ICYMI: Government Contracting Movements over LDW'19

Your Pulse Gals want to help you get back to business as we return from celebrating the value of our collective laboring and hard work. Some of us may have taken some R&R to celebrate the end of summer, but the elements of GovCon didn’t hit pause like the rest of us.

Here are our most noteworthy opportunities and events that posted while your out-of-office was up.

⏰ Contracts

Canceled Bids ❌

DOC/NIST. Video Data Collection for Public Safety.

DOC/NIST announced that they have decided to cancel their requirement for video data collection for public safety. With the RFP released in May and due in June 2019 - NIST will not be making an award. Access more information here.

DOT/OST. ASR-11/STARS/ATCALS and SENSR Program Support.

DOT/OST has announced that they are cancelling the ASR-11/STARS/ATCALS and SENSR Program Support opportunity due to a change in the acquisition strategy. Access more information here.

Pre-Solicitation Bids 🔦

DARPA/I2O. Cyberspace Operations and Information Operations Research and Development (COIO R&D).

DARPA/I2O issued an RFI for classified COIO R&D effort. DARPA is looking for vnedors that have the capability to rapidly develop state-of-the-art COIO technologies responsive to current and emerging cyber threats. Access more information here.


NGA released highly anticipated RFI for GEOAxIS re-compete. Access more information here.

USAF/AFICC. DoD IAC Program Management Office (PMO) Support.

USAF/AFICC issued pre-solicitation notice for the DoD IAC PMO re-compete. This acquisition effort will be a 8a Small Business Set-Aside follow-on effort that will consolidate these two separate 8a Small Business Set-Asides FA8075-17-C-0001 and FA8075-17-C-0002. Access more information here.

DOC/NIST. Hurricane Maria Deaths and Injuries Investigation Support Services.

NIST is looking for vendors to provide investigation services to support the NCST by performing an in-depth analysis of deaths and injuries that are directly and indirectly related to Hurricane Maria's impacts on Puerto Rico. The deaths that are of particular interest to the investigation are those directly or indirectly related to building and/or building system failures, which may involve failure to one or more of the following: structural system, fire protection (active or passive) system, air-handling system, and building control system. Access more information here.

Active Bids ✅

DHS/OCPO. Rapid Response Biosurveillance System.

The National Biosurveillance Integration Center (NBIC) s interested in subscribing to a nation-wide system of early medical data including prehospital human health care data with analytics and visualization that will improve NBIC's capability for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) threat awareness, detection, and information sharing to respond to incidents that may cascade into a nationally significant event. Access more information here.

USDA/FDA. Cloud Engineering and Application Modernization Support.

HHS/FDA issued final RFQ for FDA Cloud Engineering and Application Modernization Support under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1392999).

DHS/USCIS. California Service Center (CSC) Follwership Training.

DHS/USCIS needs their CSC workforce to listen better. Access more information here.

GSA/TTS. Third Party Assessment Organization (3PAO) Assessments.

GSA/TTS issued final RFP for FedRAMP Third Party Assessment Organization (3PAO) Assessments under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1392748).

DHS/FEMA. Records Management Consulting Services.

DHS/FEMA issued final RFQ for Records Management Consulting Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1392679).

Awarded Bids 🏆

USN/NAVAIR. Cyber Resilient and Full Spectrum Cyber Warfighting Capabilities.

USN/NAVAIR issued $43M contract award to Sabre Systems for Cyber Resilient and Full Spectrum Cyber Warfighting Capabilities. Access more information here.

DOJ/EOIR. Legal Orientation Program for Expedited Removal (LOPE) Support Services.

DOJ/EOIR issued contract award to New Mexico Immigrant Law Center for Legal Orientation Program for Expedited Removal (LOPE) Support Services. Access more information here.

Army/MICC. Private-Public Partnership Office Support Services.

Army/MICC issued $10M contract award to Interactive Government Holding for Private-Public Partnership Office Support Services contract. Access more information here.

VA/TAC. Community Care Referrals and Authorizations (CCRA) On-Going Development and Sustainment Services.

VA/TAC issued sole source task order to Cognosante MVH for Community Care Referrals and Authorizations (CCRA) On-Going Development and Sustainment Services under T4NG contract. Access more information here.

Army/ACC. Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW).

Army/ACC announced that they have awarded 3 prototype OTA's under Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW) OTA. Access more information here.

 📆 Upcoming Events

October 22, 2019. USSOCOM Small Business Roundtable.

The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) is hosting a Small Business SB Roundtable in Tampa, FL on 22 October 2019 from 2:00pm-4:00pm. Government participants will be the USSOCOM Acquisition Executive, Director of Procurement, and Director of the Office of Small Business Programs. Access more information here.

October 29, 2019. DOE/NNSA Office of Nuclear Incident Response (ONIR) Industry Day.

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Office of Nuclear Incident Response (ONIR), (NA-84), is hosting an Industry Day in the Grand Canyon Conference Room at the North Las Vegas Airport (VGT), 2730 Airport Drive, North Las Vegas, NV 89032, on October 29, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., PDT. Access more information here.

October 30, 2019. HHS/NIH Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Pre-Proposal Conference.

HHS/NIH announced that they will be holding a pre-proposal conference on October 30th for its SEER RFP. Access more information here.