Assured Timing for Critical Infrastructure

This BAA solicitation (HSHQDC-15-R-B0008) is a call issued against Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science & Technology (S&T), Resilient Systems Division (RSD), 5-Year Broad Agency Announcement (BAA), HSHQDC-15-R-B0002. All terms and conditions of the DHS S&T RSD 5-Year BAA HSHQDC-15-R-B0002 apply to this solicitation unless otherwise noted herein. One of DHS S&T’s Visionary Goals is titled Resilient Communities: Disaster-Proofing Society. This goal specifies that critical infrastructure be designed, built, and maintained to withstand naturally occurring and man-made disasters. Decision makers will have the ability to know when a disaster is coming; anticipate potential effects, and use already-in-place or rapidly deployable countermeasures and mitigation techniques to shield communities from negative consequences.