USMC releases sources sought for MAGTF C4I support services
On December 10, the U.S. Marine Corps released a sources sought notice for MAGTF support services (Solicitation Number: M68909-17-I-7610). Interested parties are invited to submit capability statements no later than 2:00pm PST on December 23.
The Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity (MCTSSA) provides test and evaluation (T&E), technical, and support services to the Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I) integration. MCTSSA’s mission is to ensure the delivery and sustainment of an integrated enterprise C4I) capability to the operating forces and supporting establishments. MCTSSA is responsible for integration testing, interoperability assessment and overall evaluation of Command and Control (C2) Systems/Programs of Record (PoRs) as they evolve through the acquisitions lifecycle. These C2 Systems/PoRs form the foundation of the Marine Corps net-centric operational focus and are vital to the Marine Corps continued success.
The Government requirement is to provide technical and test support services for test evaluation events of U.S. Marine Corps air and ground command and control (C2) systems are required. The Contractor shall provide test and evaluation (T&E) support for U.S. Marine Corps tactical Command and Control air (e.g., data link systems, Common Aviation Command and Control System) and ground systems (e.g., Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System, Combat Operations Center). Support will consist of as listed below:
Technical support for pretest planning activities includes Readiness Reviews, development or update of test plans, test cases, test scenarios, test procedures, test scripts, data collection, and analysis plans.
Test Support includes participation and providing support during test execution thus adhere to the test plans, test procedures, individual test scripts, and ensure deviations are documented for inclusion in the posttest report.
Cyber test support includes creating, analyzing, and exploiting vulnerabilities using tools, processes, and techniques designed to provide fact-based analysis during the vulnerability disclosure process.
Posttest support upon test completion.
Participation and providing meeting support during and after test events, to include participation on Test Team Review Group (TTRG) meetings, Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs), and Technical Review Boards (TRBs).
Full information is available here.