NAVAIR posts RFI for small, unmanned ISR systems
On December 28, the Naval Air Systems Command posted the following request for information (Solicitation Number: N00019-16-NORFP-PMA-263-0069). Capability statements are due via email within 30 days of the FedBizOpps notice.
NAVAIRSYSCOM intends to issue Basic Ordering Agreements (BOA) to provide PMA-263 with Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (STUAS) systems in accordance with the requirements contained herein.
PEO (U&W), PMA-263 is seeking industry inputs to identify Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (STUAS) systems capable of providing Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) in day and night operations, and in adverse environmental conditions. The systems are intended to build needed Foreign Partner capacity in accordance with Defense Security Cooperation Agency guidelines.
These systems may build partner capacity in countries with differing levels of access to protected U. S. technologies. To this end, Section 4.0 asks respondents to identify the full range (minimum to maximum) of capability within configuration management control for technical attributes such as air vehicle performance, sensor performance, ground station performance, system architecture, communication link design, operating software, and any associated payload capability.
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