SOCOM Notice

Solicitation Number


Notice Type

Sources Sought


Added: January 17, 2008

The purpose of this sources sought notice is to identify potential/possible sources throughout industry to fulfill the requirement described below. This notice is published for market research purposes only to identify interested parties. Responses to this sources sought notice will be used by the Government to determine how the solicitation will be issued (i.e. full and open competition or a set-aside). This notice invites all interested parties to submit the data listed below indicating their interest in supporting this requirement. Responses to this notice will NOT be considered as offers and will NOT be used by the Government to form a binding contract. Interested parties should submit their data as a pdf attachment to an email by 1:00 PM EST on 4 February 2008 to Responses shall include the complete name and address of the interested party, CAGE Code, DUNS Number, and the name, phone number and email address of at least one POC. Responses shall be no longer than one page.

The Government has a requirement for a range of web site products and services to support the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) in the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT). The contractor shall:

Develop, operate and maintain a minimum of six websites, in the directed languages and conceptual approaches approved by the Government;

Develop, operate and maintain websites tailored to influence foreign audiences per Government-approved Concepts of Operations (CONOPs), conceptual approaches and previously approved prototypes;

Provide full-service cultural knowledge, political, editorial, media, and information technology capabilities;

Identify, develop, obtain and maintain a network of native/indigenous content contributors with backgrounds in politics, academics, security, culture, entertainment, and other aspects of the GWOT, which appeal to identified foreign target audiences. This network of contributors must provide regular scheduled content and respond as required to emerging opportunities;

Develop obtain and maintain content for use on the websites;

Develop a plan that measures both performance and effectiveness to determine the market penetration, traffic to, and success of, each website;

Conduct continuous security monitoring of the websites;

Comply with all Department of Defense Information Assurance requirements, including response to event timeliness;

Continuously recommend and conduct, with Government approval, mass marketing efforts to establish brand name recognition, market presence, and capitalize on opportunities to promote the websites and to significantly increase penetration to the intended audience; and,

Establish, operate and maintain a password protected virtual collaboration system, or similar capability, that allows for 24 hours per day, seven days per week content sharing, review, modification, approval, and potential synchronization.

All contractor personnel shall hold a U.S. SECRET security clearance and be able to obtain a U.S.TOP SECRET clearance. Contractor will require access to both classified and unclassified government computer systems facilities. Contractor will be authorized to courier classified information up to the SECRET level in performance of official duties upon approval of and designation by the Government.

Contracting Office Address:

Other Defense Agencies, U.S. Special Operations Command, Headquarters Procurement Division, 7701 Tampa Point Blvd, MacDill AFB, FL, 33621-5323, UNITED STATES

Place of Performance:

7701 Tampa Point BlvdMacDill AFB

Point of Contact(s):

Amy Chauvin, (CTR) Contract Specialist, Phone 813-826-1145, Fax 813-826-7504, Email - Julia DeLoach, Contracting Officer, Phone 813-282-8795 X6103 , Fax 813-286-2264, Email 

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