The U.S. Army has issued the final solicitation for its Design, Development, Demonstration, and Integration II (D3I2) Domain 2 contract vehicle, an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), that aims to enhance the Army’s capabilities in several critical defense areas, including space, missile defense, and high-altitude operations. D3I2 has an estimated ceiling value of $2 billion and is set aside for small businesses only.

Questions on the Request for Proposals (RFP) are due January 18, and proposals are due February 27.

D3I2 Domain 2: An Overview

D3I2 Domain 2 aims to fill a critical gap in the Army’s capabilities, ensuring advancements in strategic deterrence; global strike; intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR); and combating weapons of mass destruction (WMD). It encompasses:

  • Research and Development: Conducts research for the development of hardware components and software solutions, particularly for space, high altitude, and missile defense applications.
  • Testing and Integration: Involves testing and integration of prototypes into systems for operational deployment, emphasizing practical and field-relevant applications.
  • Evolutionary Development: Follows a “Concept to Combat” philosophy, supporting the development of systems from conceptual stages through to combat deployment.

Focus Areas

The program is divided into two Technical Support Areas (TSA):

TSA 1 – Warfighter Capabilities Enhancement: This part of the program targets technology advancements for bridging capability gaps and achieving significant military advantages. This includes:

  • Advanced Technologies: Development of technologies that address capability gaps and provide a significant leap ahead in military advantage.
  • Cyber and Electronic Warfare: Solutions for cyber defense and electronic warfare to protect and ensure the integrity of military communications and operations.
  • Directed Energy Components: Research and development of high energy laser and high-power microwave systems.
  • Surveillance and Reconnaissance Technologies: Advanced systems for monitoring, gathering intelligence, and conducting reconnaissance.
  • Counter-Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) Technology: Tools and technologies to detect and neutralize IED threats.
  • Position, Navigation, and Timing Systems: Technologies to ensure accurate and reliable positioning and timing information for military operations.

TSA 2 – Data Systems Transformation: This support area represents the Army’s push towards harnessing the power of advanced information technologies to gain a strategic edge in data exploitation, situational awareness, and decision-making in various operational contexts. It includes:

  • Data and Information Systems: Development of systems for managing and utilizing large sets of data effectively.
  • Cloud Computing: Solutions for secure, scalable, and efficient cloud computing resources.
  • Cybersecurity: Advanced cybersecurity measures to protect data and systems from threats.
  • Big Data Analytics: Tools for analyzing large and complex datasets to extract useful information and insights.
  • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning: AI and machine learning technologies to enhance decision-making processes and operational efficiency.
  • Quantum Computing: Research and development in quantum computing to solve complex computational problems.

OST Global Solutions

As your strategic partner, OST Global Solutions can help you to navigate the complexities of the D3I2 Domain 2 program. We provide:

  • In-depth analysis and strategic positioning tailored to D3I2 Domain 2 requirements.
  • Expert guidance for TSA 1 and TSA 2 challenges.
  • Comprehensive support from concept to submission.

Collaborate with OST Global Solutions to ensure a compliant and compelling proposal.

OST Global Solutions is a professional business development consulting firm. We have extensive experience in winning large, strategic bids like D3I2 Domain 2. 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 related to D3I2 Domain 2 consist of proposal management, cost volume development, proposal writing, editing, graphics, and desktop publishing.

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