NAVAIR posts RCS C5ISR RFP
On October 2, the Naval Air Systems Command posted a request for proposal for Lifetime Support Engineering (LSE) and In-Service Engineering (ISE) for Radio Communication System (RCS)/Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) systems. Proposals are due by 11:00 a.m. on November 5.
This is a Request for Proposal (RFP). The Government’s intent is to award a Single Award Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to the offeror who provides the best overall value, with an estimated award of 31 July 2019. The IDIQ will have a five-year ordering period. The resultant contract will be on a Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee and Cost-Reimbursable basis; therefore the successful awardee will be required to have an adequate accounting system upon contract award.
This requirement is associated with the NAVAIR 4.11 Rapid Capability Engineering & Integration Department Industry Day.
Description of Requirement: The Naval Air Warfare Center – Aircraft Division (AIR-184.108.40.206) at Patuxent River, MD intends to procure, on a competitive basis, the services necessary to provide Lifetime Support Engineering services for the AIR-4.11.3 Ship Air & Integrated Warfare (SAIW) Division. The services shall include but are not limited to engineering and technical efforts to support the production, Lifetime Support Engineering (LSE) and In-Service Engineering (ISE) for Radio Communication System (RCS)/Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) systems aboard U.S. Navy surface combatants and at associated shore sites. The scope includes efforts to maintain combat readiness through engineering and management of design changes, installations, upgrades, Ship Alterations (SHIPALTs), and related efforts to the RCS/C5ISR systems throughout the life cycle of CG 47 and DDG 51 Class AEGIS ships. The scope is not limited to AEGIS combatants, and the Contractor must be knowledgeable of RCS/C5ISR systems installed on other U.S. Navy surface ships and submarines as well as those under development or planned for installation aboard new platforms.
The Government will not accept or respond to telephone calls or requests for meetings with potential Offerors about this requirement. All questions regarding this procurement must be submitted via email. It is requested that all questions be received within 10 calendar days of the date this solicitation is issued. Questions received after 10 calendar days may not be answered prior to the proposal due date.
Full information is available here.