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Naval Information Warfare Systems Command

 Naval Information Warfare Systems Command



Rapidly deliver cyber warfighting capability from seabed to space.


Over the last decade, information has emerged as a warfighting domain, joining land, sea and air as a critical, contested battlespace. As the Navy's information warfare systems command, NAVWAR is the Navy acquisition command that develops, delivers and sustains communications and information warfare capabilities for warfighters, keeping them securely connected anytime, anywhere.

With a space support activity, two research and development system centers and through partnerships with three program executive offices, NAVWAR provides the hardware and software needed to execute Navy missions.

NAVWAR consists of more than 10,000 active duty military and civil service professionals located around the world and close to the fleet to keep NAVWAR at the forefront of research, engineering and acquisition to provide and sustain information warfare capabilities to the fleet.

NAVWAR is a large, complex, geographically-dispersed organization with more 10,000 people that make up its workforce. NAVWAR provides research and development, systems engineering, testing and evaluation, technical, in-service and support services to the program executive offices (PEOs) during all phases of a program's lifecycle.

Working with other information warfare partners - OPNAV N2/N6, U.S. 10th Fleet/Cyber Command and Naval Information Forces - NAVWAR develops, delivers and sustains information warfare capability to the fleet.

With the development of standards, architectures and infrastructure, along with tactical and business applications, NAVWAR enables our sea and shore platforms and installations to operate effectively and efficiently in cyberspace. The systems NAVWAR develops must meet performance requirements with respect to capacity, security, and reliability, but also be affordable and on schedule for delivery to the fleet.

NAVWAR's affiliated PEOs are:

  • PEO Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (PEO C4I)
  • PEO Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS)
  • PEO Space Systems

Small Business Opportunities

NAVWAR has posted an updated three-year acquisition forecast to its public website This forecast includes opportunities for NAVWAR Headquarters, NAVWAR System Centers Atlantic and Pacific. The forecast is informational only and does not constitute an offer or commitment by the Navy to fund, in whole or part, the opportunities herein. Vendors shall not contact any contracting or technical personnel regarding this information and all inquiries shall be submitted via email to

To view the FY19-FY20 Strategic Plan click here.

Small Business Contact

NAVWAR Headquarters (San Diego)
Office: (619) 524-7701