The Air Force is expected to release the final solicitation for the Base Infrastructure Modernization (BIM) Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract on Friday, March 22, 2024. This $12.5-billion IDIQ aims to upgrade network infrastructures at bases worldwide. The contract spans 10 years, including a five-year base period and a five-year option.

At a Glance: BIM IDIQ Overview

  • Scope of Work: Modernization of Base Area Networks, including both Nonsecure Internet Protocol Router (NIPR) and Secure Internet Protocol Router (SIPR) networks.
  • Number of Awardees: Minimum of 5 awards for 8(a) firms, plus a minimum of 3 awards each for HUBZone, Women-Owned Small Business, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, and General Small Business categories.
  • NAICS Code: 517111 (Wired Telecommunications Carriers)
  • Size Standard: 1,500 Employees
  • Issuing Agency: Air Force Materiel Command, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, C3I Networks Directorate, Enterprise IT and Cyber Infrastructure Division, Base Infrastructure Branch (AFLCMC/HNIB).

Volume Organization and Requirements:

  • Volume 1: Contracting Information
  • Volume 2: Experience and Clearance – Divided into two factors:
  • Factor 1: Prior Experience Attachment
  • Factor 2: Facility Clearance Attachment
  • Volume 3: Technical Proposal
  • Subfactor 1: Global Management Support Plan (20 pages) – Outlines a strategy for global project management, emphasizing the ability to handle transformational tasks across multiple locations.
  • Subfactor 2: Task Order Support Plan (35 pages) – Details A comprehensive plan for executing a sample task order, demonstrating the solution’s feasibility, innovation, and alignment with BIM IDIQ objectives.
  • Volume 4: Small Business Participation

How OST Global Solutions Elevates Your Proposal Strategy

With our proven track record in preparing winning proposals under tight deadlines, OST Global Solutions can support your proposal bid at any level. Our team of experts will work closely with your Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to craft a proposal that not only meets the Air Force’s stringent requirements but also stands out among the competition.

Our services include:

  • Request for Proposal (RFP) and other Government solicitation analyses
  • Bid or no-bid decision validation
  • Annotated outline development
  • Win themes development to give you an edge over the competition
  • Proposal management, writing, graphics, desktop publishing, pricing, orals
  • Proposal reviews: Pink, Red, Gold, Read Aloud, Pre-Submission (White Glove)
  • Just-in-time training throughout the process to address gaps and advance skills

OST Global Solutions is a professional business development consulting firm. We have extensive experience in winning large, strategic bids. We can provide capture and proposal teams to develop a complete, winning proposal. Or we can provide consultants on a case-by-case basis to fill gaps on your business development team. Our services consist of team identification/negotiation, capture management, win strategy consulting, proposal management, pricing, color reviews, proposal writing, editing, and desktop publishing.

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