USB-Bands operation. DESCRIPTION: A low-cost phased-array antenna is capable of improving commercial and military satellite control network performance and reducing acquisition, maintenance, and operational cost. Transmit/Receive (T ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseAir Force
  3. AF131-149: GNSS Antenna Arrays for Situational Awareness

    Release Date: 11-16-2012Open Date: 12-17-2012Due Date: 01-16-2013Close Date: 01-16-2013

    OBJECTIVE: Develop multi-platform Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) antenna array capabilities for situational awareness (SA), providing direction finding and geo-location of the GNSS signals. DESCRIPTION: Single element and co-located multi-element antennas are being developed to receive navigation signals in the GNSS frequency band, covering the GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, and COMPASS na ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseAir Force
  4. AF131-150: Coherent Imaging Laser Source

    Release Date: 11-16-2012Open Date: 12-17-2012Due Date: 01-16-2013Close Date: 01-16-2013

    OBJECTIVE: Develop an innovative, flight compatible, high-energy, pulsed laser system for use with coherent imaging systems. DESCRIPTION: Coherent imaging systems have the capability to provide high-resolution 3D imagery for target identification at stand-off ranges. Coherent imaging methods which combine image synthesis and multi-wavelength 3D imaging offer exciting possibilities for future ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseAir Force
  5. AF131-151: Speedy Sparse Bundle Adjustment for Video/Image Sequences

    Release Date: 11-16-2012Open Date: 12-17-2012Due Date: 01-16-2013Close Date: 01-16-2013

    OBJECTIVE: Develop robust, rapid, and automated Sparse Bundle Adjustment software to create and update the camera extrinsic and intrinsic parameters for a set of input images or video frames faster than the current state of the art. DESCRIPTION: Sparse bundle adjustment (SBA) has been a solved problem since the 1960's. Modern computers have made the SBA process computationally tractable and ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseAir Force
  6. AF131-152: Low Noise Photonic Oscillator in Short-Wave Infrared (SWIR) Band

    Release Date: 11-16-2012Open Date: 12-17-2012Due Date: 01-16-2013Close Date: 01-16-2013

    OBJECTIVE: Perform feasibility study to develop very narrow, stable photonics oscillator capable of operation in Short-Wave Infrared (SWIR) band. DESCRIPTION: High-performance SWIR transceiver plays the critical role in sensing, ranging, jamming and fire control systems for airborne systems. Laser radar (LADAR) systems operating in SWIR band carry particular importance as they provide the acc ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseAir Force
  7. AF131-153: Precise Estimation of Geo-location Uncertainty

    Release Date: 11-16-2012Open Date: 12-17-2012Due Date: 01-16-2013Close Date: 01-16-2013

    OBJECTIVE: To automatically compute precise geo-location uncertainty estimates for aerial imaging systems. Uncertainty estimates for systems that utilize computer vision-based algorithms to generate geo-location estimates are of particular interest. DESCRIPTION: With the continuing increase in the quantity and capabilities of systems that capture aerial imagery, a large amount of video and mo ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseAir Force
  8. AF131-158: Cetane Sensor for Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Propulsion Systems that Operate on Heavy Fuel

    Release Date: 11-16-2012Open Date: 12-17-2012Due Date: 01-16-2013Close Date: 01-16-2013

    OBJECTIVE: To develop and demonstrate a Cetane sensor for RPA internal combustion engines (ICE) that operates on heavy fuel. DESCRIPTION: A new generation of remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) engines has been under development for the last eight years. Many of the RPAs that the military currently uses were designed for nonmilitary purposes and many operate on aviation gas (Avgas). The militar ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseAir Force
  9. AF131-159: Innovative Hybrid Power System for Increased Endurance Rapid Response Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (SUAS)

    Release Date: 11-16-2012Open Date: 12-17-2012Due Date: 01-16-2013Close Date: 01-16-2013

    OBJECTIVE: Develop a hybrid electric propulsion system to support a Rapid Response Small SUAS (150mph) while maintaining extended endurance (>15 hrs) on station and low acoustic noise operation. DESCRIPTION: United States Forces currently have a need for a SUAS (

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseAir Force
  10. AF131-160: Advanced Propulsion and Power Concepts for Large Size Class Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)

    Release Date: 11-16-2012Open Date: 12-17-2012Due Date: 01-16-2013Close Date: 01-16-2013

    OBJECTIVE: Develop and demonstrate more efficient and reliable propulsion and power systems for large (10,000 lb class) RPAs to improve capability over existing conventional propulsion and power generation systems. DESCRIPTION: Tactical requirements for unmanned aerial systems (UASs) exceed current capabilities for performance, reliability, maintainability, and supportability. Mission requir ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseAir Force
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