As the principal research wing of the Naval Postgraduate School's Department of National Security Affairs, the Center on Contemporary Conflict (CCC) contributes to the expansion of knowledge on critical security issues—especially current and emerging threats to U.S. national security and that of its allies‚—and is uniquely positioned to form a bridge between academia, policy makers, and military personnel.
Resources & Links
The 2012 PASCC Annual Report is now available. The report highlights the PASCC mission, leadership, funding, research and budget for fiscal year 2012.
The CCC has partnered with the Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) to house the collection of PASCC reports. Most reports are publicly available, with a small collection of For Official Use Only (FOUO) reports that require user authentication and log-on to access.
Need more information about the Project on Advanced Systems and Concepts for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction or PASCC? Check out our new informational leaflet, which is available for download. (PDF)
Interested in the latest PASCC research projects? Browse our publicly available listing.
The CCC published the scholarly journal Strategic Insights from 2002 to 2011. The journal is currently on hiatus pending new funding. We have consolidated the issues of Strategic Insights in our NPS institutional archive, Calhoun. Please search or browse the hundreds of articles available within the Strategic Insights collection.
News and Events
Event Recap: Countering Chemical and Biological Threats (May 3, Washington DC)
The Project on Advanced Systems and Concepts for Countering WMD (PASCC) hosted its second colloquium to present PASCC research.
This half-day workshop featured our performers' innovative research on emerging challenges related to chemical and biological weapons and new methods for managing these threats. Workshop speakers presented their findings from recent research projects and international workshops, and highlighted newly funded work in this area.
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Broad Area Announcement (BAA) Released
The CCC houses the Project on Advanced Systems and Concepts for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (PASCC). PASCC released a call for white papers under its broad area announcement (BAA) posted on grants.gov. White papers are due by June 14, 2013.
Last year, we received over 100 submissions for FY13 project funding. The PASCC proposal review committee completed its evaluation during June and July, and funded 20 projects, with awards totaling approximately $4 million. PASCC is funded by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.
If you would like to be added to our contact list regarding the BAA and other PASCC announcements, or have questions about PASCC, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.