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DHS Tactical Communications

Solicitation Number: HSSS01-11-R-1001
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Office: United States Secret Service (USSS)
Location: Procurement Division
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HSSS01-11-R-1001
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Added: Aug 08, 2011 7:01 pm

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) intends to establish a multiple award Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) Contract from this solicitation for commercial items under Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items.  The contracts will be available for ordering to DHS, its components, and specified ordering activites.

The purpose of this contract is to support the Department of Homeland Security (DHS and its Components) purchase a full array of tactical communications (TacCom) commodity products, infrastructure and services.  DHS seeks to establish a multi-vendor approach to implementing fully interoperable solutions to support mission critical, public safety communications.  It should be noted that DHS TacCom contractors can have contracts for specific technical categories (TC) as listed below.  Contractors may receive contracts in one or multiple technical categories.  Contractors can only propose at the delivery order level for those technical categories for which they have been awarded a contract.


TC1 Subscriber Base - Portable/mobile radios, control/base stations, oftware, upgrades, etc.


TC2 Infrastructure - Repeaters, routers, comparator systems, OTAR, etc.


TC3 Infrastructure Services - Engineering, design, installation, etc.


TC4 O&M Services - Maintenance, frequency managers, spectrum managers, etc.


TC5 Test Equipment.


The TacCom products, infrastructure, and services included in the scope of this contract include, but are not limited to, products and services that comply with applicable technical requirements set forth in Section J. Attachment 1. NOTE: At the order-level, RFQs for product will specify which of the specific technical requirements are applicable to each requirement. All commercial offerings available from a vendor that are within the scope of this contract and are made available through their commercial or GSA catalog, including both existing and new technologies as they become available, may be purchased through this contract.

TacCom orders may include ancillary service in addition to items of supply.
Small Business Set Aside: This is dual track procurement with all technical categories being procured unrestricted. In addition, for the services technical categories (TC3 and TC4) there is a small business track wherein small businesses will be considered independent of large business proposals. The NAICS Codes for each technical category is as follows:


TC 1 Subscriber Base (Equipment)
NAICS code: 334220


TC 2 Infrastructure (Equipment)
NAICS code: 334220


TC 3 Infrastructure Services (Services)
NAICS code: 541330
Within Small Business Track - Dollar Threshold of $4.5 million


TC 4 O&M Services (Services)
NAICS code: 541330
Within Small Business Track - Dollar Threshold of $4.5 million


TC5 Test Equipment (Equipment)
NAICS code: 334515

Use of the term "Delivery Order" in this document is not intended to express a limitation on the ordering of services provided under this contract, whether or not ordered in unison with supplies.

This solicitation is being posted electronically via FBO.  The full solicitation document, along with any additional attachments, are attached to this FBO posting (HSSS01-11-R-1001).  Responses are to be submitted electronically to david.keene@usss.dhs.gov no later than October 14, 2011 at 5 PM EST.  Questions regarding this solicitation will be accepted electronically at david.keene@usss.dhs.gov until August 22, 2011 at 4 PM EST.  The Government will post all responses and notices as amendments to this solicitation posting.  It is the bidders' responsibility to monitor this posting for any amendments or additional notices. 

This acquisition had a request for information, draft solicitation, and related questions and answers posted to FBO under the solicitation number RFI-DHSTacCom.  For reference, this posting can be found at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DHS/USSS/PDDC20229/RFI-DHSTacCom/listing.html.  The related packages/attachments can be found at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DHS/USSS/PDDC20229/RFI-DHSTacCom/packages.html.

Added: Sep 08, 2011 3:50 pm
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Amendment 1

Amendment 1 to RFP HSSS01-11-R-1001 for DHS Tactical Communications includes questions and answers from industry, an amended request for proposal, an updated attachment 1, and an updated attachment 4.  Each of these items is uploaded and attached to this notice.

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Added: Sep 30, 2011 10:07 am
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Amendment 2

Amendment 2 to RFP HSSS01-11-R-1001 for DHS Tactical Communications includes qeustions and answers from industry and amended request for proposal.  Each of these items is uploaded and attached to this notice.
Note in the amended RFP that proposal submission should now be sent to both david.keene@usss.dhs.gov and michael.vandyke@usss.dhs.gov.


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Added: Sep 30, 2011 1:27 pm
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Amendment 3

Amendment 3 to RFP HSSS01-11-R-1001 for DHS Tactical Communications includes revised questions and answers from industry and amended request for proposal.  The amended RFP corrects the CLIN structure and adds a change to page 102 para 3.3 to include the added TC1 Subscriber Base small business track.  Each of these items is uploaded and attached to this notice.
Note in the amended RFP that proposal submission should now be sent to both david.keene@usss.dhs.gov and michael.vandyke@usss.dhs.gov.

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Added: Oct 03, 2011 3:21 pm
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Amendment 4

Amendment 4 to RFP HSSS01-11-R-1001 for DHS Tactical Communications includes am amended request for proposal.  The amended RFP removes H.5 Warranty Requirements.  Each of these items is uploaded and attached to this notice.
Note in the amended RFP that proposal submission should now be sent to both david.keene@usss.dhs.gov and michael.vandyke@usss.dhs.gov.

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Added: Apr 11, 2012 5:13 pm
DHS (USSS) has awarded a DHS-wide, multiple-awardee Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to the contractors below. The contractors shall provide tactical communications equipment, infrastructure, and related services to the Department of Homeland Security. Each IDIQ provides for a two-year base period and three one-year option periods. The total potential value for all contracts combined is $3,000,000,000.00.

HSSS01-12-D-0002, Motorola Solutions, Inc.
HSSS01-12-D-0003, Affigent LLC
HSSS01-12-D-0004, AT&T
HSSS01-12-D-0005, Eyak Technology LLC
HSSS01-12-D-0006, General Dynamics One Source LLC
HSSS01-12-D-0007, Government Acquisitions, Inc.
HSSS01-12-D-0008, Harris IT Services Corporation
HSSS01-12-D-0009, Lockheed Martin Corporation
HSSS01-12-D-0010, Nakuuruq Solutions LLC
HSSS01-12-D-0011, Procom Corporation
HSSS01-12-D-0012, Qinetiq North America Operations
HSSS01-12-D-0013, SAIC
HSSS01-12-D-0014, Thales Communications, Inc.
HSSS01-12-D-0015, Daniels Electronics
HSSS01-12-D-0016, ACG Systems, Inc.
HSSS01-12-D-0017, AEG
HSSS01-12-D-0018, Allied Technology
HSSS01-12-D-0019, ARINC Engineering Services LLC
HSSS01-12-D-0020, CACI-ISS, Inc.
HSSS01-12-D-0021, Catalyst Communications Tech., Inc.
HSSS01-12-D-0022, Chartis Consulting Corporation
HSSS01-12-D-0023, EF Johnson Company
HSSS01-12-D-0024, IT Tech Direct
HSSS01-12-D-0025, Karco Enterprises, Inc.
HSSS01-12-D-0026, Midland Radio Corporation
HSSS01-12-D-0027, Patriot Towers, Inc. dba Team Patriot
HSSS01-12-D-0028, RELM Wireless Corporation
HSSS01-12-D-0029, Rivada Port Graham Solutions LLC
HSSS01-12-D-0030, Soft Tech Consulting, Inc.
HSSS01-12-D-0031, Unisys Corporation
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Request for Proposal - DHS Tactical Communications

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Request for Proposal - DHS Tactical Communications
Posted Date:
August 8, 2011
Description: Full request for proposal for DHS Tactical Communications (Attachments 1 and 4 are attached as separate packages)
Description: Attachment 1 - DHS Tactical Communications Technical Specifications
Description: Attachment 4 - Pricing Matrix

Package #2

Posted Date:
September 8, 2011
Description: Request for Proposal Amendment 1 - DHS Tactical Communications
Description: Revised Attachment 1
Description: Revised Attachment 4
Description: Questions and Answers - September 8, 2011

Amendment 1

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
September 30, 2011
Description: Revised RFP DHS Tactical Communications - Sept. 29, 2011
Description: Questions and Answers - Sept. 29, 2011

Solicitation 1

Type:
Solicitation
Posted Date:
September 30, 2011
Description: Revised Tactical Communications RFP - HSSS01-11-R-1001 - Amendment 3
Description: Revised Questions and Answers - Amendment 3

Amendment 2

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
October 3, 2011
Description: DHS Tactical Communications Request for Proposal - Amendment 4
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