The US Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Directorate, Ground Based Strategic Deterrent Division (AFNWC/NIC) is preparing to release a request for proposals for the Minuteman III (MM III) Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) Technology Maturation and Risk Reduction (TMRR) contract.
An official Request for Information (RFI) has been released to gather information and feedback from potential sources as a part of market research for the GBSD system. The government desires feedback on the draft RFP and planned contract mechanisms.
The government intends to award up to two CPFF contracts for TMRR. This effort is for RDT&E services with a period of performance will be approximately 36 months and will be a full and open competition. The expected official solicitation release date is April 2016, with an award date expected in the summer of FY17.
Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) and AFNWC are sponsoring a GBSD Industry Day at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, 8 March 2016. Due to the nature of the material, attendance is limited to Department of Defense personnel and United States DoD contractors, including academia with DoD contracts.
Solicitation Number: FA8219-16-R-GBSD-1. The response deadline is February 16, 2016.