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58 -- Land Mobile Radio (LMR) Systems

Solicitation Number: N65236-10-R-0064
Agency: Department of the Navy
Office: Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command
Location: SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic
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Added: Apr 27, 2010 1:39 pm
The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SPAWARSYSCEN) Charlestonintends to issue a sole source contract to Harris Corporation (M/A-Com), 221Jefferson Ridge Parkway, Lynchburg, VA 24501. This is a follow-on requirementto contract N65236-07-D-5115 for Land Mobile Radio (LMR) systems andequipment for the Hierarchical Yet Dynamically Reprogrammable Architecture(HYDRA) Wireless Interior Communications (IC) program in support of fleetusers of the trunked LMR systems, associated components, engineering andtechnical services. The incumbent contractor is Harris Corporation. Thisprocurement is necessary to support existing legacy equipment and to ensurethat the equipment meets the established operational, engineering, andconfiguration management requirements for fleet carriers. The HYDRA Systemis manufactured solely by Harris who owns the proprietary rights to allengineering designs, drawings, and configurations. Critical requirementsinclude: a) A guaranteed and proven NAVAIR certified system used to supportflight deck operations; b)System latency between activation of the push-to-talk key and the receipt of audio at the receiver will be no greater than: 500milliseconds (ms) unencrypted with a threshold, 800 ms encrypted; c) Multi-level prioritization and ruthless preemption required to support flight deckoperations from Priority Fly Control (Air Boss and Mini-Air-Boss) and fromFlightDeck Control (Aircraft Handler and Carrier Air Group). A guaranteed workingsystem is required; d) GOTS low-powered systems and radios for HERO (20mw
P.O. Box 190022, North Charleston SC 29419-9022
Point of Contact - Grace D Brown, Contract Specialist, 843-218-5689; Kelly Cannady, Contracting Officer, 843-218-5887

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