Department of Defense (DoD)
U.S. Army Biometric Task Force (BTF)
Biometrics Operations and Support Services-Unrestricted (BOSS-U)
The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract covers a broad range of services, solutions and task orders to fulfill BTF and DOD business and program units mission needs to safeguard America and its allies from serious threats.
Under the BOSS-U contract, Tygart is subcontractor to a BOSS-U prime contractor who will compete for task orders to provide a broad range of biometrics services, technical and management expertise and solution-related enabling products. The contract is divided into the following functional categories:
- Management support services
- Infrastructure procurement, design, development, implementation and integration
- Operations and maintenance
- Studies and analysis
- Advanced technology analysis and demonstration
- Test and evaluation
- Specific requirements will be further identified and defined at the task order level
It is intended that the BOSS-U contract remains current and continues to provide the full range of biometrics capabilities/solutions and emerging technologies throughout its life. This is a 5 year contract and includes 47 labor categories with multiple expertise levels.
The Department of Defense (DoD) recognized the important role that biometrics play in prosecuting the global war on terrorism, protecting our troops, and securing national security interests. The Biometrics Task Force leads Department of Defense activities to program, integrate, and synchronize biometric technologies and capabilities and to operate and maintain DoD’s authoritative biometric database to support the National Security Strategy. The BTF acts as the DoD proponent for biometrics, leads in the development and implementation of biometric technologies for Combatant Commands (COCOMS), Services, and Agencies, delivers capabilities in order to contribute to the enhancement of the biometric community, increases Joint Service interoperability, and empowers the warfighter by improving operational effectiveness on the battlefield.