BAA HSHQDC-15-R-B0002 will be open for five years from the date publicized. The strategy for a five-year BAA with the ability to make calls throughout the life of the BAA will allow for quick and efficient delivery of practical R&D services to generate potential solutions for each technical topic area. Periodically during the five years, individual calls for white papers or proposals responding to the specified RSD program research and development program technical topic area will be placed (via amendment advertised in FBO) against RSD BAA HSHQDC-15-R-B0002. Each call will (1) identify specific details regarding the call technical topic area, (2) identify submission instructions in addition to those outlined in the overarching 5-yr RSD BAA HSHQDC-15-R-B0002, and (3) contain a common cutoff date for submissions. The call details will be such that interested and capable contractors can tailor a response and provide a submission in response to the call.
This BAA solicitation (HSHQDC-15-R-B0008) is a call issued against Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science & Technology (S&T), Resilient Systems Division (RSD), 5-Year Broad Agency Announcement (BAA), HSHQDC-15-R-B0002. All terms and conditions of the DHS S&T RSD 5-Year BAA HSHQDC-15-R-B0002 apply to this solicitation unless otherwise noted herein. One of DHS S&T's Visionary Goals is titled Resilient Communities: Disaster-Proofing Society. This goal specifies that critical infrastructure be designed, built, and maintained to withstand naturally occurring and man-made disasters. Decision makers will have the ability to know when a disaster is coming; anticipate potential effects, and use already-in-place or rapidly deployable countermeasures and mitigation techniques to shield communities from negative consequences.Click Here To View Call Details