THIS IS A REQUEST FOR INFORMATION ONLY. THERE IS NO SOLICITATION PACKAGE AVAILABLE. This is a Request for Information (RFI) notice to assist the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Lakehurst, NJ in conducting market research regarding of the development and production of the Radar Beacon System (RBS) AN/APN-245 Operational Test Program Set (OTPS).  The RBS is a component of the Automatic Carrier Landing System (ACLS) installed on the F/A-18 & E/A-18G aircraft.  The OTPS will provide a means for technicians at the Intermediate level of maintenance to determine the operational status of RBS transmitters and receivers.  The OTPS will provide support for the F/A-18E/F and EA-18G and would be developed for operation using the Consolidated Automated Support System (CASS) Family of Testers (FoT).

The PSC for this requirement is 4920 the NAICS is 334515 with a size standard of 750 employees. 

All interested businesses are encouraged to respond. 

It is requested that interested parties submit to the contracting office a brief capabilities statement package (no more than 3 pages in length, single spaced, 12 point font minimum) demonstrating ability to meet the requirements, as described above. This documentation must address, at a minimum, the following: 

  1. Company Name; Company Address; CAGE Code, Company Business Size; and Point-of-Contact (POC) name, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address.
  2. Company profile to include number of employees, office location(s), DUNS number, and a statement regarding current small/large business status- whether they are a large business or qualify as a Small, Small Disadvantaged, Small Disadvantaged Veteran Owned Small Business, Women-Owned, 8(a), Hub Zone or Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concern.
  3. Statement regarding capability.

There is no commitment by the Government to issue a solicitation, make an award, or be responsible for any monies expended by any interested parties in support of the effort mentioned above. All data received in response to this RFI, marked or designated as corporate or proprietary, will be fully protected from release outside the Government. Interested parties are responsible for adequately marking proprietary or competition sensitive information contained in their response. Failure to respond to this RFI does not preclude participation in any future associated Request for Proposal that may be issued. Information provided herein is subject to change and in no way binds the Government to solicit or award a contract. If a solicitation is released, it will be synopsized on the Contract Opportunities (previously FBO) website: https://beta.sam.gov/help/contract-opportunities. It is the potential Offeror's responsibility to monitor this site for the release of any follow-on information. All responses should be received no later than 4:00 PM EST, 05 April 2021. Responses should be submitted electronically to the designated Contract Specialist, Jennifer Casale, in Microsoft Word format or Portable Document Format (PDF) at the following e-mail address: jennifer.casale@navy.mil.  TELEPHONE INQUIRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. All interested parties should send company and descriptive literature as well as any comments or questions to the designated Contract Specialist, Ms. Jennifer Casale, via e-mail to jennifer.casale@navy.mil.  The Government is not committed nor obligated to pay for the information provided, and no basis for claims against the Government shall arise as a result of a response to this RFI.