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ATEP II - Acquisition Status Update

Solicitation Number: FA8604-12-R-7991
Agency: Department of the Air Force
Office: Air Force Materiel Command
Location: AFLCMC/PK - WPAFB (includes PZ, WL, WW, WI, WN, WK, LP, WF, WK)
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FA8604-12-R-7991
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Solicitation
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Added: Apr 16, 2012 3:03 pm

The Government is conducting market research and identifying, as potential sources, companies that may possess the expertise, capabilities, and experience to meet the requirements of the follow-on contract for the Advanced Technical Exploitation Program (ATEP II) supporting the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC), at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH. This is not a request for proposals and no contract will be awarded as a result of this sources sought. Companies responding to this request are advised that participation does not ensure opportunities for participation in future solicitations or contract awards. The Government will not reimburse any company or individual for any expenses associated with preparation or participation in this request for information.

The objective of ATEP II is to provide contract services to support the NASIC mission in Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) and non-nuclear Measurement and Signature Intelligence (MASINT) Tasking, Collection, Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination (TCPED) activities. This includes up to 24x7 intelligence operations, reachback advanced data exploitation support, and cutting-edge GEOINT and MASINT Research and Development (R&D) for NASIC and mission partners throughout the Department of Defense and Intelligence communities.


 


 

Added: Jun 05, 2012 2:55 pm
The Government is conducting market research and identifying, as potential sources, companies that may possess the expertise, capabilities, and experience to meet the requirements of the follow-on contract for the Advanced Technical Exploitation Program (ATEP) supporting the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC) at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH. 

The Sources Sought document has been updated from the original posting on 16 April 2012.  Interested parties are encouraged to respond in full to all subject matter presented in the attached document.  Companies that responded to the original Sources Sought are highly encouraged to revise their responses to reflect all updated subject matter and inquiries.   Please note the attached capabilities matrix.

The NAICS code for this effort is being changed to 541712, Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Biotechnology), Aircraft exception size standard of 1,500 employees.

The aquisition plan for this effort has not been finalized.  This is not a request for proposals and no contract will be awarded as a result of this sources sought.  Companies responding to this request are advised that participation does not ensure opportunities for participation in future solicitations or contract awards.  The Government will not reimburse any company or individual for any expenses associated with preparation or participation in this request for information. 
Added: Jun 28, 2012 3:52 pm Modified: Aug 27, 2012 3:18 pmTrack Changes
Added: Jul 16, 2012 12:27 pm Modified: Aug 27, 2012 3:18 pmTrack Changes
Added: Jul 20, 2012 1:48 pm Modified: Aug 27, 2012 3:18 pmTrack Changes
Added: Feb 13, 2013 2:05 pm
Draft RFP Update:  Notice to Industry Partners.  Due to the high level of interest in this acquisition, extra review of the documentation has been levied on the acquisition team.  This has caused a delay in the release of the Draft RFP.  The team is now expecting to release the documents by close of business Monday 18 February 2013.  Due to this delay the acquisition team requests all questions in regards to the Draft RFP be submitted to nathan.miracle@us.af.milby close of business Friday 22 February 2013.  Some questions will be addressed at Industry Day, but due to time constraints the team may not get to every single question.  Answers to every question will be posted to FedBizOpps after the conclusion of the ATEP II Industry Day and 1-on-1 sessions. 
Added: Feb 15, 2013 3:51 pm

ATEP II Draft RFP Update:  Notice to Industry Partners.  A new document package including Preliminary ATEP II Draft Solicitation documentation has been added to this notice.  An official Draft Solicitation will be posted on Tuesday 19 Feb 2013.  The Draft Solicitation Notice number will be FA8604-13-R-7991.  In order to expedite the opportunity for industry to review the documents, the acquisition team decided to release the information under this notice.  No major changes are expected for the 19 Feb release.  Industry Day will proceed as originally posted.  All attendees must submit questions/comments by COB Friday 22 February. 

Added: Mar 08, 2013 12:25 pm
ATEP II Draft RFP Update (DD254):  Notice to Industry Partners.  The DD254 for ATEP II is now posted as an attachment.  Please contact Lance Pritchard with any questions.
Added: Apr 24, 2013 10:13 am
ATEP II Acquisition Status Update (24 April 2013):

The Q&A from Industry Day #2 (DRAFT RFP) has been posted and can be found in the ATEP II package files.

Final RFP is scheduled for a late May 2013 release.

Any questions should be directed to Lance Pritchard 937-656-7462, lance.pritchard@wpafb.af.mil
Added: Jun 06, 2013 3:39 pm
6 JUNE 2013 - ATEP II ACQUISITION UPDATE FINAL SOLICITATION

This package includes the FINAL SOLICITATION FOR ATEP II

AFLCMC/PZI intends to award a multiple award task order, indefinite delivery indefinite quantity contract called Advanced Technical Exploitation Program II (ATEP II) in support of the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC). The Acquisition is a Total Small Business Set-Aside with a ceiling of $960M. The estimated award date is July 2014. The anticipated contract will have a 4-year base period and a single 4-year option period. Competitive task orders will be awarded throughout the period of performance of the contract. The NAICS Code for this acquisition is 541712 with a small business size standard of 1,500 employees (Aircraft exception). The objective of ATEP II is to provide contract services to support the NASIC mission in Geospatial-Intelligence (GEOINT) and non-nuclear Measurement and Signature Intelligence (MASINT) Planning and Direction, Collection, Processing and Exploitation, Analysis and Production, and Dissemination (PCPAD) activities. This includes up to 24x7 intelligence operations, reachback, advanced data exploitation support, and cutting-edge GEOINT and MASINT Research and Development (R&D) for NASIC and mission partners throughout the Department of Defense and Intelligence communities To be eligible to receive an award resulting from the solicitation, the contractor must be registered in the DoD System for Award Management (SAM) database, NO EXCEPTIONS. Contractors shall also complete the Representations and Certifications in SAM. No paper copies will be issued. It is incumbent upon the interested parties to review this notice regularly for any updates/amendments to any and all documents. All inquiries regarding this acquisition should be directed to the Contracting Officer, Jason Cadek, AFLCMC/PZI, at jason.cadek@wpafb.af.mil or the Buyer Lance Pritchard, AFLCMC/PZIEC, at lance.pritchard@wpafb.af.mil.
Added: Jun 06, 2013 3:45 pm

PACKAGE POSTED ON 6 JUNE 2013 IS THE FINAL SOLICITATION FOR ATEP II

Added: Jun 14, 2013 2:04 pm
14 JUNE 2013 - ATEP II  SOLICITATION Q&A AND UPDATE:

The acquisition team is posting all Q&A in regards to the solicitation for the week of 10 June 2013.  The team also posts a minor update to the pricing spreadsheet.

Please contact Jason Cadek or Lance Pritchard with Questions.
Added: Jun 21, 2013 2:22 pm
ATEP II ACQUISITION UPDATE - 21 June 2013

The ATEP II Acquisition Team hereby notifies all currently known parties, all prospective offerors, and other persons that an appeal of the North American industry Classification System (NAICS) code designated in the attached letter was filed on 14 June 2013.  OHA conducts NAICS code appeals under the authority of 13 C.F.R. Parts 121 and 134, and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 19.303.

There is a stay on this solicitation until a decision has been rendered.

Any filing or pleading in response to this appeal must be filed in accordance with Part II and III of the attached letter.

Please contact Jason Cadek, jason.cadek@wpafb.af.mil or Lance Pritchard, lance.pritchard@wpafb.af.mil with any questions.
Added: Jun 25, 2013 2:41 pm
ATEP II  ACQUISITION UPDATE - 25 June 2013

The ATEP II Acquisition Team would like to clarify that the acquisition/solicitation is on an indefinite hold pending a NAICS Code challenge to SBA OHA, in accordance with 13 CFR 121.1103(c).  Once the appeal has been resolved, the team will post an update to the schedule as soon as practicable.  This will include new dates for receipt of Past Performance Volumes as well as the remaining proposal volumes.

Please contact Jason Cadek, jason.cadek@wpafb.af.mil or Lance Pritchard, lance.pritchard@wpafb.af.mil with any question.
Added: Sep 27, 2013 3:22 pm

ATEP II ACQUISITION UPDATE - 27 September 2013

With the attached SBA OHA Ruling confirming both the NAICS Code (541712) and size standard (Aircraft exception, 1,500 employees), the ATEP II Acquisition has resumed.  The team will release a revised proposal submittal schedule as well as Q&A from our last open week (Week of 17 June 2013).  Industry partners should expect a revised schedule early in the week of 30 September.

Please contact Jason Cadek, jason.cadek@us.af.mil or Lance Pritchard, lance.pritchard@us.af.mil with any questions.

Added: Sep 30, 2013 4:00 pm
ATEP II ACQUISITION UPDATE - FINAL SOLICITATION - 30 September 2013


The SBA OHA Ruling has confirmed both the NAICS Code (541712) and size standard (Aircraft exception, 1,500 employees), the ATEP II Acquisition has resumed as originally planned. This package includes a FINAL SOLICITATION FOR ATEP II which includes administrative amendments to documentation.  The team is also posting a Q&A originally from the week of 17 June 2013 (before the acquisition was put on a stay).  All administrative changes were generated by the Q&A. 

PROPOSAL DUE DATE:  ALL VOLUMES WILL BE DUE BY 1600 (4:00PM EASTERN) ON 11 OCTOBER 2013.

AFLCMC/PZI intends to award a multiple award task order, indefinite delivery indefinite quantity contract called Advanced Technical Exploitation Program II (ATEP II) in support of the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC). The Acquisition is a Total Small Business Set-Aside with a ceiling of $960M. The estimated award date is July 2014. The anticipated contract will have a 4-year base period and a single 4-year option period. Competitive task orders will be awarded throughout the period of performance of the contract. The NAICS Code for this acquisition is 541712 with a small business size standard of 1,500 employees (Aircraft exception). The objective of ATEP II is to provide contract services to support the NASIC mission in Geo-spatial-Intelligence (GEOINT) and non-nuclear Measurement and Signature Intelligence (MASINT) Planning and Direction, Collection, Processing and Exploitation, Analysis and Production, and Dissemination (PCPAD) activities. This includes up to 24x7 intelligence operations, reach-back, advanced data exploitation support, and cutting-edge GEOINT and MASINT Research and Development (R&D) for NASIC and mission partners throughout the Department of Defense and Intelligence communities To be eligible to receive an award resulting from the solicitation, the contractor must be registered in the DoD System for Award Management (SAM) database, NO EXCEPTIONS. Contractors shall also complete the Representations and Certifications in SAM. No paper copies will be issued. It is incumbent upon the interested parties to review this notice regularly for any updates/amendments to any and all documents. All inquiries regarding this acquisition should be directed to the Contracting Officer, Jason Cadek, AFLCMC/PZI, at jason.cadek@us.af.milor the Buyer Lance Pritchard, AFLCMC/PZIEC, at lance.pritchard@us.af.mil.
Added: Oct 01, 2013 11:23 am
ATEP II ACQUISITION UPDATE - FINAL SOLICITATION  PROPOSAL DELIVERY EXTENSION - 01 OCTOBER 2013

Due to overwhelming response and requests for extension the ATEP II Acquisition Team has extended the Proposal submission dates as follows:

Past Performance Volume:  By 1600 (4:00PM Eastern) on 15 October 2013

All Remaining Volumes: By 1600 (4:00PM Eastern) on 15 November 2013


All inquiries regarding this acquisition should be directed to the Contracting Officer, Jason Cadek, AFLCMC/PZI, at jason.cadek@us.af.milor the Buyer Lance Pritchard, AFLCMC/PZIEC, at lance.pritchard@us.af.mil.  Response may be delayed/slow due to Government Shut-down
Added: Oct 07, 2013 2:31 pm
ATEP II ACQUISITION UPDATE - FINAL SOLICITATION  PROPOSAL DELIVERY CLARIFICATION - 07 OCTOBER 2013

Due to the Government Shutdown delays and inquiries by industry, please note the following change to the ATEP II Proposal Submittal Dates:

Past Performance Volume:  By 1600 (4:00PM Eastern) on 15 October 2013
The Acquisition Team will accept Past Performance Questionnaires up until 1600 (4:00 Easter) on 31 October 2013.


All Remaining Volumes: By 1600 (4:00PM Eastern) on 15 November 2013


The Acquisition Team is posting an updated version of the Pricing Worksheet which fixes a minor issue with cell Z33.  Please see attached.

In regards to the Government Shutdown, all members of the ATEP II team have returned to work and will be available to receive proposals and answer questions.  If this status is to change, there will be an update to this posting accordingly.

All inquiries regarding this acquisition should be directed to the Contracting Officer, Jason Cadek, AFLCMC/PZI, at jason.cadek@us.af.milor the Buyer Lance Pritchard, AFLCMC/PZIEC, at lance.pritchard@us.af.mil.
Added: Oct 28, 2013 1:39 pm
28 OCTOBER 2013 - ATEP II SOLICITATION Q&A AND UPDATE:

The acquisition team is posting all Q&A in regards to the solicitation for the period of 7 October through 25 October 2013.

All inquiries regarding this acquisition should be directed to the Contracting Officer, Jason Cadek, AFLCMC/PZI, at jason.cadek@us.af.mil or the Buyer Lance Pritchard, AFLCMC/PZIEC, at lance.pritchard@us.af.mil.
Added: Nov 04, 2013 3:01 pm
04 NOVEMBER 2013 - ATEP II SOLICITATION Q&A CLARIFICATION


The ATEP II Acquisition team understands the most recent Q&A posting may have caused some confusion on the issue of professional compensation. After multiple inquiries, we present the following clarification attached to this updated posting:


All inquiries regarding this acquisition should be directed to the Contracting Officer, Jason Cadek, AFLCMC/PZI, at jason.cadek@us.af.mil or the Buyer Lance Pritchard, AFLCMC/PZIEC, at lance.pritchard@us.af.mil.

Please consult the list of document viewers if you cannot open a file.

ATEP II DRAFT Performance Work Statement

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
ATEP II DRAFT Performance Work Statement
Posted Date:
April 16, 2012
Description: ATEP II DRAFT PWS

Sources Sought Document

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Sources Sought Document
Posted Date:
April 16, 2012
Description: ATEP II Sources Sought Document

ATEP II Capability Matrix

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
ATEP II Capability Matrix
Posted Date:
June 5, 2012
Description: ATEP II Capability Matrix

ATEP II Sources Sought Rev1

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
ATEP II Sources Sought Rev1
Posted Date:
June 5, 2012
Description: ATEP II Sources Sought Rev 1

Industry Day Instructions

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Industry Day Instructions
Posted Date:
July 16, 2012
Description: ATEP II Industry Day Notice
Description: ATEP II Industry Day Registration

Information for Industry Day attendees

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Information for Industry Day attendees
Posted Date:
July 20, 2012
Description: To all ATEP II Industry Day attendees, please find the attached additional Industry Day info.

Amendment 1

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
August 27, 2012
Description: ATEP II Sources Sought Part III
Description: ATEP II Capabilities Matix
Description: ATEP II July Industry Day Attendee Roster
Description: ATEP II Industry Day Presentation Slides

Amendment 2

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
August 28, 2012
Description: Industry Day Attendee List (updated 28 Aug to include Quantrum, LLC)

ATEP II Acquisition Status Update

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
ATEP II Acquisition Status Update
Posted Date:
November 26, 2012
Description: ATEP II Acquisition Status Update 26 November 2012

ATEP II Industry Day Notice

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
ATEP II Industry Day Notice
Posted Date:
February 5, 2013
Description: ATEP II Industry Day Notice
Description: ATEP II Industry Day Registration Form

ATEP II Draft RFP Documents

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
ATEP II Draft RFP Documents
Posted Date:
February 15, 2013
Description: ATEP II Draft Solicitation
Description: ATEP II Draft Performance Work Statement
Description: ATEP II Draft QASP
Description: ATEP II Labor Categories
Description: ATEP II Preliminary Cost Spreadsheet
Description: ATEP II Draft CDRLs
5105_21_m_vol1.pdf (423.63 Kb)
Description: ATEP II Security1
5105_21_m_vol2.pdf (403.27 Kb)
Description: ATEP II Security2
5105_21_m_vol3.pdf (463.30 Kb)
Description: ATEP II Security3
Description: ATEP II Security4
Description: ATEP II Draft Sections L and M

ATEP II DD254

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
ATEP II DD254
Posted Date:
March 8, 2013
Description: ATEP II DD254
Description: DD254 attachments

Draft RFP Industry Day Material

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Draft RFP Industry Day Material
Posted Date:
March 14, 2013
Description: Industry Day 1 Slides from 25 Feb 13
Description: Industry Day Roster

Q&A from Draft RFP Industry Day

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Q&A from Draft RFP Industry Day
Posted Date:
April 24, 2013
Description: Q&A from DRAFT RFP Industry Day

Solicitation 1

Type:
Solicitation
Posted Date:
June 6, 2013
Description: ATEP II Final Solicitation
Description: Exhibit A - ATEP II Contract Data Requirements List
Description: Attachment 1 - ATEP II Performance Work Statement
Description: Attachment 2 - ATEP II Sections L&M
Description: Attachment 3 - ATEP II QASP
Description: Attachment 4 - ATEP II Ordering Procedures
Description: Attachment 5 - ATEP II Labor Categories and Personnel Qualifications
Description: Attachment 6 - ATEP II Form DD254
Description: ATEP II Section L Pricing Worksheet
Description: ATEP II Section L PPI Tool

Week of 10 June 2013 Q&A

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Week of 10 June 2013 Q&A
Posted Date:
June 14, 2013
Description: Week of 10 June 2013 Solicitation Q&A
Description: Update to Pricing Spreadsheet

NAICS Code Appeal 2013-06-14-81

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
NAICS Code Appeal 2013-06-14-81
Posted Date:
June 21, 2013
Description: ATEP II NAICS Appeal Notice and Order

NAICS Code Appeal Decision

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
NAICS Code Appeal Decision
Posted Date:
September 27, 2013
Description: NAICS Code Appeal Decision from SBA OHA

Q&A 30 September 2013

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Q&A 30 September 2013
Posted Date:
September 30, 2013
Description: RFP Q&A for 30 September (Questions originally from week of 17 June 2013)

Solicitation 2

Type:
Solicitation
Posted Date:
September 30, 2013
Description: ATEP II Solicitation Document
Description: Attachment 1 - ATEP II Performance Work Statement
Description: Attachment 2 - ATEP II Section L&M
Description: Attachment 3 - ATEP II QASP
Description: Attachment 4 - ATEP II Ordering Procedures
Description: Attachment 5 - ATEP II Labor Categories and Personnel Quals
Description: Attachment 6 - ATEP II DD254
Description: Exhibit A - ATEP II CDRLs
Description: ATEP II Pricing Worksheet
Description: ATEP II PPI Tool
Description: Voluntary Protection Program Description - WPAFB

Solicitation 3

Type:
Solicitation
Posted Date:
October 7, 2013
Description: ATEP II Pricing Worksheet

ATEP II Q&A 07 Oct - 25 Oct

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
ATEP II Q&A 07 Oct - 25 Oct
Posted Date:
October 28, 2013
Description: ATEP II Solicitation Question and Answer for the period of 07 October through 25 October

ATEP II Q&A Clarification - Week of 4 Nov 2013

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
ATEP II Q&A Clarification - Week of 4 Nov 2013
Posted Date:
November 4, 2013
Description: ATEP II Q&A Clarification - Week of 4 Nov 2013
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2275 D Street
Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio 45433-7218
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Lance N. Pritchard,
Buyer
Phone: 937-656-7462
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Jason D Cadek,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 937-656-7499
Fax: 937-656-7534