Request for Information

Agency: Department of the Navy
State: Virginia
Level of Government: Federal
  • 59 - Electrical and Electronic Equipment Components
Opps ID: NBD00159428273476732
Posted Date: Sep 30, 2017
Due Date: Sep 28, 2018
Solicitation No: N0017817R3002
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Sources Sought
Synopsis :
Added: Sep 29, 2017 9:25 am
This is a Request for Information by the Naval Surface Warfare is seeking information on candidate concepts
and enabling technologies for a Compact S-Band Magnetron.
This Request for Information (RFI) is published in accordance with FAR 15.201(e) and is for
PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY. It does not constitute a Request for Proposal (RFP) or a
commitment by the U.S. Government, nor should it be construed as such. Respondents are
advised that NSWCDD is under no obligation to acknowledge receipt of information received or
provide feedback to respondents with respect to any information submitted under this RFI. There
shall be no basis for claims against the Government as a result of any information submitted in
response to this RFI. The Government does not intend to award a contract on the basis of this
RFI or reimburse RFI preparation costs incurred by any offeror when providing the information
requested under this notice.
Solutions are sought that provide S-Band Magnetron options that meet a peak power requirement
of 4 to 10 Megawatts (MW). Solutions should have rugged and compact modular system architecture and flexible output with control of Pulse Width & Pulse Repetition Frequency. The solution should also provide built in thermal solutions which can be integrated into a closed loop system. Minimum requirements for the Compact S-Band Magnetron are as follows:
? Permanent Magnet or shown benefit of Electromagnet
? Factory Tuned within 2.5-3.5 GHz
? Duty Cycle of 0.1% or greater
? System weight less than 200lbs
Responses to this RFI should include as much detailed information as possible. Specifications should include but not be limited to; required voltage and current levels, associated sizes and weights of system subcomponents. Details regarding Technology maturity, quantity produced, environmental qualifications and development/production lead times are also highly desirable. Responses must be submitted electronically to the following e-mail address: All correspondence sent via email shall contain a subject line that reads Compact S-Band Magnetron RFI with the RFI number and the name of your organization.
Attachments with files ending in .zip or .exe are not allowable and will not get through e-mail
filters. Ensure only Portable Document Format (PDF) and Microsoft Office document formats are attached to your email. All other attachments may be deleted.
All communications with industry must be coordinated through the Contract Specialist, via email
at , call 540-653-4330. If a solicitation is released at a future date, it
will be synopsized on the Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) page located at
The Government may consider meeting with or requesting additional information from potential
sources following the market survey. Any results of any Government analysis will not be
Required Submittal Format:
? All submitted information should be at the unclassified level
? Microsoft PowerPoint presentation
? Report with requested cost, schedule and technical details
? Label any information that is considered proprietary
? Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged in Microsoft or Adobe PDF format
? An offeror's response should include, but it should have at a minimum: Company Name and Address
? Point of Contact (to include phone/fax/e-mail)
? Corporate POC (to include phone/fax/e-mail)
? Technical POC (to include phone/fax/e-mail)
? Cage Code
? NAICS Codes
? Business Size and Status
? Type of Small Business (if applicable, i.e. 8(a), woman-owned, HUB zone, etc.)
? Capability Statement
? Specific customers (for previous or similar contracts held)
? Other material (relevant to establishing core competencies of the firm)NSWCDD may request further information regarding the capabilities of respondents to meet the requirements as deemed necessary. Eligible partners who may respond to this synopsis include
companies, public and private foundations, non-profit organizations (including universities) and
state or local government organizations.
NSWCDD requests offerors' responses NO LATER THAN 12:00 PM EST 28 Sept 2018; early
submissions are fine and encouraged. It is the responsibility of any potential offeror to monitor
this site for additional information pertaining to this requirement.
The Government will not pay for any information received. Phone call responses will not be
accepted. Information received shall be treated as Business Sensitive and will not be shared
outside Government activities and agencies without permission of the provider. Any information
supplied under this RFI shall be provided free of charge to the Government. All responses should
be unclassified. Information and materials submitted in response to this request will NOT be
If responses contain proprietary data, it shall be marked appropriately. It is the respondent's
responsibility to clearly define to the Government what is considered proprietary data.
Contracting Office Address :
17362 Dahlgren Road
Suite 157
Dahlgren, Virginia 22448-5100
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Telly D. Simons,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 5406534330

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