$5M MagCanica SBIR III Award to Develop “Innovative Gas Turbine Engine Propulsion”
The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, NJ has just given small business qualifier MagCanica, Inc. of San Diego, CA a not-to-exceed $5 million Phase III Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Program contract for Topic N01-024: “Innovative Gas Turbine Engine Propulsion” (N68335-06-D-0016)
MagCanica, who is also working with a number of Formula 1 race car teams using its magneto-mechanical torque sensing and control technologies, will provide a wide variety of services and materials. These will include research and development, prototype development and fabrication, demonstration/validation, product development services, product application studies and modeling, fabrication/production of hardware, software design, software development and fabrication, retrofitting developed products into existing air and sea-based platforms, and in-service engineering pertaining to non-contacting torque sensing technology. Work will be performed in San Diego, CA and is expected to be complete in September 2011. The Phase I effort was competitively procured using SBIR Program Solicitation under Topic N01-024; 30 offers were received.