SPAWAR posts Navy Multiband Terminal RFI
On April 8, the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command posted a request for information for the Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT) program. Responses are due no later than 10:00 a.m. Pacific on May 7.
The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), in support of the Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (PEO C4I) Communication and Global Positioning System Navigation Program Office (PMW/A 170), Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT) program is seeking information on the approach and capability of any interested contractor to produce and deliver NMT systems, which consist of a Communication Group (CG) and Antenna Group (AG) sub-systems to be procured in FY21 through FY26. The Government estimates it will order 98 NMTs, with approximately 19 being procured each year. Please see attached to this announcement the Request for Information document for additional information.
The NMT is a multiband capable Satellite Communications (SATCOM) terminal. The NMT design is comprised of Ship, Submarine, Submarine Virginia Class Variant (VCV), and Shore platform types, as well as an International Partner Variant (IPV). NMT provides an integrated capability that supports Extremely High Frequency (EHF)/Advanced EHF (AEHF) Low Data Rate (LDR)/Medium Data Rate (MDR)/Extended Data Rate (XDR) (hereafter referred to as Q), Super High Frequency (SHF) (hereafter referred to as X), Military Ka (Transmit/Receive) (hereafter referred to as Ka), and Global Broadcast Service (GBS) receive-only (hereafter referred to as GBS) communications.
Full information is available here.