Sotera wins prime position on $5 billion INSCOM GISS contract

Sotera Sotera Defense Solutions (Sotera), a provider of mission-critical, technology-based systems, solutions and services for national security agencies and programs of the U.S. Government, was recently awarded a prime position on the Global Intelligence Support Services (GISS) Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) – Unrestricted Pool.

GISS is a Multiple-Award IDIQ contract administered by the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM). It supports a breadth and depth of various missions, including but not limited to, intelligence analysis, electronic systems, Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems, security systems, Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) systems, prototype intelligence hardware/software suites, facilities that are developed, deployed, maintained and repaired at the highest state of readiness, and business functions consistent with Army directives and standards.

The support services under the GISS contract include the following areas: (1) intelligence and security operations; (2) information operations; (3) mission support for facilities management, logistics, training, and intelligence systems support; and (4) sustainment services – including program management, strategic planning, administrative and requirements analysis services.

Deb Alderson, Sotera President and CEO, commented on the award, “Sotera is pleased to continue our strategic partnership supporting INSCOM’s mission needs. As a current mission partner to INSCOM’s Research & Development efforts, we look forward to leveraging our full breadth of capabilities to support and advance INSCOM’s role as the Army’s operational multi-intelligence discipline force.”

The five-year GISS IDIQ has a $5.04 billion ceiling. The GISS acquisition was solicited with an unrestricted competition pool under a full and open competition and a restricted competition pool as a partial small business set-aside.  With a restricted competition pool solicited as a partial small business set-aside included, the total value of INSCOM’s procurement is $7.2 billion.