Status Report

Technical Services in Support of NIST Low and Medium Background Infrared Facilities

By SpaceRef Editor
July 10, 2003
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General Information

  • Document Type: Presolicitation Notice
  • Solicitation Number: SB1341-03-R-0039
  • Posted Date: Jul 09, 2003
  • Original Response Date: Aug 18, 2003
  • Original Archive Date: Sep 02, 2003
  • Current Archive Date:
  • Classification Code: A — Research & Development
  • Set Aside: Total Small Business

Contracting Office Address

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Acquisition and Logistics Division, 100 Bureau Drive, Building 301, Room B129, Mail Stop 3571, Gaithersburg, MD, 20899-3571


The National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) has an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) requirement for technical services in support of the NIST Background Infrared Facility and the Medium Background Facilities in the Optical Technology Division. This type of services required include (1) labor in the following categories: Senior PhD Scientists, PhD Scientists, Senior MA/MS Scientists, MA/MS Scientists, Senior Scientists, Scientists, Senior Technical Assistants, and /or Technical Assistants; and (2) research and service assistance utilizing Government furnished laboratory equipment and facilities to accomplish tasks for NASA and DOD in the areas of (a) Operation and maintenance of the Medium Background Infrared Facility, (b) Operation and maintenance of the Low Background Infrared Facility, (c) Operation and maintenance of the Optical Properties of Materials Facility, (d) Operation and maintenance of infrared transfer radiometers required of NIST by other government agencies such as NASA and DOD. A detailed Statement of Work (SOW) will be available in the solicitation package. The period of performance will be twelve (12) months from the date of contract award, with the option to extend for four (4) 12-month periods. This requirement is 100% small business set-aside. The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code is 541710, with a size standard of 500 employees. All interested small business firms may submit a proposal, which shall be considered by the agency. The competitive solicitation, solicitation amendments, and all questions and answers related to this procurement will be made available via the Internet at The solicitation, SB1341-03-R-0039, is anticipated for release to the vendor community on or about July 18, 2003 and will only be available via the Internet at the above web site. Potential offerors are responsible for accessing the web site. Interested parties must respond to the solicitation in order to be considered for award of any resultant contract. There is no written solicitation document available, telephone requests will not be honored, and no bidders list will be maintained. Potential offerors are requested to direct all questions via email to See Notes 1 and 26.

Original Point of Contact

Sandra Febach, Sup. Contracting Officer, Phone (301) 975-6326, Fax (301) 975-8884, Email – Romena Moy, Contract Specialist, Phone (301) 975-4999, Fax (301) 975-8884, Email

Place of Performance

Address: 100 Bureau Drive Gaithersburg, Maryland

Postal Code: 20882

Country: USA

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