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CHARLES Industry Day Questions and Responses.pdf

Posted: Sept. 21, 2021 • Type: .pdf • Size: 0.32MB


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compilation of questions and responses from an industry day event related to the Charles procurement. It provides key information such as the unionization status of sites, including Langley Research Center, Wallops Flight Facility, and Johnson Space Center. The document clarifies that Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBAs) will be provided with the draft Request for Proposal. It also outlines the anticipated locations for the project, both within and outside the Continental United States (CONUS and OCONUS). Additionally, it addresses logistical support requirements for OCONUS deployments, the absence of a set timeline for the project, and details about the current Alice contract, which is a total small business set-aside contract with specific evaluation criteria based on mission suitability, past performance, and cost/price factors.

This document sheds light on various aspects of the Charles procurement process, including site details, unionization status, CBA availability, project locations, logistical support requirements, timeline uncertainties, and insights into the current Alice contract. It emphasizes that NASA is still finalizing the acquisition strategy for Charles and will provide updates as necessary. Additionally, it clarifies that OCONUS experience can demonstrate past performance in this context.

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