DISA details $96M IT IDIQ award schedule

The Defense Information Systems Agency expects to award a new five-year, $95.8 million IT systems solutions contract in the first quarter of 2018.

The agency anticipates it will issue in November a formal request for proposals for its single-award Outside the Continental United States Information Technology Solutions contract. If the timeframe continues as expected, proposals will be due in December, DISA said in a Nov. 13 FedBizOpps notice.

DISA released its draft RFP for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract on Nov. 15. Responses are due by Dec. 4.

DISA plans to streamline its delivery of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance IT. Other areas involve audio-visual, electronic security system and emergency management system solutions to warfighters at shore installations in Europe, Africa and Southwest Asia.

U.S. European Command and Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic European want to keep pace with how they adjust to the rapidly changing environment across the world. In doing so, officials are seeking cost-effective and innovation system solutions to respond to routine, developing and evolving challenges of the warfighter in these regions.

Tasks under the  include:

  • Equipment and material procurement
  • Government or contractor furnished on-site storage space
  • Warranty management and reporting
  • Equipment and systems fabrication and assembly
  • Program management
  • System engineering
  • Research and development
  • Modeling and simulation
  • System design and documentation
  • Configuration management
  • Software engineering
  • Cybersecurity and information assurance
  • Implementation
  • Installation
  • Integration
  • Cutover and transition plan
  • Testing and evaluation
  • Maintenance
  • Lifecycle logistics
  • Web/software
  • Labor, test equipment and tools
  • Training

About the Author

Matthew Weigelt is a freelance journalist who writes about acquisition and procurement.

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