Notice Type: Sources Sought Notice
Subject: MILSATCOM Cryptographic Architecture and
Classification Code: 18 - Space vehicles
Solicitation Number: 14-087
Place of Performance (address): Centralized Integration Support Facility (CISF),
Place of Performance (zipcode): 80914-2092
Place of Performance Country: US
Air Force Space Command
SMC - Space and Missile Systems Center
(1) Action Code: R - Sources Sought Synopsis (2) Date: 24 June (3) Year: 2014 (4) Contracting Office Zip Code: 80914 (5) Classification Code: R - Professional, Administrative and
(11) Contract Award and Solicitation Number: N/A (12) Contract Award Dollar Amount: N/A (13) Contract Line Item Number: N/A (14) Contract Award Date: N/A (15) Contractor: N/A (16) Description: Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC)/
All personnel performing this effort must maintain Top Secret (TS) security clearances, with a minimum of four personnel required to maintain TS/ Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) clearances. Contractors should include the following information, at a minimum, as part of their Statement of Capability (SOC): Relevant experience and expertise, with respect to: - MILSATCOM missions, systems, equipment, and operations; - MILSATCOM overall architectural design (systems, segments and elements); - MILSATCOM cryptographic design, devices and architectures (legacy, modernized and future); - MILSATCOM systems and cryptographic architectures interoperability (specifications, test and operational requirements); - MILSATCOM systems
Interested parties are invited to submit an unclassified SOC within 10 calendar days of this announcement addressing the capability to satisfy the above requirements to: SMC/PKJ, Attn:
All SOC responses will not exceed 10 single-sided pages and must conform to 8.5 x 11-inch pages with font no smaller than 12-point and a minimum of 1-inch margins. The SOC must include the following information: 1) Company name, mailing address, points of contact (including position within company), telephone numbers, and email addresses; 2) Business size classification (large, small, or other) and type of business (Large, Small, etc.); 3) Experience and expertise in the areas described above and; 4) Capability to fully satisfy the Government's requirements described above. All responsible sources may submit a SOC, which will be considered. Responses from small business and small disadvantaged business firms are highly encouraged. If your company is interested only in subcontracting possibilities, please indicate this clearly in your SOC submission.
This synopsis is for information and planning purposes only; it does not constitute an RFP. Any information submitted in response to this synopsis is strictly voluntary. Information herein is based on the best information available at the time of publication, is subject to revision, and is not binding on the Government. Any response to this synopsis is not an offer and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. The Government will not recognize any cost associated with the submission of a SOC. The Government will use any information received for planning purposes in support of market research and to improve the understanding of industry capabilities in response to the SOC.
An Ombudsman has been appointed to address concerns from offerors or potential offerors. The Ombudsman does not diminish the authority of the program director or contracting officer, but communicates contractor concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations to the appropriate Government personnel. When requested, the Ombudsman shall maintain strict confidentiality as to the source of concern. The Ombudsman does not participate in the evaluation of proposals or in the source selection process. The Ombudsman is: Ms. Olalani Kamakau, SMC/PKC, (310) 653-1185.
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