The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) intends to issue a solicitation, N00024-20-R-6301, for the award of multiple contracts for the design, development, and production of the Medium Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (MUUV). The MUUV will be a modular, open systems, and open architecture Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (UUV). The MUUV will provide persistent surface launched and recovered Mine Countermeasures (MCM) and submarine-based autonomous oceanographic sensing/data collection in support of Intelligence Preparation of the Operational Environment (IPOE) and MCM. Initial MUUV production systems are expected to support Expeditionary MCM Companies. Additional production deliveries are expected to support submarine-based autonomous oceanographic sensing/data collection in support of IPOE and MCM. The Government intends for solicitation N00024-20-R-6301 to support the Program Executive Office Unmanned and Small Combatants (PEO USC) Unmanned Maritime Systems Program Office (PMS 406) Razorback program, derived from the Navy’s Littoral Battlespace Sensing Autonomous Undersea Vehicle (Submarine) (LBS-AUV(S)) effort, and the next generation and the NAVSEA 06 Expeditionary Missions Program Office (PMS 408) Maritime Expeditionary MCM UUV (MEMUUV) system.
The solicitation release will be issued announced via Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) at beta.sam.gov and interested parties must comply with that announcement. FBO is the single point of entry for posting of the synopsis and solicitations to the internet. Interested Offerors should monitor the FBO page for the release of the solicitation, and any applicable amendments. Offerors must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) in order to participate in this procurement at https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM/.
A final Request for Proposal (RFP) is anticipated to be released fiscal year 2020.