Other Transaction Agreements

CSEngineering assists Department of Defense program managers rapidly identify, acquire, demonstrate and transition innovative technologies to the Warfighter through the use of Other Transaction Agreements (OTAs). Our OTAs feature flexible, on-demand solicitation processes that can be tailored to match unique project requirements and acquisition strategies. CSEngineering is able to collaborate with the Government to identify opportunities, target our technology offerings, and expand into new markets.


System of Systems

SOSSEC, Inc. is chartered as the single point of contact activity for the System of Systems Consortium (SOSSEC), and offers the unique ability to integrate and harness the power of a diverse consortium of organizations. This combination of skilled and experienced collaborators, innovators and performers integrated into a committed support team, offers our clients major benefits.


The Consortium was specifically formed to address the needs of the Department of Defense (DoD).  It was founded on a simple concept: that collaboration, innovation, and cooperation among a broad spectrum of industry, academia and non-profit entities vastly improves the products and services delivered to its clients.


This concept, combined with a competitive environment among Consortium membership, supported by quality, mission-oriented oversight by SOSSEC, Inc., ensures low-risk, lowest-cost, and the best-of-breed delivery of prototype solutions to our clients. Customers include: 

  • US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center

  • US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC)

  • US Army

  • US Army Special Operations Command

  • US Marine Corps

  • US Department of Homeland Defense

  • US Navy Naval Air Command (NAVAIR)

  • US Air Force Propulsion Consortium Initiative

  • Army EIS (COBRA)


C4ISR and Cyber Technology

C5 is a consortium composed of leading companies and institutions in the C4ISR and cyber technology sectors. C5 accelerates the development and deployment of new capabilities to the Warfighter through the use of Other Transaction Authority. C5 gives members an innovative and commonsense acquisition mechanism for the development of new technologies and products to meet government customer requirements.

  • Offensive and Defensive Cyber Operations

  • Situational Understanding

  • C4ISR and Targeting

  • System-of-Systems Architecture

  • Tactical and Strategic Networks

  • Enterprise Systems

  • Software and Hardware Technologies

  • Artificial Intelligence

  • Forensics

  • Analytics

  • Systems Integration

  • Electronic Warfare

  • Positioning, Navigation, and Timing

  • Information Operations

  • Intelligence Analysis, Exploitations and Disseminations

  • Mobility and Autonomy

  • Sensors

  • Modeling and Simulation

  • Training

  • Enabling Technologies


Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium

The Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium (UTIC) promotes the rapid development, prototyping and commercialization of innovative undersea and maritime technology and advances learning in the undersea and maritime sector for commercial, academic, and defense organizations.  UTIC welcomes participation by organizations – both traditional and non-traditional – who have technologies that can contribute to undersea and maritime domain applications.

The Undersea Technology Innovation Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) from NUWC cites multiple technology areas of interest in the undersea and maritime domain, including:

  • Sensors and Sonar

  • Undersea Warfare Combat Systems

  • Undersea Distributed Networked Systems

  • Virtualization

  • Machine Learning

  • Threat Monitoring and Prediction

  • Underseas Satellites

  • Electronic Warfare

  • Quantum Computing

  • Undersea Warfare Analysis


Information Warfare Research Project

IWRP engages industry and academia to develop and mature technologies in the field of Information Warfare that enhance Navy and Marine Corps mission effectiveness, focusing on underlying technologies that advance information warfare capabilities through a consortium that supports research, development, and prototyping.

Specific technology focus areas include:

  • Cyber Warfare

  • Data Science/Analytics Technologies

  • Assured Communications

  • Cloud Computing

  • Enterprise Resource Tools

  • Collaboration and Social Networking

  • Autonomy

  • Internet of Things (IoT) Embedded Systems

  • Mobility

  • Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)

  • Assured Command and Control (AC2)

  • Battlespace Awareness (BA)


Naval Aviation Systems Consortium

The Naval Aviation Systems Consortium (NASC) has been formed to support the technology needs of the Naval Air Warfare Centers (NAWCs) and the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) through the use of Other Transaction (OT) Authority. NASC is being built as an agile, collaborative and enduring enterprise with world­-class capabilities that will provide the Navy with broad reach, robust competition and a comprehensive range of technology solutions. Through its unique structure, consortium members will be able to work with the Government to identify opportunities, target their technology offerings, expand into new markets and grow their businesses.

Technology Focus Areas

  • Air Vehicles 

  • Propulsion and Power 

  • Avionics

  • Human Systems 

  • Weapons and Energetics 

  • Support Equipment and Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment

  • Warfare Analysis

  • Research and Intelligence

  • Test, Evaluation, and Engineering

  • Simulation and Modeling

  • Digital Transformation


Space Enterprise Consortium

SpEC collaboration and prototype development allow for more frequent launches and innovative spacecraft designs to create more predictable access to space.


SpEC technology areas include:

  • Ground Control Stations

  • Propulsion

  • Communication

  • Range Utilization

  • On-Orbit Operations & Protocols

  • Systems Survivability

  • Sensors

  • Advanced Materials Applications

  • Defense Applications

  • Mission Payload - Weather

  • Mission Payload - Precision Navigation & Timing

  • Mission Payload - Communications

  • Mission Payload - Space Superiority

  • Mission Payload - ISR

  • Launch Support Technologies

  • Ground Data Processing

  • Spacecraft Buses

  • Other Space-related Technologies