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M -- Airfield Operations and Fight Simulator at Fort Hood, Texas

Notice Date
Notice Type
Sources Sought
488119 — Other Airport Operations
Contracting Office
Department of the Army, Army Contracting Agency, South Region, ACA, Fort Hood, ACA, Fort Hood, Directorate of Contracting, 761st Tank Battalion Avenue, Room W103, Fort Hood, TX 76544-5025
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Solicitation Number
Response Due
Point of Contact
susheep.oden, 254-287-5479
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This is a Sources Sought Synopsis. The Army Contacting Agency Southern Region is seeking rough order of magnitude (ROM) pricing information from prospective service providers or other concerned individuals or organizations who may be interested in providing ROM data for the installation support services AIRFIELD OPERATIONS and FLIGHT SIMULATOR, Fort Hood, Texas, hereafter referred to as the Directorate of Aviation Operations (DAO). This Sources Sought Notice shall not be construed as a Request for Proposal, Information provided in response to this notice is for the stated purpose and sole benefit of the US Department of Army (the Agency) and shall not be construed as binding upon the Agency in any way. The DAO supports the III Corps and Fort Hood aviation mission within the functions of Executive Oversight and Support Management, Flight Simulation, Airfield Management, and Operations and Services. The functions are employed on Robert Gray Army Airfield (RGAAF) and Hood Army Airfield (HAAF). The DAO supports aviation operations for 3 tenant aviation brigades comprised of 250 aircraft and other transient aircraft. Flight Simulation utilizes 4 devices (3 types) to support Active Army, Reserve Components, other Federal agencies, and Department of Defense (DOD) designated Foreign Military Aviation Units. The DAO also supports III Corps and Fort Hood with air deployment facilities at RGAAF and Operations Support Airlift (OSA) validation and coordination. When providing ROM data please provide pricing for total annual labor cost to perform both Airfield Operations and Flight Simulator services. Airfield Operations: Airfield Operations and Services, encompasses administrative and technical services of two airfields, Flight Services and the coordination of Alert Services. The two airfields provide direct support to 3 combat aviation brigades, 1 Corps Support Command (COSCOM) aviation medical company, 1 aviation depot level maintenance facility, aviation maintenance units, 1 separate Medium Lift company, 1 Operational Support Airlift Command (OSACOM) flight detachment, 1 aerial exploitation battalion, an Air Force weather detachment and 8 separate civilian aviation contracts. The two airfields accommodate over 250 assigned aircraft accounting for over 100,000 movements annually. Additionally, airfield operations consists of providing airfield management service to include, but not limited to, airfield support, flight planning, maintaining flight logs, pilot-to-dispatch services, support for search and air rescue, crash rescue, and develop severe weather plans. The service provider, when conducting airfield operations is primarily concerned with the safety, condition and security of runways, taxiways, aircraft movement areas, and ramps on the airfield. This activity monitors operations such as fuel servicing, air marshalling, and equipment movement on the airfield and mobilization/deployment operations. Flight Simulators: The DAO regional flight simulation encompasses Training Programs, Flight and Mission Instruction and Resource Management activities to support Active Army, Reserve Components, Federal agencies and DOD designated foreign military aviation units. Training programs and instruction are conducted IAW with the standards and procedures provided in AR 95-1, TC 1-210, Federal Aviation Regulations, Instructor Pilot Handbook, appropriate aircraft Aircrew Training Manual (ATM), aircraft operators manual, to include the directives, regulations, field manuals, technical manuals, training circulars, and Flight Information Publications (FLIP) associated with these references. Three flight simulator facilities support training with a -, 2B38 (UH-60 helicopter simulator), and two 2B40 (AH-64 helicopter simulator) devices, CH-47(Shinook Helicopter) TFPS, and AH-64D Longbow Crew Trainers Instructor/Operator (IO) functions require a SECRET level security clearance and specific professional qualifications. The service provider will be responsible to develop flight training lessons plans and exercises that employ real world tactical mission scenarios that include, but are not limited to, normal and emergency procedures, aircraft systems operations, Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) procedures, weapons deployment and aerial gunnery, target identification and acquisition, artillery employment (calls for fire), terrain flight, external and internal load, night operations to include night vision devices and systems, crew coordination, aircraft carrier operations, gunnery Conduct of Fire Training (GCOFT) scenarios, and JATT Joint Aircraft Tactical Training. The service provider shall be responsible to developing and implementing the annual flight simulation training requirements from regionally supported organizations. This request identifies the organization, type of simulator(s) required, number of training periods needed, date-time-groups (DTG) requested and other support information that the organization deems necessary. The service provider shall also provide the necessary training materials, reference material, and access to government provided facilities for aircrew to conduct flight and mission planning, pre-mission briefings and post-mission briefings within each simulator facility. Additionally, access to the government provided facility must include a classroom to accommodate group (30 personnel) instruction. Other Applicable NAICS: 488111 611512 Workload Data. Simulator Training-Annual Workload UH-64 Training Events-5472 Uh-60 Training Events-3480 Classroom Instructions Hours-1740 Training Material Created-19 Airfield Operations-Annual Workload Flight Plans Filed-20332 Flight Logs Maintained-1095 Military Aircraft Supported-208,550 Civilian Aircraft Supported-334,754 Aircraft Refueling Actions-2351 Airfield Maintenance Actions-13 Point of Contact for this requirement is Ms. Susheep Oden, Contracting Officer, telephone 254-287-5479. Any service providers who may be interested in providing ROM data for the requirements indicated in this synopsis shall provide their name, name of the company, mailing address and telephone number to the following email address: susheep.oden@us.army.mil
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Address: ACA, Fort Hood Directorate of Contracting, 761st Tank Battalion Avenue, Room W103 Fort Hood TX
Zip Code: 76544-5025
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