DHS S&T directorate posts sources sought
On August 1, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security posted a sources sought notice for Research, Engineering and Development (RE&D) and Developmental Test and Evaluation (DT&E) Phase II Technical Support Services.
This notice is issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS); Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate; Transportation Security Laboratory (TSL) to obtain information from potential sources regarding their capabilities to establish a Technical Support Services contract for Research, Engineering and Development (RE&D) and Developmental Test and Evaluation (DT&E).
The mission of TSL is to counter current and future terrorist threats and criminal acts, including threats against airports, through research and implementation of new technologies. TSL, under the DHS Science and Technology Directorate, supports this mission through researching and organizing the scientific, engineering, and technological resources of the United States; and by leveraging existing resources into technological tools to help protect the homeland. TSL has international standards organizations (ISO) requirements in several laboratories.
Respondents shall have supporting capability to provide on-site and offsite support to the national security mission of DHS/S&T and TSL. The technical support services will assist the TSL in developing research and development technologies for current and new technologies both domestic and international. The support services shall provide specific technical expertise to DHS in accordance with technical criteria and disciplines determined by DHS.
Full information is available here.