Army posts RFI for global tactical advanced communications systems
On November 6, the United States Army issued a sources sought notice for Global Tactical Advanced Communications Systems II and Services. All submissions must be received no later than 23 November 2015 5pm EST.
The United States (US) Army, Program Executive Office Command, Control and Communications- Tactical (PEO C3T) and Project Manager Warfighter Information Network- Tactical (PM WIN-T) is conducting a market survey to identify potential sources for the Global Tactical Advanced Communications Systems II (GTACSII) and Services effort. The Industry responses to this RFI will assist the Government in the Acquisition Strategy determination and planning. This procurement will provide hardware, software, services and data in support of the PEO C3T Mission which is to develop or procure hardware and software that can be integrated, tested, fielded and supported as networked battle command solutions that enhance Warfighter effectiveness. C3T systems include all programs, projects, and products managed within PEO C3T, its Project Managers (PMs), Product Managers (PdMs) and Product Directors (PDs). This contract vehicle may be used by other agencies and organizations in support of their relational missions in coordination with the GTACS Program Office.
Because of the rapidly changing nature of communications technology the C3T systems hardware includes, but is not limited to: products, systems, and subsystems (examples such as: Non-Secure Internet Protocol Router (NIPR), Secure Internet Protocol Router (SIPR), Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System (JWICS), Centcom Regional Intelligence Exchange System (CENTRIX), Commercial and Net Equipment, Tactical Communications Platforms, Mobile Broadband Global Area Network Access Capabilities (MBAC), Satellite Communications (SATCOM) Terminals (Large, Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT), Hand Held), Highly Mobile Communications, Very High Frequency (VHF), Ultra High Frequency (UHF), Ku-band, Ka-band, C-band, X-band, L-band, Land and Mobile Radio (LMR) and Mobile satellite services ( e.g., Satellite Phones, Secure Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs), Cell Service Development).
Services may include: systems engineering; hardware and software engineering; development; maintenance; software development, sustainment and support; program management and analysis; business functions; logistics; supply chain management; technical field assistance; product and subsystem integration, test and evaluation; modeling and simulation; information operations/assurance support; fielding and training; facilities management; administrative support, Help Desks, In-house Engineering Support and On-site Engineering Support.
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