Defense

Other Transaction Agreements

SRC is a nonprofit 501(c)3 and an active member of the following consortia. As a nonprofit, SRC fulfills the non-traditional participation requirement for OTA prototype projects under provisions of the 2018 NDAA, providing an alternative to the cost-sharing requirements.

Consortium Supporting Organization Scope

Consortium for Command, Control, and Communication in Cyberspace (C5)

CERDEC

Provides solutions for innovative technologies in Offensive and Defensive Cyber Operations, Situational Understanding, C4ISR and Targeting, System-of-Systems Architecture Tactical and Strategic Networks, Enterprise Systems, Software and Hardware Technologies, Artificial Intelligence Forensics, Analytics, Systems Integration, Electronic Warfare, Positioning, Navigation and Timing, Information Operations, Intelligence Analysis, Exploitations and Disseminations, Mobility and Autonomy, Sensors, Modeling and Simulation, Training, Enabling Technologies

Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD)

JPEO-CBD

Facilitates rapid prototyping to counter Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) threats and weapons of mass destruction (WMD). The prototyping requirements include any technologies that enable or enhance the understanding of the CBRNE operational environment, threats, and vulnerabilities; control, defeat, disable, and/or dispose of WMD threats; safeguard the force while responding to natural and manmade disasters; and promote the cooperation, coordination, interoperability, and decision making between agencies, all levels of government, and with partner nations.

National Advanced Mobility Consortium (NAMC)

TARDEC

Provides the Government with ready, quality access to the broadest population of U.S. ground vehicle system (GVS), sub-system, and component technology developers and providers in a competitive environment; to work in partnership with the Government to implement and refine business processes and tools to streamline individual project contract administration; and to expedite the innovation, development, and production of new GVS capabilities for U.S. warfighters

National Armaments Consortium (NAC)

DOT-C (ARDEC & ARL)

Provides research and development initiatives in the areas including, but not limited to the armament technologies of: Protection and Survivability, Demilitarization, Ammunition, Weapon Systems, Energetic Materials, Warheads/Lethal Mechanisms, Fuzes & Sensors, Enabling Technology, Joint Insensitive Munitions, and Rockets, Missiles and Bombs

National Spectrum Consortium (NSC)

Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Emerging Capabilities and Prototyping (ODASD) – ACC-NJ

Provides research and development into spectrum access technologies to enable improved cognizance of spectrum activity, protection of US activity in the electromagnetic spectrum domain, and the ability to relocate and/or share spectrum anytime, anywhere access is needed

System of Systems Consortium (SOSSEC/SCEC)

ARDEC & AFRL – Rome/NVSED, CERDEC

SOSSEC - Facilitates research and development activities to support areas of military and related activities initiatives including state-of-the-art technology, scientific, and engineering skills that are needed to develop and transition new technologies into applicable systems

SCEC – Facilitates technology demonstrations and prototype projects in sensors, communications and electronics sciences and other related fields to enhance the mission effectiveness of military personnel and the supporting platforms, systems, components, or materials proposed by the DoD

Training and Readiness Accelerator (TReX)

PEO STRI

Expedites development, demonstration, and delivery of prototypes to increase Warfighter readiness. The consortium focuses on synthetic terrain, gaming technologies, soldier immersion, cyber training, medical simulation & training, live fire training, AI, cross-domain simulation, instrumentation & test

Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium (UTIC)

NUWC

Facilitates development and maturation of prototype projects in the following technology areas that include but are not limited to: Sensors and Sonar, Platform and Payload Integration, Undersea Warfare (USW) Combat Systems, Communications, USW Imaging, Undersea Distributed Networked Systems, Electronics/Optics/Materials, Passive Sensing, Undersea Satellites, Energy Storage and Release, Virtualization, Machine Learning, Threat Monitoring and Prediction, Cooperative Force Torpedo Defense, Undersea Warfare Analysis, Multi-Domain Fusion, Electronic Warfare, Distributed and Autonomous Sensors, USW Weapons and Autonomous Vehicles, Autonomy, Quantum Computing, Bio-Inspired Sensors, Environmental Sensing, Monitoring, and Prediction, In-Situ Energy Sources, and Multi-Dimensional Display