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US army to discuss details of DoD ABIS contract at industry day

 

The US Army Contracting Command – New Jersey (ACC-NJ) will host an industry day event on December 18 to provide and discuss information regarding the upcoming procurement of Department of Defense automated biometric identification system (DoD ABIS) sustainment services and service life extension.

Held on behalf of project manager (PM) of Department of Defense (DoD) Biometrics/Product Manager Biometrics Enabling Capability (PM BEC), the event will run from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm EST at the Timmerman Center; Building 5441 in Fort Dix, New Jersey.

The event will consist of a briefing with a question and answer period, which will address the details of the procurement for a system integrator to provide operations and maintenance support services, sustainment, enhancements and modifications of the existing DoD ABIS (version 1.2) as well as the development of the DoD ABIS 1.3 baseline.

The system integrator sustainment services and service life extension for DoD ABIS is across the areas of program management, system engineering, logistics management, sustainment services (system operations and maintenance), and service life extension (system development, engineering, and enhancement).

The requirement includes the design, development, test, integration and maintenance of the hardware and software baseline of the DoD ABIS.

The task order’s period of performance is expected to span a 12-month base period and four 12-month option periods.

PM BEC is tasked with carrying out the “system life cycle management responsibilities for the Army enterprise biometrics solution for ingesting, storing, processing, matching, sharing and managing over 18,000,000 national biometrics records for adversary and neutral/unknown/non-aligned population groups across the full range of military operations.”

These capabilities are provided by the existing DoD ABIS, which serves as the central, authoritative enterprise database for all biometrics data collected in the field from known and suspected terrorists, along with persons of interest to the agency.

This latest acquisition details the requirements for a system integrator to provide operations and maintenance support services, sustainment, integration of critical end-of-life upgrades, as well as any improvements and modifications required of the existing DoD ABIS with an omnibus solution to acquire a wide range of system support and IT services and solutions.

The contract is intended to support the current operational baseline system (DoD ABIS 1.2), as well as to implement a service life extension to address key component end-of-life issues resulting in a DoD ABIS 1.3 baseline.

The DoD ABIS database of biometrics data is used by US forces to identify their adversaries and determine how to respond based on scientific processing to support the military, homeland security missions and other assets across Department of Defense, Federal agencies, and international partners.

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