This is a Request for Information (RFI), as defined in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 15.201(e). Army Contracting Command – Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG) in support of the Program Manager (PM) Intelligence Systems and Analytics (IS&A) Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), is conducting market research to identify commercial items to satisfy Intelligence Applications capabilities as defined in Background Section 2.0 below with additional supporting Draft Requirements Checklist available upon request. The Government invites all business and academic organizations to respond to this RFI notice.

This RFI is issued solely for information and planning purposes – it does not constitute a Request for Proposal (RFP) nor a promise to issue an RFP in the future. The Government may request additional information in the future; there is no intent to proceed with a procurement. Solicitations are not available at this time. Requests for a solicitation will not receive a response. This notice does not constitute a commitment by the United States Government to contract for any supply or service whatsoever. This RFI is not an authorization to begin work, and the Government will not pay any costs that contractors may incur in response to this RFI. Contractors are not required to respond to this announcement, but may do so at its own cost. The United States Government will not pay for information requested nor will it compensate any respondent for any cost incurred in developing information provided to the United States Government.

ACC-APG, on behalf of PM IS&A is posting this Request for Information (RFI) for the below:

The intelligence collection management application is a functional capability that supports the management and collection of intelligence from various sources. The collection management application will enable the user to plan requirements and assess collection in an automated fashion. This application streamlines both the information requirements and recommended collection asset validation processes resulting in a digital information collection plan and supporting information collection synchronization matrix. These digital collection frameworks enable rapid Commander’s Critical Information Request (CCIR) and Priority Intelligence Request (PIR) entry capture along with associated indicators and specific information requirements. The application enables vectored and dynamically updated collection asset management and tasking, enhancing battlespace awareness and situational understanding of a threat’s current operational capabilities and potential threat force application/course of action (COA).

For details please read the attachment in this posting. Supporting Draft Requirements Checklist available upon request.

The supporting document, e.g., the Requirements Checklist, for this RFI is marked as Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). To obtain a copy, send an email with your organization name, address, and CAGE Code to usarmy.apg.peo-iews.mbx.pm-isa-intel-apps-vendor-responses@mail.mil

Responses to this RFI are due no later than 1700 EDT on 3 January 2022 and will be in the form of a white paper. Responses must address the information set forth below and in any relevant attachment(s). The white paper shall not exceed 3 pages, not including cover sheet or cover letter, plus the Requirements Checklist and Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) estimate.