Army posts Virtual Warfare Center presolicitation notice
On January 11, the U.S. Army posted a presolicitation notice for a Virtual Warfare Center Operations Facility (Solicitation Number: W912PL-18-R-0008).
The proposed construction project consists of constructing a facility, The Virtual Warfare Center Operations Facility, which will be the hub for connecting, controlling, and integrating multiple simulator types co-located at Nellis AFB, as well as geographically separated simulators. The VWC-N Ops Center will house multiple simulators to include F-15C, F-15E, AWACS, man-in-the-loop Adversary Air, Tactical Command & Control (C2), potential additional F-35 and F-22 sims, and follow-on potential for Navy sims (F-18, E-2D, AEGIS), bomber sims, Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) sims, as well as Cyber and Space simulator workstations. Critical functions of the VWC-N Ops Center include exercise management, mission briefing, execution, supervision and debriefing to significant masses of local and deployed personnel; classified and unclassified mission planning; intelligence collection management and dissemination; classified and unclassified network control; mission and threat analysis; audio visual support; equipment repair and maintenance audiovisual, computer, etc.); and security and large amounts of data storage.
THIS IS AN UNRESTRICTED PROCUREMENT. This will be a Competitive Request for Proposal (RFP), using BEST VALUE LOWEST PRICE TECHINICALLY ACCEPTABLE (LPTA) procedures, resulting in a firm fixed-price contract. The proposals will be evaluated on the evaluation criteria stated in the RFP. Both a technical and a price proposal will be required. It is the Government’s intent to award based on initial offers without discussions; therefore, the offeror(s) shall provide their best technical and price proposals. There will be one pricing schedule for this project with a Performance Period of 910 calendar days after receipt of Notice to Proceed (NTP). The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code 236220, Commercial and Institutional Construction, $36,500,000.00 average annual gross revenue for the last three (3) fiscal years. Estimated cost range of the project is between $ $25,000,000.00 and $50,000,000.00. The solicitation will be made available on/or about January 26, 2018. All proposals will be due on/or about February 26, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. PST.
This is to notify all potential offerors: Solicitation No. W912PL-18-R-0008 and all amendments for this acquisition will be posted on FedBizOpps (FBO) (www.fbo.gov). THE GOVERNMENT INTENDS TO ISSUE THIS SOLICITATION AND ALL AMENDMENTS THROUGH THE USE OF THE INTERNET (WEB ONLY). No additional media (CD Roms, Floppy Disks, Faxes, or Paper) will be provided unless the Government determines that it is necessary.
Full information is available here.