Infrastructure Vulnerabilities

Agency: Department of the Navy
State: District of Columbia
Level of Government: Federal
  • A - Research and development
Opps ID: NBD00159442829912575
Posted Date: Sep 30, 2017
Due Date: Oct 13, 2017
Solicitation No: NRL-17-R-SR01
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Special Notice
Synopsis :
Added: Sep 28, 2017 5:49 pm

Special Notice

This is a Request for Information (RFI) and neither a request for formal Request for Proposals (RFP) nor for quotes. The Government will not reimburse any costs associated with the development and submission of materials in response to this request. There is no solicitation available at this time. However, should such a requirement materialize, no basis for claims against NRL shall arise as a result of a response to this Sources Sought notice or NRL's use of such information as either part of our evaluation process or in developing specifications for any subsequent requirement.


The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Chemistry Division is searching for potential sources to provide support for the analysis of infrastructure vulnerabilities due to environmental aging and degradation, ecological damage, and hostile action. NRL is tasked to (1) analyze how major facilities are vulnerable, and (2) possible actions in response to such weaknesses, including investigation of new capabilities.

This requirement will provide support for infrastructure vulnerabilities in the following industries:

1. Transportation logistics;
2. Electric Power;
3. Coal, oil, gas, and bulk chemicals; and
4. Telecommunication systems.

The requirement contains a separate research task, on materials and chemistry of other military systems. It is comprised of the following topics:

1. blast, shrapnel, and bullet protection composites;
2. corrosion;
3. nanometer scale metal clusters;
4. high energy laser materials;
5. self-decontaminating or antifouling systems.

In order to aid industry in evaluating their ability to perform the requirement, the following document has been attached and is provided herein this RFI:

1. Draft Statement of Work (SOW) - Infrastructure Vulnerability, which is subject to change.


The NRL asks that interested parties, at a minimum, supply the following information:

Contact Information
a) Name of Company and Point of Contact (POC)
b)Telephone Number, Fax Number, Address and e-mail address of POC
c) Business Size and number of employees
d) Suggested NAICS code for this effort

Technical Information
a) List of capabilities/resources relevant to the required tasks
b) A list of job titles and qualifications the contractor suggests for this effort.

Pricing and Schedule Information
NRL is requesting interested contractors to provide Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) estimate of costs.

Please provide a list of assumptions, if any, which were considered in formulating the response.

Submission of Information
It is requested that the above information be provided no later than 5:00pm EST 13 October 2017. Responses shall be e-mailed to with the title
"RFI NRL-17-R-SR01".

Please consult the list of document viewers if you cannot open a file.
Request for Information
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Request for Information
Posted Date:
September 28, 2017
Description: Draft Statement of Work
Contracting Office Address :
4555 Overlook Ave. S.W.
Washington, District of Columbia 20375
Place of Performance :
Naval Research Laboratory

Washington, District of Columbia 20375
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Stesnie Ridley,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 2024046710


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