On January 2, the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) posted the request for proposals (RFP) for Engineering for Virtualized Enterprise and Remote Access Technology (EVEREST). Questions are due by 3:00 p.m. Eastern on January 16, and proposals are due no later than 3:00 p.m. Eastern on February 5.

AFRL Information Directorate, (AFRL/RI) Rome NY, has a requirement for research, development, prototyping, integration, testing, demonstration, deployment, upgrades, enhancement, sustainment and training of innovative technologies and concepts in support of EVEREST projects.   Anticipated deliverables include software, hardware, and reports.  A Cost-Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF) Indefinite-Delivery Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) type contract with an ordering period of 60 months is anticipated and a maximum ordering amount of approximately $300,000,000.00.

The North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS) code for this effort is 541511 with a small business size standard of $34,000,000.00 average annual receipts, appropriate for acquisition.

At time of award, the successful Offeror must be able to provide 25% of proposed personnel to be TS cleared and assigned with the ability to obtain their SCI clearance within the first 6 months after award. At least 50% of proposed personnel much have Secret/Collateral clearance at time of award. All other personnel that don’t have a Secret Clearance must be able to be cleared within 4 months after award. During performance, the Contractor’s continued ability to meet security requirements will be evaluated.


Source: SAM

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