US Navy SPAWAR is looking for C4ISR systems lifecycle and engineering services

SPAWAR 112On February 12, the US Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) posted the following sources sought notice (solicitation number SSC-Pacific_MKTSVY_FD926). Interested vendors should note that the response date is listed as February 27.

The scope of work hereunder shall be for Lifecycle and Engineering Services in support of Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific), Integrated Command, Control and Intelligence Engineering (IC2IE) Division, Philadelphia. Specific efforts shall include logistics planning, post development assembly and test, world- wide system maintenance, development of user documentation and training courses, delivery of training to users and maintainers, 24/7 Help Desk support, installation and fielding of systems at user sites, site installation plans, site configuration management, and shall address supportability, maintainability and sustainability issues during system development and throughout the systems life and retirement or recapitalization of the systems at end of life. Efforts will also include systems engineering, hardware engineering, software engineering, network engineering, security engineering and test and evaluation.

This work requires an in-depth understanding and execution of an accepted industry standard Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) for the entire hardware/software life-cycle process. The work will include process development and progress monitoring using reporting procedures and measures of performance in accordance with best practices indicated by the selected CMMI. The work will also require an understanding of the evolving standards for Net Centric Enterprise Services, services-based Information Technology (IT) architectures, and publish-and- subscribe IT infrastructures. The incumbent shall maintain a continuous professional interface with other contractors supporting the IC2IE Division to ensure seamless operations from system development through fielding, support and restoration.

These systems serve to support Command Control and Intelligence functions for various operational communities employing imagery, intelligence, operational planning, and system/network security capabilities in direct and indirect support of combat and training operations. Variants of these systems are installed in Navy, Joint, and National Command Centers worldwide.

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