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Presolicitation Notice - Research and Development services for the Navy Research Laboratory Space Science Division

January 24, 2014

Notice Type: Presolicitation Notice

Posted Date: 23-JAN-14

Office Address: Department of the Navy; Office of Naval Research; Naval Research Laboratory; 4555 Overlook Ave. S.W.Washington DC 20375

Subject: Research and Development services for the Navy Research Laboratory Space Science Division

Classification Code: A - Research & Development

Contact: Jeannine H. Beavers, Phone 2024043469, Email

Setaside: Total Small BusinessTotal Small Business

Place of Performance (address): 4555 Overlook Avenue, S.W., Washington , DC

Place of Performance (zipcode): 20375

Place of Performance Country: US

Description: Department of the Navy

Office of Naval Research

Naval Research Laboratory

The Naval Research Laboratory has a requirement for support in the of the Space Science Division for the formulation, design, development, fabrication, integration, testing, verification, operation, and data analysis of spaceflight and ground system hardware and software, including the development and validation of technologies to enable future science missions. The Contractor shall provide on/off-site multi-disciplinary scientific and engineering services, to perform services in all aspects of mission and instrument development and implementation for components, subsystems, systems, scientific instruments, observatories, launch, ground system, spacecraft, and suborbital craft (e.g., sounding rockets, UAVs, balloons, and aircraft), including Shuttle, Space Station, free-flying spacecraft, and suborbital payloads, as well as Ground Support Equipment (GFE), simulators, non-flight models and prototypes; candidate, feasibility, and systems definition studies; project planning, direction, and control; systems engineering; analysis; preliminary and detailed design; fabrication; assembly; integration and test; test and verification; calibration; test instrumentation; data systems management; launch and post-launch operations; research and technology unique to the intended use; phenomenology; data reduction; documentation; maintenance; sustaining engineering; configuration management; safety, reliability, and quality assurance (SR&QA); architectural trades; performance, cost, and risk assessment; and systems safety.

The period of performance will be one (1) year with Two(2) one-year options. TOP SECRET Facility and Personnel clearances shall be required prior to award. The work will primarily be performed on site at NRL, but will also be performed at contractor facilities. It is anticipated that only one award will result from this procurement. . NRL uses Electronic Commerce (EC) to issue Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and amendments to RFPs. Paper copies of the RFP will not be provided. This Solicitation will be set aside 100% for Small Business, responsible sources may submit a proposal, which will be considered by the agency. This solicitation and other business opportunities for NRL are available at our website The actual closing date for proposals will be stated in the solicitation when issued.


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