Up to $24M to American Systems for SPAWAR IT Security Services
American Systems Corporation in Chantilly, VA, won a $14.5 million indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract with a cost-plus-fixed-fee pricing arrangement to provide security engineering services to the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) for secure computer and network operations. The contract contains 4 options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $24 million.
American Systems will performed the work at its facility in San Diego (15%) and at government ship and shore facilities worldwide (85%). The period of performance of the base award is from Aug 7/09 through Aug 6/14. This contract was competitively procured via publication on the FedBizOpps website (under solicitation N66001-09-R-0014), and posted to the SPAWAR e-Commerce Central website, with 4 offers received by SSC Pacific (N66001-09-D-0014).
The contract will encompass an array of security engineering, technical, managerial and logistics support, certification and accreditation, and information assurance (IA) related taskings…
Under this contract, American Systems will provide specialized security engineering services to perform architecture design, analysis, testing, user training, certification, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) security product analysis and evaluation, product integration and implementation, specialized network configuration and sustainment support functions, including those for the current and follow-on generation of security devices/products used in US Navy networks. In addition, this contract supports integrated circuit design and testing for analog, digital and radio frequency applications.
The work will also include: developing, implementing and testing computer network defense measures; performing (for preventing and measuring) computer network attack; developing and improving wireless computing security; developing, implementing and maintaining cross domain solutions; system security and certification related test, evaluation, and documentation; the development and execution of risk and vulnerability assessments; all aspects of information system certification and accreditation; system and security engineering to evaluate commercial IA products; Joint and service level acquisition research and engineering; and developing, updating and performing IA associated training.