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DIA Awards Contract for Scientific Computing Support

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Washington, Sept. 29, 2016 — COLSA Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (HHM402-16-D-0025) with an estimated contract ceiling of $103,000,000 over a five-year ordering period. The contract will provide scientific computing for analysis technical support to support the Defense Intelligence Agency's Missile and Space Intelligence Center (MSIC). MSIC, located in Huntsville, Alabama, responds to the technical intelligence requirements of Department of Defense planners and decision makers. This requirement is for analytical network, modeling and simulation computationally-intensive computer systems operations, High Performance Computer System operations (HPCS), and HPCS hardware and software maintenance. Performance of this small business contract will primarily take place in Alabama. The acquisition was solicited on the basis of full and open competition, and three proposals were received. To determine the contract award, a best value source selection was conducted in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation 15.3, source selection, and as supplemented by the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement. Estimated completion of the contract is Sept. 27, 2021. The Virginia Contracting Activity, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.