The United States Army – Army Contracting Command (ACC), Redstone Arsenal – has issued a Request for Information (RFI) from industry as part of a market research programme to identify parties having an interest in and the resources to support a programme to increase air defence and counter-UAS capabilities among NATO Baltic states.
According to the RFI: the Government seeks white papers regarding the capabilities, past similar experience and technical approach to this effort and industry’s assessment/ opinion of the most efficient and cost effective method of providing Forward Area Air Defense Command and Control (FAAD C2) and Air and Missile Defense Workstation (AMDWS) to integrate Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) architecture for Air Defense and Counter-Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS) in support of their homeland defence.
“This effort will provide FAAD and AMDWS suites of equipment, FAAD handheld computers, Counter-Rocket, Artillery, Mortar (C-RAM) Network (C-NET) Interface Kits, Digital Training Sets, Software Development, Publications, and Training and all associated support. “
“The interested party shall be able to obtain and maintain personnel and facilities at the SECRET clearance level. The interested party shall be capable of complying with the Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting clause at DFARS 252.204-7012 and shall have a Cybersecurity program that follows the National institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Framework for Improving Critical compliance assessments performed by the Government.”
Responsible organisation: US Department for the Army
Deadline: March 18, 2022
Tender number: PANRSA-22-P-0000-004772
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