Future Target Control Systems (FTCS)

Status
Inactive
Published Date
October 10th, 2023
Response Deadline
October 18th, 2023
Location
Eglin AFB, FL, 32542, USA
Notice Type
Sources Sought
Solicitation No.
FA8678-23-TCS-R0003

Buyer

DEPT OF DEFENSEDEPT OF THE AIR FORCEFA8678 AFLCMC EBAYEGLIN AFB, FL, 32542-6895, USA

PSC

MISCELLANEOUS COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT (5895)

Summary

Sources Sought DEPT OF DEFENSE is seeking Future Target Control Systems (FTCS) for the Aerial Targets Branch at Eglin AFB, FL. The FTCS is needed to enable realistic air-to-air and surface-to-air tests in support of development, Live Fire Test & Evaluation (LFT&E), and Weapons System Evaluation Program (WSEP) assessment. The FTCS must support future (5th/6th GEN) LFT&E requirements and reduce reliance on range infrastructure. Capability gaps have been identified reflecting performance, management, and adaptability shortfalls.

Description

The mission of the Aerial Targets Branch is to enable realistic air-to-air and surface-to-air tests in support of development, United States Code (USC) Title 10 Live Fire Test & Evaluation (LFT&E), and Weapons System Evaluation Program (WSEP) assessment. The FTCS must support future (5th/6th GEN) LFT&E requirements and growth in DoD Major Range and Test Facility Base (MRTFB) usage. There is a need to modernize the TCS and reduce the reliance of range infrastructure to support the rapidly advancing DoD weapon systems requirements. Capability gaps have been identified reflecting performance, management, and adaptability shortfalls. AMENDMENT 1: RFI Response Due Date extended to 18 October

Contact Information

Secondary1st Lt Cameron D. Newton
(850) 883-2976
cameron.newton.2@us.af.mil
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