Apr 17, 2019 12:07 pm The F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO), in conjunction with the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst, intends to issue a solicitation for Knowledge Based Services to award a contract in support of the Government of Japan in accordance with the Statement of Work provided herein. This is a full and open competition requirement under North American Industry Classification 541990, All Other Professional, Scientific and Technical Services. The estimated Period of Performance includes a base period of 24 months and three (3) option periods of 12 months.
The Japan F-35 Technology Security Support Team is responsible for providing multi-disciplined security guidance and mentorship to include assisting the Japanese Ministry of Defense (JMOD), the Acquisition Technology & Logistics Agency (ATLA), the Air Staff Office (ASO), and Japanese Industries (hereinafter collectively referred to as the JMOD F-35 Security Program Participants) to develop and manage F-35 physical security, industrial security, personnel security, and cyber security programs.
The anticipated posting date of the solicitation is on or about 2 May 2019. The anticipated closing date of the solicitation is on or about 3 June 2019.
All Offerors shall be registered within the System for Award Management (SAM) http://www.sam.gov
prior to submitting an offer.
Potential Offerors are responsible for monitoring FedBizOpps for release of the solicitation package and any amendments.
The solicitation and any/all amendments will be posted and available for viewing and downloading at the Federal Business Opportunities (www.fbo.gov
). No paper copies will be issued. When the solicitation is posted, it is incumbent upon the interested parties to review the aforementioned.
There are no commitments by the Government to issue a solicitation, make an award, or to be responsible for any monies expended by any interested parties before award of a contract for the efforts mentioned above. Information provided herein is subject to change and in no way binds the Government to solicit for or award a contract. No telephone responses will be accepted.
Apr 22, 2019 9:20 am
For planning purpose, the Government plans to implement the below schedule to facilitate questions and answers regarding the solicitation. Please note that this is a new requirement at the JPO in supporting the Governement of Japan.
Release of RFP: Thursday, 02 May 2019
Question due: Thursday, 09 May 2019
Response due: Thursday, 16 May 2019
Follow-up questions due: Wednesday, 22 May 2019
Final posting of the response: Wednesday, 29 May
Proposal due: Monday, 3 June 2019
May 17, 2019 10:05 am This posting is to provide Questions & Answers concerning the solicitation. An amendment to the solicitation will be posted next week.
May 21, 2019 9:14 am
May 22, 2019 10:49 am
Track Changes This posting is to provide Solicitation Amendment 1 and associated attachments: CDRLs, Attachment P1, and Attachment P4. The Solicitation with track changes is also provided here.
Please submit any follow-up questions to the POC below by Friday 24 May 2019, 1200 EST.
** Clarification for Section L, Part A, Paragraph 4.0
a) Submission of Volume 3 is Tuesday 28 May 2019, 1600 EST
b) Coordination for hard copies droff off time should be within two business days of the submission date.
May 29, 2019 4:29 pm This posting is to provide second set of QA, Solicitation Amendment 2, and the revised CDRLs. The previous version of the solicitation with track changes is also provided here.
Summary of the changes is in Block 14 of SF30 Amendment document. Please also note that FAR clause 52.215-1 has been added to Section L, and the request for early submission of Volume 3 Past Performance has been removed. If an Offeror already submitted Volume 3, the Offeror has the option to confirm that there is no change to the submitted Volume 3 or resubmit Volume 3 by the proposal submission date specified in Block 9 of SF33.