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October 10, 2017

United States Patent Office announced today the issuance of Patent No. 9,784,523 (Application 15/106,360) entitled Hybrid Propellant Electromagnetic Gun System

There is a renewed interest by the DoD to develop small-to-large caliber gun platforms with the ability to propel projectiles to much higher velocity than current state-of-the-art allows.
May 23, 2017

United States Patent Office announced today the issuance of Patent No. 9,658,026 (Application 13/949,849) entitled Explosive Device Utilizing Flux Compression Generator (FCG)

Enig Associates, Inc. (“ENIG”), the inventor and developer of the Magnetohydrodynamic Explosive Munition (MAHEMTM), and more recently Hybrid Electromagnetic Gun (HyGUNTM), was awarded today a U.S. patent entitled Explosive Device Utilizing Flux Compression Generator (Patent No. 9,658,026; Application 13/949,849) (“FLUXGENTM”).
October 25, 2016

United States Patent Office announced today the issuance of Patent No. 9,476,668 (Application 13/916,176) entitled Hypervelocity Projectile Launching System

In 2013, senior leadership within Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control (LMMFC), as well as the Office of the Secretary […]
August 24, 2016

U.S. Air Force Selects ENIG’s Space Plasma Generator (SpacePG) for Space Payload Development

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Space Vehicles (RV) Directorate (Kirtland AFB, NM) completed its source selection earlier this […]
April 20, 2016

U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Awards ENIG STTR Phase I Program to Support THAAD / ABM with GB-eVAL Technology

ENIG has been selected by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and awarded an Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I […]
April 1, 2016

ENIG awards contracts to Edgley Construction Group, Inc. and TYCO Integrated Systems for new facility in Bethesda, Maryland

ENIG’s first project with Edgley Construction Group, Inc. (“EDGLEY”) was in 2009, on the company’s first secure facility build-out in […]
December 4, 2015

ENIG Presents at AFRL Commercialization Catalyst Conference

At the Commercialization Catalyst conference at Tech Town III (Dayton, OH) on 4 DEC 2015, AFRL Executive Director, Douglas Ebersole and AFRL/SB Director, William Harrison, presented their visions for collaboration between AFRL scientists and engineers (S&E), industry partners, university leaders, investors, and entrepreneurs.
September 30, 2015

U.S. Army Awards SBIR Phase III Contract to ENIG for Electromagnetic Explosive Warhead (EMEW) for Scalable Lethality

ENIG has been selected by the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) and awarded by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) (Aberdeen, MD) and SBIR Phase III for the company’s current Electromagnetic Explosive Warhead (EMEW) technology program with ARL.
August 17, 2015

SBIR Technology Acceleration Project (TAP) Selects ENIG for Six-Week Commercialization Pilot Effort

ENIG, one of approximately twenty firms with recent Air Force SBIR and STTR awards, has been selected by SBIR TAP to participate in a six-week program designed to showcase a recent AFRL SBIR or STTR award.
August 12, 2015

U.S. Air Force Awards Contract to ENIG for Multi-scale Dynamic Characterization Methods for Composite Structural Reactive Material Systems

ENIG, in collaboration with SRI International (Menlo Park, CA), has been selected and awarded by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) Munition Directorate (RW), Eglin AFB, to develop a modeling methodology with predictive and inferential capabilities to address the mechanical limits of structural reactive materials (SRMs) using subcritical mechanical material responses, (i.e. pre-reacted state).
July 8, 2015

U.S. Air Force Awards Contract to ENIG for Space Plasma Generator (SpacePG) for Artificial Modification of Ionosphere

ENIG, in collaboration with the University of Maryland’s Department of Physics, has been selected and awarded by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) Space Vehicles (RV), Kirtland AFB, NM to design a space plasma generator payload for low Earth orbit (LEO) insertion.
February 25, 2015

U.S. Army Natick Soldier RD&E Center (NSRDEC) Awards Contract to ENIG for Multiple Hit Performance of Small Arms Protective Armor

ENIG, in collaboration with SRI International (Menlo Park, CA), has been selected and awarded by the U.S. Army Natick Soldier RD&E Center (NSRDED) to develop a modeling methodology with predictive and inferential capabilities, specifically to address the challenges of designing body armor for the warfighter. These challenges include the ability to resist realistic multiple impacts from burst fire even
November 24, 2014

Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Leadership Invites ENIG President to Participate in the Army Science Planning and Strategy Meeting on Lethality and Protection

The Office of the Director, Dr. Thomas Russell, invited ENIG President, Eric N. Enig, to participate in a roundtable discussion at the Army Science Planning and Strategy Meeting on Lethality and Protection being held on December 3-4, 2014 at the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) (Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD).
July 8, 2014

Defense Advance Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Selects ENIG for Advanced Hypersonics Launch with Award for Hybrid Electromagnetic Gun (HyGUN) Concept

ENIG, in collaboration with Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control (LMMFC) (Dallas, TX) (NYSE:LMT), has been selected by DARPA’s Tactical Technology Office (TTO) and awarded by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (Aberdeen, MD) to develop a Hybrid Electromagnetic Gun (HyGUN) technology, which will provide advanced warhead designs with a means of delivering such designs using an accelerating system base upon electromagnetic energy.