The Naval Air Systems Command, PMA-265 (Mission Systems) is soliciting information from industry to determine potential contractors who have the skills, experience, qualifications, and knowledge required to produce a minimum of 77 Satellite Communications (SATCOM) G-Kits, 75 SATCOM E-Kits, and 75 SATCOM F-Kits, as developed on the F/A-18 E/F & EA-18G Engineering Change Proposal 6486. This system will be used to support the F/A-18E/F and EA-18G Aircraft. The contractor shall be responsible for obtaining from The Boeing Company all aircraft data required for the support of this effort at no cost to the U.S. Navy.

THIS SYNOPSIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP), BUT RATHER A REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) from industry that will allow the Government to identify interested sources capable of meeting the requirements as stated in this synopsis. This RFI is issued solely for market research, planning and information purposes and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government to enter into a contractual agreement, nor will the Government pay for information solicited hereunder. 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. Vendors can additionally provide a capabilities statement of no more than 1 page in length that demonstrates the respondent's ability to meet the requirements as specified herein, including the delivery schedule requirements. The Government is interested in receiving vendors' commercial published price lists for items they believe meet the need in this RFI. The Government is also interested in lead-time and current stock level. All data received in response to this RFI, marked or designated as corporate or proprietary, will be fully protected from release outside the Government.  Failure to respond to this RFI does not preclude participation in any future associated RFP 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 Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) website: www.fbo.gov. It is the potential offeror's responsibility to monitor this site for the release of any follow-on information. All responses, including capability statements, shall be submitted no later than 4:30 PM EST, 6th April 2021. Responses shall be submitted electronically to the designated Contract Specialist, Marion Bronson-Cruce, in Microsoft Word format or Portable Document Format (PDF) at the following email address: marion.bronsoncruce@navy.mil.

Please submit any questions regarding this synopsis to Marion Bronson-Cruce via e-mail to marion.bronsoncruce@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 sources sought.