GSA 8(a) STARS III Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC)

8(a) StarsBest in Class

GSA’s 8(a) STARS III GWAC, a multiple-award indefinite-delivery(MA-ID/IQ) contract and designated as a Best-in-Class contract, is a 8(a) small business set-aside GWAC that provides flexible access to customized and innovative IT solutions.

The GSA 8(a) STARS III GWAC offers IT services ranging from simple to complex and services-based solutions such as software development, IT Operations and Maintenance, Systems Design, IT help-desk support, information assurance, cybersecurity and more.

In addition to the general IT services scope, APV is a prime awardee on 8(a) STARS III two focused scope sub-areas:

  • Emerging Technologies (ET) – providing evolving state-of-the-art emerging technologies such as technological convergence, robotic process automation, autonomic computing, virtual reality, and more
  • OCONUS Place of Performance – providing IT services in an Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS) location.

Features and Benefits of 8(a) STARS III

Features Benefits
$50 billion program ceiling and five-year base period with one three-year option Allows for long-term planning of large-scale program requirements
Sole-source task orders up to the 8(a) competitive threshold Enhances opportunities for 8(a) firms
Contract types include fixed-price, labor-hour, and time-and material terms Offers flexibility of contract types to mitigate risk
Access to exceptionally qualified 8(a) small-business industry partners Enables federal clients to earn small-disadvantaged business (SDB) credit
Pre-competed, easy-to-use contract with streamlined ordering procedures based on FAR 16.505 Saves time and money by reducing procurement lead time
No protests on orders under $10 million, except on the grounds that the order increases the scope, period, or maximum value of the GWAC Minimizes protest risk and supports timely order award for optimal mission support

Let us know how APV can support your mission-critical requirements.

GSA 8(a) STARS III Website:

APV Contract Number:

DUNS Number: 00-575-2289

Cage Code: 4ZAE2

Ordering Period:
One five-year base with one three-year option
(07/02/2021 to 07/01/2026 and option
07/02/ 2026 to 07/01/2029)

Contract Ceiling: $50 Billion

Contract Access Fee:
0.75% applied to the total price for performance as billed to the government

Primary Contact:
Nandita Gududuri, President
443-542-9188, ext. 1005

Secondary Contact:
Snehal Gandhi, Proposal Manager
443-542-9188, ext. 1007