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

Tri-Service Green Gun Barrel

Project Information
Project ID: WP-1074
Principal Investigator: Mr. Lawrence Rusch, Benet Laboratories
SERDP

A Fluorine-free, 100% Bio-based Fire-fighting Material

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Project ID: WP19-5348
Principal Investigator: Dr. Hans Ewoldsen, Nu Element, Inc.
ESTCP

Tropodegradability and Micellization: New Approaches to Achieving Ozone-Safe Solvents

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Project ID: WP-1407
Principal Investigator: Dr. Bradley Williams, Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)
SERDP

Ultraviolet-Curable Powder Coatings

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Project ID: WP-200801
Principal Investigator: Mr. William Hoogsteden, Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB
ESTCP Jul 2008

Compressor Airfoil Protective Coatings for Turbine Engine Fuel Efficiency

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201009
Principal Investigator: Mr. Greg Kilchenstein, Office of the Secretary of Defense (L&MR) MPP
ESTCP Jun 2010

Beryllium Replacement Using Coated Powder Metal Matrix Materials

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Project ID: WP-201106
Principal Investigator: Dr. Ryan Morrissey, U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (RXSC)
ESTCP Mar 2011

Demonstration/Validation of Zinc-Nickel as Replacement for Cadmium/Cyanide Plating Process for Air Force Landing Gears

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Project ID: WP-201107
Principal Investigator: Mr. David Frederick, USAF Hill AFB
ESTCP Mar 2011

Comprehensive Evaluation and Transition of Non-Chromated Paint Primers

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Project ID: WP-201132
Principal Investigator: Julia Russell, NAVAIR - NAS PAX
ESTCP Mar 2011

Novel Lead-Free Ballistic Modifiers for Improved, IM-Compliant Minimum Signature Propellants

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Project ID: WP-2142
Principal Investigator: Dr. Andrew P. Nelson, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division
SERDP Mar 2011

Chrome Replacement for Gun Barrels

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Project ID: WP-201220
Principal Investigator: Mr. Brad Buening, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren
ESTCP Mar 2012

Vinyzene-Max: An Environmentally-Friendly Replacement for Tri-Butyl-Tin-Based Biocides in USN Surface Ship Bow SONAR Domes

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201221
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas Ramotowski, Naval Undersea Warfare Center
ESTCP Mar 2012

Scale-Up and Formulation of Green Insensitive DEMN Based Secondary Explosives

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Project ID: WP-201223
Principal Investigator: Mr. Omar Abbassi, US Army ARDEC
ESTCP Mar 2012

Demonstration of a Polypropylene Packed Material for the Treatment of Solids in Shipboard Bilgewater

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Project ID: WP-201224
Principal Investigator: Mr. Momar Seck, Naval Surface Warfare Center - Carderock Division
ESTCP Mar 2012

Cyanate Ester Composite Resins Derived from Renewable Polyphenol Sources

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Project ID: WP-2214
Principal Investigator: Dr. Benjamin Harvey, Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division
SERDP Mar 2012

Environmentally Friendly Fastener Coating Demonstration

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Project ID: WP-201315
Principal Investigator: Mr. Matt Scott, PPG Industries Inc.
ESTCP Jan 2013

Copper-Free Antifouling Coatings: Demonstrating a 12-Year Application

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Project ID: WP-201316
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Haslbeck, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division
ESTCP Jan 2013

Generating a Synthetic Biology Toolbox for Nitroorganics

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Project ID: WP-2339
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jon Magnuson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2013

Liquid Fuel Fire Alternative

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Project ID: WP-201320
Principal Investigator: Mr. Ephraim Washburn, NAWCWD China Lake
ESTCP Jul 2013

Novel Chemistries for Replacement of Methylene Dianiline in Polyimide Composites

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Project ID: WP-2402
Principal Investigator: Dr. John La Scala, U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL)
SERDP Jan 2014

Isocyanate-Free Solid Rocket Motor Propellant Binders Inspired by Nature

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Project ID: WP-2406
Principal Investigator: Dr. Andrew Guenthner, Air Force Research Laboratory, Aerospace Systems Directorate
SERDP Jan 2014

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