NGA posts notice of EOS industry webinar, Draft RFQ
On November 15, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency posted a notification of the Earth Observation Solutions Draft RFQ.
This is not a solicitation. This is a Special Notice directing all interested parties to a GSA posted DRAFT REQUEST FOR QUOTATION (RFQ). This Special Notice is for informational and planning purposes only. It shall not to be construed as a commitment by the Government. The Government does not intend to award a contract on the basis of this notice. The DRAFT GSA-RFQ and supporting documents are posted on FedBizOpp.gov (FBO) under Solicitation Number 47QTSA18Q0001 and can be found at the following URL link:
The General Services Administration (GSA), Office of IT Schedule Contract Operations established a new Special Item Number (SIN) for Earth Observation Solutions (EOS), SIN 132-41, in July of 2017. GSA plans to establish a multi-agency blanket purchase agreement (BPA) for earth observation products and services under Schedule 70 SIN 132-41. A draft solicitation is being posted on GSA E-buy and FedBizOpp (FBO). No Open Market quotes will be accepted and Vendors must hold a GSA Schedule contract under 70 SIN 132-41 to participate.
GSA FAS will be hosting a webinar for industry partners to ask questions about the draft RFQ for the EOS BPA. This webinar is scheduled for Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 1:30pm – 3:00pm EDT. Use this registration link to participate: https://meet.gsa.gov/eosbpa11162017/event/registration.html
All interested parties must submit their questions, comments and/or recommendations to the GSA Acquisition Team no later than 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Tuesday, November 28, 2017. For consistency, respondents are instructed to respond only to the GSA Acquisition Team.
Full information is available here.