Navy Will Access Surface Warfare Technologies Through OTA Partnership With Industry Consortium

06/26/2019

Charleston, SC – Advanced Technology International (ATI) was awarded a new Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) by the Naval Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) to build and manage a naval surface technology consortium focused on developing naval surface and maritime capabilities.

The new consortium will be comprised of small and large businesses, academic institutions, and nonprofits collaborating to improve naval capabilities and deliver innovative solutions across a wide array of technology areas.   Through this OTA, the Navy will fund consortium member efforts to develop and prototype innovative technologies that address current and future threats in the surface and maritime environment.

Initial research opportunities will focus on the following technology areas:

  • Multi-function materials
  • Cyber
  • Big data analytics/Artificial Intelligence/machine learning
  • Directed energy science and engineering
  • Advanced computing and software engineering
  • Autonomous and unmanned systems
  • Electromagnetic environmental effects and spectrum
  • Sensor systems
  • Gun and projectile systems
  • Digital engineering
  • Human systems integration
  • Quantum technologies
  • Threat engineering
  • Mission engineering and analysis
  • Integrated warfare systems
  • Virtualization
  • Asymmetric warfare
  • Manufacturing
  • Surface offensive and defensive engagements
  • Lethality
  • Launcher technology

“ATI is honored to continue serving the Navy, our longest standing customer, as the manager of this naval surface technology consortium,” said ATI President and CEO, Chris Van Metre. “We look forward to partnering with the NSWC enterprise and the consortium membership to accelerate the collaborative development of innovative technologies needed by America’s naval surface forces.”

All private sector for-profit and not-for-profit companies, small business organizations, and academic institutions with capabilities in any of the technology domains above are encouraged to join the naval surface technology consortium. Membership is free and open to all U.S.-based organizations with relevant expertise.  More information can be found at NSTIC.org, and questions can be submitted to nstic@ati.org.

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45th Air Armaments Sypmosium: November 5-6, Ft. Walton Beach, FL; Sponsored by NDIA Gulf Coast Chapter; "Accelerating Acquisition to Maintain the Edge"

45th Air Armament Symposium

The NAC will be exhibiting at the 2019 AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition at booth #58

The 45th Air Armament Symposium Objectives include:

  • Two-day interchange for senior DoD, Service and industry leadership to identify and share opportunities for DoD’s Armament Innovation and discuss current and planned armament development and modernization
  • Networking opportunities among senior leaders and Eglin R&D, acquisition, and T&E workforce

Symposium Highlights:

  • Featuring nationally recognized speakers, DoD, Air Force, Army, SOF, Navy Senior Leaders, and panel discussions with planned opportunities for Q&A
  • Defense industry armament exhibits
  • Opportunities and facilities for group and private, professional interaction between Industry and DoD
  • Professional training accreditation
  • Premier exhibit hall and hotel facilities

For more information click here.

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2019 AUSA Annual Meeting & Expositions

The NAC will be exhibiting at the 2019 AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition at booth #4028

The Association of the United States Army’s Annual Meeting is the largest landpower exposition and professional development forum in North America. Taking place over three days, the Annual Meeting is designed to deliver the Army’s message by highlighting the capabilities of organizations and presenting a wide range of industry products and services. AUSA accomplishes this task throughout the entire event by providing informative and relevant presentations on the State-of-the-Army, panel discussions and seminars on pertinent military and national security subjects, and a variety of valuable networking events available to all that attend.

The 2019 AUSA Annual Meeting, designed to deliver the Army’s message by highlighting the capabilities of Army organizations and presenting a wide range of industry products and services. In addition to the expansive show floor filled with 700+ exhibitors, attendees have access to:

  • informative and relevant presentations on the state of the Army
  • panel discussions and seminars on pertinent military and national security subjects
  • a variety of valuable networking events including ticketed dinners and receptions
  • a hands-on opportunity to specify and see the latest technology in action

AUSA’s Annual Meeting includes the total Army – Regular Army, Guard, Reserve, civilians, and family members. It is one of the three key communication platforms employed by the Army to educate and inform government, academic, civic, and veteran advocates and leadership on Army priorities and issues impacting today’s Army.

To learn more about this event click here.

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2019 Ordnance & Ballistics Technical Working Group Meeting

The Ordnance and Ballistics  Technical Working Group Meeting will be held July 30 – August 1, 2019 at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA. The objective of the Ordnance and Ballistics Classified Technical Meeting is to provide researchers, developers, and program managers (from government, academia, and industry) a forum for the exchange of information on current work related to the advancement of the technology and application of ballistics and weapon systems. The meeting provides a forum for classified, export-controlled, and limited distribution papers in the areas of ballistics, weapons effectiveness, and bomb and warhead technology. The symposium is classified at the SECRET/NOFORN level and is limited to the following US agencies: DoD, DoD Contractors, DoE, FBI, CIA, and DHS.

To learn more about the meeting please visit the event website here: https://events.bizzabo.com/2019OBTWG_Meeting.

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Inagural AMTC Collaboration Event

The U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command, Aviation & Missile Center, known as AMRDEC, hosted the Aviation & Missile Technology Consortium (AMTC) in December in Huntsville, AL. The event included many speakers who briefed over 400 attendees from the Government and members of the NAC and VLC. To review the presentations and to read more about the event click here to visit the AMTC website.  To read more about the event click here to read the article.

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2019 NCMA World Congress

The NAC will be exhibiting at the 2019 World Congress in Boston, MA from July 28-31, 2019. Come see us at booth #817.

World Congress is the National Contract Management Association’s largest education event for contract management, procurement, and acquisition professionals. Individuals from the government (federal, state, and local); industry; and commercial business come together for networking and training for all career levels. To learn more about this event click here.

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2019 Armament Systems Forum

The NAC will be exhibiting at the 2019 Armament Systems Forum in Fredericksburg, VA June 3-6, 2019. Come see us at booth #300.

The 2019 NDIA Armament Systems Forum is planned as a single event with concurrent parallel events for each of the three division committees to ensure synergism, communication, and networking opportunities across the armament community thus ensuring value and benefits for attendees and exhibitors. The concurrent events will also allow for an expanded number of technical/oral presentations and poster presentations addressing subjects relevant to legacy and evolving future armaments. To learn more about this event click here.

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2019 Sea Air Space Exposition

The NAC will be exhibiting at this year’s 2019 Sea Air Space Exposition. Come visit us at booth #2247! The Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition was founded in 1965 as a means to bring the U.S. defense industrial base, private-sector U.S. companies and key military decision makers together for an annual innovative, educational, professional and maritime based event located in the heart of Washington, DC.  Sea-Air-Space is now the largest maritime exposition in the U.S. and continues as an invaluable extension of the Navy League’s mission of maritime policy education and sea service support. To learn more about the event visit click here.

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