Air Force announces Industry Day for space situational awareness program, posts RFI
On March 29, the U.S. Air Force posted a request for information (RFI) for a space situational awareness system application (Solicitation Number: FA2550-16-R-8002). The Air Force plans to conduct a Space Situational Awareness (SSA) Industry Day on Friday, April 15, 2016 in Colorado Springs, CO. Responses to sources sought must be submitted by April 6, 2016 8:00 am MST.
The US Air Force needs commercial SSA data for operational use. SSA data must originate from non-DoD sensors and be real-time. See attached for minimum salient characteristics.
An SSA Industry Day is scheduled for Friday, April 15, 2016 in Colorado Springs, CO. The briefing will be up to Top Secret. Attendees will receive a classified mission brief and have an opportunity to provide a one-on-one briefing with the Government on how their commercial solution may meet Government classified requirements. Invitations to the SSA Industry Day will be limited to interested parties whose sources sought response meets the minimum salient characteristics identified in paragraph 3. Potential participants will receive an invitation on April 8, 2016. Invited participants will be allowed the opportunity to submit a capabilities presentation limited to 30 minutes with a 20-minute question and answer period.
Full information is available here.