Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Other Transaction Agreements (OTA)
Managing Office: Led by the CWMD Consortium; Sponsored by the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD); Managed by Advanced Technology International
Customers: JPEO-CBD and other DoD customers
Ceiling: $10 Billion
Period of Performance:
November 20, 2017 to November 20, 2027
Ten-year period of performance
Description: The CWMD OTA provides rapid prototyping for technologies that enable or enhance the understanding of the CBRNE operational environment, threats, and vulnerabilities; control, defeat, disable, and/or dispose of WMD threats; safeguard the force while responding to natural and manmade disasters; and promote the cooperation, coordination, interoperability, and decision making between agencies, all levels of government, and with partner nations. Technology areas include:
WMD consequence management and hazard mitigation
Threats and vulnerabilities awareness, counter-proliferation technologies, and capabilities
Arms control technologies
Chemical, Biological Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN)
Fundamental science, research and development, and experimentation of emerging technologies
CONUS and OCONUS integration and logistics support to provide system(s) maintenance, warehousing and spare parts, equipment push packages, agnostic integration and engineering, supply chain management, training, fielding, program management, administration, and reporting; quality; security and safety.
Order Types: OTA-based orders differ from FAR-based contracts in a number of ways. To learn more, visit the consortium’s website at https://www.cwmdconsortium.org/
Small Business Considerations: The consortium is comprised of a mixture of traditional and non-traditional contractors, small businesses, for-profit and not-for-profit entities, and academia, representing the key players in the industry.