This 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 IDIQ contract to Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD), Tucson, AZ for engineering support, training support, analysis/studies, integration and test event support, and support for Program Management Reviews (PMRs) for the Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) and Miniature Air Launched Decoy – Navy (MALD-N) programs.  These services include support of missiles, facilities, support equipment, training, and JSOW / MALD-N related engineering support efforts. 

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 based upon responses to this notice 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:  Raytheon is the sole designer, developer and manufacturer for the JSOW and MALD-N and as such is the only company that has the requisite knowledge, production tooling, facilities and technical data necessary to meet this requirement.  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.