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

Project Information
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

Project Information
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

Project Information
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

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

Rhamnolipid Enhanced FireFighting Foam (RE-FFFoam)

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

Performance Improvements of ADA Fluorine-Free Foams Using New Additives

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

Functional Additives to Enhance PFAS-Free Fire Suppressants

Project Information
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

Project Information
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

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

Metal Organic Framework Inhibited Sealants

Project Information
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

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

Self-intumescent Functional Additives for Fluorine Free Foam

Project Information
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

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

Demonstration and Validation of PFAS-free Fire Suppression Foam

Project Information
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

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