The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), Patuxent River, MD intends to negotiate and award a sole source, Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Delivery Order under Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) N00019-12-G-0008 with Insitu Inc., 118 E. Columbia River Way, Bingen WA, for ScanEagle (SE) Air Vehicles (AV) hardware upgrades and modifications to previously procured ScanEagle Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) for FMS Lebanon (FMS Case# – TBD), as well as spares, site activation/survey, training, program management, Field Service Representatives (FSR’S), and associated data. The SE AV’s shall conisist of analog Electro Optic (EO 900) and Medium Wave Infra-Red (MWIR 3.0) Scan Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). The UAS hardware shall consist of the air vehicles, their components, launch and recovery (LRE) equipment, ground control stations and Video Exploitation Systems (IVES) required for operation of the system as designed.
The estimated total value of the contract action is $9.8M and will be funded with Section 2282 Foreign Military Sales (FMS) fundsInsitu, the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), as the sole designer and manufacturer is the only available source for the ScanEagle system and sustainment parts. The ScanEagle UAS was procured as a Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) product and no drawings, data or technical information were obtained as part of the procurement. Insitu fully funded the development of the ScanEagle and retains full ownership and proprietary rights to all technical data.
Small businesses interested in subcontracting possibilities may contact Zackary Miller (Zackary.Miller@Insitu.com) 509-493-6548, Insitu, Inc. The proposed contract action is for supplies or services for which the Government intends to solicit and negotiate with only one source under authority of FAR 6.302. Interested persons may identify their interest and capability to respond to the requirement or submit proposals. Please copy NAVAIR on any capability statements provided to Insitu to the attention of Tamiko Blackson (Tamiko.Blackson@navy.mil) 301-995-4058.
The authority permitting other than full and open competition is Title 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.”