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  1. AF131-169: Robust Cryogenic Compatible Turbo-machinery and Liquid Rocket Engine coatings

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

    OBJECTIVE: Demonstrate feasibility of proposed coating technologies in cryogenic liquid rocket engine environments. DESCRIPTION: In order to enable greater launch capability at significantly reduced operating cost, the Air Force is developing domestic technology for highly reusable oxygen-rich staged combustion hydrocarbon engines. These engines present unique operating challenges, particula ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseAir Force
  2. AF131-170: Compact High Current Molecular Atomic Particle Beam Generator

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

    OBJECTIVE: Demonstrate the design of a micro-scale, ultra-compact, high-efficiency and massively scalable technology to create a high-velocity beam of atoms or molecules. DESCRIPTION: A high performance and ultra-compact design of a space propulsion system is one of the most important developments required to meet many of the future needs for military space. In particular, the rapid progress ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseAir Force
  3. AF131-171: Hypersonic Propulsion: Enhancing Endothermic Fuel Technology

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

    OBJECTIVE: Enhance or increase the capabilities of scramjet-powered hypersonic systems through the development of advanced endothermic fuels, fuel additives, catalysts or fuel cooling concepts for high-speed propulsion systems. DESCRIPTION: Hydrocarbon-fueled supersonic combustion ramjets (scramjets) are expected to operate from Mach 3.5 (or lower) up to Mach 7 or 8. Scramjet engines are cate ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseAir Force
  4. AF131-172: Frequency Domain-based Electrical Accumulator Unit (EAU)

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

    OBJECTIVE: Analyze the frequency content and demand of emerging More Electric Aircraft and develop a Line Replaceable Unit capable of providing the high-frequency power requirements. The device will help source peak power demands and provide bus stabilization. DESCRIPTION: The advancement to more-electric aircraft (MEA) has resulted in an increased focus for electrically-driven utilities, in ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseAir Force
  5. AF131-173: Combustion Enhancement of Liquid Fuels via Nanoparticle Additions

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

    OBJECTIVE: Demonstrate and quantify the impact of nanoenergetic particle addition to propulsion-system fuels. Optimize particle size, passivation and loading with a focus on engine performance and initial transients. DESCRIPTION: Changing from micron-sized to nanosized energetic particles increases the reaction times and decreases the ignition delay times of the particles. In some cases imp ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseAir Force
  6. AF131-174: Enhanced Multi-wall High Pressure Turbine Blade Architecture

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

    OBJECTIVE: To enhance the design of small turbo fan engine high-pressure turbine (HPT) blades for improved turbine life and validate design improvements through design analysis and testing. DESCRIPTION: Next generation military unmanned aircraft whose propulsion systems are in the 15,000 lb thrust class, have a need for lower thrust specific fuel consumption (TSFC) and higher power-to-weight ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseAir Force
  7. AF131-175: Micro Airborne Relay Technology

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

    OBJECTIVE: To advance the state of the art in the capability to relay time space position information (TSPI) and data streams (including video). DESCRIPTION: Open air range testing of munitions frequently takes place at locations beyond the line of sight of ground receiving stations (i.e.: over the horizon on water test ranges). At present, no commercially available, off-the-shelf miniaturiz ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseAir Force
  8. AF131-176: Reusable Extended Artificial Light Source

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

    OBJECTIVE: Develop a reusable light source to replace flashbulbs in order to photograph high speed test events. The reusable light source must meet or exceed specifications of currently used flashbulbs. DESCRIPTION: Sled tracks are used for ground testing DoD weapon systems at various facilities around the U.S. Sled tests are conducted at these facilities at speeds up to 10,000 feet per seco ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseAir Force
  9. AF131-177: Angle of Incidence (AOI) Measurement Capability

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

    OBJECTIVE: To advance the state of the art in the capability to measure angle of incidence (AOI) through the use of external sensors and techniques which may include, but are not limited to: laser range measurement, photometry, etc. DESCRIPTION: The lethality of certain weapon systems is in part a function of the AOI with respect to the target. AOI is the measured difference between weapon ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseAir Force
  10. AF131-180: Directed Energy Wind Tunnel Test Methodology

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

    OBJECTIVE: Develop a methodology for directed energy (DE) system testing in transonic wind tunnels that decouples mechanical vibration effects (jitter) from aero-optic aberrations due to density gradients in the shear layer above the DE turret. DESCRIPTION: The development a test and evaluation methodology is needed that maximizes the information return from ground testing before committing t ...

    SBIRDepartment of DefenseAir Force
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