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R -- Unmanned Maritime Systems Support Industry Day

Solicitation Number: N66001-14-R-0028
Agency: Department of the Navy
Office: Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command
Location: SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific
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Added: Sep 26, 2013 5:24 pm Modified: Dec 19, 2013 7:41 pmTrack Changes
1. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Pacific (SSC Pacific) Code 564 intends to hold an Industry Day to familiarize potential Offerors with the requirements for their Unmanned Maritime Systems Support (UMSS) acquisition, N66001-14-R-0028. The Industry Day will be held at SSC Pacific on Weds, January 15th from 0900-1130AM in San Diego, CA onboard the Naval Base Point Loma "Topside" campus in the Building A33 Auditorium.

2. The purpose of the UMSS Industry Day is to: 1) improve the understanding of Government requirements and 2) provide prospective Offerors an opportunity for networking (i.e. for such purposes as subcontracting opportunities, etc.).

3. The scope of the UMSS requirement is anticipated to include: a. Studies and Analysis b. Requirements, Specifications, and Design c. Fabrication, Development, Integration, Assembly, and Installation d. Test and Evaluation e. Fielding and Operations f. Deport Maintenance Support g. Training h. Logistics i. Documentation, Administration, Configuration Management, and Program Management Further information is available in the pre-solicitation synopsis for N66001-14-R-0028.

4. To support this requirement, SSC Pacific intends to compete this effort as a full and open competition. This effort will be formally solicited under one Request for Proposal (RFP), which is anticipated to result in a multiple award contract (MAC). Delivery/task orders will be competed amongst the awardees for specific requirements within the scope of the contract (s). SSC Pacific will release a draft RFP for N66001-14-R-0028 through the SPAWAR e- Commerce Central ( SSC Pacific will attempt to issue the draft RFP before the UMSS Industry Day; if not before, soon thereafter. Extensive small business subcontracting opportunities are anticipated.

5. Attendee limitation: Due to limited seating and parking, potential Offerors will be limited to 2 Industry Day attendees per company.

6. If you plan on attending, please email Trapper Ballard, SSC Pacific Contract Specialist, at by no later than 30 December 2013. Include your company name, company CAGE code, and name of attendees (two maximum), phone number, and email address. Please indicate whether you are a large or small business under NAICS 541330. Finally, indicate whether or not you will permit SSC Pacific to distribute your company contact information.

7. Visit request: SSC Pacific is a secure campus, and requires a visit request processed by SSC Pacific Security prior to being allowed onboard. If you have access to JPAS, please submit a visit request using SMO Code 660015. If you do not have access to JPAS, please fax your visit request on company letter head to (619) 553-6169 with the following information: a. Address to: Commanding Officer, Code 83320 TS, SPAWARSYSCEN, 49275 Electron Drive, San Diego, CA 92152-5435 b. Name and address of contractor requesting the visit c. CAGE code of Contractor d. Name and address of command to be visited: SSC Pacific, 49275 Electron Drive, San Diego, CA 92152-5435 e. Name in full and title of person to be visited: Trapper Ballard, SSC Pacific Code 22560, Contract Specialist f. Name in full of contractor employee, including the title or position of whom the visit approval is requested g. Date and place of birth, citizenship, and social security number of the employee. If a registered alien, that fact must be noted h. Date of visit request: 15 January 2014 i. Purpose of visit: SSC Pacific Code 564 UMSS Industry Day/Solicitation N66001-14-R-0028 j. Provide a return fax number k. Visit request must be signed by your Facility Security Officer (FSO) or company president Visit requests must be received no later than 30 December 2013. You may verify that your fax was received by calling SSC Pacific Security at (619) 553-3203.

8. Arriving at SSC Pacific: Once your visit request has been approved, you will pick up your visitor's badge between 0730-0900AM in the SSC Pacific Security Office (Topside), right next to the main gate (49275 Electron Drive, San Diego, CA 92152). Your pass will allow you to park onboard the SSC Pacific Topside campus. Building A33 is the largest building on the campus. The auditorium is directly inside the main entrance to building A33.

9. Attendance on Industry Day is NOT a requirement and in no way prohibits any company from submitting a proposal in response to any forthcoming solicitation. The Industry Day for this requirement will only address information related to the UMSS acquisition. Further, prospective Offerors do not have to attend the Industry Day in order to obtain presentation materials or submit questions. All presentation material given at the Industry Day will be made available to prospective Offerors via SPAWAR e-Commerce Central (https://e- The UMSS pre-solicitation notice is listed as N66001-14-R- 0028.

10. Agenda: Industry Day will include presentations from SSC Pacific Code 564 technical personnel and SSC Pacific Contracts, a question and answer session, and an introduction of industry attendees for networking purposes.

11. Questions: Address any questions to Trapper Ballard, SSC Pacific Contract Specialist, by email:


Posted 12/4/2013:

A draft RFP is anticipated to be released for industry comment in mid-December 2013. An Industry Day is tentatively scheduled for mid-January 2014 at SSC Pacific in San Diego, CA. The RFP will follow in the February/March 2014 timeframe.


Posted 9/26/2013:

The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Pacific (SSC Pacific), intends to issue Request for Proposal (RFP) No. N66001-14-R-0028 for Unmanned Maritime Systems Support. SSC Pacific Maritime Systems Division (Code 56400) has been tasked to manage the deployment and operation of unmanned maritime systems, and to contract for engineering and technical services in support of these systems. These services are required to support the emergent Office of the Secretary of Defense requirement for deployment of prototype and operational systems used in defense against an array of underwater threats, including mines and improvised explosive devices, to several geographic Areas of Responsibility. To meet overall mission responsibilities, service support is required for these capabilities in the areas of: studies and analysis; requirements, specifications, and design; fabrication, development, integration, assembly, and installation; test and evaluation; fielding and operations; depot maintenance support; training; logistics; and documentation, administration, configuration management, and program management.

This acquisition is a follow-on procurement to N66001-09-D-0032, which was awarded to EDO Professional Services on 22 July 2009.

Acquisition planning began in January 2013. A market survey to determine small business capability was posted on SPAWAR E-Commerce Central on 24 January 2013. After thorough review of the small business respondents' capabilities, SSC Pacific intends to solicit the requirement using full and open competition.

Multiple awards are anticipated. This proposed contract has security requirements at the Secret level. The anticipated contract type will be Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity with a three-year base period and two one-year option periods. Subsequent Task Orders will be issued for individual efforts. The estimated level of effort, based upon Full Time Equivalents (FTE's), will be approximately 175 per year. Each FTE is estimated to be 2,080 hours per year. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code is 541330 and the Small Business Size Standard is $35.5M. The estimated value of the acquisition is $245M.

Draft and final RFPs will only be available electronically. Electronic copies of the RFP may be obtained from the SPAWAR E-Commerce website at under SSC Pacific "Open Solicitations". Hard copy versions of the RFP and any subsequent amendments will not be available. Firms are encouraged to review the website regularly for important solicitation information.
53560 Hull Street Bldg A33 Rm 1602W, San Diego CA 92152-5001
53560 Hull Street San Diego, California
United States of America
Point of Contact - Trapper J Ballard, Contract Specialist, 619-553-7502; Todd M McKamey, Contracting Officer, 619-553-4541

Contract Specialist