PANAMA CITY, FL--(Marketwired - October 27, 2016) - The Naval Surface Warfare Center - Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) released a pre-solicitation on Thursday, October 27, 2016 in which it outlined its need to locate a contractor who can provide Provide Rapid Innovative Operational Testing (RIOT) services.

These services, according to the pre-solicitation, must include, but are not limited to, conducting weapons systems research and development for the implementation of unmanned systems development such as integration, software development, command and control, technology assessment and evaluation, systems engineering, test and evaluation planning, and execution.

This requirement will include a variety of projects to study, analyze, advise, research, and develop deliverables to advance defense systems related scientific and technical information through the application of knowledge and resources in achieving the requesting activity's mission requirement.

The NSWC PCD intends to award the contract to a domestically owned company with a TS/SCI clearance, and anticipates awarding an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) supply type contract associated with Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF) completion effort within individual delivery orders.

The contract period of performance will be for five years, made up of one 12-month base period and four 12- month option periods.

The NSWC PCD will hold a pre-solicitation conference in Panama City, FL on November 15, 2016 for all interested parties. To attend the pre-solicitation conference, contractors mustRSVP prior to November 7, 2016. To RSVP, e-mail Contract Specialist Aaron Deich at and provide the name of the company, the company's Cage Code, and the number of seats needed.

The NSWC PCD anticipates making the full solicitation available in mid December 2016.

To receive the contract, contractors must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) database, and have as part of the Registration all current Representations and Certifications.

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