February 2018: KVA Advanced Technologies, LLC has relocated to the South Carolina area to take advantage of the lower tax base and availability of technical staff.
January 2017: KVA Advanced Technologies, LLC has been awarded a contract by an International consumer product manufacturer and retailer for the Research and Development of an advanced technology that will enhance their international logistics processes. The Proof Of Concept testing will be completed in Q2 for progression into the commercialization phase. Update February 2018: The program was completed successfully and the customer has made a $2M investment in a laser/optics lab and has staffed the lab with technical staff.
August 2016: KVA Advanced Technologies, LLC has been awarded a contract to develop a subsystem for Advanced Ammunition concepts for the government. Update Q4 2017: KVA provided the parts in Q4 2017 and performance testing is currently underway.
Exploding Foil Initiator (EFI) - Insensitive Munitions (IM) Compliant
KVA Advanced Technologies has completed the R&D effort for an enhanced Exploding Foil Initiator (EFI) for the development of a Insensitive Munitions (IM) compliant initiator.
Dual Channel Triggered Spark Gap Module
KVA Advanced Technologies has developed a dual channel triggered spark gap module in a low cost configuration for operations from 1500 V to 2500 V. Allowing the use of a single trigger pulse to trigger 2 parallel capacitor circuits with less than 1 µs between pulse rising edges.
Low Cost Fireset
The low cost fireset has been repackaged to provide an improved design.