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  1. OSD12-T03: Novel Electrolytic Extraction Processes for Scarce Elements

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: The objective of this project is to design an electrode/electrolyte system for the electrolytic reduction of rare-earth and scarce metals directly from refined feedstocks. This project also supports the goals of the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI) in the area of Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME). DESCRIPTION: The rare-earth elements find uses in hundreds of h ...

    STTRDepartment of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  2. OSD12-T04: Efficient, Environmentally-Compatible Recovery Technologies for Rhenium and Other Strategic Critical Materials

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: The objective of this research is to demonstrate advanced, environmentally sound approaches to one or more of the following challenges associated with the recovery of rhenium: (1) economically sound methods to comminute superalloy scrap for subsequent selective treatment; (2) selective oxidation and volatilization to extract and recover rhenium; and (3) pyrometallurgical techniques to i ...

    STTRDepartment of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  3. OSD12-T05: Theory-Driven Protocols for Replacing Elemental Composition of Strategic Materials

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    Objective: Use theory and computing to expedite discovery of new, thermodynamically stable compounds as replacements for strategic materials that contain rare, expensive or difficult to obtain elements of the periodic table. Description: The angst surrounding scarce and strategic materials availability has prompted numerous workshops and policy studies focusing on what to do. Mitigating action ...

    STTRDepartment of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  4. OSD12-T06: Sustainable Alloy Design: Rare Earth Materials Challenge

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: The objective of this basic research announcement is building the foundation for the discovery, characterization and predictability of non rare-earth containing high temperature aerospace alloys for high temperature applications. The program seeks highly innovative and nontraditional approaches that advance the fields of high temperature structural materials, and electro-physics resea ...

    STTRDepartment of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  5. OSD12-T07: HIGH STRENGTH AND TOUGHNESS TUNGSTEN CARBIDE (WC) WITH NON-COBALT (Co) MATRICES

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    Description C Increasing weapon lethality for the individual soldier has been a long-standing goal of the US Army. Tungsten carbide (WC) is a common material used in many small caliber armor-piercing projectiles. These projectiles act as rigid bodies during impact at 0 degrees obliquity and achieve twice the penetration depth of equivalent depleted uranium and tungsten heavy-alloy projectiles. ...

    STTRDepartment of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  6. OSD12-T08: Effective Cyber Situation Awareness (CSA) Assessment and Training

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: To develop a novel human-in-the loop simulation and assessment system that integrates various network models, attack graph visualization, low-level vulnerability information, and decision support functions for cyber situation awareness research and for assessing and enhancing team cyber situation awareness and assisting cyber analyst training. DESCRIPTION: The recent increase in cyb ...

    STTRDepartment of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  7. MDA12-T004: EOIR Debris Management during ascent phase for C2BMC

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: To characterize debris fields and derive a technique which enables system understanding of the debris field and any enclosed objects. DESCRIPTION: During observation from space based electro-optic or infra-red, EOIR, sensors, a missile complex may present debris clouds during boost or mid-course phases of flight. These clouds may appear as various geometric configurations from diff ...

    STTRDepartment of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  8. MDA12-T005: Post Intercept Debris Predictions for EO/IR Scene Modeling

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: Develop an innovative set of physics-based software tools and models to predict both prompt and late time electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) signatures associated with the debris cloud generated after a missile intercept. The models should be fast-running, should address current and future missile intercept scenarios covering anticipated altitudes and closing velocities, and should be gr ...

    STTRDepartment of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  9. MDA12-T006: Human-in-Control (HIC) Modeling

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: Develop and demonstrate an effective, repeatable simulation capability of Human-in-Control (HIC) interactions with other simulated capabilities. Provide capability to represent HIC proficiencies, decisions, decision timeliness, variabilities and outcomes at each interactive system within a system of systems, in order to qualify and quantify impacts on overall system behaviors, capabilit ...

    STTRDepartment of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  10. MDA12-T007: M & S Uncertainty Quantification

    Release Date: 07-26-2012Open Date: 08-27-2012Due Date: 09-26-2012Close Date: 09-26-2012

    OBJECTIVE: Develop and demonstrate Uncertainty Quantification (UQ) capabilities for Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Modeling and Simulation (M & S). Include methods and tools for efficiently, effectively specifying, representing and analyzing both epistemic (known unknown) and aleatoric (unknown unknown) uncertainties affecting BMDS outcomes. Provide UQ capabilities addressing M & S input ...

    STTRDepartment of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
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