PELLET - Launched Projectile
Midé is currently working on several research topics pertaining to Navy projectiles. The research areas include;
1. Pellet Dispense Mechanism for Insensitive Munitions – Navy Phase II SBIR
The program is centered on developing a sever and dispense mechanism for a dense pellet payload using limited or no explosives. This effort will ensure a low hazard HAZMAT rating that will meet the Navy's insensitive munitions mandate; allowing for added personnel safety and reduced life cycle costs.
2. High Temperature Aerodynamic Control Surfaces – Navy Phase II STTR
This effort teams Midé with the University of Colorado at Boulder. For Midé the program goals are to develop novel control actuation mechanisms and drag reduction techniques, which utilize smart materials. CU Boulder's focus is to develop coupled aero-thermal models capable of optimizing both the structure and control surfaces; minimizing drag and aero-thermal heating during flight.
3. Airframe with Integrated Thermal Protection – Navy Phase I SBIR
Midé is developing an integrated thermal management and protection design directly into the airframe. For this program Midé has teamed with the high temperature ceramic manufacturer Astro Met.
For more information:
Please email Jared Keegan (Products), or call: 781-306-0609 x 293