Air Force posts UAS ISR solicitation
On November 16, the U.S. Air Force posted a solicitation for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (UAS ISR) Services (Solicitation Number: FA4890-17-R-0015). Proposals are due by 4:00 p.m. Eastern on January 4, 2018.
U.S. Air Force Central Command (USAFCENT) requires the contractor to provide 24-hour per day, seven (7)-days per week (24/7) availability of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) services at airfields in Afghanistan and Jordan. The contractor is responsible for providing air vehicles, imagery equipment, system support equipment, air vehicle fuel, labor, management, supervision, maintenance, tools, and vehicles necessary to perform the ISR service missions while deployed with government personnel in support of U.S. Air Force operations in Afghanistan and Jordan. The contractor shall utilize a UAS (air vehicles equipped with electro-optic, infrared, and midwave infrared imagery systems) that provides ISR capability to land-based sites within the AOR.
Performance will consist of a 120-day Phase-In period and five (5) One-year Option periods.
The Government will use the Internet and email as the primary means of disseminating and exchanging any information concerning this requirement. Interested parties should review the documents posted and provide any question(s) via e-mail to the Contracting Office. When submitting questions, offerors should provide their company name, address, point of contact, Cage Code, phone and fax number, email address, and business size. It is the offeror’s responsibility to monitor the Internet for solicitation changes and responses to contractor questions. The Air Force will respond to all questions received. Industry response is encouraged to ensure all parties have maximum opportunity to participate in this acquisition and to ensure that the requirement is understood.
Full information is available here.