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Do business with the NCI Agency: A look ahead


By the end of 2021, the NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency plans to put on the market more than 500 million EUR worth of business for industry to bid on.

All business opportunities the Agency is planning to put on the market in 2020-2021 are highlighted below.

Click here for current open opportunities, where a Notification of Intent (NOI), Invitation for Bids (IFB) or Request for Quotations (RFQ) has been released.

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Here are highlights of what we are planning to put on the market in 2020-2021.

Air and Missile Defence Command and Control (AMDC2)

Ballistic Missile Defense - System Engineering and Integration (SE&I)

Provide Air Command and Control System (ACCS) Software Based Element (ASBE) Voice Communication Equipment (VCE) to Albania, Croatia, Slovakia and Slovenia

Re-organize and modernise existing Ship-Shore-Ship-Buffer system in the United Kingdom, Greece and Netherlands

  • € 37,431,259
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q4 2020

Ballistic Missile Defense Integration Test Bed (ITB) Build 6 Open Framework Services (OFS)

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Command and Control (C2)

Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Functional Services (CBRN FS) Increment 1

  • € 21,500,000
    • Basic scope: Capability delivery (15 million EUR)
    • Evaluated options: 5 years O&M (6.5 million EUR)
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q1 2021

Provision of Functional Services for the NATO Joint Targeting System (NJTS) Project

Implement Increment 2 of the NATO Common Operational Picture (NCOP)

  • € 5,300,000
    • Work Package 4: Implementation to Core Sites
    • Work Package 7: Implementation to additional sites
  • NOI released on 27 February 2020
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q2 2020

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Core Enterprise Services (CES)

Provide Information Administration Services and Upgrade NATO Information Portal (IAS)

  • € 16,100,000
    • Basic scope: Capability delivery (9.6 million EUR)
    • Evaluated options: 5 years O&M (6.5 million EUR)
  • NOI released on 20 Dec 2019
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q2 2020

Technical Refresh of Balkans IT Infrastructure

Provision of Information Exchange Gateway (IEG-C) between NATO Secret and Mission Secret Domains Project IEG-C

Print, Scan and Copy services (2021-2023 period of performance)

  • € 4,000,000
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q2 2020

Procure and sustain Cryptographic Situational Awareness

  • € 2,200,000
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q2 2021

Crisis Urgent Requirement (CUR) 1722 (International Security Assistance Force data) Stage 2 – analysis

  • € 1,500,000
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q3 2020

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NATO Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)

CIS Security Services Area A Tech Refresh- Technology Refresh - Work Package 1

  • € 47,000,000
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q2 2021

High-speed network encryption

  • € 45,000,000
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q3 2021

Key and Certificate Management

  • € 22,000,000
  • IFB/RFQ - Q1 2021

CIS Security Services Area B security enhancements - Refresh of Cyber Defence Situational Awareness (CDSA)

  • € 9,200,000
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q2 2021

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Education and Training (E&T)

Provide Education Training Exercise and Evaluation Functional Services for Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD)

  • € 10,353,967

  • Four different Work Packages and Contracts:
    • Work Package 1 Joint Exercise Management Model Enhancement (2.3 million EUR, International Competitive Bidding Best Value)
    • Work Package 2 Air and Missile Defence Simulation (4.4 million EUR)
    • Work Package 3 BMD Exercise Information Management Portal (0.5 million EUR, BOA competition)
    • Work Package 4 Operational Assurance and Test (3.1 million EUR)
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q1 2021

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Joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (JISR)

Intelligence Functional Services (INTEL-FS) - Spiral 2 and Ballistic Missile Defence functions in INTEL-FS

  • € 21,300,000
    • Basic scope (15.8 million EUR) : Two contracts, each with a separate and distinct scope: (a) for the ""Front-end"", or User Interfaces, for the Intel-FS capability; (b) to deliver the ""Back-end"" data management and integration with other systems.
    • Evaluated Options: 5 years O&M (5.5 million EUR)
  • NOI released on 27 August 2019
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q2 2020

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Directorate Service Operations (CSU Brussels)

Level 3 IT Support for New NATO Heaquarters (NNHQ) infrastructure (2022-2025 period of performance)

  • € 8,000,000
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q2 2021

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Network Services and IT Infrastructure (NSII)

Provide Dual-band Transportable Satellite Ground Terminals (TSGTs) for Deployable Communications and Information Systems (DCIS) (Work Package 1)

  • € 56,513,557
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q4 2020

Provide SATCOM Ground Segment Electronic Protective Measures (EPM) Modem System

  • € 22,288,006
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q4 2020

Provide SATCOM Management and Control Capability (Work Package 1)

  • € 18,732,187
  • IFB/RFQ release - 2021

Provide SATCOM Ground Segment Baseband Systems (SGSBS)

  • € 13,047,389
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q4 2020

Broadcast, Maritime Rear Link and Ship Shore (BRASS) Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) - Implementation Support for Latvia

  • € 10,000,000
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q4 2021

Provide Multiband Deployable Satellite Ground Terminals (DSGT) Pool - COTS (Work Package 1)

  • € 8,844,071
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q4 2020

Installation and ancillaries for the fixed radios (Work Package 2)

  • € 3,870,056
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q2 2021

Provide Multiband Man-Pack Terminals and Satellite Communications On The Pause (SOTP)

  • € 3,221,000
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q3 2021

Data Transmission Kits (Work Package 3)

  • € 2,327,458
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q2 2021

Wireless Centralised Management Interface

  • € 1,479,964
  • IFB/RFQ release - Q1 2021

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Agency Wide

The Enterprise Frequent and Swift Transaction (e-FAST) Contracts Programme for the Provision of Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Hardware and Associated Support

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