21CONS/PKC intends to issue a sole source request for proposal to S4, Inc for the Bridge Support necessary to provide NORAD and USNORTHCOM J6 (N&NC/J6) Cyberspace Warning and Operations Center (CWOC) Support from 6 February 2018 through 5 February 2019 if all options are exercised. This contract will be supported by a Justification and Approval (J&A) due to delays in the award of the follow-on effort being solicited through Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC).
The primary function of the NORAD and USNORTHCOM (N&NC) Cyberspace Warning and Operations Center(CWOC) is to lead, prioritize, and direct TheaterInformation Grid (TIG) assets and resources to ensure they are optimized to support N&NC assigned missions and operations, and to advise the Commander N&NC of the TIG's ability to support current and future operations. The N&NCCWOC currently consist of the DOD Information Network (DODIN)Section as well asDefensive Cyber Operations(DCO), both conducting 24/7/365 monitoring, reportingand analysis for the N&NC Command and Control Systems in support of missionobjectives. CWOC personnel require in-depth advisory and technical knowledge regarding Information Assurance and Defensive Cyber Operations(DCO), command, control, communications, and computers (C4), NORAD and USNORTHCOM deployable capabilities, cyber initiatives and potential impacts to Commands' Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) and Homeland Defense (HD) missions.
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