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The Naval Surface Technology & Innovation Consortium (NSTIC) supports naval surface technology innovation through a consortium that researches, develops, tests, and integrates complex naval warfare systems across a broad range of technology areas and disciplines.

NSTIC offers federally-funded research and business opportunities for large and small companies and academia, especially small and emerging companies that have not traditionally worked with the government in the past. Solicitations encompass a wide range of programs and technology areas, including:

  • Multi-Function Materials
  • Cyber
  • Big Data Analytics/AI/Machine Learning
  • Directed Energy Science & Engineering
  • Advanced Computing and Software Engineering
  • Autonomous and Unmanned Systems
  • Electromagnetic Environmental Effects and Spectrum
  • Sensor Systems
  • Launcher and Projectile Systems
  • Digital Engineering
  • Human Systems Integration
  • Quantum Technologies
  • Threat Engineering
  • Mission Engineering and Analysis
  • Integrated Warfare Systems
  • Virtualization
  • Asymmetric Warfare
  • Manufacturing
  • Lethality
  • Surface Operations & Defensive Engagement
  • Launcher Technology
  • Integrated Training Systems

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