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  • Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) Operations, Sustainment and Support (BOSS) IDIQ
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Department of the Air Force
Air Force Materiel Command
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AFLCMC/ HNAK intends to award a sole source contract for the operations, sustainment, and support of the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) system. Northrop Grumman will operate and maintain the Payloads and Payload Control Elements (PCEs) contained in or connected to the BACN System for the entire BACN fleet. The operations and support is expected to begin January 2021 and may continue through January 2026 under an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract. The contract includes payload operations and maintenance, system integration, and capabilities development. Work will take place both at CONUS and OCONUS locations.

Interested parties may submit unclassified responses to this notice by email to Ms. Lynn Tran at , Mr. Joe Pisano at , and Ms. Allorria Harris at . No other communications will be acknowledged.

This is not a Request for Proposal (RFP) or Invitation for Bid (IFB). The Air Force will not reimburse any interested party for any response to this posting. Responses received will be treated as information only, not as a proposal. A sole source procurement un 10 U.S.C 2304(c)(1) is approved and the Justification and Approval for this action will be published prior to award. An AFLCMC Ombudsman has been appointed to facilitate the resolution of concerns from offerors, potential offerors, and others for this acquisition. Before consulting the Ombudsman, concerned parties should first address their concerns, issues, disagreements, and/ or recommendation to the Contracting Officer for resolution. In addition, AFFARS 5352.201-9101, Ombudsman, will be included into this acquisition's solicitation and contract.

The AFLCMC Ombudsman can be contacted at:

Lt Col Brian E. Miller, USAF, AFLCMC/AQ-AZ

Acquisition Excellence Directorate

(937) 255-5512 or DSN (312) 785-5512


General Information
  • Notice Type
  • Posted Date
    November 05 2019
  • Response Date
  • Archive Date
  • Set Aside
  • Classification
  • NAICS Code
    334220-Radio and Television Broadcasting and Wireless Communications Equipment Manufacturing