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Geospatial Visualization Enterprise Services

Solicitation Number: HM157210R0010
Agency: Other Defense Agencies
Office: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Location: OCSA - A&S Support
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Synopsis:
GENERAL INFORMATION
The National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, Reston VA intends to award a Sole Source contract to procure commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. IAW 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1), as implemented by FAR 6.302-1 - Only One Responsible Source and no Other Supplies or Services will Satisfy Agency Requirements. A Firm Fixed Priced Award will be made to Google, Inc., Mountain View, California, in accordance with the following Schedule of Supplies/Services on/or about 20 September 2010:


NATURE OF ACQUISITION
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has a sole source requirement: (1) to provide unlimited access to Google Earth Enterprise service and client software, (2) build Google Earth globes that can be hosted by NGA and Google, and (3) provide access to the underlying data at the unclassified level through widely-used Open Geospatial Consortium service interfaces. The Schedule of Supplies/Services provides for the period of performance from    20 September 2010 through 19 September 2011 and two 12-month option years.


JUSTIFICATION
This acquisition is for Commercial Geospatial Visualization Services for NGA. NGA has made a significant investment in Google Earth technology through the GEOINT Visualization Services (GVS) Program on SECRET and TOP SECRET government networks and throughout the world in support of the National System for Geospatial (NSG) Expeditionary Architecture (NEA). This effort augments the current NSG architecture by expanding the GVS and NEA investments to the unclassified network in support of Department of Defense (DoD) Geospatial Visualization Enterprise Services (GV-ES) standardization. The NSG, DoD, and Intelligence Community have made additional investments to support client and application deployment and testing that use the existing Google Earth services provided by NGA. Google is the only identified source that can meet the Government's requirement for compatible capability across networks, global access, unlimited processing and software licenses, and access to the Google Earth hosted content through widely-used Open Geospatial Consortium service interfaces. Additional applications and services to support the GV-ES initiative will be competed through the Total Application Services for Enterprise Requirements (TASER) contract vehicle.


IAW FAR 5.207(c)(15)(ii), all responsible sources may submit a capability statement, proposal, or quotation which shall be considered by the agency. All capability statements shall be received by 30 August 2010, 12:00 p.m. EST. Responses to this notice shall be provided in writing via e-mail to: Lynda Akerson at Lynda.m.akerson@nga.mil and copied to Richard Unis at Richard.e.unis@nga.mil.


 

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Attn: ACA Mail Stop P-65
12310 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, Virginia 20191-3449
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1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy
Mountain View, California 94043
United States
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Lynda M. Akerson,
Contracts Administrator
Phone: 703-456-1318
Fax: 703-456-9320
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Richard E. Unis,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 703-456-3682