Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Only previously awarded lead agencies under the Securing the Cities grant number 16DNSTC00001 are eligible to apply. The City of Chicago Fire Department and the city of Houston were originally selected for funding in FY15 under NOFO DHS-15-DNDO-106-001. The City of Houston is already covered under a sustainment cooperative agreement. Therefore, the City of Chicago Fire Department is the only entity eligible to apply for the sustainment funding for the STC Program under this announcement. Refer to the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (“HSA”) (Pub. L. 107-296), as amended by section 2(a) (10) of the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 2018 (Pub. L. 115-387), codified at 6 U.S.C. 596b.
Department of Homeland Security Office of Procurement Operations – Grants Division
May 07, 2021
Jun 07, 2021
Last Updated Date:
May 07, 2021
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Expected Number of Awards:
The STC program enhances the ability of the Unites States to detect and prevent terrorist attacks and other high-consequence events utilizing nuclear or other radiological materials that pose a high risk to the homeland security in high risk urban areas. Support to recipients includes assistance in developing and integrating local or regional programs into a national detection structure, guiding the development of Concepts of Operations (CONOPs) and standard operating procedures, providing radiological/nuclear (R/N) detection equipment, providing training and exercise products to ensure detection is integrated into day-to-day activities and that partners are proficient in the detection mission area. Capability is defined as trained and equipped personnel who are proficient in the use of R/N detection equipment and guided by detection and response protocols.The STC Program supports the ‘Prevent Terrorism and Enhance Security’ Mission Area as specified in the 2018 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review and is a prevention program as defined in Presidential Policy Directive – 8 (PPD-8).The STC Program is implemented in four phases; Phase I (Engagement), Phase II (Implementation), Phase III (Integration), and Phase IV (Sustainment). All recipients of this award have advanced to Phase IV, where they will be recapitalizing equipment and expanding capabilities along routes of ingress to the HRUA. Recipients in other phases may be funded under separate NOFOs.
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