Army Rapid Capability Office (RCO) Broad Agency Announcement

Grant Name
Army Rapid Capability Office (RCO) Broad Agency Announcement
U.S. Department of Defense
Country or Region
United States
Research Field
Social Sciences, Political Science and International Relations
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction
March 23, 2023
Grant Size
Up to 50,000,000 USD
Contact Info
Non-profit Organizations, Academic Institutions
Grant Number
This Broad Agency Announcement (BAA), W56JSR-18-S-0001, is sponsored by the Army Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO). The RCO serves to expedite critical capabilities to the field to meet Combatant Commanders’ needs. The Office enables the Army to experiment, evolve, and deliver technologies in real time to address both urgent and emerging threats while supporting acquisition reform efforts. The RCO executes rapid prototyping and initial equipping of capabilities, particularly in the areas of cyber, electronic warfare, survivability and positioning, navigation and timing (PNT), as well as other priority projects that will enable Soldiers to operate and win in contested environments decisively. This BAA is an expression of interest only and does not commit the Government to make an award or pay proposal preparation costs generated in response to this announcement. Questions concerning the receipt of your submission should be directed: Technical questions will be sent to the appropriate Technical Points of Contact (TPOC), topic authors, and/or Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to request clarification of their areas of interest. No discussions are to be held with offerors by the technical staff after proposal submission without permission of the Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG) Contracting Officer.

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