Air Forces releases $1 billion RFP

The Air Force has released a request for proposals calling for what could be up to $1 billion in IT work at its Washington facilities.

Responses are due July 28.

The proposal, issued through the Air Force Pentagon Communications Agency, calls for a range of services and products, including installation and maintenance of more than 1,000 software applications, and running a help desk, security services and network support. About 7,500 Air Force and Defense Department personnel around the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area will use the services and products.

The RFP was issued June 20, and the contract award is expected in December.

Market research company Federal Sources Inc., Chantilly, Va. estimates the contract might be worth approximately $1 billion over its 10-year duration.

According to FSI, IBM Corp., Armonk, N.Y. has announced its intention to bid for the contract. Harris Corp., Melbourne, Fla., is also looking into the possibility of competing for the contract as a prime bidder, according to Sleighton Meyer, spokesman for Harris.

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Joab Jackson is the senior technology editor for Government Computer News.

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