IARPA releases SMART ePANTS RFP
On July 5, the Naval Information Warfare Center, Pacific (NIWC Pacific), on behalf of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), released the solicitation for the Smart Electrically Powered and Networked Textile Systems (SMART ePANTS) Program. Offers are due by 4:00 p.m. Pacific on September 6.
NIWC, on behalf of IARPA, is soliciting proposals under this Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)
for the new Smart Electrically Powered and Networked Textile Systems (SMART ePANTS) program.
The solicitation process will follow Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 35, Research and
Development Contracting, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. Awards
based on responses to this BAA will be considered the result of full and open competition in accordance
with 10 U.S.C. § 2302 and will be placed as procurement contracts only. The BAA (N66001-22-S-4705) is attached to the solicitation notice and may be accessed through the NAVWAR e-Commerce Central
*****Offerors are advised that Government Furnished Capability (GFC) is available upon request in
submitted proposals (see section 6.B.5 of the BAA). More information about GFC is available on the IARPA website at https://www.iarpa.gov/research-programs/smartepants. This information includes an invitation to a live and/or virtual open house being given by the SMART ePANTS Test and Evaluation (T&E) Partner in the Boston, Massachusetts area on July 20, 2022.*****
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