THIS IS A REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) ONLY. This RFI is issued solely for information and planning purposes - it does not constitute a Request for Proposal (RFP) or a promise to issue an RFP in the future. This request for information does not commit the US Government (USG) to contract for any supply or service whatsoever. Further, the Air Force is not at this time seeking proposals and will not accept unsolicited proposals. Responders are advised that the USG will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this RFI; all costs associated with responding to this RFI will be solely at the interested party's expense. Not responding to this RFI does not preclude participation in any future RFP, if any is issued. If a solicitation is released, it will be synopsized on the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) website. It is the responsibility of the potential offerors to monitor that site for additional information pertaining to this requirement.
The USG is assisting the Arab Republic of Egypt, Border Security Guard in providing mobile border security capabilities. The overarching goal of the MS3 system is to monitor the border identifying cross-border intrusions while possessing mobility capabilities and covering as much territory as possible. This RFI is the first step to finalizing the development of an RFP for the procurement of the MS3 system. Our current planning has an anticipated RFP release in the first quarter of calendar year 2016.
The Battle Management Directorate at Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, a component of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC), is providing a draft Statement of Work (SOW). Please provide comments to the draft SOW with any proposed changes, additions or deletions with rationale in your submittal. RFI comments will be taken into consideration in updating the SOW. The System Requirements Document (SRD) will be an attachment to a future RFI.
To obtain a copy of the DRAFT Egyptian Armament Authority (EAA) Mobile Surveillance Sensor Security (M3S) System Statement Of Work (SOW), Contract FA8730-xx-C-xxxx, 22 October 2015, Revision 0.3, which is designated as "export controlled", Vendors must be certified as a U.S. or Canadian contractor by the Joint Certification Program (JCP) administered by the Defense Logistic Information Services (DLS). To apply for this certification, Vendors must submit a form DD 2345 to DLA. Those already certified should have a valid Marketing Partner Identification Number (MPIN) to access the document and request Explicit Access.
Due to the marking on the DRAFT Egyptian Armament Authority (EAA) Mobile Surveillance Sensor Security (M3S) System SOW, to obtain a copy Vendors must enter a valid MPIN and request Explicit Access.