Protected Tactical Enterprise Service (PTES) Industry Day

Agency: Department of the Air Force
State: California
Level of Government: Federal
  • 58 - Communications, Detection and Coherent Radiation Equipment
Opps ID: NBD00159063064861020
Posted Date: Oct 1, 2017
Due Date: Oct 12, 2017
Solicitation No: Protected-Tactical-Enterprise-Service-PT ES-Industry-Day
Source: Members Only
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Added: Sep 29, 2017 6:50 pm

The Space and Missile Systems Center, Military Satellite Communications Systems (MILSATCOM) Directorate, located at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California will be hosting an Industry Day to communicate the development planning efforts for the Protected Tactical Enterprise Service (PTES) acquisition on Monday - Tuesday, 16 - 17 October 2017. A presentation to all registrants will be held on Monday (16 October) from 0800 to 1000 PDT with One-on-One sessions (maximum of 2 hours each) to follow from 1000 to 1600 PDT, if requested. One-on-One sessions may continue the following day, 17 October 2017 from 0800 to 1600 PDT. This Industry Day will provide an overview and relevant information associated with the PTES effort, in addition to holding One-on-One sessions to respond to questions and comments that were submitted in response to the PTES Request for Information (RFI), previously posted to FedBizOps on 30 August 2017. The event will be held at the Unclassifed level.

A.1 General Audience and One-on-One Industry Day Registration Date/Time

SMC/MCD requests that parties/organizations interested in attending the PTES Industry Day complete and submit a registration form (Attachment 1) via email to Ms. Eva Hoskins at This registration is required for participation in the general audience briefing and requests for a One-on-One session. Registration for general attendance and One-on-One sessions will close on Thursday, 12 October 2017, 1600 PDT. Preference will be given to those on a first come-first serve basis. The general audience briefing and One-on-One sessions will be conducted at the Aerospace Corporation A-1 Titan Conference Room, El Segundo, CA.

Each person attending the PTES Industry Day must provide one (1) form of photo identification (I.D.) and sign-in to the facility upon arrival. Accepted forms of photo I.D. include a valid/current state-issued driver's license, Government I.D., or U.S. passport.

The Government desires discussion with integrated contractor teams capable of meeting the complete scope of the contract. The Government will not facilitate or direct partnerships. Companies owned by a foreign entity must submit an approved National Interest Determination (NID) letter with their registration form; the NID letter must identify the expiration date. In addition, the briefing should identify if a potential or actual Organizational Conflict of Interest (OCI) exists in accordance with FAR 9.505.

A.2 Security Visit Request Submittals

Registration is required to attend and is limited to FOUR (4) attendees per company.

All attendees must be U.S. citizens and have a current SECRET clearance. Security clearance information must be submitted via the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) using the correct Security Management Office (SMO) Code by Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 1600 PDT . BOTH the security clearance submission and the organization's registration form (Attachment 1) are required to attend the Industry Day. Details on security clearance submission for those with and without JPAS are detailed below. An e-mail confirmation will be sent verifying successful receipt of registration and security clearance no later than Friday, 13 Oct 2017, 1700 PDT.

Defense Office Department (DoD) Clearances:

Send collateral clearance via JPAS using the following SMO Code: MCSD

In the POC Box type: "MCSD Industry Day Oct 2017"

If JPAS is unavailable, visit certs may be sent via unclassified fax to: 310-653-9554. Interested parties must include a fax cover sheet, "ATTN: SMC MC Security"

Please ensure the following information is included:

  • Visitor Name, Rank, Social Security Number, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Citizenship, Clearance Level, and Date of Eligibility

  • Investigation Type and Date of Clearance

  • Purpose of Visit

  • Duration of Visit

SMC/MC clearance related questions may be directed via phone to (310) 653-9615 or (310) 653-9553.

A.3 One-on-One Sessions

The purpose of the One-on-One sessions is to follow-up with Industry feedback submitted in response to the PTES Request for Information (RFI) posted to FedBizOps on 30 August 2017.

Dates/times of the scheduled One-on-One sessions will be provided no later than Friday, 13 October 2017 , 1700 PDT .

SMALL BUSINESS CONSIDERATION: The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this effort is 334220 (Radio and Television Broadcasting and Wireless Communications Equipment Manufacturing). The small business size standard is 1250 employees. Participation from small and small disadvantaged businesses is encouraged. SMC's Small Business points of contact are Mr. Willard Strozier and Ms. Audrey Campbell. They can be reached at or by phone at (310)-653-1108.


THIS IS A REQUEST FOR INFORMATION ONLY. This Request for Information (RFI) is issued solely for information and planning purposes. It does not constitute a solicitation (Request for Proposal or Request for Quotations) or a promise to issue a solicitation in the future. This RFI does not commit the Government to contract for any supply or service whatsoever. Furthermore, the Government is not, at this time, seeking proposals. Responders are advised that the Government will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this RFI. All costs associated with responding to this RFI will be solely at the responding party's expense.

All information received in response to this RFI that is marked PROPRIETARY will be handled accordingly. The Government shall not be liable for or suffer any consequential damages for any proprietary information not properly identified. Proprietary information will be safeguarded in accordance with the applicable Government regulations.

The Air Force will not be obligated to pursue any particular acquisition alternative as a result of this RFI. Responses to the RFI will not be returned. Not responding to this RFI does not preclude participation in any future solicitation, if one is issued.

MILSATCOM has entered into contracts with The Aerospace Corporation, MCR Federal, LLC, Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, and Tecolote Research, Inc, and Linquest. These companies support the Air Force program office by performing technical reviews, systems engineering and integration analyses, cost estimation, and other advisory services. Respondents are hereby notified that all responses may be provided to our support contractors for their services to the U.S. Air Force. If respondent disagrees with the release of its RFI response to any of the aforementioned firms, respondent must clearly state this restriction in the cover letter accompanying the RFI response.

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Attachment 1 - PTES Industry Day Registration
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Attachment 1 - PTES Industry Day Registration
Posted Date:
September 29, 2017
Description: Attachment 1 - PTES Industry Day Registration
Contracting Office Address :
483 North Aviation Blvd
El Segundo, California 90245-2808
Place of Performance :
Aerospace Corporation
2310 East El Segundo Blvd
El Segundo, California 90245

El Segundo, California 90245
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Eva Hoskins,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 310-653-9551
Secondary Point of Contact :
Veronica Reynosa,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 310-653-9468

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