U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) hosted a pre-solicitation Industry Day on October 15, 2018 to communicate with industry regarding the future Integrated Fixed Towers (IFT) and Remote Video Surveillance System Upgrade (RVSS-U) contracts.

In summary, CBP is:

  • Soliciting industry advice concerning how to best acquire common persistent surveillance technology to be deployed along U.S. southern and northern borders
  • Looking forward to hearing from industry their thoughts on how to achieve the most optimal combination of performance, cost, and supportability
  • Desires to incorporate industry and Government lessons learned for improvement and greatest return to increase USBP performance and Agent safety

The briefing charts are here — https://www.fbo.gov/utils/view?id=8135fd23c6a03228a47580c24abb4dc8

Questions are due on 17 October.