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BAA for Advancement of Technologies in Equipment for Use by U.S. Special Operations Forces

Solicitation Number: USSOCOM-BAAST-2014
Agency: Other Defense Agencies
Office: U.S. Special Operations Command
Location: Headquarters Procurement Division
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Special Notice
Added: Apr 28, 2014 11:28 am

This publication constitutes a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) as contemplated in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 6.102(d)(2) and 35.016.  A formal Request for Proposals (RFP), solicitation, and /or additional information regarding this announcement will not be issued. 

This BAA addresses research and development efforts that include Step I - White Paper Submission and Review Process, Step II - Proposal Submission and Review Process, and Step III - Contract Award and/or Other Transaction. Contracts and/or Other Transactions will be awarded only from a selected proposal or proposals for the advancement of technology to include studies, design, prototype assembly/fabrication, and assessment of mature technology for United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) applications.

USSOCOM is interested in receiving white papers from all responsible sources from industry, academia, individuals, and Government laboratories capable of providing the design, construction, and testing of SOF related technologies. The intent is to accelerate the delivery of innovative capabilities to the SOF warfighter. It is an interactive process designed to assess the viability of technologies while simultaneously refining user requirements.

For General Information and Submission Instructions - READ  Attachment 1, "USSOCOM_BAAST_2014" THOROUGHLY AND FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY.

General Topics of Interest are:
Command, Control, Communications, and Computers; Comprehensive Signature Management; Fires; Human Performance; Human Protection; Mobility; Power and Energy/Lighten the Load (Dismounted Operator); and Power and Energy (Undersea Vehicles/Unattended Sensors).  See Attachment 1 for specific topics of interest. 

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Broad Agency Announcment

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Broad Agency Announcment
Posted Date:
April 28, 2014
Description: USSOCOM BAAST-2014. Introduction, General Information, Research Opportunity Descriptions, White paper Submission and Review Process, Proposal Submission and Review Process, Contract Award/Other Transaction, Government Furnished Information, White Paper Format, and Proposal Format.
7701 Tampa Point Blvd
MacDill AFB, Florida 33621-5323
Contracting Office Address:
7701 Tampa Point Blvd. Blddg 501E
MacDill AFB
Tampa, Florida 33621-5324
United States
Diane Davis,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 813-826-7061
Fax: 813-826-4838
Patrick Carley,
Technical POC