21 Jul 2017

AN/BYG-1 Weapons Control System Ceiling Increase

Type of document: Contract Notice
Country: United States

AN/BYG-1 Weapons Control System Ceiling Increase

Department of the Navy

Official Address:
SEA 02
1333 Isaac Hull Avenue SE Washington Navy Yard DC 20376

Zip Code:

Samuel Kistner, Phone 2027813130, Email samuel.kistner@navy.mil – Patricia L. Stephens, Contracting Officer, Phone 2027813941, Email patricia.l.stephens@navy.mil


Date Posted:


Contract Description:
The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) intends to solicit Raytheon Company (1847 W Main Rd, Portsmouth, RI, 02871-1087) on a sole source basis, Number N00024-17-R-6406, for a Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF) contract modification to NAVSEA contract N00024-15-C-6201, to increase the contract ceiling and procure additional engineering services under CLIN 0009 in order to address repairs, obsolescence issues, and replacement parts for installed systems to meet submarine fleet requirements. Additionally, this requirement is for software engineering, hardware engineering, systems engineering, test, integration, installation, logistics and repair support of the VIRGINIA Class AN/BYG-1 Technical Insertion (TI-02) legacy system, COLLINS Class Weapon Data Converter (CWDC), and various SSN legacy weapon launchers, including Weapon Launch Console Integrated Enclosure (WLCIE), Weapon Launch System (WLS), and Universal Weapon Launch (UWL) console in support of legacy AN/BYG-1 Weapons Control System (WCS). Specifically, NAVSEA intends to procure the following engineering and support services that are associated with the aforementioned systems:

Management Support:

• Provide support for all program management, technical performance, systems engineering, software and hardware engineering, logistics, configuration, Government Furnished Information (GFI)/Government Furnished Equipment (GFI/GFE) management, quality control, and financial management.

Engineering and Technical Support Services:

• Fleet problem assessments (ship safety/self-protect)
• Engineering technical assistance to resolve hardware, software or logistics problems
• Sustainment and maintenance support, including repair/refurbishment of legacy launchers residing in Government facilities
• Identification and resolution of Safety issues
• Technical data and provisioning data updates
• Configuration management support including generation of Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and source data for Engineering Change Instructions (ECIs) as required
• Obsolescence monitoring and analysis support
• Hardware engineering support for technical analyses and drawing updates supporting launcher power, interface, and weapons string efforts
• Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) findings and recommendations
• Cyber Security Network mapping
• Architecture Review and Cyber Hardening (ARCH) analysis
• Cyber Security vulnerability assessments (including all SSN and SSBN platforms)

Obsolescence Management

• Identify potential end-of-life and obsolete component replacement alternatives (such as component redesign or Form/Fit/Function (FFF) replacements). Provide cost, schedule, risk and technical analysis of the hardware design, Level 3 drawing development/updates, testing, qualification, and production of upgrade kits for each option.

This requirement will be solicited sole source from Raytheon Company in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, which is the current provider for the Legacy Weapon Control System and associated launchers, pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1), only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. Raytheon is the only source with the requisite technical data and knowledge of the older systems referenced herein to meet the Government’s schedule and cost constraints without significant risk to the Navy. The purpose of this synopsis is to provide information and to promote subcontracting opportunities in the event that a contract should result from this solicitation. Firms interested in subcontracting opportunities should contact Raytheon directly.

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