Pentagon Force Protection Agency to award contract for EMS support

The Washington Headquarters Service's Acquisition Directorate, through the Pentagon Force Protection Agency's Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear & Explosive Directorate, recently announced it itends to award a contract for the support of External Modeling Systems.

The contract recipient will be responsible for providing support services to the EMS, including the measurement of complex winds in complex terrain, such as dense buildings, highly advanced sensor systems to sense the atmosphere, the replication of airborne plumes and indoor/outdoor airflow systems and the development of climate control systems during extreme temporal and spatial incidents.

The WHS called for a Request for Proposal, HQ0034-14-R-0032, under FAR Part 15, Contracting by Negotiation on an unrestricted basis. The contract is expected to be a hybrid, with a firm fixed price and sever no fee cost reimbursement line materials. It is expected to have a 12-month base period, with four additional 12-month options.

Applicants to be considered must be registered in the System for Award Management and can do so online.

The PFPA is a subsidiary of the Department of Defense and is responsible for the safety of the Pentagon, Navy Annex and the facilities within the Pentagon's jurisdiction. The PFPA is the defense leader, ensuring the safety of the National Capital Region facilities through effective threat preparedness and response plans, Global Biodefense reports.