Defense Production Act
Title III

Portfolio of Projects


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Air  Projects

Gallium Nitride on Silicon Carbide: Advanced Electronic Warfare Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit (MMIC) Production

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The objective of this Title III project is to establish a domestic, economically viable, open-foundry merchant supplier production capability for Ka-band Gallium Nitride (GaN) Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMICs). High yields and a reduction in cost and cycle time will be demonstrated for the 100mm Ka-band MMIC Process. The overarching ...more

Space Projects

Solid Rocket Motors

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Today's solid rocket propulsion manufacturing process begins in an engineering environment that is largely dominated by paper documentation. The engineering design process is also largely isolated from relevant manufacturing capability information that resides downstream within the manufacturing, quality, and supplier organizations. The lack of ...more

Sea Projects

ALON® and Spinel Optical Ceramics

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This Title III project is establishing a domestic production capability for ALON® and spinel optical ceramics. Emphasis is placed on increasing size, quality, yield, and affordability of ALON® and spinel and on facilitating component evaluation, qualification, and insertion. These two extremely durable, transparent materials can be ...more

Land Projects

Lightweight Ammunition

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The objective of this effort is to establish and qualify a domestic production capability for manufacturing lightweight ammunition based on polymeric material. The initial focus is the development, production, and qualification of lightweight .50 caliber machinegun rounds. This Defense Production Act Title III project will result in military grade ...more