On December 5, the Naval Air Systems Command posted a sources sought notice for AIR-4.11, N00421-18-R-0013 AEGIS AD-4.11.3. Responses are due by 12:00 p.m. Eastern on December 20.
The Naval Air Warfare Center – Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), AIR-188.8.131.52 at Patuxent River, MD announces its intention to procure, on a competitive basis, research, development, design, integration, testing, installation, training, and certification of shipboard Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I) electronic communication systems; the research, development, design, integration, testing, installation, training, and certification of like systems AEGIS shore sites associated with the deployment of fleet support to surface ships; and the research, development, design, integration, testing, installation, training, and certification of mobile and airborne C4I electronic communication systems designed to interface with the C4I electronic architecture of surface ships in support of the Ship Air & Integrated Warfare (SAIW) Division, St. Inigoes, Maryland.
These services are currently being performed by BAE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS & SERVICES, under N00421-15-C-0008. The current contract is Cost-Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF) containing both performance based Completion CLINs and Level-of-Effort (LOE) CLINs. The current contract supports initiation of Radio Communication Systems (RCS) in FY 2020. This contract will be for the initiation of RCS in FY 21.
The SAIW Division, NAWCAD 4.11.3, located in St. Inigoes, Maryland, is an organic Lead Systems Integrator (oLSI) providing design, procurement, integration, testing, and training of C4I electronic systems that meet the requirements of the U.S. Navy operating forces are the responsibility of the Program Executive Office for C4I (PEO C4I). In support of the Program Executive Office for Ships (PEO Ships), Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), and PEO C4I, the SAIW Division is tasked to design, procure, integrate, test, train, deliver and support C4I electronic RCSs for ships of the U.S. Navy including, but not limited to, AEGIS destroyers and cruisers, amphibious assault ships, aircraft carriers, sea-lift ships, and other surface combatant and comparable ships. The SAIW Division is tasked to perform research and development, engineering, technical, and logistics support services to deliver fully integrated and tested C4I electronic radio communication systems for shipboard installation.
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