ERDC OTA Military Engineering RFI
Type of document: Contract Notice
Country: United States
ERDC OTA Military Engineering RFI
Department of the Army
6501 EAST 11 MILE ROAD Warren MI 48397-5000
Phuong H. Nguyen, Phone 601.634.2583, Email email@example.com
THIS REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI)/SOURCES SOUGHT IS ISSUED SOLELY FOR INFORMATION AND PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A SOLICITATION.
THE SUBMISSION OF PRICING, CAPABILITIES FOR PLANNING PURPOSES, AND OTHER MARKET INFORMATION IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED AND ALLOWED UNDER THIS RFI.
This RFI is issued solely for information and planning purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation. All information received in response to this RFI that is marked as proprietary will be handled accordingly. Responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. Responders are solely responsible for all expenses associated with responding to this RFI.
SOURCES SOUGHT DESCRIPTION
This is NOT a solicitation announcement. This is a sources sought/RFI only. The purpose of this sources sought/RFI is to gain knowledge of potential qualified sources. Responses to this sources sought will be used by the Government to make appropriate acquisition decisions. After review of the responses to this sources sought, a solicitation announcement may be published. Responses to this sources sought synopsis are not considered adequate responses for a solicitation announcement.
US Corps of Engineer – Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has a requirement to enter into an Other Transaction Agreement (OTA), pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2371(b) §815, with an eligible Consortium. The Government’s intent is to select an eligible Consortium to perform work at the Unclassified, Confidential, and/or Secret classification levels. An eligible Consortium, at its discretion, may hire a Consortium Management Firm (CMF) or other entity to support solicitation and award of the OTA, but the OTA will be executed between ERDC Contracting Office and the eligible Consortium.
The Government’s intent to seek a partner Consortium that includes industry, academic, non-profit, and for-profit entities in order to enhance our warfighters’ lethality, survivability and combat effectiveness through industrial and academic research, development, and technology demonstrations.
ERDC will host an industry day (TBD in March 2018) to capture interests from the industry and provide a forum to discuss this initiative. ERDC will publish the industry day information at a later date.
The Government, in conjunction with the Consortium(s), will perform coordinated research and development prototype projects designed to enhance mission effectiveness and to develop and mature technologies in civil and military engineering, geospatial sciences, water resources, and environmental sciences. These areas provides innovative technologies and capabilities to the warfighter, civilian agencies, and the Nation’s public good.
Warfighter Protective Systems
Sensors and data fusion
Detection, analytics, and vulnerability assessment
Geoscience, Geospatial, and Material Modeling and simulation
Unmanned systems and robotics
Environmental and Geospatial technologies
High performance computing and engineered resilient systems
Software/hardware technologies and integration
Mobility and autonomous maneuver
Urban, Subterranean & Perimeter defenses and detection
Engineering and engineering technologies
Remote sensors and sensing
Toxic Industrial Chemicals Intelligence