AAC SEAPORT NXG CONTRACT DETAILS:
- Contract #: N0017819D7015
- Period of Performance: 5-year Base period with one 5-year option
- Base Period: 2 January 2019 – 1 January 2024
- Option Period: 2 January 2024 – 1 January 2029
- NAICS: 541330
- Task Order Types: Fixed Price; Cost Reimbursable; Award Fee; Incentive Fee and Labor Hour
- No Contract Access Fee
In response to task orders issued under this contract by the Naval Sea Systems Command, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, Naval Supply Systems Command, Military Sealift Command, Naval Facilities Command, Office of Naval Research, or the United States Marine Corps, the Contractor shall provide services that potentially span the entire spectrum of mission areas and technical capabilities supported by the Department of the Navy (DON) ordering activities. Services within the 2 Categories with 23 functional area subcategories identified below may be performed under this contract for new and existing product areas, programs, or missions, which are assigned to these activities during the life of the contract.
Services to be provided under this contract are categorized into the following categories:
- Engineering Services
- Program Management Services
This contract, known as SeaPort- Next Generation (SeaPort NxG) does not allow for the direct procurement of supplies or hardware. Any material or products ordered shall be incidental and in direct support of performed services (for example, small scale testing equipment, prototypes, or spares.)
The Contractor shall provide qualified personnel, materials, facilities, equipment, test instrumentation, data collection and analysis, hardware and software, and other services that will support the DON in the execution of their overall organizational functions and the specific missions of the individual activities and ordering offices. Categories to be supported under this contract are described in the sections below.
This category consists of supporting the application of engineering disciplines to technically support the research and development of new and existing Naval capabilities and systems, technically support development of significant alterations to existing systems, support integration and interface of existing equipment or software into different applications or platforms to support the warfighter, and support evaluation of foreign or non-developmental systems, equipment, and technologies. This category also includes all support required within the area of environmental engineering of U. S. Navy weapon systems and base related infrastructure. Functional areas that are included under the Engineering Services category include but, are not limited to the following examples:
- Engineering, System Engineering, and Safety and Process Engineering Support
- Software Engineering, Development, Programming, and Network Support
- In-Service Engineering, Fleet Introduction, Installation and Checkout and Provisioning Support
- Measurement Facilities, Range, and Instrumentation Support
- Interoperability, Test and Evaluation, Trials Support
- Research and Development Support
- Modeling, Simulation, Stimulation, and Analysis Support
- Prototyping, Pre-Production, Model-Making, and Fabrication Support
- System Design Documentation and Technical Data Support
- Reliability, Maintainability, and Availability (RM&A) Support
- Inactivation and Disposal Support
- Biochemical Engineering Support
Program Management Services
This category consists of applying the business, financial management, and technical disciplines required to support planning, organizing, staffing, controlling, and leading team efforts in managing acquisition programs such that the result places a capable and supportable system in the hands of the warfighter when and where it is needed, and does so at an affordable price. This category represents an integration of a complex system of differing but related functional disciplines that must work together to achieve program goals through development, production, deployment, operations, support, and disposal.
This category also consists of providing information system software analysis, requirements definition, design, development, test, modification, installation, implementation, quality assurance, training, and documentation to meet the evolving data storage and reporting needs of programs, analyze existing IT and IS databases, web sites, and IT applications and recommend new or improved interfaces and improved management tools that meet new requirements, or improve management effectiveness and efficiency. Perform maintenance and technical support for Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wide Area Networks (WAN) that are outside the cognizance of the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI). Modify, implement and maintain web-based information systems and links. Develop website structure, prepare documentation for population, implement and maintain web sites. Conduct IA analyses, develop, recommend, and implement, monitor, update, and maintain, IA practices, procedures, equipment, algorithms, and hardware that are outside the cognizance of NMCI. This category also provides systems engineering and technical support for establishment, test, upgrade, and operational support of systems, networks, workstations and support equipment hardware and software that are outside the cognizance of NMCI. Functional areas that are included under the Program Management Services category include but, are not limited to the following examples:
- Financial Analysis and Budget Support
- Quality Assurance (QA) Support
- Functional and Direct Programmatic Administrative Support
- Professional Development and Training Support
- Analytical and Organizational Assessment Support
- Database Administrators
- Public Affairs and Multimedia Support
- Logistics Support
- Configuration Management (CM) Support
- Information System (IS) Development, Information Assurance (IA), and Information Technology (IT) Support
- Computer Systems Analysts
TASK ORDER PROCESS
One or more Task Orders (TOs) may be issued during the performance period of this contract. All Task Orders are competitively solicited in the SeaPort Portal. There is no direct ordering or sole source. The Contractor agrees to accept and perform orders issued by the Task Order Contracting Officer within the scope of this agreement. It is understood and agreed that the Government has no obligation to issue any orders except the minimum order. The minimum obligation under this contract is $500 and shall be placed at time of award of the MAC.
In the event of any inconsistency between any TO and the contract, the contract shall control. In accordance with the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act (FASA) and FAR 16.505(b), the Task Order Contracting Officer will give all awardees a "fair opportunity" to be considered for each order in excess of $3,500.
Competitive Ordering Process
- Pre-solicitation and solicitation: All active IDIQ holders will receive notification of the posting of each proposed TO at the time a proposed TO is posted to the SeaPort Portal. All proposed TOs will incorporate all terms of the IDIQ contract unless otherwise specified in the proposed TO. In addition, the proposed TO will include:
- All known information including Sections B through H of the task order (Line Items, statement of work or objectives, packaging and marking information, data rights, inspection and acceptance of the services, period of performance, security, government property/information to be provided and other relevant information.)
- The means and time for the IDIQ holders to respond expressing interest and providing appropriate information.
- Specific instructions for the means of responding to the TO request, including but not limited to, oral interviews, reverse auctions, written responses summarizing technical and price approaches, submission of proposals, the selection criteria factors, the factors’ order of importance and other information deemed appropriate.
- Restricted Competition: During the Fair Opportunity Process the Government may: conduct unrestricted competition; elect to restrict competition for Task Orders totally to Small Businesses, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB), Women-Owned Small Businesses, 8(a) Businesses, or HubZone Businesses. The Task Order solicitation will notify offerors of the restricted competition decision.
To be eligible as a Small Business, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Women-Owned Small Business, 8(a) Business, or HubZone Business during the competitive ordering process, the Offeror must have had that status at the time of Task Order proposal submission. For Task Order solicitations competition restrictions for Small Business, Women-Owned Small Business, or 8(a) Businesses, the Prime Contractor must perform at least 50% of the Work (See FAR 52.219-14). For HubZone competition restriction, at least 50% of the work will be performed by the Prime Contractor or other HubZone Small Business concerns (See FAR 52.219.3). If a Task Order Solicitation is competition restricted for Service Disabled Veterans Owned Small Business, at least 50% of the effort will be performed by the Prime Contractor or other Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business concerns (See FAR 52.219-27). In accordance with FAR 16.505(a)(8), no protest under FAR Subpart 33.1 is authorized in connection with PCO decisions regarding fair opportunity or the issuance of a TO under this contract, except for a protest on the grounds that a TO increases the scope, period, or maximum value of the contract.
- Responses: Awardees will be provided an adequate time to prepare and submit responses based on the estimated dollar value and complexity of the proposed TO. The due date shall be set forth in each proposed TO. Responses will be streamlined and succinct to the extent practical based on the dollar value and complexity of the work. All proposals, including those offered by the Prime contractor and their subcontracts, shall be submitted exclusively through the SeaPort Portal. Responses will not be a proposal as defined in FAR 15, but only sufficient information to be considered in accordance with FAR 16.
- Evaluation: The ordering activity issuing the solicitation will evaluate responses against selection criteria contained in the proposed TO. Individual task order selection criteria will be included in particular task order solicitation. The weight of factors will be identified in a task order solicitation. Upon completion of evaluations, the PCO will issue a TO to the awardee whose proposal is most advantageous to the Government under the selection criteria set forth in the TO. The Task Order Contracting Officer will notify the IDIQ holders of the selection decision.
Each individual TO may be cost reimbursable, fixed price (FP), or any combination of the two. All Task Orders shall be issued electronically via the SeaPort Portal.
The Contractor is not authorized to commence task performance prior to issuance of a signed TO that has been funded.
Task Funding Restrictions
TOs shall either be funded at the time of award or awarded under the authority provided within Section I Clause 52.232-18, entitled, “Availability of Funds”.
Orders may be issued by any Contracting Officer from Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval Air Systems Command, Space and Naval Warfare Command, Naval Supply Systems Command, Military Sealift Command, Strategic Systems Programs, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Office of Naval Research, and the United States Marine Corps from contract award through the end of the ordering period, specified in Section F. The period of performance for a Task Order can be up to 5 years.
AAC SeaPort NxG Points of Contact:
Director of Contracts
Vice President - Operations