Defense Systems Technical Area Tasks

User Agencies: DoD components, other Government agencies, industry and academia.
Contract Type: Multiple Award ID/IQ
Order Limits: $3 Billion contract ceiling
Website: DS TAT

Program Description
The DS TATs contract can be used to provide RDT&E services such as: Basic and Applied RDT&E activities; Military or similarly related operations; Development of doctrine, tactics or plans; Basic and Applied research carried out by industry, academia and other institutions.  DS TATs provides an advanced level of research and analysis to the DoD RDT&E and Acquisition communities.  It is the focal point for quick reaction development of Science and Technical Information (STI).

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Task Order Types: Cost Plus Fixed Fee, Fixed-Price
Period of Performance: June 2014 - June 2019
Processing Time: 6 - 9 months

Scope of Services
The scope of DS TATs spans many areas of expertise and includes any and all components required for developing Scientific and Technical Information (STI). These areas of expertise include, but are not limited to the following categories:

  • Advanced Materials
  • Directed Energy
  • Autonomous Systems
  • Energetics
  • Weapons Systems
  • Military Sensing
  • Survivability & Vulnerability
  • Non-Lethal Weapons


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