Integration of DPX-7 Transponder Hardware in Support of the MQ-8 Fire Scout Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)

Agency: Department of the Navy
State: California
Type of Government: Federal
  • 16 - Aircraft Components and Accessories
Posted Date: Oct 11, 2017
Due Date: Oct 25, 2017
Solicitation No: N00019-17-RFPREQ-PMA-266-0022
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Added: Oct 10, 2017 5:04 pm

The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), NAS Patuxent River, MD, intends to negotiate and award to Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation - Aerospace Systems (NGSC-AS), San Diego, CA, non-recurring engineering (NRE) efforts associated with the hardware integration of AN/DPX-7(V) Reduced Size Transponder (RST) for the MQ-8 Fire Scout Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS).

This proposed contract action is one which the Government intends to solicit and negotiate with only one source under the authority of 10 U.S.C.2304(c)(1) and FAR 6.302-1, "Only One Responsible Source and No Other Type of Supplies or Services will Satisfy Agency Requirements." NGSC-AS is the sole designer, developer, manufacturer, and integrator of the MQ-8 Fire Scout UAS, and therefore is the only contractor with the requisite knowledge, experience, and technical data that can meet the Government's requirements on a timely basis and in a cost effective manner.

THIS NOTICE OF INTENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE PROPOSALS. Interested parties, however, may identify their interest and capability by responding to the requirement. The Government will consider all information received prior to the closing date of this synopsis. Information received will be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. A determination by the Government not to compete the proposed contract modification based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. No phone inquiries will be entertained. Responses shall be made in writing by E-mail, U.S. mail or facsimile to the attention of Richard Myers or Erik Barkhimer using the contract information provided in this synopsis. Companies interested in subcontracting opportunities should contact Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation - Aerospace Systems attention: Vicky Harper-Hall, Socio-Economic Programs Sector Manager, Email: or Phone: (310) 331-3824.

Contracting Office Address :
Building 441
21983 Bundy Road Unit 7
Patuxent River, Maryland 20670
United States
Place of Performance :
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation
San Diego, California 92127
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Richard E. Myers,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 301-342-0948
Secondary Point of Contact :
Erik R. Barkhimer,
Procuring Contracting Officer
Phone: 301-757-5904

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