In FY21, NIWC Atlantic transitioned 9 successful Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP) Consortium OTA prototypes into production awards with nontraditional IWRP Consortium members leading five of those efforts. Since September 2020, NIWC Atlantic has transitioned a total of 13 prototypes into production awards with a ceiling value over $636M, capitalizing on the streamlined process of OTAs to move through prototyping directly into production.

Grey Matters Defense Solutions was able to provide a successful prototype, which led to a follow on Other Transaction Authority Production (OTP) award. Grey Matters Defense Solutions, LLC, a non-traditional small business, was awarded a $45M OTP to transition their data warehousing and business intelligence solution into production. The consortium model enabled the federal government to reach innovative solutions from a nontraditional partner and provide a viable solution addressing immediate information warfare needs of the Naval services.

About the IWRP Consortium:

The Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP) Consortium engages industry and academia to develop and mature technologies in the field of information warfare. The IWRP Consortium is managed by ATI.

Published On: May 25th, 2022Categories: Success StoriesTags: ,

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