Navy cyber warfare contract in the works

The Navy is developing a new cyber warfare contract that will likely be a small business set-aside vehicle.

The Navy is developing a follow-on small business contract to provide a variety technical support services for the cyber warfare efforts.

The service has kicked off the market research phase of the procurement with a sources sought notice that describes the requirements the Navy is trying to meet.

The contract will likely be single-award with 11 service areas. These include cyber warfare and research development, which encompasses prototyping and limited production of hardware and software.

The contractor will also support research-and-development of production solutions to address cyber vulnerabilities and mitigation of vulnerabilities. Cyber test and evaluation and tool development is another requirement as is cyber support for intelligence operations.

According to Deltek, Mil Corp. is the current incumbent and won the $60 million contract in 2019. That contract is slated to end in 2023.

The solicitation for the new contract is expected in September, with an award coming in April.

Comments on the sources sought notice are due June 23.