BAA NUMBER: FA8750-21-S-7001

This announcement is for an Open, 2 Step BAA which is open and effective until 01 Dec 2025. Only white papers will be accepted as initial submissions; formal proposals will be accepted by invitation only. While white papers will be considered if received prior to 6:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on 01 Dec 2025, the following submission dates are suggested to best align with projected funding:

FY21 by 05 Apr 2021
FY22 by 30 Sep 2021
FY23 by 30 Sep 2022
FY24 by 30 Sep 2023
FY25 by 30 Sep 2024
FY26 by 30 Sep 2025

Offerors should monitor the Contract Opportunities on the Beta SAM website at in the event this announcement is amended.

CONCISE SUMMARY OF TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENT: Seeking innovative, next-generation technologies to achieve cyber superiority to integrate and transition into warfighting capabilities.
This BAA is a follow-on to FA8750-18-S-7002.

BAA ESTIMATED FUNDING: Total funding for this BAA is approximately $975M. Individual awards will not normally exceed 60 months with dollar amounts normally ranging from $100K to $99M. There is also the potential to make awards up to any dollar value as long as the value does not exceed the available BAA ceiling amount.

ANTICIPATED INDIVIDUAL AWARDS: Multiple Awards are anticipated.

TYPE OF INSTRUMENTS THAT MAY BE AWARDED: Procurement contracts, grants, cooperative agreements or other transactions (OT) depending upon the nature of the work proposed. In the event that an Other Transaction for Prototype agreement is awarded as a result of this competitive BAA, and the prototype project is successfully completed, there is the potential for a prototype project to transition to award of a follow-on production contract or transaction. The Other Transaction for Prototype agreement itself will also contain a similar notice of a potential follow-on production contract or agreement.

AGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION: All white paper submissions and any questions of a technical nature shall be directed to the cognizant Technical Point of Contact (TPOC) as specified below (unless otherwise specified in the technical area):

Walter Karas
525 Brooks Rd
Rome, NY 13441-4505
Telephone: (315)330-2625

Questions of a contractual/business nature shall be directed to the cognizant contracting officer, as specified below:
Amber Buckley
Emails must reference the solicitation (BAA) number and title of the acquisition.

Pre-Proposal Communication between Prospective Offerors and Government Representatives: Dialogue between prospective offerors and Government representatives is encouraged. Technical and contracting questions can be resolved in writing or through open discussions. Discussions with any of the points of contact shall not constitute a commitment by the Government to subsequently fund or award any proposed effort. Only Contracting Officers are legally authorized to commit the Government.

Offerors are cautioned that evaluation ratings may be lowered and/or proposal rejected if proposal preparation (Proposal format, content, etc.) and/or submittal instructions are not followed.