The Director's Innovation Initiative provides a risk-tolerant environment to invest across the United States in cutting edge technologies and high payoff concepts relevant to the NRO's mission of Innovative Overhead Intelligence Systems for National Security.
Be on the lookout for the FY21 DII Broad Area and Government Sources Sought Announcements (BAA / GSAA) the latter part of July. Keep checking the Innovation Web Portal on the Acquisition Center of Excellence, Acquisition Research Center (ARC) website for further details.
The Architecture After Next (AAN) Program is an Open Broad Agency Announcement (BAA), built using the FY21-22 AS&T BAA Framework - Architecture After Next, consisting of multiple broad areas of interest providing traditional and non-traditional developers an opportunity to participate in building the NRO of the 21st century by presenting innovative idea. Innovative ideas can be submitted through 30 September 2022. The period performance is not to exceed 12 months. Visit the Acquisition Research Center for more information.
The Tactical Defense Space Reconnaissance (TacDSR) Program expeditiously develops, matures, and integrates technologies that enhance the access, content and timeliness of NRO Overhead Systems data products and services for the Warfighter. The program accomplishes this objective by pursuing highly selective, short duration, high pay-off Research and Development activities, funding about 30 such projects each year.
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June 16 2020- On Thursday, June 11, 2020, the NRO released an unclassified Request for Information(RFI) on a draft End User License Agreement construct designed to ensure maximum shareability of commercial imagery across a diverse user community. The RFI seeks industry comment on the proposed construct. Interested respondents should visit the Acquisition Center of Excellence, Acquisition Research Center, CSPO Phase B.