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. This support may take the form of grants or cooperative agreements.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Department of The Navy, Department of Defense
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants; Z - Salaries and Expenses
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
National Defense Authorization Act, Public Law 111-84
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
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.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards 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 Procedure
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 location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Awards may be made at any time throughout the year for which funding is authorized.
Not applicable.
Reapplication with new proposal is permitted.
How are proposals selected?
As specific in each announcement
How may assistance be used?
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.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Each grantee shall maintain accounting records which will permit determination that the funds were used for the award purpose.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Funding will reflect period of performance and may be awarded incrementally. Payments maybe made incrementally
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center
53560 Hull Street
San Diego, CA 92152-5001 US
Phone: (619) 524-6202
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Salaries and Expenses) FY 14$60,000.00; FY 15 est $60,000.00; FY 16 est $60,000.00;
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.


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