RE: Solicitation 34150
“The Contractor must provide, without any interruption or break in service the operation, maintenance, update, and support of the Performance Data Analysis and Reporting System (PDARS). The Contractor must also provide engineering, technical, and analytical, support of FAA programs involving monitoring, measuring, analyzing and improving the National Airspace System (NAS). This support includes specialized subject matter expert support to provide expertise in the use of the PDARS toolset and use of PDARS data to support program projects.
Work in this area must include the continuation of PDARS operation, maintenance, expansion and support efforts. In addition, work efforts may include the design and development, of customized computer hardware/software/data system solutions which compliment or enhance the current PDARS capabilities, and procurement, installation, and operation of commercial software/hardware solutions that together provide operations monitoring, performance measurement and reporting, operations planning, decision support, special studies/analyses/evaluations, and other uses as required per FAA direction. Examples of specific work efforts in these areas may include the following:
Provide software for use within the PDARS system to perform the radar data extraction/processing function and the aviation data visualization and analysis function matching or exceeding the current capabilities of the PDARS system. The PDARS system must provide the capability to extract and process data from the FAA ARTCC Host, Common ARTS, ARTS IIIA, STARS, ERAM and ASDE-X computer systems in real time and/or batch processing mode for seamless inclusion into other PDARS processing modules and reports. The data visualization (GRADE) and analysis software must be capable of…”