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SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 3
Total Value of Awards $999K
First Award Date 09/15/04
Most Recent Award Date 09/28/12

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Jones Dr. Henry Jones 1 Message
Morris Dr. Stephen Morris 3 Message

3 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF112-006
Budget: 09/28/12 - 09/28/14

ABSTRACT: MLB Co is leading a team that includes industry and university partners to deliver a VTOL vehicle that can perform long endurance missions in accordance with the Air Force requirements for Tier 2 class vehicles. Maximum mission flexibility requires that small UAVs be able to operate anywhere without requiring significant launch and rec...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF112-006
Budget: 09/02/11 - 09/02/12

ABSTRACT: MLB has developed a ducted fan tail-sitter VTOL UAV to address the problems of operating rotorcraft or fixed wing UAVs from restricted areas or ships at sea. The V-Bat incorporates a ducted fan lift system instead of conventional tail surfaces on a streamlined airframe to provide VTOL performance with aerodynamic efficiency at high cru...

Phase 1 STTR

Institution: University of California, Berkeley

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF04-T011
Budget: 09/15/04 - 06/15/05

Teams of low cost unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with autonomous behaviors will be capable of performing inexpensive, persistent distributed sensing functions. One application of interest is the use of UAV teams to perform Cooperative Search, Acquisition and Tracking (CSAT) of moving ground targets in a stealthy manner. Current state-of-the-ar...