posted on 4/8/2015
The Navy is awarding indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple-award contracts to 464 contractors that will provide for their competition for service requirements solicited by Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval Air Systems Command, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, Naval Supply Systems Command, Military Sealift Command, Naval Facilities Command, Strategic Systems Programs, Office of Naval Research and the Marine Corps. The 22 functional service areas within the scope of the contracts include: 1) research and development support; 2) engineering system engineering and process engineering support; 3) modeling, simulation, stimulation and analysis support; 4) prototyping, pre-production, model-making and fabric support; 5) system design documentation and technical data support; 6) software engineering, development, programming and network support; 7) reliability, maintainability and availability support; 8) human factors, performance and usability engineering support; 9) system safety engineering support; 10) configuration management support; 11) quality assurance support; 12) information system development, information assurance and information technology support; 13) ship inactivation and disposal support; 14) interoperability, test and evaluation, trials support; 15) measurement facilities, range and instrumentation support; 16) acquisition logistics support; 17) supply and provisioning support; 18) training support; 19) in-service engineering, fleet introduction, installation and checkout support; 20) program support; 21) functional and administrative support; and 22) public affairs and multimedia support. These contracts are in addition to the existing 2,420 contracts previously awarded under the SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) acquisition program for services procurements. The government estimates a maximum of $5,300,000,000 of services will be procured per year via orders issued under the SeaPort-e multiple award contracts. The award of these contracts is a result of the SeaPort-e Rolling Admissions solicitation. The SeaPort-e acquisition is comprised of seven regional zones in which task orders will be competed based upon the principal place of performance. These awards contain provisions to set aside requirements for small businesses, service disabled veteran owned small businesses, 8a business development program and historically under-utilized business zone small businesses. Under these multiple award contracts, each contractor will be provided a fair opportunity to compete for individual task orders solicited within their zone or zones of performance. The awards will have four-year periods of performance. These contracts were competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, with 612 offers received and 464 contracts awarded. Contract funds will be obligated at the time of task order award and, multiple funding types with varying expiration dates may be used, consistent with the purpose for which the funds were appropriated. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N00178-15-D-8053 -- N00178-15-D-8516).