Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic

Naval Integration in Contested Environments (NICE)
Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX) 2021


Questions & Additional Info


Commercial Solutions Opening (CSO)

Detailed information about the NICE ANTX is available in the Commercial Solutions Opening (CSO) on and the e-Commerce site

Please note that the CSO closed on July 31, 2020


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News & Other Links

June 22, 2020​​​
NSWC Crane and NIWC Atlantic seek latest technology for ANTX 2021 military demonstration

May 6, 2020​​​
NIWC Atlantic Releases Commercial Solutions Opening for Navy, Marine Technology Exercise


ANTX Overview

  • ANTXs link operators, government scientists and industry to innovate and inform concepts and tactics to rapidly deliver technology to the warfighter
  • Led by the Naval Research & Development Establishment (NR&DE), ANTXs are hosted by Naval Warfare Centers to demonstrate emerging technologies and innovations that address Navy and Marine Corps mission priorities and gaps
  • ANTXs provide an environment for the warfighter to assess the operational utility of technological innovations
  • During the exercise, military decision-makers identify promising technologies


  • Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory (MCWL), Navy Warfare Development Command (NWDC), Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic and Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane have partnered to execute the NICE ANTX
  • Scheduled to be conducted 5-16 April 2021 on both physical and virtual ranges in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
  • The following capability areas are targeted for experimentation at the NICE ANTX
    • Command and Control
    • Communication
    • Operations in the Information Environment
    • Domain Maneuver
    • Fires & Effects
    • Fleet Support
  • As of the CSO close, the NICE ANTX has received 94 proposals from government, industry and academia
  • Invitations to participate in the NICE ANTX will be released NLT 28 August 2020

How to Get Involved

Become a Technical Assessor at the NICE ANTX (government only)

  • One week time dedication at Camp Lejeune in April 2021

Assist the Core Team (government only)

  • We are always looking for assistance at milestone events
  • Please contact the NICE ANTX at for additional information

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