NUWC Division Newport is committed to increasing small business participation and overall competition in its acquisitions. The warfare center fosters networking and prime/subcontractor relationships while striving to meet NAVSEA small business and socio-economic goals by embracing the philosophy “Think Small Business First.” In fiscal year 2022, Division Newport met all of its small business and socio-economic goals for the fourth straight year. The details are in the below chart.
The Division Newport contractor work force support all aspects of the business. The below graphic details contractor work years supporting each functional area.
Division Newport has a large economic impact on the Southern New England region. As highlighted in the charts below, $796M of funding passes through Division Newport to the local economy for payroll, contracts, construction and services purchased. Nearly $325M of funding is contracted to Rhode Island companies alone. The below charts provide additional information on the economic role Division Newport plays.