**For the purposes of Grants and Cooperative Agreements (i.e.
assistance vehicles), this is a closed BAA with Calls (that will come out in the form of Research Announcements).
Proposals for Grants and/or Cooperative Agreements will ONLY be considered in response to a specific Research Announcement
Call)** The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Pacific (SSC Pacific) is soliciting white papers and proposals in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 6. 102(d)(2), FAR 3 5. 016 and Department of Defense Grant and Agreement Regulations (DoDGARS) 2 2. 315(a) which provides for competitive selection of basic research, applied research, advanced technology development, and advanced component development and prototype (hereinafter referred to as research).
Submissions in response to this announcement shall be for areas relating to the advancement of Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities, enabling technologies for Information Operations and Cyber Operations, and Information Technology systems.
Accordingly, proposals selected for award are considered to be the result of full and open competition and fully compliant with PL 98-369, "The Competition in Contracting Act of 198 4. ” This BAA is for procurement contracts (hereinafter referred to as contracts), grants, cooperative agreements, and other transactions.
Proposed research should investigate unique and innovative approaches for defining and developing next generation integratable C4ISR capabilities and command suites.
If the Government anticipates awarding a grant or cooperative agreement, it will issue a Research Announcement during the effective period of this BAA; however to be eligible for specific Research Announcements, submissions must adhere to the specific provisions in the desired Research Announcement.
A Research Announcement topic will relate to one of the funding opportunities identified in Section I of the BAA.
Offers may only be submitted in response to a Research Announcement during the time period specified for acceptance of proposals.