BATTLEFIELD AIR OPERATIONS (BAO) KIT COMMUNICATIONS – TACTICAL RADIOS REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFl) / SOURCES SOUGHT SYNOPSIS (SSS) Solicitation Number: FA8629-18-R-5010
“The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) Battlefield Airmen Branch (WISN), Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, is conducting market research to identify potential sources that may be capable of providing communications equipment for use in the battlefield. Air Combat Command (ACC), Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), and Security Forces (SF) have a requirement to field a wideband, high-frequency (HF) manpack radio that exceeds the capabilities of the current fielded manpack radios (i.e. can encrypt data up to the Top Secret (TS) level); the currently fielded BAO Kit radios include the AN/PRC-II7G and the AN/PRC-158.”
The requirements include SCA version 4.1 and the JTRS APIs.
Responses are due by 5:00PM Eastern time on Monday, 5 March 2018
For more information, visit: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=15837307d09a430bd5e1ea0be89d9e43&tab=core&_cview=0.