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Federal Contracts : 2014-06-07 : (Custom Search)

69--Battlefield Effects Simulator (BES) II Contract

Solicitation Number: W900KK-12-R-0004

Agency: Department of the Army


Location: PEO STRI Acquisition Center

Notice Type: ARCHIVE


The following announcement is provided to notify interested parties regarding a change to the solicitation number associated with the Battlefield Effects Simulator (BES) II program. The previous solicitation number (W900KK-11-R-0008) has been changed to the current number (W900KK-12-R-0004), effective immediately.

This update is consistent with the notifications regarding this opportunity which have been posted under the Draft Solicitation notifications, last updated on 24 January 2012.

If interested parties have signed up for subcontracting opportunities and / or automatic notifications under the previous solicitation number, the process must be repeated utilizing the new solicitation number.

When searching for future amendments, notices and other related documentation, interested parties should search under W900KK-12-R-0004 or BES.

POC: Marie Bittikofer, 407-208-5086,

Program Manager Training Devices (PM TRADE), in support of the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation (PEO STRI), intends to issue a solicitation to procure the Force-On-Target (FOT) Battlefield Effects Simulator (BES) II system with associated equipment, initial spares, New Equipment Training (NET), and installation support for the following range systems: Remote Target System/Enhanced Remote Target System RETS/ERETS, New Generation Army Targetry System (NGATS), Future Army Systems of Integrated Targets (FASIT), Non-Instrumented (Small Arms), and Instrumented Ranges (Digital Range Training System (DRTS). Only the FOT Launchers and associated components will be procured via this contract vehicle as the pyrotechnic cartridges are procured under a separate Government contract vehicle by U.S. Army, Army Contracting Command, Joint Munitions and Lethality Contracting Center, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ on behalf of the Project Manager for Close Combat Systems (PMCCS).

The FOT system will be used in day and night range exercises for visual and acoustic target recognition at stationary range positions with a target mechanism (lifter) or mounted on a moving target platform. The system is to be designed to produce a flash/bang and smoke signature which simulates/replicates a large caliber weapon fire of a hostile threat and/or an impact round on an armor target. The FOT device shall ensure the incorporation of the M34 (LA54) (Hostile Fire) Cartridges and M35 (LA53) (Target Hit) Cartridges.

ACQUISITION APPROACH: The Government intends to award a Single Award Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract with Firm Fixed Price Line Items. Award will be made under full and open competition on a Best Value basis utilizing Trade-off procedures. The ordering period for this effort is expected to be five years which consists of a three year base period and two options for one year each.

A DRAFT solicitation has been posted on the FedBizOpps website under the DRAFT solicitation number W900KK-11-R-0004. The anticipated timeframe for final release of the final solicitation is between 16 February 2012 through 2 March 2012 which will be posted after final approval under FedBizOpps with the updated solicitation number of W900KK-12-R-0004. A notice will go out at that time under the DRAFT solicitation FedBizOpps page to direct interested parties to the newly posted solicitation under the updated number for your convenience. Proposals are anticipated to be due between 19 March 2012 and 2 April 2012.

Award of the BES II contract is anticipated to be made in the first quarter of FY 13 with an ordering ceiling of $35M. Demonstrations will be a part of this evaluation and are currently expected to be conducted the week of 2 April 2012 in Orlando, FL.

The Points of Contact for information regarding this requirement are Gina Christensen, Contract Specialist, at, Marie Bittikofer, Contract Specialist at and Lisa Parker, Contracting Officer, at

This notice does not constitute an invitation for bids or a Request for Proposal (RFP) and is not a commitment by the U.S. Government to procure subject products. Responses in any form are not offers and the Government is under no obligation to award a contract as a result of this announcement.

Contracting Office Address

PEO STRI Acquisition Center, 12350 Research Parkway, Orlando, FL 32826-3276


Marie Bittikofer, 407-208-5086 PEO STRI Acquisition Center

Place of Performance

PEO STRI Acquisition Center 12350 Research Parkway, Orlando FL 32826 US

Additional Information

Link To Document

General Info

Posted: 2014-06-07
Response Date: 2012-03-05
Archive Date: 2014-06-07
Set Aside: N/A
Classification Code: Training aids & devices
NAICS: Other Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing