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.

The Competition Advocate can be reached at:

(401) 832-8526

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