ATIII Industry Day Briefing 8Apr21 (FINAL-as briefed).pptx


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April 8, 2021



WelcomeAerial Targets III Industry Day
8 April 2021Welcome & Introductions
Aerial Targets III Industry Day
Aerial Targets III Industry Day
Opening Comments

Mr. Jeff Hermann
Deputy Director, Program Management
Topics of Discussions
Industry Day Agenda
Rules of Engagement
Communications with the Government
AMIC Overview
Program Overview
Acquisition Strategy/Solicitation Overview
Open Forum Discussion Panel
One-on-One Sessions (12/13 Apr 2021)Industry Day Agenda
1300 1500
1400 1415
Attendees may submit written questions for discussion panel
Use the Zoom chat function or e-mail your questions to
1500 1630
Discussion Panel
Wrap Up
12-13 Apr 2021
Industry Attendees and Government One-on-One Sessions
Zoom Etiquette
Mute your Mic!
Video canremain off if desired

Questions and Answers
Questions can be asked using the Zoom chat function or
e-mailed directly to during the session

Reference Documents
Latest Draft PWS
Latest Draft Sections L&M of the RFP
Communications with the Government
Industry Day Questions:
Submit all questions duringIndustry Day using the Zoom chat function or by e-mail to the session
One-on-One Questions:
Submit One-on-One questions prior to your session by e-mail to and and
Post-Industry Day Questions
The Government will continue to accept and respond to questions up until the cut-off date established in the official RFP
Proprietary Information:
Clearly identify to the Government any information you deem proprietary
The Government will consolidate all written questions
received and post the official answers to
without identifying originating sources
Responses to proprietary questions will be provided directly to the originating company

All communications from potential Offerors shall be sent
to all three Government points of contact: and and

Instructions for official communication once the RFP
isposted will be included in Section LCommunications with the Government (cont)
AMIC Overview Background
Direct Reporting Unit under ACCs Deputy Commander
Provide cradle-to-grave integrated program and contract management for complex service acquisitions (>$100M), as well as specialized contracting in support of ACC Directorates
Primary Mission Partners: ACC Directorates, ACC Tenants, ACC Wings, Host Nations, COCOMs, and MAJCOMs
Manages/administers complex programs supporting various mission sets
Contract portfolio exceeds $15B
AMIC Global FootprintAMIC Overview Integrated Culture
Only Program Management Office / Acquisition Center of Excellence for Services Acquisition in the Air Force
Dedicated Program Managers, Contracting Officers, and Quality Assurance personnel
Embedded Functional support (i.e., Comm/Electronics, Logistics, Civil Engineering, Finance, Legal, etc.)
Report to single Director
Utilize project management principles for complex service acquisitions; Project Lead assigned to facilitate team and employ project management discipline
Develop contracted programs and manage them with a mission-focused mindset (measure of our/your success)
AMIC OrganizationNotional Project Milestones
Program Overview

Mr. Keith Miller
AT Program Manager
ACC AMIC/PMAOProgram Overview
Contract Scope of Work
Performance Work Statement (PWS)
Performance Incentive/Award Fee Approach
53 WEG Mission
Provide threat representative aerial targets: Employ full-scale aerial targets (FSATs) and sub-scale aerial targets (SSATs) to support DoD, Weapons System Evaluation Program (WSEP), and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) air-to-air weapons testing programs

Conduct annual assessment: Provide Air Force leaders overall assessment of combat weapon system effectiveness and suitability by conducting weapons evaluations for all combinations of aircraft employing precision guided air-to-air weapons in realistic scenarios while enhancing aircrew training
53d Weapons Evaluation Group (WEG):

Tyndall AFB, FL 82d Aerial Target Squadron (ATRS)
FSATs (QF-16) manned and remotely piloted aircraft, SSAT (BQM-167) remotely piloted targets, and Range Instrumentation Systems

Holloman AFB, NM 82d ATRS, Det 1
FSATs (QF-16) manned and remotely piloted aircraft

Deployments SSAT operations may deploy to UTTR up to 2 times/yr

Other Off-Station Activities Periodic FSAT cross-country events
Holloman AFB
Tyndall AFB
Contract Scope of Work
Program Management: Exercise management and control for performance requirements contained in PWS
Comply with work, services, operations, safety, security, environmental, and technical order requirements
Provide all management, personnel, materials, supervision, and other items necessary to perform services
Operations & Maintenance (O&M): Perform O&M according to technical order requirements with AFI 21-101/AFI 10-220 concept
Maintenance of FSAT/SSAT plus scoring system and AGTS
O&M of RIS to include drone control, range control, associated instrumentation and communications systems
Mission Support: Produce aerial target sorties for manned and unmanned remotely piloted missions according to PWS reqmts
Tyndall FSAT sorties - 865 per yr; Holloman FSAT sorties - 400 per yr
SSAT sorties - 140 per yr PWS Overview
Program Management
Contractor PM: Responsible for performance of all work and the single interface between Government and Contractor personnel
Management/Operational Control: Contractor retains full responsibility for performance of requirements set forth in the PWS
Human Resources: Provide fully trained/qualified workforce to sustain aerial targets/RIS and flying schedule from Day 1
Integrate Contracted Operations: Ensure HAFB operations and processes are standardized within the overall maintenance function
Contract Administration: Provide all data and information including CDRL deliverables, operating instructions, and records as required
Financial Management and Reporting: Develop and submit financial management report according to CDRL
Technical Orders and Publications: Adhere to all publications and instructions as coded mandatory without deviation
PWS Overview (continued)
Program Management (Cont.)
Performance Management: Contractor shall develop, implement, maintain, a comprehensive Quality Management System (QMS)
Comply with AS9110 and PWS
Participate in AFSO 21 initiatives andinspections/audits/exercises
Interface with Govt CORs and publish monthly QC Summary
Operational Risk Management (ORM): Institutionalize within all Contractor workplaces
Safety: Comply with applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Air Force Occupational Safety and Health Standards
Environmental: Comply with applicable Federal, State and local environmental regulations and pollution prevention
Tool and Equipment Management: Develop and implement effective tool management and control program; use Tool Accountability System
Foreign Object Damage (FOD) Program: Develop and implement a FOD program according to AFI 21-101 and host base guidance
PWS Overview (continued)
Program Management (Cont.)
Maintenance Control: Establish and perform a maintenance control function manned during hours of any maintenance/flying operations
Maintenance Information Systems (MIS): Contractor ensures all documentation required to support O&M is accurate/current/available
Program Management Information System (PMIS): Provide Govt access to computerized PMIS containing CDRLs, OIs, checklists, etc.
Special Certification Roster (SCR): Develop and maintain an SCR to identify Contractor personnel certified to complete critical tasks
Munitions Management: Manage, store, transport, install/remove, and handle explosives required for FSAT/SSAT operations
Hydrazine Management: Maintain a hydrazine program to include system maintenance, inspection, servicing, repair, and spill response
Classified Mission Support: Perform support of classified missions as required at the direction of the Government
PWS Overview
Operations and Maintenance:
FSATs/SSATs: Manage, configure, service, launch, recover, inspect, maintain, troubleshoot, repair to ensure mission success
QF-16s at TAFB/HAFB maintained to Organization (O) -Level and some Intermediate (I) -Level maintenance
BQM-167s at TAFB to the O- and I-Level
Range Instrumentation System (RIS): Manage, operate, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, and configure equipment, systems, circuits, & antennas to support all missions
Gulf Range Drone Control System (GRDCS) maintained to O-, I-, & Depot (D)-Level maintenance
Battle Command and Control Center (BC3) maintained to O-, I-, & Depot (D)-Level maintenance
UHF Destruct Circuits/ACDS maintained to O-, I-, & Depot (D)-Level maintenancePWS Overview (continued)
Range Instrumentation System (Cont.):
Data Link System/Replacement (DLS/DLS-r) maintained to O-, I-, & Depot (D)-Level maintenance
GRDCS Data Link/BC3 JTIDS Data Link Circuits - operate and maintain; configure encryption equipment
Additional O-Level maintenance for AN/TPS-75 range radar, AP/TM, Wind Data System, RCF/BC3 facility UPS, Gulf Range Telecom System(s), 53 WEG Tellabs 5230L Switch, /Orion Communications System, Link-16, and AATTCS/TCS
Manage/Configure Hardware (HW) & Software (SW): Maintain HW/SW in approved configuration; implement changes as required; manage/execute cybersecurity IAW Risk Management Framework
Provide life-cycle management for RIS HW/SW: originate or modify SW written in ANSI, FORTRAN, C, JAVA, etc according to PWS
Install, test, and troubleshoot SW in RIS equipment
PWS Overview (continued)
Mission Support: Maintain sufficient