Updated Response Date: Dec 20, 2019 05:00 pm EST
The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to announce the Air Domain Awareness and Protection in the National Airspace (NAS) 2019-2020 Equipment Demonstration. This demonstration will support the research and development (R&D) efforts of the DHS S&T Border, Immigration and Maritime Division (BIM) along with other federal partners. The purpose of the demonstration is to safely explore systems, procedures and processes of manned systems and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) detection, tracking, identifying and mitigation (UAS only) systems in varying live operational environments. The focus of the Government’s objectives for this effort include evaluating products, systems, and services that detect, identify and track both manned and unmanned systems (MUMS) and pilot in command (PIC) (or ground controller) of UAS.
Please see the attached RFI document — https://beta.sam.gov/api/prod/opps/v3/opportunities/82f31211d5dd4be28689170d7dea90e5/resources/download/zip?api_key=undefined&token= — for additional information, including due dates for questions and submissions, and the attached RFI Response Template which must be submitted by all vendors who wish to be considered for participation.
Note that the Government is only requesting submission of the attached response template, titled “C-UAS Systems Effects in the NAS 2019/2020 Equipment Demonstration- RFI Response Template.” Capabilities statements, marketing materials, etc. are not being requested and will not be reviewed if submitted.
**The purpose of this amendment is to post questions received from industry and the Government’s responses to those questions. Additionally, a revised RFI and RFI Response Template are being posted. All revisions made to the RFI and RFI Response Template can be seen in red. Finally, the due date for submissions under this RFI is revised from December 12, 2019 to December 20, 2019.