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

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

Selectively Strippable Silyl-Containing Aerospace Topcoats using Environmentally Friendly Fluoride Salts

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-1106
Principal Investigator: Dr. Erick Iezzi, Naval Research Laboratory
SERDP Mar 2020

Isocyanate-Free Organosilane Polymers for Specialty Aircraft Coatings

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-1107
Principal Investigator: Dr. Erick Iezzi, Naval Research Laboratory
SERDP Mar 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

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

Recycling of Composites and Prepregs by Oxidative Catalysis

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-1491
Principal Investigator: Dr. Steven Nutt, University of Southern California
SERDP Oct 2019

Methods to Understand, Monitor, and Extend Prepreg Storage Time

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-1490
Principal Investigator: Dr. Steven Nutt, University of Southern California
SERDP Sep 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. Jason Robinette, U.S. 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

Project Information
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: Mr. Aaron Nardi, US 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

FY 2019 New Start Project Selections

FY 2019 New Start Project Selections for the Environmental Solicitation – SERDP; ESTCP

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