DIA posts sources sought for virtual reality language training
On December 17, the Virginia Contracting Activity, on behalf of the Defense Intelligence Agency, posted a sources sought notice for Language Training in Virtual Reality (Solicitation Number: FY2019VRLanguage398-0002-19-Z). Responses are due no later than 12:30 p.m. Eastern on January 3, 2019.
Virginia Contracting Activity (VACA) anticipates establishing a contract under North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) Code 541990, “All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services” with a Small Business standard of $15,000,000. VACA is issuing this notice in order to solicit capability statements from qualified sources to ensure sufficient competition exists to meet the Government’s requirements. It is the Government’s intent to use information gathered in response to this notice to assist in market research to determine whether to, in accordance with applicable laws, set-aside, solicit offers from all responsible sources or use the GSA Federal Supply Schedule (FSS). GSA FSS holders are encouraged to submit their current GSA FSS number(s) and appropriate SIN(S). The anticipated length of performance is a one (1) twelve (12) month Base Period and four (4) twelve (12) month Option Periods.
The Defense Intelligence Agency has a requirement to provide language training to all employees with demonstrated skills in a foreign language. DIA is interested in implementing Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) for foreign language training to enable DIA participants to enter a virtual environment (VE) and utilize their language skills in a manner similar to the experience of participating in an overseas immersion.
Interested parties shall review the DRAFT Statement of Work and provide their capability to perform the requirements. Small businesses are encouraged to respond.
Full information is available here.