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

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

Project Information
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

Project Information
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

Project Information
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

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

Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing for Aircraft Components

Project Information
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

Project Information
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

Project Information
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

Project Information
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

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

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

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

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