Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Boosting Innovative GEOINT (BIG) Topic Area 10

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Boosting Innovative GEOINT (BIG) Topic Area 10

Solicitation Number: HM0476-16-BAA-0001_Topic10

Agency: Other Defense Agencies
Office: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Location: OCSI - IT Infrastructure & Data Storage



The BIG BAA solicits ideas for Topic Area 10, Amendment 10 - SOM Automation

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) intends to award multiple Firm-Fixed Price contracts under Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) HM0476-16-BAA-0001 for Boosting Innovative GEOINT (BIG) efforts. This will be a two-step BAA. Step One is to submit a White Paper by the topics' due date/time. White Papers that are determined to be technically acceptable as evaluated against criteria published in this BAA will receive a Request for Proposal (RFP) from an NGA Contracting Officer, which is Step Two.

NGA welcomes all innovative and actionable White Papers that will enhance and accelerate Boosting Innovative GEOINT Analysis.  All awards will be based on merit competition.  NGA's goal is to make awards under various research topic areas.  The NAICS code for this procurement includes 54171, Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering and Life Sciences, but other NAICS codes may apply as well. NGA encourages small businesses and universities to procure under this BAA. NGA also strongly encourages and accepts White Papers from collaboration of entities (industry and industry, industry and university, university and university, etc.) because research in multidisciplinary Topic Areas my require forming teams with strengths in multiple science and engineering fields.

Topic 10 has a Classified Addendum found on the ARC NGA_OCS_BIG BAA TOPIC 10 tab.

Unclassified questions must be submitted to the Contracting Specialist with a copy to the Contracting Officer. Classified questions regarding this BAA must be submitted via the ARC Q&A sub-tab of the Topic 10 tab. 

Questions are due no later than 26 June 2018, 11:59AM ET

White Papers due no later than 16 July 2018, 11:59AM ET