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

Impact of Shear Layer Swirl on Near- and Far-field Noise Emissions from Twin-Engine Military Aircraft

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1288
Principal Investigator: Dr. Z.J. Wang, University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc.
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

Mechanochemical Nitration of Organic Compounds

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1383
Principal Investigator: Mr. Edward Dreizin, New Jersey Institute of Technology
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 Fluorine-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: Mr. Brian Lattimer, Jensen Hughes, Inc.
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: Mr. Fred Lafferman, U.S. 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: Shawn O'Connor, 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

FY 2017 New Start Project Selections

FY 2018 New Start Project Selections for the Environmental Solicitation – SERDP; ESTCP

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