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

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

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

Fluorine-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

Fluorine-Free Firefighting Foams as Drop-In Replacements for AFFF

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-1524
Principal Investigator: Dr. John Payne, National Foam
SERDP 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

Aqueous Film Forming Foams Based on Biodegradable Natural Surfactants and Additives

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-1535
Principal Investigator: Dr. Tirumalai Sudarshan, Materials Modification Inc
SERDP Jun 2020

Additive Enhanced Siloxane Surfactants for Fire Fighting Foams

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-1540
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: Dr. Thierry Carriere, ADA Technologies, Inc
ESTCP Apr 2020

Green M213/M228 Fuze

Project Information
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

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

Demonstration and Validation of Fluorine 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 Additive Manufactured Micro-Turbine Engine

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

FY 2020 New Start Project Selections

FY 2020 New Start Project Selections for the Environmental Solicitation – SERDP; ESTCP

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