The Sources Sought notice is being posted to satisfy the requirement of DFARS PGI 206.302-1.  The Naval Air System Command (NAVAIR), Patuxent River, Maryland, intends to issue a sole source contract to DCS Corporation, Lexington Park, Maryland, for development and delivery of WASP Legacy software. This effort will procure major WASP version 5.1 along with the associated minor builds.  WASP is an automated weapon and store loading and delivery planning certified as a permanent flight clearance application that is necessary for the USN/USMC F/A-18 aircrafts to maintain currency. 

THIS NOTICE IS NOT A REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE PROPOSALS.  However, responsible, interested parties may identify their interest and capability by responding to this notice.  The Government will consider all information received prior to the closing date of this notice.  A determination by the Government not to compete this procurement is based upon responses to this notice and is solely within the discretion of the Government.  The Government will not pay for any responses received. This acquisition is being pursued on a sole source basis under the statutory authority of 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1), as implemented by Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 6.302-1, only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. 

GENERAL INFORMATION:  DCS Corporation has developed and delivered all WASP versions, both U.S. and FMS, in a component-based evolutionary acquisition and has generated extensive, applied, knowledge-based experience and proficiency with the WASP code, database tier design and structure of WASP applications used by the Fleet community.  

There are no commitments by the Government to issue any solicitations, make an award or awards, or to be responsible for any monies expended by any interested parties before award of a contract for the efforts mentioned above.  Information provided herein is subject to change and in no way binds the Government to solicit for or award a contract.  No telephone responses will be accepted.