Competition Advocate
The Commanding Officer, NUWC Division Newport has appointed a Competition Advocate who is responsible for: 

  • promoting the acquisition of commercial items
  • promoting full and open competition challenging requirements that are not stated in terms of functions to be performed, performance required or essential physical characteristics, and
  • challenging barriers to the acquisition of commercial items and full and open competition, such as unnecessarily restrictive statements of work, unnecessarily detailed specification, and unnecessarily burdensome contract clauses.

(401) 832-6973

Contracts Department, Building 1258 
NUWC Division Newport
Code 02, 1176 Howell St.
Newport, RI 02841-1708