SATCOM Satellite Communications Subscription Service

expired opportunity(Expired)
From: Federal Government(Federal)

Basic Details

started - 17 Aug, 2018 (about 5 years ago)

Start Date

17 Aug, 2018 (about 5 years ago)
due - 24 Aug, 2018 (about 5 years ago)

Due Date

24 Aug, 2018 (about 5 years ago)
Bid Notification


Bid Notification


Department of Transportation

Customer / Agency

Department of Transportation
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NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. ALL QUESTIONS MUST BE IN WRITING VIA EMAIL TO THE CONTRACTING OFFICER. CONTACT INFORAMTION IS PROVIDED BELOW.This is a market survey for the acquisition for SATCOM Satellite Communications subscription service for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).National Airways Systems Engineering (AJW-3920) has a requirement for the Aeronautical Satellite Communications (SATCOM) subscription to support Hanger 6 Gulfstream G-IV aircraft N1, N2 and N3 for domestic and international missions for a one-year period from October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2109.The SATCOM service provider must supply subscription for aeronautical satellite communications incorporating all required services to include:- Inmarsat- Iridium- Ku-band- Swift 64 Service (Generation 3)- Classic Aero-H Service (Generation 3)- classic Aero-H+ Service (Generation 4)The communication equipment installed on the aircraft has specifically designed electronics that only allow for receipt of transmissions
broadcast by SATCOM’s satellite and land based equipment. The subscription service is specifically required for compatibility with the satellite communications equipment that is currently installed on the FAA’s Gulfstream G-IV N1, N2 and N3, to support agency dignitary domestic and international missions. The installed aircraft communications system allows Wi-Fi and other enhanced communications capabilities required during flight transportation of the Department of Transportation Secretary, the FAA Administrator and other agency dignitaries. All aircraft components must be type certificated in accordance with Federal Aviation Regulation (14 CFR) procedures set for under Certification Parts 23, 25, 27 and 29 which states, “For new, amended and supplemental type certificates (STC) under 14 CFR Parts 23, 25, 27 and 29, the cognizant FAA Aircraft Certification Officer (ACO) and the service provided will meet the FAA’s requirement.” The FAA intends to solicit and negotiate only with SATCOM Direct Communications, Incorporated, Baltimore, MD. In accordance with AMS Policy, SATCOM Direct Communications, Inc is the only qualified source to meet the requirements for this subscription service. It is anticipated that a firm-fixed priced type purchase order will be used to accommodate this subscription service.The purpose of this survey is to solicit statements of interests and capabilities from all businesses that are interested and capable and providing the subscription for aeronautical satellite communications incorporating all required services identified above.The NAICS Code for this requirement is 517410, Satellite Telecommunications, with a Small Business Size Standard of $32.5 million.Responses to this market survey will be used for informational purposes only. This is not a request for quote or a request for proposal of any kind. The FAA is not seeking or accepting unsolicited quotes or proposals. The FAA will not pay for any information received or costs incurred in preparing the responses to this market survey. Therefore, any cost associated with a market survey submission is solely at the interested vendors expense.All responses to this market survey must be received by 5:00 p.m. Central (Oklahoma) Time, Friday, August 24, 2018. The FAA requires all responses, including attachments, to be sent electronically to the following:Email: sherrie.files@faa.govPlease include “MARKET SURVEY RESPONSE: SATCOM Satellite Communication Subscription” in the subject line of your email. Information provided will not be released but please mark PROPRIETARY on all documents submitted as necessary. If you're viewing this announcement from a source other than Federal Aviation Administration Contract Opportunities (FAACO), visit to view the original announcement. Contact Information: Sherrie Files,, Phone: 405-954-7882Click here to email Sherrie Files Office Address : FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, AAQ-812 AC - Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center (Oklahoma City, OK) Location: Mike Monroney Aeronautical CTR Set Aside: N/A

Mike Monroney Aeronautical CTRLocation

Address: Mike Monroney Aeronautical CTR

Country : United StatesState : Oklahoma

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