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Presolicitation Notice - Support Services for Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast (ADS-B) and Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) programs.

September 1, 2014



Presolicitation Notice - Support Services for Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast (ADS-B) and Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) programs.

Notice Type: Presolicitation Notice

Posted Date: 29-AUG-14

Office Address: Department of Transportation; Research and Innovative Technology Administration; Volpe National Transportation Systems Center; 55 BroadwayKendall Square Cambridge MA 02142-1093

Subject: Support Services for Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast (ADS-B) and Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) programs.

Classification Code: A - Research & Development

Solicitation Number: DTRT5714Q80075

Contact: Darren F Shaffer, Contract Specialist, Phone 6174942332, Email darren.shaffer@dot.gov - Robert P. Robinson, Contracting Officer, Email Robert.Robinson@dot.gov

Description: Department of Transportation

Research and Innovative Technology Administration

Volpe National Transportation Systems Center

The United States Department of Transportation (DOT), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center), located in Cambridge, MA, under the statutory authority of 41 U.S.C. 253(c)(3), and FAR Part 6, paragraph 6.302-3{a)(2)(ii), intends to award a contract on a non-competitive basis to The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL). The objective of this procurement is to acquire the essential services of JHU/APL to provide support to the Volpe Center's efforts on the Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast (ADS-B) and Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) programs. The Government's minimum need is twofold: (1) to continue with in-service management, Air Traffic Control (ATC) and cockpit applications and programmatic (common) support in the implementation of ADS-B and broadcast services as the replacement for current secondary radar in the National Airspace System (NAS) that supports the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Surveillance and Broadcast Services (SBS) Program Office; and (2) advance the TCAS as the primary, flight deck-based, anti-collision system.

The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code for this acquisition is 541330 with a small business size standard of $15.0 million. This notice of intent is not a request for competitive proposals, however interested firms may submit a written capability statement to the above named point of contact providing clear and convincing evidence of the firm's capability to provide the required services. Written capability statements must be submitted within 15 calendar days from the date of publication of this synopsis. Responses received after 15 calendar days or without the required documentation will be considered non-responsive and will not be considered. Such documentation will be utilized solely for the purpose of determining whether or not to conduct this procurement on a competitive basis. The Government will not pay for any documentation provided in response to this synopsis and documentation received will not be returned to the sender. A determination by the Government not to compete this requirement on a full and open competitive basis, based upon responses received to the synopsis, is solely within the discretion of the Government. All responses to this Notice, including Statements of Capabilities, must be in writing, and be transmitted by electronic mail. All responses must be sent to Robert Robinson, Contracting Officer and Darren Shaffer, Contract Specialist, DOT/ RITA/ Volpe Center email: robert.robinson@dot.gov, darren.shaffer@dot.gov.

Link/URL: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DOT/RITA/VNTSC/DTRT5714Q80075/listing.html


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