Aptima Awarded $18.4M
Aptima Inc. has been awarded an $18,400,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee, five-year Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase III indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of services relating to research and data collection on methods to measure student performance and design and developing an adaptive performance measurement framework for the Center for Surface Combat Systems. This contract combines purchases for the Navy (25 percent); and the governments of Japan (50 percent) and Australia (25 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program. At the end of the contract, each country will receive the same intellectual property and/or material. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (67 percent); Arlington, Virginia (13 percent); Woburn, Massachusetts (12 percent); Salt Lake City, Utah (4 percent); Billings, Montana (3 percent); and Dayton, Ohio (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by August 2023. FMS funding in the amount of $988,482 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
This contract was not competitively procured, in accordance with 10 U.S. Code § 2304(c)(5) as implemented by Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-5 (Authorized or Required by Statute — applies to SBIR Phase III awards). The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N00178-18-D-9003).