Air Force posts BAA for ISR enabling technologies
On December 18, the U.S. Air Force posted a broad agency announcement for ISR enabling technologies (Solicitation Number: BAA-HNJJ-16-0001).
The objective of the Air Force Command Control Communications Intelligence & Network (C3I&N) Kill Chain Integration Branch is to acquire, develop, and integrate advanced intelligence, cyber, and classified solutions for the Air Force, Department of Defense, and National Agencies. The Branch champions the nation’s most sensitive C3I&N and Battle Management (BM) capabilities, and develops acquisition transition paths to support warfighting requirements.
This Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) invites vendors to submit innovative technical approach concept papers, for the potential of a contract award, addressing kill chain integration to ensure full spectrum awareness of emergent threats. The areas of interest include: ISR modernization, Enhancing situational awareness, Mobile networking and communications equipment, Improvements to existing AF/DoD infrastructure, USAF cryptographic operations modernization, Geospatial analysis of social media, Exploitation of enemy threat systems, Increasing data utility and accessibility, and other IT related focus areas. Additional information and submittal directions may be found in the attached BAA document.
Full information is available here.