Encore IIWhy Use Encore II

  • Small Business Set-Aside Option
  • 1.0 percent fee for decentralized ordering and 2.5 percent for centralized ordering
  • Option to include requirements for “Surges” in Task Orders to cover unknown and undefined needs (e.g., increase in FTEs or additional technical requirements not known or defined at the time of RFP release — must be within scope of work)
  • Rate structure with wide range allows for high-end, solutions-based performance
  • No maximum Task Order amount
  • Task Orders can be multiyear; performance can be extended to May 2019
  • CONUS and OCONUS tasks; Theater Language can be included to cover overseas support to the warfighter
  • MIPR Options on Existing Task Orders may be available
  • No prohibition against lower-tier subcontractors
  • Task Orders may include Hardware, Software, and Maintenance in combination with Services
  • Sole source logical follow-on possible