Type: Special Notice • ID: 140D0420R0011
Posted Date: 2/24/2020 Procurement Office: The Department of the Interior (DOI) - Interior Business Center (IBC), 381 Elden Street, Suite 4000, Herndon, VA 20170 Response Due Date: 3/10/2020 by 5:00 PM EST NOTICE OF INTENT SYNOPSIS: The Department of the Interior, Interior Business Center, Herndon Acquisition Services Directorate, on behalf of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), intends to award a contract to Maxar Technologies, on a sole source basis. The intended procurement is classified under NAICS Code 541715. This is a sole source procurement under the authority of FAR 6.302-1, only the responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. This acquisition is conducted under the procedures as described in FAR Part 15. Description: DHS DataHub Development Purpose and Objective: The IBC anticipates award of a single, stand-alone contract to Maxar Technologies, with four Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF) Contract Line Item Numbers (CLINs) for labor and four Cost type CLINs for Other Direct Costs (ODCs). This requirement provides an essential analytics capability to support the Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) and United States Coast Guard's (USCG) critical operational needs to detect illicit activities occurring within and across the U.S. borders. The objective of this acquisition is to further develop and integrate an analytic environment, which includes necessary information technology (IT) infrastructure (classified and unclassified), applications, data science, and analytic methodologies, to perform spatiotemporal analytics, providing real time detection and reporting of illicit activities within and between multiple in domains, using streaming data sources at scale. Rationale for Sole Source: Maxar Technologies is the only source capable of providing the necessary shared resources, algorithms, data, source code, and interoperability required for this acquisition. Period of Performance: Date of award - 12/31/2024 Place of Performance: The effort will be performed at the contractor's facilities. This notice of intent to award a sole source contract is NOT A REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE PROPOSALS. A SOLICITATION WILL NOT BE ISSUED. However, in accordance with FAR 5.207(c)(16)(ii), all responsible sources that feel they can meet the Government's requirements detailed above may submit a capability statement which shall be considered by the agency. Responses to this notice shall contain sufficient information to establish the interested parties' bona-fide capabilities for fulfilling the requirements, and include: the Dun & Bradstreet Number (DUNS), and the Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN). All offerors must have an active registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) www.sam.gov. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed contract based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. The information received will be retained as Market Research. All responses must be received by 5:00 pm EST on Tuesday, 3/10/2020 and must reference solicitation number 140D0420R0011. Responses may be submitted electronically to Ali Tsybulevsky via email at Alexandra_tsybulevsky@ibc.doi.gov.
Feb. 24, 2020, 2:50 p.m. EST
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