Northwest UAV Propulsion Systems

11160 SW Durham Lane
McMinnville, OR 97128
70 Employees

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 3
Total Value of Awards $836K
First Award Date 07/30/10
Most Recent Award Date 03/30/12

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Pellegrino Chris Pellegrino 3 Message
Gibbs Joe Gibbs 1 Message

3 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: AF103-209
Budget: 03/30/12 - 09/30/13

The proposed effort to develop a modular Hybrid UAV Propulsion system whereby the best ICE or Turbine generator can be integrated as it is developed. Northwest UAV Propulsion Systems will work with AMRDEC and utilize the data collected on several EM and ESC that AMRDEC has tested over the last year. Over the next 24 months, NW UAV will utilize W...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF103-209
Budget: 02/24/11 - 11/29/11

ABSTRACT: Northwest UAV Propulsion Systems Develops and Manufactures heavy fuel engines for UAVs and is proposing using a purpose built engine for a ScanEagle sized UAS combined with a novel Axial Flux Motor/Generator system and a electric clutch system currently availalbe as a COTS item. We have teamed with Oregon State University for control d...

Phase 1 STTR

Institution: Oregon State University

Agency: Navy
Topic: N10A-T001
Budget: 07/30/10 - 02/28/11

Northwest UAV Propulsion Systems proposes using our purpose built heavy fuel engine designed and built in the USA for small unmanned aerial systems in the tier 2 & 3 class. We will be adding a lightweight ceramic material set combined with FEA (Finite Element Analysis) and heavy fuel atomizer (IRAD Project) to create a lightweight engine for a S...