How does it work?

How does it work?

The Department of Defense offers funding opportunities to NSC members through solicitations called Requests for Prototype Proposals (RPPs). The RPPs offer NSC members the opportunity to propose prototype technologies to the technology requirements in each solicitation’s sub-objective area. Active and Upcoming solicitations are listed below.

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For any questions regarding the forecasted projects, please contact Spectrum.Consortium@ati.org.

How does it work?

NSC Solicitation Process

Government and Industry define requirements and capabilities. The RPP is announced. Proposals are submitted by members, then evaluated by government. The project is awarded and work begins. 122 days from request for proposals to contracted work on average.

How does it work?

Project Number Event Status
NSC-22-RPP-Z040 5G Resilient Communications
  • RPP Release Date: 11 January 2022
  • Proposal Due Date: 23 February 2022 11:59 PM ET
NSC-22-RPP-Z030 Secure 5G MANET (Mobile Ad Hoc Network)
  • RPP Release Date: 11 January 2022
  • Proposal Due Date: 23 February 2022 11:59 PM ET
Project Number Event Status
TBA Tinker AFB

FY 2022 Outlook

Release Event Status
2nd Quarter Additional 5G RPP’s expected January – March. Updates coming soon.
3rd & 4th Quarter Industry days for test and training range RPP’s, RPP’s 4Q22 or 1Q23 Location and dates TBD.
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