Navy. Research and development support services. Sol. N61339-98-R-0017. (CBD, April 2) The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division needs R&D support services that encompass basic research, applied research, advanced development, prototype development and technology transfer in areas such as simulation and training technology, individual and team training methodology, human cognition, performance measurement, tactical decision-making, embedded training, sensor simulation, optics, weapons simulation, aircrew training and virtual-environment technology. Multiple awards are possible. An updated draft statement of work should be available on the World Wide Web at www.ntsc.navy.mil/contract/procure.htm. Contact: Roxy R. Campos, Navy, Naval Air Warfare Center TSD, Code 27, 12350 Research Parkway, Orlando, Fla. 32826-3275, (407) 380-4784.
Defense Information Systems Agency. Defense Information Systems Network Management Support Services-Global (DNMSS-G). Sol. DCA200-98-R-0036. (CBD, April 2) (Note: This is a repeat of a synopsis originally published in the CBD on Feb. 27.) DISA's Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization was to issue a draft RFP for industry review and comment for DNMSS-G on or about April 1. The draft RFP should be available on the Web at www.ditco.disa.mil under DITCO News on the DITCO home page. Contact: Peter G. Smingler, Defense Information Systems Agency, 5113 Leesburg Pike, Room 428, Falls Church, Va. 22041, (703) 681-0526.
Transportation Department. Local-area network and help-desk support services. Sol. DTRS56-98-R-0003. (CBD, April 2) DOT's Research and Special Programs Administration (RSPA) needs on-site LAN and help-desk support services. This procurement is a 100 percent small-business set-aside. The contractor will be responsible for maintaining the RSPA LAN by providing a variety of services and equipment, such as computer room and telecommunications closets; planning, engineering and technical assistance; cable plant devices; file servers; and communications servers and software. The contractor will resolve problems with RSPA software applications, develop and maintain LAN standard operating procedures, maintain a backup of all file servers, install hardware and software, configure user application software and customize applications as directed. The contractor will be responsible for managing the Information Resource Management User Help Desk, providing all necessary support services and staffing on a full-time basis. The contract period is for one base year with options for up to four more years. The RFP will be available at www.rspa.dot.gov/contracts.html on or after April 17. Contact: Keith Maxwell, Transportation Department, Office of Contracts and Procurement, 400 Seventh St. S.W., Room 8321, Washington, D.C. 20590, (202) 366-4351.
Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA). Sources sought for desktop, laptop and server computer systems via lease. (CBD, April 2) This is a market survey only; no solicitation exists. DODEA is conducting market research to seek price and support information from sources capable of supplying Pentium-based desktop, laptop and server computer systems on a lease basis. Microsoft Corp. Windows NT operating software should be pre-installed.Contact: Connie Cox, Department of Defense Education Activity, Headquarters, Procurement Division, 4040 N. Fairfax Drive, Fourth Floor, Arlington, Va. 22203, (703) 696-3843, Ext. 1410.
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