This publication constitutes a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) as contemplated in Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) part 6.102(d)(2) and 35.016. Proposals submitted in response to this BAA and selected for award are considered to be the result of full and open competition and in full compliance with the provision of Public Law 98-369, The Competition in Contracting Act of 1984. Awards made under this BAA will be considered for research and development efforts that include experiments and tests, feasibility studies, technology evaluations, integrated technology evaluations, prototypes, operability, modeling, computational analysis, engineering and manufacturing development, and simulations. This includes evaluation of innovative or unique configurations or uses of commercial items and processes or concepts that are offered for further investigation for DoD applications. This BAA will remain open until 31 December 2015 unless superseded, amended, or cancelled. Proposals may be submitted any time during this period subject to the proposal submission process described in this BAA. Please see the attached BAA document.