FTUAS GROUP 3 Request For Information Public Page

The solicitation is here – https://beta.sam.gov/opp/23600b3564e641e7baa2f6557daad782/view?keywords=FTUAS&sort=-relevance&index=opp&is_active=true&page=1

This RFI is solely for information, market research, and planning purposes to identify interested sources. It does not constitute an invitation for bid, a Request for Proposal (RFP), a solicitation, a request for quote or a promise to issue such documentation in the future. Funding is not available at this time. This request for information does not commit the Government to contract for any supply or service. The U.S. Army is not seeking proposals at this time.  Further, the U.S. Army will not accept unsolicited proposals in response to this RFI. The U.S. Government will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this RFI; all costs associated with responding to this RFI will be solely at the interested party’s expense. Not responding to this RFI does not preclude participation in any future issued RFP. This RFI notification is available through the System for Award Management (SAM.gov) website; however, the full contents will not be posted on SAM.gov.

The RFI contains Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and shall be controlled per DoD Instruction 5200.48 including the RFI distribution statement. Responders desiring to receive the RFI must request a copy through the Tactical UAS Product Management Office. To review the full RFI, submit reason for requesting review, company name, company address, cage code, and Point of Contact (POC) name, phone number, and email address to: KaTonya Hill, U.S. Army Contracting Office, katonya.l.hill2.civ@mail.mil.   The request for the full RFI must be received no later than (NLT) 2 April 2021. 

The information provided in the RFI is subject to change and is not binding on the Government. The U.S. Army has not made a commitment to procure any of the items discussed, and release of this RFI is not to be construed as such a commitment or as authorization to incur cost for which reimbursement would be required or sought. All submissions become Government property and will not be returned.

Additionally, responses may include data that the offeror does not want disclosed to the public for any purpose or used by the Government except for informational purposes. If your company wishes to restrict use of the data, the response must be marked appropriately.

Future Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (FTUAS) (Group 3 UAS) is a runway independent, vertical take-off and landing, UAS that provides capability to Soldiers in austere and contested environments.

The Government requests the following:

Requests for the full RFI can be made from the date of this notification found on SAM.gov through 5:00 pm, CST on 2 April 2021.  Requests for the full RFI made after the 2 April 2021 deadline will not receive a response from the U.S. Government. 

After receiving the full RFI, initial industry responses of one to three (1-3) pages (completed via an Excel matrix included with the full RFI) shall be submitted NLT 5:00 pm CST, 9 April 2021 to:  katonya.l.hill2.civ@mail.mil.

The required follow on industry response submission of no more than twenty (20) pages must be received NLT 5:00 pm CST by 23 April 2021 to:  katonya.l.hill2.civ@mail.mil.