Weapons Systems and Platforms

SERDP and ESTCP’s Weapons Systems and Platforms program area supports the development and demonstration of innovative technologies that enable DoD to reduce or eliminate the use of hazardous materials in its production and maintenance processes, reduce hazardous waste streams, and better understand and mitigate emissions and other environmental impacts that result from its operations.

Active Projects List
Project Title Start Date

Demonstration and Validation of an Ultrasonic Activated De-Paint Pilot Line at the Advanced Technology and Training Center near Robins AFB

Project Information
Project ID: WP22-7328
Principal Investigator: Mr. Greg Liscombe, AFSC/EN
ESTCP Jan 2022

Extended Energetics Toxicity Database for Machine Learning-Based Analysis

Project Information
Project ID: WP22-3133
Principal Investigator: Mr. Scott Dean, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2022

Functionalized Mesoporous Carbon Fiber Traps for Effective Recovery of Rare Earth Elements upon Extraction from End-of-Life Magnet Scrap

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Project ID: WP22-3463
Principal Investigator: Dr. Dien Li, Savannah River National Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2022

A New Chromium-free, Self-sealing Anodizing Process for DoD Application

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Project ID: WP22-3165
Principal Investigator: Mr. Narjes Fredj, NAWCAD
SERDP Jan 2022

Development and Delivery of Point-of-use Additives for PFAS-Free Fire Suppressants for Military Use

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Project ID: WP22-3103
Principal Investigator: Dr. Satya Chauhan, Battelle Memorial Institute
SERDP Jan 2022

Control of Draining and Flow to Improve Fluorine Free Firefighting Foams

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Project ID: WP22-3180
Principal Investigator: Dr. Frank Vercauteren, TNO
SERDP Jan 2022

Rhamnolipid Enhanced FireFighting Foam (RE-FFFoam)

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Project ID: WP22-3252
Principal Investigator: Dr. Timothy Boebel, Stepan Company
SERDP Jan 2022

Performance Improvements of ADA Fluorine-Free Foams Using New Additives

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Project ID: WP22-3089
Principal Investigator: Kelsey Hoon, ADA Technologies, Inc.
SERDP Jan 2022

Functional Additives to Enhance PFAS-Free Fire Suppressants

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Project ID: WP22-3284
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mary Yates, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
SERDP Jan 2022

Development of Zwitterionic Additives to Aqueous Foams to Enhance Suppression of Aromatic and Aliphatic Fuel Pool-Fires

Project Information
Project ID: WP22-3391
Principal Investigator: Ramagopal Ananth, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2022

Use of Natural or Engineered Proteins to Extract and Purify REEs from Manufacturing and Post-consumer Waste

Project Information
Project ID: WP22-3518
Principal Investigator: Dr. Dayal Saran, Allonnia, LLC
SERDP Jan 2022

Environmentally Benign-phosphorous Polymer(s) Based Fire Suppression Additives via an Intumescence Mechanism

Project Information
Project ID: WP22-3235
Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter Zarras, Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division
SERDP Jan 2022

Quantification and Identification of PFAS and Total Fluorine During Thermal Degradation of Fluoropolymers in the Presence of Explosives

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Project ID: WP22-3241
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jennifer Field, Oregon State University
SERDP Jan 2022

Development of PFAS-Free Fire Extinguishing Foam Based on New Siloxane-based Surfactant Formulations and Time-Released Foam Additives

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Project ID: WP22-3269
Principal Investigator: Dr. Carlos Martinez, Purdue University
SERDP Jan 2022

Metal Organic Framework Inhibited Sealants

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Project ID: WP22-3281
Principal Investigator: Ms. Carissa Pajel, Boeing Research and Technology
SERDP Jan 2022

Functional Additives to Improve Fluorine-Free Fire Suppressant Foams

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Project ID: WP22-3296
Principal Investigator: Dr. Girish Srinivas, TDA Research, Inc.
SERDP Jan 2022

Self-intumescent Functional Additives for Fluorine Free Foam

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Project ID: WP22-3287
Principal Investigator: Dr. Robert Kasowski, P N Solutions Inc.
SERDP Jan 2022

Fire Retardant Additives Releasing Smart Beads for Fuel Pool Fire Fighting

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Project ID: WP22-3436
Principal Investigator: Dr. Tirumalai Sudarshan, Materials Modification Inc
SERDP Jan 2022

Demonstration and Validation of PFAS-free Fire Suppression Foam

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Project ID: WP22-7456
Principal Investigator: Dr. Girish Srinivas, TDA Research, Inc.
ESTCP Jan 2022

Demonstration and Optimization of PFAS-free Foams Based on Siloxane Surfactants for Pool Fire Suppression

Project Information
Project ID: WP22-7521
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kris Rangan, Materials Modification Inc
ESTCP Jan 2022

Biological Ligands and Materials Design for Rare Earth Recovery and Separation

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Project ID: WP22-3475
Principal Investigator: Dr. Yongqin Jiao, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2022

Chrome-free Twin Wire Arc Spray Coatings for Corrosion Protection of US Navy Ships and Other DoD Assets

Project Information
Project ID: WP22-7303
Principal Investigator: Mr. James Tagert, Naval Research Laboratory
ESTCP Jan 2022

Development of Chromium-Free Composite Coatings for Zinc and Zinc-Nickel Plating (P.E00.0616)

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Project ID: WP22-3068
Principal Investigator: Dr. Weilong Zhang , Raytheon Technologies Research Center
SERDP Jan 2022

Power Demonstration of Green Propellant for F-16 Emergency Power Unit

Project Information
Project ID: WP21-5018
Principal Investigator: Mr. Tosh Farr, Secondary Power Systems
ESTCP Jan 2021

High-aligned Short Fiber (TuFF) Technologies for Sustainable Composite Repair

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Project ID: WP21-1089
Principal Investigator: Mr. Shridhar Yarlagadda, University of Delaware
SERDP Jan 2021

Structural Repair of Metal Alloys by a Solid-State Additive Deposition Process

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Project ID: WP21-1102
Principal Investigator: Mr. J. Brian Jordon, University of Alabama
SERDP Jan 2021

Application of Schiff Base Chemistry to Surface Passivation and Sealing of Plated Steels, Anodized Aluminum and IVD Coatings

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Project ID: WP21-1188
Principal Investigator: Dr. Waynie Schuette, The Boeing Company
SERDP Jan 2021

Optimization of Self-healing Fiber-reinforced Polymer-matrix Composites via Convolutional Neural Networks

Project Information
Project ID: WP21-1240
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jason Patrick, North Carolina State University
SERDP Jan 2021

Electrochemical Transformation of ANSOL Using Electrically Conducting Membranes for the Production of Ammonia and Nitric Acid, the Destruction of High Energy Compounds, and Removal of Chromium

Project Information
Project ID: WP21-1247
Principal Investigator: David Jassby, University of California, Los Angeles
SERDP Jan 2021

Environmentally Sustainable ANSOL Reuse at Holston Army Ammunition Plant

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Project ID: WP21-1252
Principal Investigator: Sarah Headrick, BAE Systems
SERDP Jan 2021

Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing for Aircraft Components

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Project ID: WP21-1308
Principal Investigator: Dr. Timothy Eden, Applied Research Laboratory - The Pennsylvania State University
SERDP Jan 2021

Deactivation and Recycling of Lithium-ion Batteries using Chloroaluminate Ionic Liquids: a Holistic Approach with Low Energy Consumption and Small Environmental Impact

Project Information
Project ID: WP21-1071
Principal Investigator: Dr. Juchen Guo, University of California - Riverside
SERDP Jan 2021

Demonstration of Mold and Mildew Preventative Epoxy Coatings for Naval Ship Interior Coatings

Project Information
Project ID: WP21-5033
Principal Investigator: Dr. Charles White, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division
ESTCP Jan 2021

Focused Transition of SERDP/ESTCP Technologies in Field Maintenance Activities as an Innovative Means to Facilitate Implementation

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Project ID: WP21-5223
Principal Investigator: Mr. John Repp, Elzly Technology Corporation
ESTCP Jan 2021

Demonstration/Validation of Aluminum-Rich Primer on DoD Aviation Platforms

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Project ID: WP21-5126
Principal Investigator: Dr. Michael Brindza, Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division (NAWCAD)
ESTCP Jan 2021

Novel Deposition Method for Chromium-Free Sealer for Metal Finishing Processes

Project Information
Project ID: WP21-1296
Principal Investigator: Mr. Alexander Westbrook, NAWCAD
SERDP Jan 2021

Qualification and Demonstration of Oxsol-Free and Low-VOC Topcoats for Surface Ships and Submarines

Project Information
Project ID: WP21-5154
Principal Investigator: Mr. James Tagert, Naval Research Laboratory
ESTCP Jan 2021

Enzymatic Conversion of Ammonium Nitrate Solution to Multiple Useful Industrial Feed-stocks

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Project ID: WP21-1073
Principal Investigator: Dr. Igor Medintz, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2021

Water Mist Fire Suppression as an Alternative to Military Specification Foam in Aircraft Hangars

Project Information
Project ID: WP21-5212
SERDP Jan 2021

Effective Chromate-free Post-treatment Sealer

Project Information
Project ID: WP21-1056
Principal Investigator: Dr. Lauryn Baranowski, TDA Research, Inc.
SERDP Jan 2021

Interfacial Skin Layers for Surface Engineering

Project Information
Project ID: WP21-3057
Principal Investigator: Dr. Joseph Tsang, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division
SERDP Jan 2021

Electrospun Multifunctional Composite Fibers for Improved Warfighter Insect Protection

Project Information
Project ID: WP21-3053 Project Overview
Principal Investigator: Mr. Jeffrey Lundin, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2021

Purification of Ammonium-Nitrate Solution (ANSOL) by Electrochemical Removal of Nitramine Explosives and Chromium

Project Information
Project ID: WP21-1126 Project Overview
Principal Investigator: Dr. Philip Larese-Casanova, Northeastern University
SERDP Jan 2021

Development of a Chromate Free ZnNi Passivation Treatment

Project Information
Project ID: WP21-1131 Project Overview
Principal Investigator: Mr. James Dante, Southwest Research Institute
SERDP Jan 2021

Validation Testing of the Leading Commercially Available PFAS-Free Foams

Project Information
Project ID: WP21-3461
Principal Investigator: Mr. John Farley, Naval Research Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2021

Development of In-Field Methodology for Determination of Critical Foam Properties

Project Information
Project ID: WP21-3525
Principal Investigator: Dr. Niall Ramsden, LASTFIRE
SERDP Jan 2021

Methodology for Accelerated Cr6 Substitution

Project Information
Project ID: WP21-3473
Principal Investigator: Dr. Siva Palani, Corrdesa LLC
SERDP Jan 2021

Sustainable, Low Cost Production of Biosynthetic 1,2,4-Butanetriol and Butanetriol Trinitrate

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-1391
Principal Investigator: Dr. Benjamin Harvey, Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division
SERDP Jun 2020

Sandphobic Thermal/Environmental Barrier Coatings for Gas Turbine Engines

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-1281
Principal Investigator: Dr. Anindya Ghoshal, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
SERDP Jun 2020

Selective Atmospheric Plasma Coating Removal (APCR) for Composite Substrates

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Project ID: WP20-1174
Principal Investigator: Mr. Peter Yancey, Atmospheric Plasma Solutions, Inc.
SERDP Jun 2020

PFAS-Free Foam / Compressed Air Foam, Fire Suppression Alternative

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-5334
Principal Investigator: David Munroe, ACAF Systems
ESTCP Jun 2020

Validation of Fluorine-Free Fire Suppression Alternatives (FF_FSA) against Military Specifications

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-5335
Principal Investigator: Dr. Satya Chauhan, Battelle Memorial Institute
ESTCP Jun 2020

Extinguishing Class B Fires with PNS, an Environmentally-Friendly Compound

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-5380
Principal Investigator: Dr. Robert Kasowski, P N Solutions Inc.
ESTCP Jun 2020

Hollow Microspheres based Fire Fighting Foams

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-1533
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kris Rangan, Materials Modification Inc
SERDP Jun 2020

Continuous Nitration of Alternative Cellulose Feedstocks

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-1249
Principal Investigator: Dr. Joost Van Lingen, TNO Defence, Security & Safety
SERDP Jun 2020

Testing of New Fluorine-Free Green Surfactant Mixtures to Replace AFFF

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-5381
Principal Investigator: Kevin Roth, ADA Technologies, Inc
ESTCP Apr 2020

Green M213/M228 Fuze

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Project ID: WP20-5045
Principal Investigator: Mrs. Neha Mehta, U.S. Army CCDC Armaments Center
ESTCP Apr 2020

Integrated Approach to Material State Assessment for Composite Manufacturing and Repair Waste Reduction

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-1500
Principal Investigator: Dr. Joseph Tsang, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division
SERDP Mar 2020

Demilitarization of Hexachloroethane-containing Smoke Ammunition by Sublimation and Carbonization

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-1020
Principal Investigator: Dr. Matthew Davis, Naval Air Warfare Center China Lake
SERDP Mar 2020

Demonstration and Validation of PFAS Free Fire Suppression Alternatives

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-5337
Principal Investigator: Mrs. Amee Polk, CCDC-Chemical Biological Center
ESTCP Mar 2020

Environmental Advantages of Additively Manufactured Micro-Turbine Engine

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-5083
Principal Investigator: Michael Froning, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center
ESTCP Feb 2020

Innovative Nano-Encapsulated Ionic Liquid-Based Surfactants for Fluorine-Free Fire Extinguishing Foams

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-1539
Principal Investigator: Jaspreet Dhau, Molekule Inc
SERDP Jan 2020

Identification of Critical Properties and Features of Surfactant Solutions for Firefighting Foams

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-3048
Principal Investigator: Dr. Brian Lattimer, Virginia Tech
SERDP Jan 2020

THz Test Methodologies for Aircraft Coatings

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Project ID: WP20-3052
Principal Investigator: Dr. John Federici, New Jersey Institute of Technology
SERDP Jan 2020

Retrogressive Approach to Determine Fungal Biodegradation Responses and Mechanisms to Polyurethane-based Coatings

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1381
Principal Investigator: Dr. Justin Biffinger, University of Dayton
SERDP Oct 2019

Closed Loop Recycling of Composite Waste Streams into High Performance Aligned Short Fiber Composites

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Project ID: WP20-1483
Principal Investigator: Dr. Dirk Heider, University of Delaware
SERDP Oct 2019

Ambient Reactive Extrusion (ARE) for Design and Manufacture of Novel, Environmentally Friendly Gun Propellant Formulations for Additive Manufacturing

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1338
Principal Investigator: Dr. Ian McAninch, CCDC Army Research Laboratory
SERDP Jul 2019

Multi-modal Corrosion Solutions for Aircraft Structures

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1289
Principal Investigator: Dr. Christine Sanders, Naval Research Laboratory
SERDP Jun 2019

Multipurpose 3D Waterjet for Machining and Stripping Coatings on Weapon Systems

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Project ID: WP19-5115
Principal Investigator: Mr. Frank Campo, U.S. Army Benet Laboratories
ESTCP Jun 2019

New Methodology to Assess Health and Environmental Impact of Flame Resistant (FR) Textiles

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1040
Principal Investigator: Dr. Timothy Lawton, US Army Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC)
SERDP May 2019

Additive Manufactured Gun Propellants from UV Curable Nitrocellulose based Resins

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1145
Principal Investigator: Dr. Zachary Doorenbos, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division China Lake
SERDP May 2019

Aircraft Engine Noise Reduction Technology

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1125
Principal Investigator: Dr. Junhui Liu, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC
SERDP May 2019

Cold Spray Coatings for Cr and Ni Plating Replacement

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-5120
Principal Investigator: Dr. Matthew Siopis, U.S. Army Weapons and Materials Research Directorate
ESTCP May 2019

WP-2740 Follow-On: Low-GWP Alternative Refrigerant Blends for HFC-134a

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1385
Principal Investigator: Dr. Piotr Domanski, National Institute of Standards and Technology
SERDP May 2019

A Simple Surface Functionalization Method for Multifunctional Textiles With Flame and Vector Protection

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1050
Principal Investigator: Dr. Ravi Mosurkal, US Army Natick Soldier, Research, Development, & Engineering Center
SERDP Apr 2019

Reaction Acceleration of Military Relevant Energetic Compounds and Precursors through Confined Volume Methodologies

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-1215
Principal Investigator: Dr. Patrick Fedick, Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division, China Lake
SERDP Mar 2019

Development of Novel Next Generation Cure-On-Demand Ultra High Solid (UHS) Non-Skid Coating

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-1417
Principal Investigator: Dr. Charles White, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division
SERDP Mar 2019

Biological Production of Thermal Stabilizers

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-1151
Principal Investigator: Dr. David Graham, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
SERDP Mar 2019

Electrochemical Demilitarization of Energetic Compounds

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1384
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mark Fuller, APTIM Federal Services, LLC
SERDP Jan 2019

Surfactant Transport at Fluid-Fluid Interfaces, from Bilgewater Emulsions to Firefighting Foams

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1407
Principal Investigator: Cari Dutcher, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
SERDP Jan 2019

Foam Quality Effects on PFAS Free Foam Firefighting Capabilities: A Demonstration of the Link Between Foam Quality and Extinguishment Capabilities and What's Being Produced by DoD Hardware

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-5374
Principal Investigator: Mr. Jerry Back, Jensen Hughes, Inc.
ESTCP Jan 2019

Advancing alternatives assessment and informed substitution for chemicals of concern: Case example of PFAS in AFFF

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1424
Principal Investigator: Dr. Joel Tickner , University of Massachusetts Lowell
SERDP Jan 2019

Development of Methodologies for Measuring and Predicting Emissions from Metal-Containing Propellants, Pyrotechnics, and Explosives

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1392
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kevin McNesby, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2019

Solving Ambient Performance SeaSalt Obscurants

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1372
Principal Investigator: Dr. Joost Van Lingen, TNO Defence, Security & Safety
SERDP Jan 2019

Flow Control of Large-Scale Coherent Turbulence to Reduce Jet Noise

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1014
Principal Investigator: Dr. Steven Miller, University of Florida
SERDP Jan 2019

Insect Resistant Textiles for Disease Vector Protection

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1096
Principal Investigator: Dr. Bryan Koene, Luna Innovations Incorporated
SERDP Jan 2019

Development of Pyrophoric Foam Materials for Environmentally-Benign Pyrotechnics

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1105
Principal Investigator: Dr. Zhaohua Luan, U.S. Army RDECOM-Army Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC)
SERDP Jan 2019

Predictive Coating Condition Model for Advanced Asset Management

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1168
Principal Investigator: Dr. Fritz Friedersdorf, Luna Innovations Incorporated
SERDP Jan 2019

Validation of Fluorine-free AFFF against Military Specification Performance Criteria

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-5299
Principal Investigator: Dr. Satya Chauhan, Battelle Memorial Institute
ESTCP Jan 2019

Capabilities Assessment of Commercially Available PFAS-free Foams

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-5324
Principal Investigator: Mr. Jerry Back, Jensen Hughes, Inc.
ESTCP Jan 2019

Screening Tests for Fluorine-Free Firefighting Foams

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-5332
Principal Investigator: Dr. Brian Lattimer, Virginia Tech
ESTCP Jan 2019

Feasibility of a Thermoelectric Generator for a Reduced Environmental Impact Electronic Flare

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1196
Principal Investigator: Dr. Joost Van Lingen, TNO Defence, Security & Safety
SERDP Jan 2019

Total Resource Utilization (TRU) Habitat

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-5211
Principal Investigator: Ms. Tami Relph, NAVFAC EXWC
ESTCP Jan 2019

Predictive Corrosion Models to Mitigate Environmental Hazards on Ground and Rotary Wing Assets

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1208
Principal Investigator: Dr. Daniel Pope, Army Research Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2019

High Color Purity Low Smoke Solvent-free Multi-color Signal Flares

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1255
Principal Investigator: Dr. Richard Bouma, TNO
SERDP Jan 2019

An Experimental and Finite Element Modeling Approach to Determining Degradation of Aircraft Coating Systems

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1017
Principal Investigator: Mr. Steve Policastro, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2019

Electrospun Multifunctional Composite Fibers for Improved Warfighter Insect Protection

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1187
Principal Investigator: Mr. Jeffrey Lundin, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2019

Noise Abatement in Afterburning Jet Engines Using Chevron Seals

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1118
Principal Investigator: Mr. Larry Branthoover, US Navy Naval Air Systems Command
SERDP Jan 2019

Environmentally Friendly 3D Printed Propulsion Charge

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1300
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jared Moretti, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC, Picatinny Arsenal
SERDP Jan 2019

Additive Manufacturing of Gun Propellants using Vibration Assisted Direct Write Printing

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1246
Principal Investigator: Dr. Steven Son, Purdue University
SERDP Jan 2019

Lithium Based Red Colorants in Environmentally Friendly Pyrotechnical Illuminants

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1287
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas Klapoetke, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
SERDP Jan 2019

Demonstration and Validation of a Battalion-Scale Waste To Energy Conversion System

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-5055
Principal Investigator: Mr. Matthew Young, MSW Power Corporation
ESTCP Jun 2018

Chrome-Free Coating System

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-5074
Principal Investigator: Dr. Megan Ferlic, PPG Industries, Inc.
ESTCP May 2018

Fluorine-Free Ionic Liquids for Aqueous Film Forming Foam

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-1630
Principal Investigator: Dr. Tirumalai Sudarshan, Materials Modification Inc
SERDP May 2018

Pre-Demonstration Development of Controlled-Release Corrosion Inhibitors and Healing Agents as Alternatives to Hexavalent Chromium

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-1531
Principal Investigator: Luz Calle, NASA
SERDP Mar 2018

Demonstration of Green Delay with T-10 Performance

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-5262
Principal Investigator: Andrew Ihnen, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division
ESTCP Mar 2018

Impact of Cleaning Tools on Wear of Biofouling Control Coating Systems and Copper and Zinc Release

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-5194
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Haslbeck, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division
ESTCP Mar 2018

Deployable Waste to Energy Convertor (DWECX) for Expeditionary Contingency Bases with Thermal Energy to Electrical Power System (TEEPS)

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-5149
Principal Investigator: Jean Lucas, Enercon Systems Inc.
ESTCP Mar 2018

Validation and Demonstration of Relative Humidity Controlled Accelerated Corrosion Test: New Specification Development

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-5087
Principal Investigator: Victor Rodriguez-Santiago, Naval Air Systems Command
ESTCP Mar 2018

Environmentally Friendly Paint Removal from Military Components

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-5031
Principal Investigator: Michael Froning, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center
ESTCP Mar 2018

Cleaning Tool Test Device to Support Quantifying the Impact of Cleaning Tools on Wear of Biofouling Control Coating Systems and Copper and Zinc Release

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-1659
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Haslbeck, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division
SERDP Mar 2018

Fluorine Free Aqueous Film Forming Foams Based on Functional Siloxanes

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-1638
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kris Rangan, Materials Modification Inc
SERDP Mar 2018

Rotary Waste to Energy Converter for Overseas Contingency Operations

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-5127
Principal Investigator: Paul Amodeo, State University of New York, Cobleskill
ESTCP Mar 2018

Revealing Bilgewater Emulsion Formation and Breaking by In Situ Multiplexed Chemical Imaging and Microfluidics

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-1660
Principal Investigator: Xiao-Ying Yu, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
SERDP Mar 2018

Non-Catalytic Microwave Ignition of Green Hydrazine Replacements

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-1661
Principal Investigator: Ms. Teresa Finke, Air Force
SERDP Jan 2018

A "Green" Propylnitroguanidine (PrNQ) Based Solution for Comp B Applications

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-1299
Principal Investigator: Chase Munson, US Army Research Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2018

Relating the Phase, Flow, and Coalescence Behavior of Complex Shipboard Emulsions to the Physical and Chemical Properties of Model Surfactant-Oil-Water Systems

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-1215
Principal Investigator: John Howarter, Purdue University
SERDP Jan 2018

MTNI-based Replacement for Comp B in a Printed M67 Grenade

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-1203
Principal Investigator: Karl Oyler, U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center
SERDP Jan 2018

From Waste Steel to Weapons: Additive Manufacturing Enabled Agile Manufacturing

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-1176
Principal Investigator: Diran Apelian, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
SERDP Jan 2018

Understanding Shipboard Oil/Water Emulsions Using Macro- and Micro-scale Flows

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-1031
Principal Investigator: Cari Dutcher, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
SERDP Jan 2018

Development of an Agile, Novel Expeditionary Battlefield Manufacturing Plant using Recycled and Reclaimed Thermoplastic Materials

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-1047
Principal Investigator: Prabhat Krishnaswamy, Engineering Mechanics Corporation of Columbus (Emc2)
SERDP Jan 2018

An Integral Hypergolic Hybrid-Solid Fuel Ramjet Concept for AP-Free High Performance Tactical Rocket Motors

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-1193
Principal Investigator: Mark Pfeil, Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center
SERDP Jan 2018

Recycling and Reuse of Metal Alloys by a Single Solid-State Additive Manufacturing and Repair Process

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-1323
Principal Investigator: Paul Allison, University of Alabama
SERDP Jan 2018

Scalable Synthesis Development of MBANF

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-1409
Principal Investigator: Sarah Headrick, BAE Systems
SERDP Jan 2018

Formation of Detergent Stabilized Oil-Water Emulsion in Bilge Water and a Method to Thwart the Same

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-1074
Principal Investigator: Manoj Chaudhury, Lehigh University
SERDP Jan 2018

Preferential Surfactant Biodegradation for De-Emulsifying Bilge Water

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-1408
Principal Investigator: Josh Kogot, Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division
SERDP Jan 2018

Laser-induced Surface Structuring for Enhanced Surface Performance

Project Information
Project ID: WP-2753
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jeffrey Warrender, RDECOM-ARDEC
SERDP Mar 2017

Development of Green Tungsten Carbide

Project Information
Project ID: WP-2756
Principal Investigator: Mr. Marc Pepi, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2017

Demonstration of High Shear Rotary Membrane System (HSRMS) for Shipboard Bilgewater Treatment

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201708
Principal Investigator: Ms. Danielle Paynter, Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division
ESTCP Jan 2017

Sustainable Methods for the Synthesis of High Temperature Thermosetting Resins

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201711
Principal Investigator: Dr. Benjamin Harvey, Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division
ESTCP Jan 2017

Atmospheric Plasma for Surface Modifications and Nanoscale Embedding of Chemistry for Corrosion Control and Adhesion Promotion

Project Information
Project ID: WP-2742
Principal Investigator: Dr. Santanu Chaudhuri, University of Illinois
SERDP Jan 2017

Corrosion Monitoring System to Reduce Environmental Burden and Corrosion Maintenance Costs

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201710
Principal Investigator: Capt. Brock Andrews, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center
ESTCP Jan 2017

Environmentally-Preferred and Improved (Rapid) Laser Coating Removal Process for the Safe Removal of Coatings from Composite Substrates

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201709
Principal Investigator: Randall Straw, Air Force Materiel Command
ESTCP Jan 2017

Investigation of Coating Degradation Mechanisms Induced by Fungi Using Open-Air Laser Spectroscopy and Spectrometry

Project Information
Project ID: WP-2744
Principal Investigator: Dr. Yongfeng Lu, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
SERDP Jan 2017

Novel Fluorine-Free Replacement For Aqueous Film Forming Foam

Project Information
Project ID: WP-2737
Principal Investigator: Dr. Joseph Tsang, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division
SERDP Jan 2017

Alternative Mixing Technology for Environmentally Friendly Plastic Bonded Explosive Formulations

Project Information
Project ID: WP-2604
Principal Investigator: Dr. Eric Beckel, US Army ARDEC
SERDP Jan 2016

Environmentally Conscious Process Development for the Production of Composite Propellants and Explosives

Project Information
Project ID: WP-2605
Principal Investigator: Mike Miller, Resodyn Corporation
SERDP Jan 2016

Manufacture of Ordnance by In-Situ Resonant Acoustic Mixing

Project Information
Project ID: WP-2632
Principal Investigator: Ms. Amy Luebbering, NSWC-IHEODTD
SERDP Jan 2016

Demonstrating Viability of Low VOC E-coat Primers for General Depot Use

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201620
Principal Investigator: Mr. Fred Lafferman, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
ESTCP Jan 2016

Validation/Demonstration of a Zero-VOC/HAPS-NC Wash Primer for Department of Defense Weapons Platforms

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201621
Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter Zarras, Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division
ESTCP Jan 2016

Sustainable Alternative Biobased Cleaner, Lubricant, and Preservative for Weapons and Weapons Systems

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Project ID: WP-201622
Principal Investigator: Mr. Mark Napolitano, US Army ARDEC
ESTCP Jan 2016

Qualification Testing of Electroformed Nanostructured Cobalt-Alloy Bushings

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Project ID: WP-201624
Principal Investigator: Dr. Alan Grieve, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division
ESTCP Jan 2016

Demonstration of Novel Green Electrical Solid Propellant for Army Tactical Rocket Propulsion

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Project ID: WP-201625
Principal Investigator: Dr. Patrick Taylor, US Army AMRDEC
ESTCP Jan 2016

Energetic Manufacturing via Advanced Flow Reactor Technology

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Project ID: WP-201623
Principal Investigator: Mr. Omar Abbassi, US Army ARDEC
ESTCP Jan 2016

Sustainable, Environmentally Green Polyurethanes for Erosion-Resistant Coatings

Project Information
Project ID: WP-2601
Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter Zarras, Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division
SERDP Jan 2016

Enabling Lead-Free Interconnects in DoD Weapon Systems

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201573-T2
Principal Investigator: Dr. Stephan Meschter, BAE Systems
ESTCP Jun 2015

Environmentally Sustainable Gasless Delay Compositions for Fuzes

Project Information
Project ID: WP-2518
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jay C. Poret, U.S. Army ARDEC
SERDP Jan 2015

Environmentally Benign Multi-Component Delay System with Tunable Propagation Characteristics

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Project ID: WP-2519
Principal Investigator: Mr. Matthew Puszynski, Innovative Materials & Processes LLC
SERDP Jan 2015

Environmentally-benign Conductive Polymer Passivating Coatings

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Project ID: WP-2525
Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter Zarras, Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division
SERDP Jan 2015

Demonstration and Validation of Siloxane-Based Aircraft Topcoats that are Isocyanate-Free and Provide a Reduced Environmental Impact

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201506
Principal Investigator: Dr. Erick Iezzi, Naval Research Laboratory
ESTCP Jan 2015

Green Processing of Energetic Materials Using Resonant Acoustic Mixing Technology

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Project ID: WP-201507
Principal Investigator: Dr. Andrew P. Nelson, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division
ESTCP Jan 2015

Demonstration of DBX-1 as an Alternative to RD-1333 Lead Azide

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Project ID: WP-201509
Principal Investigator: Ms. Soleimar Hernandez, Naval Surface Warfare Center
ESTCP Jan 2015

One Step No Waste Composition C-4 Production

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Project ID: WP-201508
Principal Investigator: Mr. John Centrella, U.S. Army ARDEC
ESTCP Jan 2015

Demonstration of Stacked High Shear Rotary Membrane System (HSRMS) for Shipboard Bilgewater Treatment

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Project ID: WP-201520
Principal Investigator: Ms. Danielle Paynter, Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division
ESTCP Jan 2015

Improved Degreasing Solvents Based on Ionic Liquids

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Project ID: WP-2526
Principal Investigator: Dr. Huimin Luo, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2015

Waste-to-Energy Thermal Destruction Identification for Forward Operating Bases

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Project ID: WP-201521
Principal Investigator: Mr. Edwin Chiang, Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center
ESTCP Jan 2015

Environmentally Sustainable Cast-Cure Binder Systems

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Project ID: WP-2444
Principal Investigator: Dr. Joseph Lenhart, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
SERDP Jul 2014

Synthesis and Evaluation of Tetrazole-Based Binder Systems in Pyrotechnics

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Project ID: WP-2443
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jesse Sabatini, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
SERDP Jul 2014

Diels Alder Cures: Isocyanate Replacement and Polymer Remediation

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Project ID: WP-2445
Principal Investigator: Dr. Hung Hoang, NAVAIR China Lake
SERDP Jul 2014

Novel Chemistries for Replacement of Methylene Dianiline in Polyimide Composites

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Project ID: WP-2402
Principal Investigator: Dr. John La Scala, U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL)
SERDP Jan 2014

Isocyanate-Free Solid Rocket Motor Propellant Binders Inspired by Nature

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Project ID: WP-2406
Principal Investigator: Dr. Andrew Guenthner, Air Force Research Laboratory, Aerospace Systems Directorate
SERDP Jan 2014

Development of Low-Toxicity Liquid Propellant System for Orbital/Sub-Orbital Applications

Project Information
Project ID: WP-2401
Principal Investigator: Mr. Joseph Clubb, Naval Air Warfare Center - Weapons Division
SERDP Jan 2014

Proof of Concept Novel Low-Toxicity Obscurant

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Project ID: WP-2405
Principal Investigator: Dr. Joost Van Lingen, TNO Defence, Security & Safety
SERDP Jan 2014

High Temperature PEEK-Like Phthalonitrile Replacement for Polyimides Containing Methylene Dianiline (MDA)

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Project ID: WP-2440
Principal Investigator: Dr. Teddy Keller, Naval Research Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2014

Qualification, Demonstration, and Validation of Non-Hazardous Solvent to Clean Composite Aircraft Components

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Project ID: WP-201414
Principal Investigator: Mr. Raymond Meilunas, Naval Air Warfare Center - Aircraft Division
ESTCP Jan 2014

Liquid Fuel Fire Alternative

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Project ID: WP-201320
Principal Investigator: Mr. Ephraim Washburn, NAWCWD China Lake
ESTCP Jul 2013

Environmentally Friendly Fastener Coating Demonstration

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Project ID: WP-201315
Principal Investigator: Mr. Matt Scott, PPG Industries Inc.
ESTCP Jan 2013

Copper-Free Antifouling Coatings: Demonstrating a 12-Year Application

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Project ID: WP-201316
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Haslbeck, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division
ESTCP Jan 2013

Generating a Synthetic Biology Toolbox for Nitroorganics

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Project ID: WP-2339
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jon Magnuson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2013

Chrome Replacement for Gun Barrels

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201220
Principal Investigator: Mr. Brad Buening, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren
ESTCP Mar 2012

Vinyzene-Max: An Environmentally-Friendly Replacement for Tri-Butyl-Tin-Based Biocides in USN Surface Ship Bow SONAR Domes

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201221
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas Ramotowski, Naval Undersea Warfare Center
ESTCP Mar 2012

Scale-Up and Formulation of Green Insensitive DEMN Based Secondary Explosives

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201223
Principal Investigator: Mr. Omar Abbassi, US Army ARDEC
ESTCP Mar 2012

Demonstration of a Polypropylene Packed Material for the Treatment of Solids in Shipboard Bilgewater

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201224
Principal Investigator: Mr. Momar Seck, Naval Surface Warfare Center - Carderock Division
ESTCP Mar 2012

Cyanate Ester Composite Resins Derived from Renewable Polyphenol Sources

Project Information
Project ID: WP-2214
Principal Investigator: Dr. Benjamin Harvey, Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division
SERDP Mar 2012

Beryllium Replacement Using Coated Powder Metal Matrix Materials

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201106
Principal Investigator: Dr. Ryan Morrissey, U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (RXSC)
ESTCP Mar 2011

Demonstration/Validation of Zinc-Nickel as Replacement for Cadmium/Cyanide Plating Process for Air Force Landing Gears

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201107
Principal Investigator: Mr. David Frederick, USAF Hill AFB
ESTCP Mar 2011

Comprehensive Evaluation and Transition of Non-Chromated Paint Primers

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201132
Principal Investigator: Julia Russell, NAVAIR - NAS PAX
ESTCP Mar 2011

Novel Lead-Free Ballistic Modifiers for Improved, IM-Compliant Minimum Signature Propellants

Project Information
Project ID: WP-2142
Principal Investigator: Dr. Andrew P. Nelson, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division
SERDP Mar 2011

Compressor Airfoil Protective Coatings for Turbine Engine Fuel Efficiency

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201009
Principal Investigator: Mr. Greg Kilchenstein, Office of the Secretary of Defense (L&MR) MPP
ESTCP Jun 2010

Ultraviolet-Curable Powder Coatings

Project Information
Project ID: WP-200801
Principal Investigator: Mr. William Hoogsteden, Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB
ESTCP Jul 2008

Tri-Service Green Gun Barrel

Project Information
Project ID: WP-1074
Principal Investigator: Mr. Lawrence Rusch, Benet Laboratories
SERDP

A Fluorine-free, 100% Bio-based Fire-fighting Material

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-5348
Principal Investigator: Dr. Hans Ewoldsen, Nu Element, Inc.
ESTCP

Tropodegradability and Micellization: New Approaches to Achieving Ozone-Safe Solvents

Project Information
Project ID: WP-1407
Principal Investigator: Dr. Bradley Williams, Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)
SERDP

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