ARSOAC SOATB Flight Training

State: Kentucky
Level of Government: Federal
  • R - Professional, Administrative and Management Support Services
Opps ID: NBD00159030982936128
Posted Date: Apr 12, 2024
Due Date: Apr 26, 2024
Solicitation No: FY24_ARSOACSOATB
Source: Members Only
ARSOAC SOATB Flight Training
Contract Opportunity
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General Information
  • Contract Opportunity Type: Sources Sought (Original)
  • All Dates/Times are: (UTC-04:00) EASTERN STANDARD TIME, NEW YORK, USA
  • Original Published Date: Apr 12, 2024 11:34 am EDT
  • Original Response Date: Apr 26, 2024 01:00 pm EDT
  • Inactive Policy: 15 days after response date
  • Original Inactive Date: May 11, 2024
  • Initiative:
    • None
  • Original Set Aside:
  • Product Service Code: R499 - SUPPORT- PROFESSIONAL: OTHER
  • NAICS Code:
    • 611512 - Flight Training
  • Place of Performance:
    Fort Campbell , KY 42223

THIS IS NOT A NOTICE OF SOLICITATION ISSUANCE, BUT RATHER A REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) from industry that will allow the Government to identify interested sources capable of meeting the requirement. The information sought is for planning purposes only and shall not be construed as a request for quote (RFQ), request for proposal (RFP), invitation for bid (IFB), or as an obligation or commitment on the part of the Government to acquire any product or service. There shall be no basis for claims against the Government as a result of information submitted in response to the RFI. The Government does not intend to award a contract on the basis of this RFI, or otherwise pay for any information submitted by respondents to this request. This notice is for market research purposes only and is not indicative of a full requirement. Should a requirement arise, the full requirement will be detailed in the solicitation.

See the attached Draft Performance Work Statement (PWS). The anticipated period of performance will be for a 12-month base period and four (4) 12-month option periods. The anticipated base period includes a 60-day phase-in.

Documentation provided must address all required elements listed. Providing only a reference to a website is unacceptable for purposes of this announcement and will not be considered. All proprietary or corporate data received shall be clearly identified and will be protected from release to sources outside the Government. Do NOT submit classified material.

Contractors interested in providing these services, should be registered in the System for Award Management ( Contractors responding to this RFI are asked to provide the following information:

1. Company’s full name and address, and Point of Contact information

2. Unique Entity Identifier (UEI)

3. Business size (whether large, small, small-disadvantaged, 8(a), HUB Zone, women-owned, Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, historically black college or university, and/or minority service institute).

- Please also advise the Government of pending changes in the business size status, if applicable.

4. Facility Clearance Level (FCL)

5. A brief Statement of Capability (no more than 10 pages); which responds to the following question and demonstrates the ability to meet the requirements specified in the PWS.

- Question 1: What is your company’s experience providing flight training services to Special Operations Forces (SOF) elements across the Department of Defense (DoD) or other federal agencies?

- Question 2: Discuss your company’s recruitment and retention strategy as it relates to SOF specialized instructor pilots, flight simulator instructors, and training support personnel.

- Question 3: The Draft PWS requires approximately 207 FTE personnel. Discuss your company’s experience with similarly sized contracts and describe your contract management strategy. Please consider providing potential pricing on Attachment 1- ROM. This will be used for Market Research purposes and will not be considered a Quote or Proposal. Pricing submitted on the ROM are non-binding.

- Question 4: The Government is interested in a FFP contract structure. What type of contract/CLIN structure does your company recommend for a positive outcome for both Industry and the Government?

The anticipated NAICS code is 611512 “Flight Training” with a size standard of $34 million dollars. No requests for capability briefings will be honored as a result of this notice. Information provided will not be used as a part of any subsequent solicitation requirement. Interested sources who submit data are responsible for appropriately marking information if it is proprietary in nature. No feedback will be provided regarding individual capability statements. No reimbursements will be made for any costs associated with providing information in response to this announcement and/or any follow-up information requests.

Capability Statements/responses are due no later than Friday, April 26, 2024 at 1:00 PM EST. Please email responses to Maegan Castro at and Justin Burke at Reference “Sources Sought – ARSOAC SOATB” in the subject line.

Failure to respond to this RFI does not preclude participation in any future associated requests for quotations that may be issued. However, any potential small business set-asides will be based upon the feedback received. Respondents will NOT be individually notified of the results. However, if the final determination results in the verification of a sole-source negotiation, a Notice of Intent to Sole Source and the redacted Justification and Approval will be posted to For information regarding this notice, contact Maegan Castro at the email address listed above.

Respondents are cautioned that due to file size limitation and email security protocols, there is a risk that not all correspondence will be received by this office. It is the interested parties’ responsibility to ensure receipt of all email correspondence. If receipt has not be acknowledged within 24 hours, please contact the Contracting Office at 910-432-7688.

Contact Information
Contracting Office Address
  • FORT LIBERTY , NC 28310-5200
  • USA
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Secondary Point of Contact
  • Apr 12, 2024 11:34 am EDTSources Sought (Original)


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