A.  DISCLAIMER

THIS SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. IT DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A SOLICITATION AND SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED AS A COMMITMENT BY THE GOVERNMENT. RESPONSES IN ANY FORM ARE NOT OFFERS AND THE GOVERNMENT IS UNDER NO OBLIGATION TO AWARD A CONTRACT AS A RESULT OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. NO FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE TO PAY FOR PREPARATION OF RESPONSES TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. ANY INFORMATION SUBMITTED BY RESPONDENTS TO THIS TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION IS STRICTLY VOLUNTARY.

B.  INTRODUCTION

SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE

IAW PGI 206.302-1, SSP is currently conducting market research to identify any other potential and eligible vendors capable of fulfilling the requirements described in paragraph C below. NOTE: The Government is not obligated to and will not pay for any information received from potential sources as a result of this synopsis.  THIS SOURCES SOUGHT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. 

C.  REQUIREMENT  

SSP requires follow-on engineering services support for U.S. Navy SSP-owned Flight Test Instrumentation (FTI) system operated in support of SSP Trident II Flight Tests. The work will include planning, maintaining, operating, sustaining, and providing logistics support and life cycle management for the unmanned FTI system to ensure the highest availability and maximize the data collected during flight tests; as well as FTI data acquisition, and post-mission processing and analysis of data collected by the FTI system during flight test mission support. Additional scope includes providing Strategic Weapons Systems (SWS) training program support; operation of the FTI system in support of flight tests other than Trident II missions; and implementation of FTI system refresh.

The Period of Performance is estimated to be four (4) years.

D.  RESPONSE DEADLINE

Interested sources shall submit a brief capability package by September 29, 2021 (10 pages or less) containing: 1) Company Name and Address, 2) Company Point of Contact, 3) Email Address, 4) Phone Number, 5) specifics addressing the tasking listed above and the company's capability, 6) specifics addressing existing subject matter expertise of the Trident II (D5) Program and capability to perform this requirement, 7) related past performance, and 8) general corporate information. Facilities and US citizen personnel must have a Secret Clearance or higher, and be International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) compliant. In addition, prospective sources should be able to receive, generate, modify and store classified documentation. 

Responders shall indicate which portions of their response are proprietary and should mark them accordingly.  It is the responsibility of the interested businesses to monitor the SAM.gov website for additional information pertaining to any potential acquisition and provide security clearances if necessary.

Electronic responses are required. Email electronic responses to the Contracting Officer (email: sophia.giaquinto@ssp.navy.mil) with "Sources Sought" in the subject line of the Email.