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INTEGRATED PRECISION ORDNANCE DELIVERY SYSTEM (IPODS) PHASE II INDUSTRY DAY

Solicitation Number: AFRLRWSPECIALNOTICE10-0001
Agency: Department of the Air Force
Office: Air Force Materiel Command
Location: AFRL/RWK - Eglin
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AFRLRWSPECIALNOTICE10-0001
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Special Notice
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Added: May 17, 2010 4:23 pm
NAICS CODE: 541712

FEDERAL AGENCY NAME: AIR FORCE RESEARCH LABORATORY, MUNITIONS DIRECTORATE, CONTRACTING DIVISION (AFRL/RWK), EGLIN AFB, FL


TITLE: INTEGRATED PRECISION ORDNANCE DELIVERY SYSTEM (IPODS) PHASE II INDUSTRY DAY


TYPE: INITIAL ANNOUNCEMENT


NUMBER: AFRL/RW SPECIAL NOTICE 10-0001


CLASSIFICATION CODE: A -- RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

I. EVENT DESCRIPTION

The Air Force Research Laboratory Munitions Directorate, Contracting Division (AFRL/RWK) announces that an Industry Day for an anticipated future acquisition of the Integrated Precision Ordnance Delivery System (IPODS) will be held on 24 Jun 2010 at Eglin AFB, Florida. The purpose of this event is to provide available program information pertaining to the IPODS including program and technical overview, performance requirements, and one-on-one sessions with interested contractors. The Industry Day Presentations will be conducted from 0800 - 1100hrs CDT at the Eglin Air Force Base Enlisted Hall (formerly base theater), Eglin AFB, Florida. One-on-one sessions will occur in Bldg 13, Room 160, Eglin AFB, FL the afternoon of 24 June 2010 (see Section III(6) for additional information). This announcement is not a formal solicitation and is not a request for proposal. Any formal solicitation will be announced at a later date.


II. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION


(1) Program Objective: The objective of the IPODS Program is to develop a prototype for an airborne released, highly maneuverable weapon capable of defeating internal tunnel defenses and targets deep within tunnels. The IPODS shall be compatible with multiple carriages on Air Force aircraft using existing carriage hardware. Key technical tasks include feasibility studies of the IPODS weapon system, demonstration of the weapon lethality by computations and live static firings, preliminary and detailed design, prototype development, and system functional ground tests.


(2) Technical Requirements: IPODS technical requirements are listed in the System Requirements Document (SRD), which is available in an Annex to this notice. A certified DD Form 2345, Militarily Critical Technical Data Agreement, is required to be submitted to the Program Manager in order to receive the Annex. See Section III - Other Information, Paragraph (3) for further details on how to request the Annex.


(3) Other Requirements:


a. Program Security Requirements: Portions of this program will be classified at the SECRET level and a DD 254, Department of Defense Contract Security Classification Specification, will be applied to the awarded contract. Thus, future offeror's must verify their Cognizant Security Office information is current with Defense Security Service (DSS) at www.dss.mil.


b. Meeting Attendance: Although no classified information will be discussed at the Industry Day, attendees must have a SECRET level Security Clearance in order to attend. See Section V - Agency Contacts, Paragraph (3) for further details on how to submit a visit request.


c. Emissions Security (EMSEC) requirements will apply. Generation of classified material is authorized only on equipment approved for classified processing by Air Force EMSEC authorities.


d. International Traffic in Arms Regulations and Public Law 98-94 (export control) will apply to this anticipated future project.


e. Data Rights: It is anticipated that all data delivered under a possible future award well be delivered with unlimited rights; however different rights may be negotiated as appropriate.


f. Subcontracting Plans: Subcontracting plans for an anticipated future award will be required in accordance with FAR 19.702 Small Business Programs.


III. OTHER INFORMATION


(1) Attendance at the scheduled Industry Day and any discussions/release of information is strictly voluntary. The Government will not pay for any information or costs associated with travel.


(2) If you are interested in participating in the Industry Day, please provide the following information to the Program Manager and Deputy Program Manager via e-mail, mail or fax, (See Section V - Agency Contacts, Paragraph (2)):


a. Company name, Address, Phone number


b. List of attendees - limit 10 per prime contractor team (including subcontractors) and limit 4 for subcontractors/businesses not associated with a prime contractor.


(3) To receive the Annex, the potential contractor must be certified to receive military critical technical data under the US/Canada Joint Certification Program (JCP) (www.dlis.dla.mil/jcp). To request this annex, forward a written request for release of export-controlled data related to the IPODS program to the Program Manager and Deputy Program Manager via e-mail, mail or fax (see Section V - Agency Contacts, paragraph (2)). The written request shall include:


a. Certified copy of a DD Form 2345, Militarily Critical Technical Data Agreement

b. Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) code

c. Name, phone, email, and fax of the person to receive the annexes

d. Self-addressed mailing envelope or self-adhesive label


The request for the annex should be provided early enough to allow the government up to 14 calendars days to provide the document. No supplemental documentation will be provided unless requested unless in strict accordance with these instructions.


(4) An agenda will be posted to FedBizOpps approximately two weeks before the Industry Day event. Briefings will include program management, business considerations, engineering topics (including requirements), Concept of Employment (CONEMP), and logistics considerations.


(5) The Government may be better able to answer questions of interested parties during Industry Day if they are submitted prior to the forum. Submit any questions known in advance by using the IPODS Industry Day Question Request Form located on the FedBizOpps website and follow the instructions for submission located on the form. Answers to General questions of a non-technical nature will be posted on FedBizOpps for Industry review leading up to the event. Question sheets will also be provided during Industry Day for submission of additional questions. Answers to questions submitted on Industry Day will be answered as time allows.


(6) One-on-one discussions for prime contractors, in a proprietary only forum, with Government personnel will be scheduled on the afternoon of 24 June 2010. The length of time allotted for each potential offeror will be determined based upon the number of respondents requesting a one-on-one session. Time permitting, one-on-one discussions with subcontractors not associated with a prime contractor may be possible. Each contractor will receive an equal allotment of time. Discussions will be scheduled in the order the requests are received and you will receive an e-mail notification of the date and time. It is the responsibility of Industry to monitor the FedBizOpps website for the release of any follow-on information. Your desire to have a one-on-one session must be submitted to the Program Manager and Deputy Program Manager by 5 Jun 2010 via email correspondence. See Section V - Agency Contacts, paragraph (2).


(7) Directions to the Eglin Enlisted Hall, Building 13, local hotels and area maps will be posted separately on the FedBizOpps website.


IV: ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION


Eligible Contractor/Applicants/Notice to Foreign-owned Firms: All applicants are potentially eligible for an anticipated future award, with the exception of foreign-owned offeror's. A determination has been made for this notice, that all foreign participation at the prime contractor and subcontractor levels will be prohibited, with the exception of those with an appropriate Special Security Agreement (SSA) in place with the U.S. Government. Foreign or foreign-owned participants should immediately contact the contracting office focal point identified in Section V - Agency Contacts, Paragraph (2), for information if they contemplate attending Industry Day. All correspondence must reference the Special Notice Title and Special Notice Number.


V: AGENCY CONTACTS: Any correspondence must reference the special notice title and number.


(1) Contracting:


Address all concerns to both individuals.


Laura Klepper, Contracting Officer, Phone 850-882-4296, Email: laura.klepper@eglin.af.mil


Michael Rivera, Contracting Specialist, Phone 850-883-2681, Email: Michael.rivera@eglin.af.mil.


Address and Fax for both: AFRL/RWK, 101 West Eglin Blvd, Suite 337, Eglin AFB FL 32542-6810; and fax 850-882-9599.


(2) Programmatic Technical Issues and Information:


Address all concerns to both individuals.


Sandy Davis, Program Manager, Phone 850-883-2349, Email: Sandra.davis2@eglin.af.mil


Virginia Swindell, Deputy Program Manager, Phone 850-883-2679, Email: Virginia.swindell@eglin.af.mil


Address and Fax for both: AFRL/RWAV, 101 West Eglin Blvd, Suite 342, Eglin AFB FL 32542-6810; and fax 850-883-2538.


(3) Visit Request Information: Visit request(s) should be submitted via the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) Security Management Office (SMO) no later than 11 June 2010. Use JPAS SMO Code ED1MFSB8-1. Even if you already have a clearance on file with AFRL, please resubmit a visit request listing Sandy Davis as the Visit Point of Contact (POC). To verify receipt of Visit Requests, please contact:


Steve Ball, Phone 850-883-1892, Email: Stephen.ball.ctr@eglin.af.mil


In addition, please identify which participants require sponsorship at the visitor center for access to Eglin Air Force Base no later than 11 Jun 2010. Visitors who possess retired military identification or a Common Access Card (CAC) do not require sponsorship. Please send list of participants requiring access to the Eglin Air Force Base to Sandra.davis2@eglin.af.mil and Virginia.swindell@eglin.af.mil.


 

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IPODS Industry Day Question Request Form

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
IPODS Industry Day Question Request Form
Posted Date:
May 17, 2010
Description: IPODS Industry Day Question Request Form

IPODS Phase II Industry Day Agenda

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
IPODS Phase II Industry Day Agenda
Posted Date:
June 9, 2010
Description: Agenda for June 24, 2010 Integrated Precision Ordnance Delivery System (IPODS) Phase II Industry Day.

IPODS Phase II Industry Day hotel maps and directions to Eglin AFB

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
IPODS Phase II Industry Day hotel maps and directions to Eglin AFB
Posted Date:
June 9, 2010
Description: Directions to Eglin AFB for June 24, 2010 Integrated Precision Ordnance Delivery System (IPODS) Phase II Industry Day.
Hotel_map.pdf (91.27 Kb)
Description: Local hotel maps for June 24, 2010 Integrated Precision Ordnance Delivery System (IPODS) Phase II Industry Day.
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101 West Eglin Blvd
Suite 337
Eglin AFB, Florida 32542-6810
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Eglin AFB, Florida 32542
United States
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Michael A Rivera,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 850-883-2681
Fax: 850-882-9599
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Laura Klepper,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 850-882-4296
Fax: 850-882-9599