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

Ultraviolet-Curable Powder Coatings

Project Information
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

Project Information
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

Project Information
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

Chrome Replacement for Gun Barrels

Project Information
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

Project Information
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

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

Environmentally Friendly Fastener Coating Demonstration

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

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

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

Qualification, Demonstration, and Validation of Non-Hazardous Solvent to Clean Composite Aircraft Components

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201414
Principal Investigator: Mr. Raymond Meilunas, Naval Air Warfare Center - Aircraft Division
ESTCP Jan 2014

Liquid Fuel Fire Alternative

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

Demonstration and Validation of Siloxane-Based Aircraft Topcoats that are Isocyanate-Free and Provide a Reduced Environmental Impact

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201506
Principal Investigator: Dr. Erick Iezzi, Naval Research Laboratory
ESTCP Jan 2015

Green Processing of Energetic Materials Using Resonant Acoustic Mixing Technology

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201507
Principal Investigator: Dr. Andrew P. Nelson, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division
ESTCP Jan 2015

Demonstration of DBX-1 as an Alternative to RD-1333 Lead Azide

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201509
Principal Investigator: Ms. Soleimar Hernandez, Naval Surface Warfare Center
ESTCP Jan 2015

One Step No Waste Composition C-4 Production

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201508
Principal Investigator: Mr. John Centrella, U.S. Army ARDEC
ESTCP Jan 2015

Demonstration of Stacked High Shear Rotary Membrane System (HSRMS) for Shipboard Bilgewater Treatment

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201520
Principal Investigator: Ms. Danielle Paynter, Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division
ESTCP Jan 2015

Waste-to-Energy Thermal Destruction Identification for Forward Operating Bases

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201521
Principal Investigator: Mr. Edwin Chiang, Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center
ESTCP Jan 2015

Demonstrating Viability of Low VOC E-coat Primers for General Depot Use

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201620
Principal Investigator: Mr. Fred Lafferman, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
ESTCP Jan 2016

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