FA810520R0012 – Sources Sought – KC-135 MUOS

Aug 28, 2020 | Sources Sought


Sources Sought Synopsis

(NAICS) Code: 334220

Radio and Television Broadcasting and Wireless Communications Equipment Manufacturing

Size Standard: 1250


This market survey is being conducted to identify potential sources that may possess the expertise, capabilities, and experience to meet the requirements for qualification and production of a Multi User Objective System (MUOS) terminal capable of secure and non-secure voice communication Very High Frequency (VHF), Ultra High Frequency (UHF), MILSATCOM, Second Generation Anti-Jam Tactical UHF Radio for NATO (SATURN), Integrated Waveform (IW), and Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) compliant for use in the United States Air Force (USAF) on KC-135 aircraft.  The level of security clearance and amount of foreign participation in this requirement has not been determined.  Contractors/Institutions responding to this market research are placed on notice that participation in this survey may not ensure participation in future solicitations or contract awards as this survey is for planning purposes and may not result in a solicitation or contract.  The government will not reimburse participants for any expenses associated with their participation in this survey.


  1. This document contains a description of the MUOS requirement and a Contractor Capability Survey, which allows you to provide your company’s capability.
  1. If, after reviewing these documents, you desire to participate in the market research, you should provide documentation that supports your company’s capability in meeting these requirements.  Failure to provide documentation may result in the government being unable to adequately assess your capabilities.  If you lack sufficient experience in a particular area, please provide details explaining how you would overcome the lack of experience/capabilities in order to perform that portion of the requirement (i.e., teaming, subcontracting, etc.). 
  1. Identify any areas of work that your organization believes should be broken out exclusively for Small Business.
  1. Both large and small businesses are encouraged to participate in this Market Research.  Joint ventures or teaming arrangements are encouraged. All submissions will be reviewed IAW FAR Part 19 procedures.

Questions relative to this market survey should be addressed to:

Lt Victoria Ponder



Building 3001, 3001 Staff Drive, STE 2AF1 89D

Tinker AFB, Oklahoma 73145-3001

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