ProTech’s Satellite Domain has a focus on technical and scientific support of the acquisition, deployment, and ground systems development/monitoring of satellites. The National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) is dedicated to providing timely access to global environmental data from satellites and other sources to promote, protect, and enhance the Nation’s economy, security, environment, and quality of life. To fulfill its responsibilities, NESDIS acquires and manages the Nation’s operational environmental satellites, provides data and information services including Earth system monitoring, performs data and information product stewardship and preservation, develops and produces information products and models derived from observed data, and performs official assessments of the environment and conducts related research.

ProTech services will support sites world-wide, which include, but may not be limited to Fairbanks, Alaska; Silver Spring and Lanham, Maryland; Wallops Island, Virginia; Boulder, Colorado; Asheville, North Carolina; and Townsville, Australia. Additional information about NESDIS is available at

Contract Details
ProTech is a suite of multiple-award Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts consisting of five Domains: Satellite, Ocean, Fisheries, Weather, and Enterprise Operations. These Domains will be provided an industrial base of professional, scientific, and technical resources in support of NOAA to include its Line and Staff Offices. The contracts may also be used by other Bureaus within the DOC, where applicable. The ceiling dollar amount for all orders under all ProTech Domains is $3,000,000,000. There is one solicitation for each Domain and each solicitation will result in the award of multiple IDIQ contracts for the specific Domain.

  • 5-year IDIQ
  • Period of Performance: two (2) year base with three (3) one-year option periods
  • Professional and technical services to support 5 domains; not including Information Technology (IT) services
  • Full and open competition with reserves for small business
  • 5 labor categories for task orders in support of ProTech services
  • Wide range of ProTech services spanning across 4 major task areas

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Contract Ceiling:
$3 billion (across all Domains)

*As of October 2017, NAICS code 541712 will split into two separate codes: 541713 Research and Development in Nanotechnology and 541715 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Nanotechnology and Biotechnology). The ProTech Satellite Domain IDIQ was solicited in August 2016 and awarded in June 2017 under code 541712 and it will remain applicable to the Satellite Domain for the life of the contract.