USSOCOM issues RFP for Mid-Endurance Unmanned Aircraft System (MEUAS III) Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) services
On April 6, US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) issued an RFP (Solicitation Number: H92222-15-R-0001) for Mid-Endurance Unmanned Aircraft System (MEUAS III) Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Services. Interested vendors should note that proposals are due no later than 2:00pm Eastern time on May 6.
USSOCOM, Special Operations Forces, Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (SOF AT&L) intends to conduct a full and open competition IAW the requirements stated in FAR Part 15, procurement of worldwide Mid-Endurance Unmanned Aircraft System(s) III (MEUAS III) Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Services. The Government intends to award one or more IDIQ contracts as a result of this solicitation; however, the Government reserves the right to award one or more or no contracts based upon the results of the proposal evaluations. The contract(s) will include a 54-month Period of Performance (POP), with four 12-month ordering periods followed by one 6-month ordering period. At time of contract award a task order(s) will be issued for each contract awarded.
This solicitation covers two requirements encompassing the services for a Line of Sight (LoS) UAS for 300-900 hours per site and a Beyond Line of Sight (BLoS) UAS for 500-1200 hours per site. Both requirements must be capable of fulfilling a simultaneous Imagery Intelligence (IMINT) and Electronic Warfare (EW) mission. As stated in Section L.1.2, each offeror may submit a maximum of three proposals but no more than one proposal for each air vehicle platform. Furthermore, each proposal will be either LoS or BLoS, not both. It is mandatory that the offeror be capable of supporting multiple, simultaneous task orders within one ordering period. All task orders issued within the first 30 days of the contract will have 120 days for pre-deployment. All task orders placed after the first 30 days of contract award will have 90 days for pre-deployment.
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