Navy to brief industry this month on information warfare projects for cyber and networking protection

June 7, 2024
Briefings involve NAVWAR 2.0, updates from the Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP) Consortium, technical briefs, and one-on-one meetings.

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Navy information warfare experts will brief industry this month on five upcoming solicitations to protect U.S. military information and data networking, and to attack those of the enemy.

Officials of the Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) in San Diego will conduct a quarterly industry day on Tuesday 25 June 2024 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego.

Information warfare involves controlling and protecting U.S. military information and data networks, while attacking those of the enemy through cyber security, cyber warfare, and other technologies for protecting and attacking military information and tactical networking.

The event will include a Keynote from Troy Gunter, director of contracts, on NAVWAR 2.0, as well as program updates from the Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP) Consortium, technical briefs, and one-on-one breakout sessions.

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The five upcoming solicitations involve:

-- developing an inline file encryption device (IFED) to support combat data systems;

-- developing a combat data systems mission planning server prototype able to support fifth-generation fighter mission planning;

-- developing a combat data systems cross domain system (CDS) prototype to support fifth-generation fighter combat data systems;

-- data encryption that meets Trusted Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) for the mobile access capability package trusted thin client; and

--developing a high-gain narrowband antenna (HGNB) for shipboard Ku/Ka-band very-small-aperture antenna (VSAT) communications.

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Information on these industry briefings and details about the five upcoming solicitations are available only to members of the IWRP Consortium. More information about joining the consortium is online at

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