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This effort is Call 03 issued against BAA FA8651-20-S-0008. The title of the effort is Payload Development - Conceptual Design Study. Please follow all of the information in BAA and BAA Call 03 request for proposal information provided.

Amendment 1 is being issued to correct paragraph I Program Description - Amendment must be acknowledged with proposal submission.

Amendment 2 is being issued to update paragraph II. B. - Amendment must be acknowledged with proposal submission.

Amendment 3 is being issued to extend the due date of proposal.

Amendment 4 is being issued to provided DD254v2 that has Solcilitation Number added (FA8651-20-S-000*_Call 03 and signed by PCO, no other changes were made to DD254). This amendment does not extend the proposal due date nor does it need to be acknowledged by contractors with proposal submission.

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI)

Payload Development- Conceptual Design Study Summary- Support for the United States Air Force (USAF) Air Force Research Laboratory Munition Directorate Capability Concept Integration and Management Branch (AFRL/RWPI)

NAICS Code: 541715

This announcement is not a notice of solicitation issuance. This is a Request for Information (RFI) for market research purposes only and is not a Request for Proposal (RFP). A solicitation is not being issued at this time and this notice shall not be construed as a commitment by the Government to issue a solicitation, nor does it restrict the Government to a particular acquisition approach.

This RFI is being published to identify potential sources capable of providing support to the existing conceptual design models of payloads, working with leaders across the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) / Munitions Directorate Capability Concept Integration and Management Branch (RWPI) Office, which directly supports AFRL/RW.

The Air Force Research Laboratory Munitions Directorate Capability Concept Integration and Management Branch (AFRL/RWPI) anticipates releasing Call #3 RFP against Broad Agency Announcement FA8651-20-S-0008 for conceptual design models of payloads.

  1. Purpose: To develop conceptual design of a munition package to maximize mission effectiveness of the payload for given target set. This effort will also support AFRL digital transformation efforts in digital engineering.
  2. Tasks/Objectives: The contractor shall provide the personnel, materials, and equipment necessary to conduct the following task.
  • The contractor shall develop a conceptual design for the munition payload.
  • The contractor shall develop analysis/trades and simulation models of the munition payload.
  • The contractor shall integrate models
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REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI)

Payload Development- Conceptual Design Study Summary- Support for the United States Air Force (USAF) Air Force Research Laboratory Munition Directorate Capability Concept Integration and Management Branch (AFRL/RWPI)

NAICS Code: 541715

This announcement is not a notice of solicitation issuance. This is a Request for Information (RFI) for market research purposes only and is not a Request for Proposal (RFP). A solicitation is not being issued at this time and this notice shall not be construed as a commitment by the Government to issue a solicitation, nor does it restrict the Government to a particular acquisition approach.

This RFI is being published to identify potential sources capable of providing support to the existing conceptual design models of payloads, working with leaders across the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) / Munitions Directorate Capability Concept Integration and Management Branch (RWPI) Office, which directly supports AFRL/RW.

The Air Force Research Laboratory Munitions Directorate Capability Concept Integration and Management Branch (AFRL/RWPI) anticipates releasing Call #3 RFP against Broad Agency Announcement FA8651-20-S-0008 for conceptual design models of payloads.

  1. Purpose: To develop conceptual design of a munition package to maximize mission effectiveness of the payload for given target set. This effort will also support AFRL digital transformation efforts in digital engineering.
  2. Tasks/Objectives: The contractor shall provide the personnel, materials, and equipment necessary to conduct the following task.
  • The contractor shall develop a conceptual design for the munition payload.
  • The contractor shall develop analysis/trades and simulation models of the munition payload.
  • The contractor shall integrate models and simulations from other sources as required to perform analysis of munition payload.
  • The contractor shall demonstrate analysis of conceptual design and provide analysis/trades and simulation models to the government.
  • The contractor shall utilize model-based systems engineering Government Reference Architecture (GRA) to derive and trace requirements to verification artifacts. The Government will provide the GRA.
  1. The contractor shall identify any government provided resources projected to complete these tasks. Resources such as number and work location of additional personnel, non-NIPRnet computers, e.g. Defense Research and Engineering Network (DREN) – DoD network in the support of scientific research and development or test and evaluation, enclaves, commercial software (MatLab, compilers, etc.), High-Performance Computer access, classified computer system (SIPRnet, SDREN – Secret DREN, etc.) access, tools, etc., should be included. Travel may be required for this task. Determination of travel requirements will be based on availability of VTC options and status of health based travel restrictions.

Instructions:

To indicate positive interest or submit questions in regards to this requirement, please submit the following to Air Force Research Lab (AFRL/RWPI:

  1. Capability Statement – Businesses are requested to submit a capability statement that demonstrates technical capability for completing the task/objects provided for in this announcement.
  2. Past Performance – Identify previous contracts that are relevant to the scope of this effort. Include contract numbers and title of effort.
  3. Point of Contact (POC) – Name, telephone number, and email address along with company name, CAGE Code, DUNS number, and facility clearance. The government will pull representations and certifications from sam.gov. to verify company status.
  4. The government intends to use these responses potentially to meet with respective offerors.

Required Information:

This request may not directly lead to a Request for Proposal (RFP). Any interested party that can offer all of the above may submit an electronic written reply, of no more than 2 pages in total length, to address capability statement and past performance, double spaced, 12-point font, and accessible either through Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat. A cover page should provide for items requested in paragraph 3. Total of 3 pages maximum.

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OVERVIEW

Solicitation Number
FA8651-20-S-0008_Call_03
Response Deadline
Sept. 28, 2022, 3:00 p.m. EST (originally: Aug. 31, 2022, 1 p.m.)
Posted
Sept. 23, 2022, 1:07 p.m. EST (originally: July 18, 2022, 10:05 a.m.)
Set Aside
None
Place of Performance
Not Provided
Source
SAM
Links
None
PRIMARY CONTACT
  Profile
Title
None
Name
Adam Noffke
Email
adam.noffke@us.af.mil
Phone
None
Fax
None
SECONDARY CONTACT
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Title
None
Name
Jane Ellison
Email
jane.ellison@us.af.mil
Phone
None
Fax
None

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Source Agency Hierarchy
DEPT OF DEFENSE>DEPT OF THE AIR FORCE>AFMC>AIR FORCE RESEARCH LABORATORY>FA8651 AFRL RWK
Last Updated
Sept. 23, 2022
Archive Date
Oct. 13, 2022