DISA seeks help with Global Command and Control System – Joint
On November 20, the Defense Information Systems Agency posted a sources sought notice for sustainment and maintenance of the Global Command and Control System – Joint (GCCS-J). Vendors who wish to respond to this should send responses via email NLT 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on December 2.
The GCCS-J program office is seeking information for potential sources for sustainment, maintenance, fielding and mission critical engineering support to the GCCS-J PMO for sustainment of the GCCS-J system. Sustainment and maintenance efforts shall include operations, onsite support, training, technology refresh and maintenance of the system which keeps it operating at a high level of availability and utility for the Warfighter.
Brief description of the current program/effort: The Global Command and Control System – Joint (GCCS-J) is the Department of Defense (DoD) joint Command and Control (C2) system of record for achieving full spectrum dominance. GCCS-J is designated an Acquisition Category (ACAT) IAC Major Automated Information System (MAIS). It is a suite of mission applications that provides critical joint warfighting C2 capabilities and is the principal foundation for dominant battlespace awareness, providing an integrated, near real-time picture of the battlespace necessary to conduct joint and multinational operations. GCCS-J provides a robust and seamless C2 capability to the Commander-in-Chief (CINC), Secretary of Defense (SECDEF), National Military Command Center (NMCC), Combatant Commanders (CDRs), Joint Force Commanders, and Service Component Commanders. GCCS-J offers vital connectivity to the systems the joint warfighter uses to plan, execute, and manage military operations.
The GCCS-J is a software-based system that:
- · Provides situational awareness of friendly, enemy and neutral forces, facilities and assets
- · Crisis action planning
- · Joint Forces and Joint Coalition interoperability
- · Intelligence Community information
Anticipated Award Time Frame: Contract award NLT 31 January 2017.
To assist DISA in making a determination regarding the level of participation by small business in any subsequent procurement that may result from this Sources Sought, you are also encouraged to provide information regarding your plans to use joint venturing (JV) or partnering to meet each of the requirements areas contained herein. This includes responses from qualified and capable Small Businesses, Small Disadvantaged Businesses, Service Disabled-Veteran Owned Small Businesses, Women-owned Small Businesses, HUBZone Small Businesses, and 8(a) companies. You should provide information on how you would envision your company’s areas of expertise and those of any proposed JV/partner would be combined to meet the specific requirements contained in this announcement.
Full information is available here.