Air Force seeks sources for AT-802 ISR enhancements
On January 23, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC), Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Sensors Foreign Military Sales (AFLCMC/WINI) published the following “sources sought” notice (Solicitation Number: FA8620-15-R-AT802ISR). AFCLMC/WINI invites industry to submit unclassified white papers on their products at any time on or before 23 February 2015, 4:00 PM EST.
The Department of Defense (DoD) plans to undertake activities to build the capacity of Yemen’s national military forces to conduct counterterrorism (CT) operations pursuant to section 1206 of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2006 (P.L> 109-163), as amended. This section 11206 program will provide critical aircraft spare parts package to the Yemen Air Force (YAF), which will enhance Yemen’s AT-802 ISR program. This program will build the capacity of Yemen’s national military forces to conduct CT operations by providing equipment in support of real-time air, ground operations along their borders and within their territorial borders.
The International Support Branch of AFLCMC ISR SENSORS and FMS Division is exploring the market for qualified non-developmental sources that can provide for and sustain a fleet of non-standard ISR aircraft integrated with EO/IR for use by International customers. This ISR system will consist of a collection of IR and EO sensors, signal processing, software, and control and display equipment integrated into a host aircraft.
This source shall be already ITAR compliant and licensed to export aircraft and ISR components. The contractor shall be required to provide the ISR payload, Ground System Network Interface, Integration of the payload onto the host aircraft, and Training/Logistics support through deployment and support field operations.
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