Industry Proposals are due by 31 July 2020.

Solicitation Number: HQ0856-20-R-0001

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has released the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) Request for Proposal (RFP) April 24, 2020.

MDA understands the concerns with releasing an RFP during the COVID-19 crisis and has been in communication with NGI prime offerors to assess their availability to receive and evaluate the RFP. The NGI solicitation allows contractors 90 days to provide proposals to the Government beginning 1 May 2020 and calls for proposal receipt of 31 July 2020. As Departmental guidance changes, adjustments for COVID-19 may occur based on Real World Events.

The NGI program requires access to classified information up to TOP SECRET, and safeguarding at SECRET. Interested Prime Offerors must have an approved Facility Clearance in accordance with the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (DoD 5220.22-M) and be able to appropriately courier / transport electronic media classified up to TOP SECRET. The Contract Security Classification Specification, DD Form 254, is attached to this announcement.

Interested and qualified Prime Offerors ONLY, should contact the Procuring Contracting Officers (PCOs) listed below. Interested Prime Offerors may be required to submit a capabilities document prior to receiving approval to access the RFP.

Contracting Office: Missile Defense Agency, MDA/CTG, Building 5222 Martin Rd., Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898

Point of Contact: Michael O’Connor, Contracting Officer, Michael.Oconnor@mda.mil
Point of Contact: Brian Stora, Contracting Officer, Brian.Stora@mda.mil

Instructions to Send Encrypted E-mails: In order to send an encrypted e-mail to the email addresses listed above, the sender and recipient must exchange public key certificates. To exchange public key certificates, Interested Offerors must select the Digital Signature button on the toolbar (red ribbon to digitally sign a message) and send email to Michael.Oconnor@mda.mil and Brian.Stora@mda.mil. Once received, the Government will reply with its Digital Signature. The sender must then save the Government’s Digitally Signed email address to his/her contacts. Following these steps will allow encrypted emails to be exchanged. Subject line shall state “GM HQ0856-20-R-0001 RFP.”