Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP)
The Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP) is being run by the Navy (SPAWAR).
Advanced Technologies International (ATI) won the contract to lead the consortium. This process is called "Other Transaction Authority" (OTA), which is why a contractor can lead the process of interacting with other companies.
IWRP website: https://www.theiwrp.org/ ATI website: https://www.ati.org/
The list of companies being subcontracted(?) to was released in the Federal Register: