Navy Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance

To support basic and applied research at educational, nonprofit, or commercial research institutions, which have potential for leading to the improvement of military operations or dual-use application, and to support training and stimulation of future researchers in science and engineering disciplines.

support may take the form of grants or cooperative agreements.
Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2010: Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) program that brought professionals from the DoD labs, teachers, and inquiry based learning together for the benefit of our K-12 community schools.

This program s goal is improving K-12 STEM content understanding and attitudes towards careers in science.
-Cooperative Agreement to provide Research and Development assistance.

The studies conducted under the cooperative agreement were performed primarily at university facilities and centered around Network Centric Operations and the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (C4ISR) that is at the fortitude of SSC Pacific.

Examples of technical work under this agreement ranged are Advanced Signal Processing, Mutliscale Interfaces, and Ubiquitous Computing.

Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2012: No Current Data Available

Agency - Department of Defense

The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and protect the security of the United States through five major areas: peacekeeping and war-fighting efforts, Homeland Security, evacuation and humanitarian causes.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Basic and ,applied research and prototype development in areas relating to the advancement of the Navy Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities to make informed decisions about further exploratory development to provide the technology base from which naval capabilities are drawn.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Grants cannot be awarded to individuals.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Grants cannot be awarded to individuals.


Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular Nos. A-21, A-87, A-88, and A-122 and Subpart 31.2 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation applicable to commercial firms and those nonprofits exempted from OMB Circular No. A-122. The administrative requirements of OMB Circular Nos. A-102, A-110, A-128 and A-133 apply. Patents, inventions, and rights in technical data and computer software are subject to 48 CFR 227 and 252, as amended, and 37 CFR 401.14. If the award is a grant or cooperative agreement the applicant must not appear on the nonprocurement debarred of suspended list. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.


Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. All eligible private/public educational institutions and other private/public nonprofit organizations may submit proposals in response to the relevant announcements published via and in the Federal Business Opportunities ( Information regarding areas of scientific interest, Points of Contact, application and award procedures, shall be contained in each individual announcement.

Award Procedures

Award decisions will be based on a competitive selection of proposals resulting from a peer and/or scientific review. Evaluations will use the criteria contained in the relevant announcement. If selected for award, the proposal is incorporated into a grant document and the applicant agrees to perform the research described therein.


Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.


National Defense Authorization Act, Public Law 111-84.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Awards may be made at any time throughout the year for which funding is authorized.


Not Applicable.


Reapplication with new proposal is permitted.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Funding will reflect period of performance and may be awarded incrementally. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Payments maybe made incrementally.

Post Assistance Requirements


Grantee is expected to publish or otherwise make results of work publicly available.

Copies of reports are furnished by the grantee to a prescribed list of addressees (as set forth in the grant), which includes the Defense Technical Information Center.

Subsequent distribution to DoD agencies and their contractors is made by DTIC on a request basis.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Progress reports are not applicable.

Expenditure reports are not applicable.

Performance monitoring is not applicable.


In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.


Each grantee shall maintain accounting records which will permit determination that the funds were used for the award purpose.

Financial Information

Account Identification

17-1319-0-1-051 - Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Pacific.


(Salaries) FY 10 $41,883,150; FY 11 Estimate Not Available(Exp: Not yet reported); FY 12 Estimate Not Available(Exp: Not yet reported)

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

$1,000 to $15,000,000. Average: $297,138.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

SSC Pacific website This site lists the points of contact within the various scientific disciplines.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices.

Headquarters Office

Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center 53560 Hull Street, San Diego, California 92152-5001 Phone: (619) 524-6202

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

As specific in each announcement.

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