Air Force posts new sources sought for land-based UAS ISR services
On December 20, the U.S. Air Force posted a sources sought notice for Land-Based Unmanned Aircraft Systems Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (UAS ISR) Services (Solicitation Number: FA4890-17-R-0015). Responses are due no later than 1:00pm EST on January 13, 2017.
Air Combat Command, Acquisition Management Integration Center (ACC AMIC), Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA, is in the process of determining the acquisition strategy to obtain non-personal services for Land-Based Unmanned Aircraft Systems Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (UAS ISR) Services mission is to support force protection at airfields in Afghanistan by providing up to 600 hours of full motion video coverage per month using UAS vehicles equipped with electro-optic, infrared, and midwave infrared imagery systems. For this requirement, the contractor shall provide all required resources and personnel to perform all efforts necessary to execute pre-deployment, deployment, and post-deployment activities as defined in the Performance Work Statement. The contractor shall utilize a UAS that provides ISR capability to land-based sites as designated by the US Government.
Performance will consist of a phase in period (approximately three months), one base period, and four one-year option periods. The government anticipates making award on or about Jan 2018. The Request For Proposal (RFP) release date is to be determined. Please note: This is an estimated posting timeframe and it is the responsibility of the interested parties to monitor the Federal Business Opportunity website at www.fbo.gov for all subsequent postings. A Draft Performance Work Statement (PWS) is posted in conjunction with this notice to provide the size, scope and complexity of this requirement.
This is a new Air Force requirement. The government is seeking industry input to determine if there are adequate small business concerns capable of performing the requirement. A determination regarding set aside status for this effort has not been made.
Full information is available here.