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Army to Seek Bids for Fort Gordon Cyber Hub Construction Project

cybersecurityThe Army Corps of Engineers plans to launch a competitive two-step bidding process for the construction of U.S. Army cyber command and joint force headquarters at Fort Gordon in Georgia.

A presolicitation notice posted Friday on FedBizOpps indicated that the Army will issue a firm-fixed-price contract for work to build a nonstandard command-and-control center for its cyberspace operations.

USACE said the building will employ sensitive compartmented information facility standards as well as intrusion detection, energy management and backup power systems.

The solicitation process is scheduled to start by Feb. 3, 2016, and will run through June 27.

The Army estimates the project cost ranges from $100 million to $250 million.

In a separate report, C4ISR & Networks quoted Ron Pontius, deputy to the commanding general of the Army’s cyber command, as saying he expects all 41 teams of the branch’s cyber mission force to achieve initial operating capability by the end of fiscal 2016.

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