Updated June 3, 2019
G2X TAKE: After dealing with a post-award protest, DHS has now added two new awardees, AECOM and Perspecta, as Primes on this important multiple 5-year award Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide Research and Development Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) SETA services in support of the Science and Technology Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security. More Here.
Added December 12, 2019
G2X TAKE: Four firms recently beat out 14 other bidders to be awarded a Prime spot on this multiple 5-year award Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide Research and Development Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) SETA services in support of the Science and Technology Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security. SETA services range from providing administrative assistance to providing expert technical assistance on national efforts that will contribute to maintaining and expanding the capabilities of homeland security.
- In September, SAIC announced they had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Engility. Details Here.
- SCOPE: “to provide the DHS S&T, currently and as it expands and reorganizes, with professional scientific, technical and programmatic assistance and relevant administrative assistance services to support efforts in research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E). Scientific and technical services may include advisory assistance support in technology scouting; vulnerability and risk assessment and mitigation; project justification and defense; program planning; evaluation and analyses of programs, projects, budgets and performance; and project execution, transition and commercialization. This also includes providing programmatic support in the development and preparation of acquisition and procurement documents. Administrative assistance may include providing ancillary support to advance the overall mission of the program office, through its project objectives, and conducting support activities and functions in order to sustain the day-to-day business practices of an organization. These services are comprehensively categorized as Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support services. As such, SETA support must expeditiously acquire the fundamental understanding of the department’s (DHS) and S&T’s overall and respective program offices’ mission, practices, policies, and procedures; and respond professionally and promptly to mission needs within a demanding, challenging, and evolving environment.” Source: FBO