FIWCFIFA Interactive World Cup
FIWCFleet Information Warfare Center
FIWCFleet Information Warfare Command
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In its 10th year, this is the first time ever that a FIWC Grand Final will take place at the same time and in the same country as the FIFA World Cup.
Through the deployed FIWC teams, the MIC acts as an integrated knowledge repository where knowledge and information can be pushed or pulled to the fleet.
The FIWC Red Team is a key participant in Navy Integrated Vulnerability Assessments (NIVA).
In the FIWC, a sports gaming competition, players from around the world battle it out on EA SPORTS FIFA 09 for PLAYSTATION3 (PS3) in a bid to be crowned the best virtual soccer player in the world and receive USD20, 000 as first place prize.
The FIWC also received responsibility for the EW Operational Reprogramming Facility, with stations in Maryland and Hawaii, as part of its charter.
This year marks the sixth FIWC season, which will kick off today inside EA SPORTS FIFA Soccer 10.
FIFA, EA and SCEE have also announced that the FIWC 09 grand final in May will take place in Barcelona, one of the world's greatest soccer cities.
This year marks the fifth FIWC season, which will kick off with the launch of FIFA Soccer 09 on October 14 in North America.
They join Chris Bullard from the UK, the only previous winner to have reached three FIWC Grand Finals in the tournament's four year history; or Davor Brescakovic from Switzerland, who showed his true determination by competing in and winning the New Zealand qualifier having lost in the semi-finals of the Swiss event.
The FIWC will showcase 128 of the best interactive soccer players in North America competing for one of 32 berths in the FIWC Grand Final on May 24 in Berlin.
This year, players can participate at one of more than 20 physical FIWC 08 Qualifier Events across the globe or online via the PLAYSTATION[R]Network in over 25 countries.
The FIWC launches with a new format, designed as a season-long experience mirroring the real world of football.