Automated Warhead Characterization
Navy SBIR FY2014.1

Sol No.: Navy SBIR FY2014.1
Topic No.: N141-007
Topic Title: Automated Warhead Characterization
Proposal No.: N141-007-1093
Firm: Mechanical Solutions, Inc.
11 Apollo Drive
Whippany, New Jersey 07981-1423
Contact: Keith Olasin
Phone: (973) 326-9920
Web Site:
Abstract: Warhead characterization is performed to better understand the damage mechanisms of a particular warhead from synergistic blast and/or fragment effects. This is especially important to assess the potential for collateral damage. Therefore, MSI is proposing the development of an advanced optical Large-scale Arena Warhead Characterization System (LAWCS) through this SBIR project which will improve the warhead characterization process through increased accuracy, better economy and simplification for the user.
Benefits: An accurate, automated, convenient method of performing warhead characterization will reduce the costs of acquiring such data, and it also can lead to reduced battlefield collateral damage.