NIWC Pacific

NIWC Pacific

Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific

Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Pacific provides technological and engineering support critical to information warfare for the U.S. Navy, as well as for Marine Corps, Air Force, Army and Coast Guard programs.
Systems development and support includes basic research and prototype development through systems engineering, and integration to life cycle support of fielded systems.


Digital workflow tool gets 3D-printed products into warfighter hands quickly

The rapid execution of a workflow tool enabled AM labs to make major contributions to the Navy’s COVID-19 response by processing orders for over 19,500 face shields and masks.

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While NIWC Pacific is a recognized leader in the cyber domain and for autonomous unmanned systems, other areas include command and control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and space.

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Command and Control

Systems that support Navy and Joint Command and Control at strategic, operational, and tactical levels

Communications and Networks

Encompasses the emerging environment in networking and computing, which includes the utility components


Computer network defense, computer network exploitation, computer network development, and engineering


Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) and Information Operations (IO) support systems that collect and interpret data from seabed to space

Marine Mammal Program

Bottlenose dolphins and California sea lions are trained to detect, locate, mark and recover objects in harbors, coastal areas, and at depth in the open sea.


Production, Installation, In-service Engineering provides management of deployed systems, integrated logistics support and training for the fleet.

Science and Technology

Supports activities that ensure partnerships with industry and academia have mechanisms for transferring new technologies from laboratory to the fleet


Provides innovative capabilities both by maximizing existing space systems and by developing emerging technologies

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