ASTRO is a family of multiple, separate Multiple Award – Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (MA-IDIQ) contracts that span multiple NAICS Codes and NAICS Code Exceptions that is sponsored by the Department of Defense (DoD). This vehicle is awarded and administered by the General Services Administration (GSA), Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), Assisted Acquisition Service (AAS), Federal systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM). Under the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act (40 U.S.C. 501), GSA is authorized to award and administer contracts such as ASTRO for personal property and non-personal services. The Family of ASTRO MA-IDIQ contracts, as a whole, are referred to as the Master Contract. Each individual Master Contract is referred to as a Pool within the Master Contract. The ASTRO Contracting Officer (CO) at the Master Contract level is referred to as the ASTRO CO, and the CO at each Task Order level is referred to as the Ordering CO (OCO). ASTRO is available for use by the GSA FAS AAS FEDSIM organization and any GSA AAS CO granted a Delegation of Procurement Authority (DPA) specifically authorized by the ASTRO CO(s).
The scope of ASTRO includes operations, maintenance, readiness, research, development, systems integration, and support for manned, unmanned, and optionally manned platforms and/or robotics, as well as the services that support those platforms and robotics. ASTRO spans many areas of expertise and includes any and all components required to formulate a total solution to a requirement, except for those services and products specifically prohibited in the contract. Solutions may include Ancillary Support Services and/or Ancillary Support Products and may call for solutions that cross over multiple disciplines using a variety of contract types. ASTRO may be used to provide a total solution for any organization’s requirement for platforms and robotics based on land, air, sea, and/or space within the Operations, Maintenance/Readiness, Development/Systems Integration, Support and/or Research and Development Domains. SRC has been awarded eight (8) Pool MA-IDIQ contracts of the ten (10) solicited.