State Dept Plans 5-Year Device Tracking System Contract

The State Department wants an enterprise personnel tracking system for employees and their devices to replace its existing nine-year old tracking system, according to an Oct. 5 FedBizOpps notice.

A potential five-year contract would have a performance period of one base year and four option years.

The department’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security, Security Technology Office’s Personnel Tracking and Locator Section plans to use the system to protect federal employees traveling overseas and within the U.S., the notice says.

Requirements for the system include being device-agnostic and ability to aggregate collected data to different front end user systems, according to the notice.

The department also wants the personnel tracking and locator system to support commercial, PECOS-based, commercial Iridium, or Global Star based devices.

Selected contractors will also provide provide engineering and technical services including system installation, operational validation, maintenance and technical support.

Responses are due to the department Nov. 30.

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