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    1. 1. Constellation Space Suit System Pre-Proposal Conference July 30, 2007 Jeff Dutton SEB Chair Jim Gips Contracting Officer John Moore Price Analyst
    2. 2. Restrooms can be found in the hallway outside this ballroom Fire exits are the front entrance and side exit doors. In the event of a fire, you must move at least 75 ft away from the building Fire Exits Fire Exit Fire Exit Restrooms Safety and Administrative Information
    3. 3. <ul><li>Welcome </li></ul><ul><li>Safety and Administration Information </li></ul><ul><li>Source Evaluation Board Membership </li></ul><ul><li>Orientation </li></ul><ul><li>CSSS Scope </li></ul><ul><li>Reference Suit System Approach </li></ul><ul><li>EVA Systems Project Office </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements Flow </li></ul><ul><li>Acquisition Milestones </li></ul><ul><li>CSSS Contract Structure </li></ul><ul><li>DRFP Highlights </li></ul><ul><li>Potential Changes to Final RFP </li></ul><ul><li>Cost Presentation – CSSS Draft RFP Cost Highlights </li></ul><ul><li>Comments and Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Closing Remarks </li></ul>Agenda
    4. 4. <ul><li>These slides are not to be interpreted as a comprehensive description of the requirements in the Draft Request for Proposal (DRFP) </li></ul><ul><li>To the extent there are any inconsistencies between this briefing and the future solicitation, the solicitation will govern </li></ul>Disclaimer
    5. 5. <ul><li>Source Selection Authority (SSA) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Doug Cooke, Deputy Associate Administrator of NASA’s Exploration Systems Mission Directorate (ESMD) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Source Evaluation Board (SEB) Membership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jeff Dutton, Chair </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jim Gips, Contracting Officer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tom Carrington </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brian Johnson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Raul Blanco </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Randy McDaniel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Steve Nunez </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sylvia Aragon, Recorder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>John Moore, Price Analyst </li></ul></ul>CSSS SSA and SEB Membership
    6. 6. <ul><li>The purpose of this pre-proposal conference is to help industry understand the Government’s requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Questions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Any response to verbal questions during the conference shall not be construed as an official answer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Submit written questions to the Contracting Officer as described in the cover letter to the Draft RFP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Official responses to written questions received by the Contracting Officer will be posted to the Constellation Space Suit System (CSSS) procurement website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Post RFP release, responses will be posted as an amendment to the RFP </li></ul></ul>Orientation
    7. 7. <ul><li>Points of Contact: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contracting Officer: James Gips </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contract Specialist: Sylvia Aragon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SEB email address: [email_address] </li></ul></ul>Orientation (cont.)
    8. 8. <ul><li>Ombudsman (NFS 1852.215-84): “…before consulting with an ombudsman, interested parties must first address their concerns, issues, disagreements, and/or recommendations to the Contracting Officer for resolution … If resolution cannot be made by the Contracting Officer, interested parties may contact the installation ombudsman …” </li></ul><ul><li>Installation Ombudsman: </li></ul><ul><li>Lucy Kranz, Associate Director (Management), Building 1, Room 957B, telephone 281-483-0490 </li></ul>Orientation (cont.)
    9. 9. CSSS Scope <ul><li>Design, Development, Test and Evaluation (DDT&E) of a space suit system and associated EVA equipment including vehicle interface equipment and associated ground support equipment to support the Constellation Program (CxP) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Support two types of missions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Crew Exploration Vehicle (CEV) crew transfer missions to the International Space Station (ISS) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Initial lunar missions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Production of CSSS hardware and components (test, training, and flight) </li></ul><ul><li>Sustaining engineering and processing for CSSS hardware </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>The CxP-approved architecture is a single space suit system with two configurations which share many components </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Configuration 1 – Launch, Entry, and Abort (LEA)/0-G EVA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Configuration 2 – Initial lunar surface EVA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A space suit system has major potential advantages over the Shuttle approach of separate suits for LEA and EVA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A minimum set of hardware required to meet all mission phase requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The EVA Systems Project has developed a reference approach for the development of CSSS hardware (reference CxP 72176, Constellation Program EVA System Architecture Description Document) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The reference approach was developed as a proof of concept and a point of departure, not a final design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The reference approach will be updated in the Fall; the updated reference approach will be included in the Final RFP, if it is available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Deliverable Items List (DIL) in the Draft RFP was developed using the reference approach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Section L (TA5 and L.G.4) requests Offerors to provide their suit architecture based on the requirements in the SOW, this includes an updated DIL </li></ul></ul>Reference Suit System Approach
    11. 11. Reference Suit System Approach Configuration 1 <ul><li>Umbilicals and Secondary Oxygen Package (SOP): </li></ul><ul><li>Universal umbilical connectors on umbilicals and vehicles </li></ul><ul><li>Long, closed-loop umbilical (TBD) (two for EVA) </li></ul><ul><li>Short, closed-loop umbilical (per crewmember) </li></ul><ul><li>SOP/Emergency oxygen </li></ul><ul><li>Umbilical provides, breathable gas, cooling water, power and comm </li></ul><ul><li>Umbilical provides tether function </li></ul>Enhanced helmet hardware: Thermal Micrometeoroid Garment (TMG) (Contingency EVA) - Helmet feed-port (120 hr survival) (TBD) - Analog comm cap - Open flip visor - Inserts for head-impact protection - Liquid Cooling Garment (LCG) and possible Bio-Med Sensors <ul><li>Pressure Garment Subsystem (PGS): </li></ul><ul><li>Two Umbilical connections (“make before break” and “buddy breathing”) provide breathable gas, cooling water, power, and comm </li></ul><ul><li>On-suit pressure regulation </li></ul><ul><li>TMG/multi-layer insulation (MLI) similar to EMU </li></ul><ul><li>Waist-entry soft upper torso (SUT) (patterned convolute, body seal closure w/multiple sizes) </li></ul><ul><li>Phase VI gloves (updated certification) </li></ul><ul><li>Common lower torso assembly (LTA) (integrated waist/hip/leg - bearing hip with convolute joint) </li></ul><ul><li>Walking boot </li></ul><ul><li>Extraction harness with attached Personal Floatation Device (PFD) </li></ul><ul><li>Separate terrestrial exposure suit </li></ul><ul><li>Waste containment with Maximum Absorbency Garment (MAG) </li></ul>Concept Drawings of the Suit System Reference Configuration Constellation Suit System Team - 26 Oct. 2006
    12. 12. Reference Suit System Approach Configuration 2 Enhanced Helmet hardware: TMG and lighting - Heads-Up-Display - SUT-integrated audio - Enhanced PGS/Softgoods: TMG/MLI for relevant environment - Rear entry lunar SUT with waist and scye bearings - Wear/abrasion resistant softgoods - Second generation arm patterned convolute joint- Enhanced LCG and Bio-Med Sensors Primary Life Support (PLS) Assembly: High pressure gaseous oxygen - Spacesuit water membrane evaporator (SWME) - Rapid Cycle Amine (RCA) - Potable water tank - Power/Communications, Avionics, and Infomatics: Lithium Ion Batteries - C3I processing in PLS - Expanded set of suit sensors - Advanced Caution and Warning - On-suit productivity enhancements - Umbilicals and SOP: Same hardware as Configuration 1 Concept Drawings of the Suit System Reference Configuration Constellation Suit System Team - 26 Oct. 2006 * Hardware detailed text represents changes or additions of hardware (colored darker blue or purple) to the LEA configuration
    13. 13. EVA Systems Project Office - status <ul><li>EVA Level III Systems Requirements Review (SRR) completed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>System Requirements Document (SRD) baselined and updated post SRR </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Requirements Analysis Cycles 1 and 2 completed; results are being posted in the technical library as they become available </li></ul><ul><li>EVA Level IV SRR in process and will be completed prior to RFP release </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Element Requirements Documents (ERDs) are in draft form and out for internal review </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ERDs will be baselined after the completion of SRR and will be available with the RFP </li></ul></ul><ul><li>EVA System Design Review (SDR) will be executed from November 2007 to February 2008 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EVA to CEV Interface Requirements Document (IRD) baselined </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Requirements Flow
    15. 15. Constellation EVA Systems Project Office Project Planning & Control <ul><li>COTR </li></ul><ul><li>Budget </li></ul><ul><li>Risk Mgmt </li></ul><ul><li>Config & Data Mgmt </li></ul>1.2 Level 3 Level 4 EVA Systems Project Manager Deputy Project Manager Admin Crew Office Secretary Operations GRC Lead Space Life Sciences Contracting Officer Education and Outreach 1.1 Testing and Facilities 10.0 Technology Development 4.0 Technical Authority Chief Engineer S&MA HMDE SR&QA 3.0 SE&I and V&V 2.0 Suit Element <ul><li>Suit SE&I </li></ul><ul><li>Crew Survival SSM </li></ul><ul><li>PGS SSM </li></ul><ul><li>PLSS SSM </li></ul><ul><li>Power/CAI SSM </li></ul><ul><li>GSE SSM </li></ul>6.4.1 Tools and Equipment Element 6.4.2 Vehicle Interface Element <ul><li>SE&I/CEV </li></ul><ul><li>SE&I/Lander </li></ul><ul><li>CAI SSM </li></ul><ul><li>Power SSM </li></ul><ul><li>GSE SSM </li></ul>6.4.3
    16. 16. Acquisition Milestones 5/1/08 Planned Source Selection/Contract Award 6/2/08 Planned Contract Start 7/17/07 Draft RFP Release 10/2/07 Planned Release Final RFP 11/30/07 Planned Proposal Due Date 7/30-8/17/07 One-on-One Communications with Industry 7/30/07 Pre-proposal Conference 4/11/07 Headquarters PSM Briefing Plan Milestone
    17. 17. CSSS Contract Structure Option 1 - Configuration 2 (8 yrs.) Delta SRR Lunar Capabilities CxP IOC Note: Years are shown as Government Fiscal Years <ul><li>Option 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Configuration 2: DDT&E, initial hardware delivery, and sustaining engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Milestone driven CPAF </li></ul>Human Lunar Return 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 Basic Period - Configuration 1 (6.3 yrs) Option 2 - Configuration 1 (4 yrs) <ul><li>Basic Period </li></ul><ul><li>Configuration 1: DDT&E, initial hardware delivery, and sustaining engineering until completion of first flight </li></ul><ul><li>Configuration 2: DDT&E as required for commonality of design </li></ul><ul><li>Milestone driven CPAF </li></ul><ul><li>Option 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Configuration 1: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Production ( CPAF/FFP ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustaining engineering ( CPAF ) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>IDIQ </li></ul>
    18. 18. <ul><li>Performance-based requirements include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DDT&E for CSSS hardware </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DDT&E of LEA and 0-G capabilities (Configuration 1) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DDT&E of initial surface capabilities (Configuration 2 ) through Delta SRR (2008 – 2010), as required for commonality of design </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Production of flight hardware for CxP Initial Operational Capability (IOC) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sustaining engineering begins with completion of first production unit </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Development, Special Studies, and Tool DDT&E (IDIQ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Period of performance: 6/2008 through 9/2014 </li></ul><ul><li>Contract type: Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF) (AF End Item Contract) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fee payments based on selected milestone accomplishments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Areas of Emphasis will be issued to indicate specific areas of concern prior to each award fee period that will be limited in number and directly related to the desired outcome </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Final award fee determination, which supersedes all interim determinations, based on completion of end item (Initial Operational Capability mission) </li></ul></ul>CSSS Contract Structure Basic Period
    19. 19. <ul><li>Performance-based requirements: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Continued DDT&E of Configuration 2 from completion of Delta SRR action items through delivery of hardware for Human Lunar Return mission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Production of flight hardware for Human Lunar Return mission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustaining engineering begins with completion of first production unit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Development, Special Studies, and Tool DDT&E (IDIQ) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Period of performance: 10/2010 – 9/2018 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Option 1 will have a starting date range rather than a specific start date </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contract type: CPAF (AF End Item Contract) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fee payments based on selected milestone accomplishments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Areas of Emphasis will be issued to indicate specific areas of concern prior to each award fee period that will be limited in number and directly related to the desired outcome </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Final award fee determination, which supersedes all interim determinations, based on completion of end item </li></ul></ul>CSSS Contract Structure Option 1
    20. 20. <ul><li>Performance-based requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Production of Configuration 1 fleet items </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Units will be ordered via IDIQ delivery orders (DOs) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Production quantities determined by proposed technical approach and NASA-provided flight schedule </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustaining engineering and processing of completed fleet items </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Requirements ordered through IDIQ task orders </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Period of performance: 10/2014 – 9/2018 </li></ul><ul><li>Contract type </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Production DOs will be CPAF or Firm Fixed Price (FFP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Plan to transition to FFP DOs when sufficient production cost data is available </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustaining engineering and processing task orders will be CPAF </li></ul></ul>CSSS Contract Structure Option 2
    21. 21. DRFP Highlights - J Attachments <ul><li>J-1 Statement of Work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All performance requirements and majority of engineering standards are carried in the System and Element requirement documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The structure of this SOW mirrors the Work breakdown Structure (WBS) established in J-4, Work Breakdown Structure which is aligned with the EVA Systems Project Office (ESPO) WBS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>To accomplish this without repeating “shall” statements, some SOW sections refer to the “shall” statements in other SOW sections </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>We expect costs to come in at the lowest level of the WBS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SOW example: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Pressure Garment Subsystem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Contractor shall design, develop, test, evaluate, verify, validate, certify, demonstrate readiness for acceptance, and deliver a Suit Element Pressure Garment Subsystem in compliance with SOW section 6.4 requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In this example, charges related to the Pressure Garment Subsystem would be collected at WBS Section rather than at Section 6.4 </li></ul></ul>
    22. 22. DRFP Highlights - J Attachments <ul><li>J-2 Data Requirements Deliverables </li></ul><ul><ul><li>81 DRDs encompassing all significant aspects of the project and phases of the mission </li></ul></ul><ul><li>J-3 Applicable, Guidance, and Informational Documents List </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes documents expected with next revision of the EVA SRD </li></ul></ul><ul><li>J-4 Work Breakdown Structure </li></ul><ul><li>J-5 Acronym List </li></ul><ul><li>J-6 Glossary </li></ul><ul><li>J-7 Safety, Health, and Environmental Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Contractor’s approved Safety, Health, and Environmental Plan shall be fully followed from the first day of the contract award, including phase-in </li></ul></ul><ul><li>J-8 Award Fee Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AF Tables for Basic and Option 1 should be completed to show the Offeror’s suggested milestone structure and fee for the milestones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AF for Option 2 will be held in a separate fee pool with six month periods; fee table to be proposed by the Offerors </li></ul></ul>
    23. 23. DRFP Highlights - J Attachments <ul><li>J-9 Small Business/Subcontracting Plan </li></ul><ul><li>J-10 List of Facilities, Installation Accountable Property, and Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Draft RFP lists facilities available for use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offerors will propose the intended use, project phase, and estimated use dates for each facility </li></ul></ul><ul><li>J-11 Government Furnished Property </li></ul><ul><li>J-12 Government/Contractor Design Transition Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Outlines plan for transition of NASA-led design effort to CSSS contractor </li></ul></ul><ul><li>J-13 Integrated Collaborative Environment (ICE) Operating Environment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compatibility or use requirement for ICE suite of tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Details ICE tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expected to be updated for Final RFP </li></ul></ul><ul><li>J-14 Reserved </li></ul><ul><li>J-15 Critical Milestone Schedule </li></ul>
    24. 24. DRFP Highlights - J Attachments <ul><li>J-16 Deliverable Items List </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vehicle Interface Element (VIE) items for the Basic Period are considered fixed (reference Attachment L) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Suit items are based on NASA’s reference suit approach; intent is for Offerors to propose suit DIL items per the Offeror’s suit approach (reference Attachment L) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TBDs on VIE will be resolved prior to Final RFP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Excel file included for use if desired </li></ul></ul><ul><li>J-17 Event Matrix </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communicates events and crew size information necessary to plan for logistics, sustaining, and processing levels </li></ul></ul><ul><li>J-18 Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Procedures </li></ul><ul><li>J-19 SRD/ERD Requirements Applicability and Verification Participation Matrix </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifies requirements responsibility (contractor, NASA, or joint) </li></ul></ul>
    25. 25. DRFP Highlights - J Attachments and Errata <ul><li>J-20 Requirement Levels and Management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Convey anticipated specification hierarchy, structure, and control </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Errata </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Documents required for evaluation of Draft RFP are available in the CSSS technical library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Errata lists specific issues with documentation and the associated mitigation plan </li></ul></ul>
    26. 26. DRFP Highlights B through M <ul><li>B.2 Contract Line Item Number (CLIN) Structure – Propose cost and fee per CLIN </li></ul><ul><li>B.3 Propose cost and fee for the Basic Period only </li></ul><ul><li>B.7 Propose loaded labor rates by labor category by year </li></ul><ul><li>B.8 Propose Contract End Items from DIL with not-to-exceed (NTE) prices per item per year in which they may be ordered </li></ul><ul><li>B.9 Propose NTE price for full manifest delivery order </li></ul><ul><li>F.5 CLINs 3 and 4 will not start until the Delta SRR is complete with all actions closed </li></ul><ul><li>F.5 CLIN 6, provide no later than start date required to meet delivery schedule </li></ul><ul><li>G.2 and J-18 PIV, new badging requirements; understand that the process may be more lengthy than anticipated </li></ul><ul><li>G.3 Base fee does not apply; interim payments based on milestone performance; provisional payments may be made under certain conditions; all payments superseded by final AF determination </li></ul>
    27. 27. DRFP Highlights B through M <ul><li>H.4 Changes Clause threshold of $650K applies to cost only </li></ul><ul><li>H.9 May renegotiate prices for CLIN 6 on a one-time basis </li></ul><ul><li>Section K - fill out certifications </li></ul><ul><li>L.6 Communications – point of contact is James Gips; all communications shall be in writing </li></ul><ul><li>L.7 Proposal Acceptance Period - proposal good for 240 days </li></ul><ul><li>L.9 Monitor page count limitations; the SEB will not evaluate pages that exceed page limitations; understand what counts for page limitations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There is an error in the DRFP cover letter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Is: The adequacy of the proposal volume page guidelines specified in Section L clause L.9 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Should be: The adequacy of the proposal volume page limitations specified in Section L clause L.9 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>L.11 Observe proposal due dates </li></ul><ul><li>L.12 Understand proposal marking and delivery to ensure timely delivery of proposals; a call to the CO that the proposal is in transit would be appreciated </li></ul>
    28. 28. DRFP Highlights B through M <ul><li>M.3 NASA may award without discussions </li></ul><ul><li>M.4 Options will be evaluated as part of overall cost and price </li></ul><ul><li>M.5 Evaluation factors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mission suitability - scored on 1000 point system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technical Approach – 500 points </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Management Approach – 300 points </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Safety and Health – 100 points </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) Participation and Small Business (SB) Plan – 100 points </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Past Performance – adjective scale </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost/Price – evaluated on cost realism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Factor comparison </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mission Suitability and Past Performance when combined are significantly more important than Cost/Price </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mission Suitability is more important than Past Performance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Past Performance and Cost/Price are approximately equal in importance </li></ul></ul></ul>
    29. 29. Potential Changes to Final RFP <ul><li>IDIQ ordering periods in the Basic Period and Option 1 are limited by statute to five years </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This will require a break up into IDIQ blocks of no more than five years per block </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This will result in an alterations to the CLIN structure for the Basic Period and Option 1. The form of the alteration has not been determined at this time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is believed that the revised CLIN structure will not create additional burden in proposal development </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Clause updates </li></ul>
    31. 31. CSSS Draft RFP Cost Highlights <ul><li>General Highlights (Volume IV – Cost) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CLIN 1 is Completion Form (Basic Period) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CLIN 2 is IDIQ (Basic Period) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CLIN 3 is Completion Form (Option Period 1) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CLIN 4 is IDIQ (Option Period 1) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CLIN 5 is IDIQ for Sustaining Engineering and Processing (SE&P) (Option Period 2) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CLIN 6 is IDIQ NTE for Production Effort (PE) (Option Period 2) </li></ul></ul>
    32. 32. CSSS Draft RFP Cost Highlights <ul><li>Contract Year 1 is four months (CLINs 1 and 2) </li></ul><ul><li>All other Contract Years align to the Government’s Fiscal Year (all CLINs) </li></ul><ul><li>Definitions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Major Subcontractor = $80 Million and above </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minor Subcontractor = less than $80 Million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inter-company effort is considered to be “subcontract” effort for cost proposal purposes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cost Proposal Data Required </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Offeror’s Pricing Model (OPM) required from the Prime Offeror and ALL Subcontractors of $80 million or more (i.e., Major Subcontractors ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Excel Pricing Model (EPM) Templates required from Prime Offeror, Major Subcontractors, AND Minor Subcontractors identified by the Offeror as necessary to fulfill the 80% “detailed cost proposal” requirement </li></ul></ul>
    33. 33. CSSS Draft RFP Cost Highlights <ul><li>The 80% “detailed cost proposal” requirement: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The EPM Workbooks and Templates are considered to be a “detailed cost proposal” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Excluding government-specified RFP costs and CLIN 6, Offerors must provide “detailed cost proposals” on at least 80% of the proposed contract value counting Prime Offeror, then Major Subcontractors , and then Minor Subcontractors </li></ul></ul>
    34. 34. CSSS Draft RFP Cost Highlights <ul><li>Excel Pricing Model (EPM) Overview: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Four Workbooks (will walk through EPM shortly) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workbook 1 – applicable to CLIN 1 (BP – CF) and CLIN 2 (BP – IDIQ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CLIN 2 utilizes Table L4-6; hours and Non Labor Resources (NLRs) mandated per the RFP </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workbook 2 – applicable to CLIN 3 (OP1 – CF) and CLIN 4 (OP1 – IDIQ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CLIN 4 utilizes Table L4-7; hours and NLRs mandated per the RFP </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workbook 3 – applicable to CLIN 5 (SE&P) and CLIN 6 (PE) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workbook 4 – supporting detail documentation </li></ul></ul>
    35. 35. CSSS Draft RFP Cost Highlights <ul><li>General Highlights (Volume V – Technical Resources Volume) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>REQUIRED OF PRIME OFFEROR ONLY </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prime MUST integrate and include ALL subcontractor data within Volume V </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technical Approach (TA) data </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Basis of Estimate (BOE) data (full time equivalents (FTEs) and NLRs) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resources (R) data </li></ul></ul></ul>
    36. 36. CSSS Draft RFP Cost Highlights <ul><li>Table L5-3 identifies at what SOW level specific kinds of data (TA, BOE, or R) is required </li></ul><ul><li>SOW requires specific breakdown of resources data by specific software and non-software resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Software resource requirements associated specifically with meeting requirements set forth in CxP 70022-01, Constellation Command, Control, Communication, and Information (C3I) Interoperability Standards Book, Volume 1: Interoperability Specification, Appendix E7 – C3I Interoperability Requirements Applicability to EVA (one Template Resources Template (TRT)) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All remaining software resource requirements (one TRT) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All other resource requirements excluding all software resource requirements (one TRT) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Total summed resource requirements for SOW (one TRT) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Table L5-4: Government has provided Standard Labor Categories (SLCs) to be used by Offerors </li></ul>
    37. 37. CSSS Draft RFP Cost Highlights <ul><li>Points of Emphasis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TRT data (Volume V) is expected to match cost data (Volume IV) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subcontractor-provided data expected to match Prime Offeror data for that Subcontractor OR Prime Offeror is expected to explain the reason why the data does not match (i.e., Desk Analysis on Subcontractor adjusted Subcontractor cost data due to …) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CLINs 2, 4, and 5 – Contract Rates in EPM MUST reconcile to Contract Rates in Clause B.7 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CLIN 6 – Differences between Contract End Item (CEI) pricing in EPM for production effort and CEI pricing in Clause B.8 are to be explained </li></ul></ul>
    38. 38. CSSS Draft RFP Cost Highlights <ul><li>Section M 5.4 Highlights: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Basic Period (CLINs 1 and 2), Option Period 1 (CLINs 3 and 4), and Option Period 2 (CLIN 5 only) will be: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Subject to cost realism analysis </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Subject to probable cost adjustments based on the SEB’s evaluation of the Offeror’s proposal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Option Period 2 (CLIN 6 only) will be: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Subject to performance risk assessment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Subject to probable cost adjustment for mathematical errors only </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CLIN 6 - Proposed prices that are determined to be unrealistic may result in a mission suitability weakness or deficiency being assessed under the Management or Technical Subfactors, respectively, as a performance risk </li></ul></ul>
    39. 39. <ul><li>To assist the Government in developing the highest quality RFP, you are invited to comment on all aspects of the Draft RFP, including the requirements, schedules, proposal instructions, and evaluation approaches. The Government is particularly interest in the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Any requirements that are considered to be unnecessary or inefficient </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Those areas of the Draft RFP that are considered to be price or schedule sensitive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The likelihood of foreign participation in subcontracting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Transition Plan found in Attachment J-12 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Any perceived safety, occupational health, security (including information technology security), environmental, export control, and/or other programmatic risk issues associated with performance of the work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The adequacy of the proposal volume page limitations specified in Section L, Clause L.9 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The past performance criteria specified in Section L, Clause L.13.F </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Comments and questions are due by August 17, 2007 to allow time for responses to be formulated and changes incorporated into the Final RFP and should be sent via email to the Contracting Officer, James Gips </li></ul>Comments and Questions
    40. 40. <ul><li>Topics covered today are not inclusive and potential Offerors should not place any added emphasis based on the content of this briefing </li></ul><ul><li>Information provided today is to assist in the development of proposals; however the Final RFP will take precedence </li></ul><ul><li>Continue to monitor the NAIS and CSSS websites for updates </li></ul><ul><li>Final RFP release is planned for October 1, 2007 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The technical library will be frozen at that point </li></ul></ul>Closing Remarks
    41. 41. Contract Website