NIWC Atlantic

NIWC Atlantic

Trailblazer Series: A ‘Pioneer’ in Acquisition Strategy for Rapid Prototyping

Editorial Note: ‘Trailblazers’ is a four-part feature series celebrating the incredible innovation and highly technical accomplishments of Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic’s female workforce. During this special Women’s History Month tribute, readers are encouraged to learn from the personal experiences of those spotlighted and the unique ways their contributions are blazing new trails for […]

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NAVWAR Transitions First Wave of IWRP Prototypes to Production

The Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) recently hit a significant milestone and transitioned the first wave of Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP) prototypes to production through an Other Transaction Authority Production (OTP) award using 10 U.S.C §2371b(f) Authority. At the close of fiscal year 2020, NAVWAR awarded three OTPs marking the beginning stages of […]

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ASN RDA extends Information Warfare Research Project, increases ceiling by $400M

Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition (ASN RDA) James Geurts recently approved a $400 million ceiling increase and a two-year period of performance (PoP) extension for Naval Information Warfare Systems Command’s (NAVWAR) Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP). The IWRP, established in October 2018, uses an alternative acquisition method called an Other […]

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IWRP Marks Successful First Year of Rapid Prototype Development for the Warfighter

Since declaring full operational capability (FOC) in October 2018, the Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP) continues to surpass significant milestones designed to accelerate the delivery of technology to the warfighter. The IWRP uses an alternative acquisition method, called an other transaction authority (OTA), to streamline acquisition processes, develop prototypes, and rapidly provide advanced technologies to […]

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SSC Atlantic’s Industry Outreach Maximizes Information Warfare Solutions

Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic participated in a number of key industry engagements in 2018 aimed at developing and enhancing future information warfare solutions. Utilizing both traditional and non-traditional platforms, SSC Atlantic supported more than 40 industry events in 2018 alone. According to SSC Atlantic Executive Director Christopher Miller, the center could […]

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SPAWAR Awards First IWRP Contract

Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic awarded the first prototype project agreement (PPA) under the Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) for the Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP) Jan. 8 for $1.3 million. The focus of the prototype is for a new Low Altitude Range Communication System (LARCS) for the U.S. Marine […]

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