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STARS II is the Right Choice

STARS II Contract#: GS00Q17GWD2469

DUNS:  830324328

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Streamlined and Flexible. That is why GSA created this third generation Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) and why hundreds of federal defense and civilian organizations over the past dozen years made the two predecessor 8(a) GWACs their vehicles of choice. The STARS II GWAC is set aside for small businesses that participate in the Small Business Administration 8(a) program. It provides all federal defense and civilian agencies with an efficient, flexible way to order information technology services and solutions worldwide while accruing 8(a) socio-economic credit.  STARS II key features and benefits include:


  • Pre-competed, multiple award contracts

  • Aligned with Federal Enterprise Architecture

  • Five-year base with one, five-year option

  • Contract types: fixed price, labor hour, and time and material terms

  • Ordering procedures based on Fair Opportunity (FAR 16.505)

  • Directed task orders up to $4 million

  • Program ceiling – $10 billion


  • Enables federal clients to earn 8(a) and Small Business credit

  • Pre-competed, easy-to-use contracts

  • Short procurement lead time

  • Free Training and support from STARS II GWAC acquisition team

  • Avoids bundling concerns

  • Limited protestability in accordance with NDAA 2008

  • Low user fee (0.0075) capped for large orders

  • Sole source awards up to $4 million ceiling

STARS II Services

The STARS II contract provides support for all current IT and any new technologies which may emerge during the lifecycle of the contract. These IT services and solutions include support for specific systems and applications, infrastructure, systems integration, information assurance, and related training and program management.

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