Air Force to hold industry day for upcoming data link enterprise solicitation
On March 11, the U.S. Air Force posted the following information on an upcoming industry day in support of an upcoming data link enterprise (DLE) solicitation (Solicitation Number: CDL-20141216 / FA8726-16-R-0001). The draft RFP is projected to be available on or before April 1, 2016, and the industry day meeting will take place April 20-21.
Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC), Space, Aerial and Nuclear Networks Division (HNA), Gateways/Tactical Data Links (TDL) Branch (HNAG) is conducting an Industry Day. The purpose is to provide interested parties with the opportunity to learn about the proposed DLE Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contract requirements and to have a two-way dialogue with industry regarding concerns, suggestions and comments. Industry Day enables potential offerors to gain more insight into the proposed acquisition; however, participation in the Industry Day is not a prerequisite for responding to the final Request for Proposal (RFP).
INDUSTRY DAY WILL BE HELD:
DATE: 20-21 April 2016
TIME: 0800 – 1600 EST
LOCATION: Hanscom AFB Conference Center, Bedford, MA 01731
The doors will open at 0800 Eastern Standard Time (EST). The Government presentation will be held from approximately 0830 through 1000 EST. One-on-One meeting time slots will follow the Government presentation. Information on securing a session is contained at the bottom of this notice.
SECURITY AND FACILITY ACCESS INFORMATION:
If you are planning to attend the Industry Day, please have your security clearance information forwarded to the Space, Aerial and Nuclear Networks Division (HNA) Security Manager no later than COB 07 April 2016. This must be done via the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS)/Joint Clearance and Access Verification System (JCAVS) for the Security Management Office (SMO) number LK1MFNG6. The following JPAS information is required to attend this meeting:
- Reason for Visit: DLE IDIQ Industry Day
- POC/Meeting Name: Cali Rodriguez
- POC Phone: 781-225-4034
- SMO Code: LK1MFNG6
- First Day of Visit: 20 April 2016
- Last Day of Visit: 21 April 2016
Up to six (6) attendee names may be submitted to include two (2) alternates; however, only four (4) individuals will be allowed to attend. All personnel attending the Industry Day must submit the required information by COB 07 April 2016, to allow time to be screened by Security Forces before the event start date. Anyone who has not complied with the requirements above will not be allowed admittance to the facility. All attendees will need to complete a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) that will be provided to those who respond in JPAS. The United States Government will not pay for information requested nor will it compensate any respondent for any cost incurred for any activities related to this announcement.
Full information is available here.