The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) on Wednesday issued a final request for proposals (RFP) for ENCORE III to provide information technology (IT) solutions to various offices in the Defense Department.

The ENCORE III contract provides technical solutions in support of the department’s migration to an integrated and interoperable Department of Defense Information Network (DODIN) as well as other federal agencies that have similar IT migration and integration needs.

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) logo. Image: U.S. Department of Defense
Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) logo. Image: U.S. Department of Defense

ENCORE III is a follow-on contract to ENCORE II and similarly will be a Multiple Award Contract (MAC). Individual task orders are to be used to perform 19 performance areas that form the basis for providing IT solutions for the development, installation, fielding, training, operation, and life-cycle management of components and systems in various Defense Department environments, the announcement posted to FedBizOpps said.

Those include combatant commands and their subordinate components, the military services, defense agencies, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and other Federal agencies.

The 19 performance areas include Enterprise IT Policy and Planning; Integrated Solutions Management; Process, Performance, and Strategic Benchmarking; Business Process Reengineering (BPR); Requirements Analysis; – Market Research and Prototyping; Information and Knowledge Management; Custom Application Development; Product Integration; Test and Evaluation (T&E); Asset Management; Network Support; Cyber Security Assessment, Authorization, and Authorization; Information Communications Technology; Computer-Telephony Integration (CTI); Web Services; Operations Support; IT Support Services; and Cloud Professional Services.

The contract is an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) type and is planned to award Fixed Price (FP) and Cost-Reimbursement (CR) type task orders. The amount of all orders placed against all contracts resulting from the solicitation is not to exceed a total of $15.5 billion over 10 years. It has a five-year base period of performance with five one-year options.

Responses are due by April 4.