The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) is expected to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber and Intelligence (C5I) Service Center (CG-68) Program Management Support contract in Q4. Valued between $20 million and $50 million, this contract offers a substantial opportunity for businesses specializing in telecommunications engineering, cybersecurity, and advanced technology support.

Key Information and Dates:

  • Estimated Solicitation Release Date: December 14, 2024
  • Anticipated Award Date: Q4 FY2025
  • Contract Value: $20 million to $50 million
  • Contract Type: Firm Fixed Price
  • Competition Type: 8(a) Set-Aside

Scope of Work:

The C5I Service Center is tasked with delivering technical solutions to support all operational missions and business processes within the Coast Guard. The contract encompasses a variety of services, including:

  • Telecommunications Engineering and LAN Support: Design, installation, and repair of communication systems, including fiber optic, copper, wireless IP distribution systems, and various antenna types.
  • Enhanced Communications Management: Support for inside and outside cable plants, radio frequency cabling, and other communication equipment.
  • Technical and Engineering Support: Emergency restoration services, relocation, and planning services for communication systems, and more.

Technological Focus:

The C5I Service Center is committed to modernizing command and control systems, enhancing cybersecurity measures, and integrating advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and zero-trust architecture. This focus is part of a broader effort to transition the Coast Guard into a data-centric service, ensuring reliable and resilient infrastructure.

How OST Global Solutions Can Help:

At OST Global Solutions, we specialize in guiding businesses through the complexities of government contracts. Our comprehensive services include:

Capture Management: Tailored strategies to identify and secure the best teams.

Proposal Development: Crafting clear, compelling, and compliant proposals.

Technical Writing and Editing: Ensuring precision and persuasiveness in every document.

Review and Quality Assurance: Conducting thorough color reviews to perfect your submission.

OST Global Solutions is a professional business development consulting firm with extensive experience supporting large, strategic bids like C5I. We offer comprehensive services including team identification/negotiation, capture management, proposal management, color reviews, proposal writing, editing, and desktop publishing.

Contact us today to discuss how we can assist you in developing a winning proposal for the C5I Program Management Support contract.

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