U.S. Navy APSD PLP MAC
The Navy Aircraft Prototype Systems Division (APSD) MA/IDIQ contract was awarded in September 2017. 5-Year POP. CTSi is a prime contractor on Lot 1. The primary mission of APSD is to support warfighter needs through the use of innovative and rapid prototyping solutions with the ability to produce limited quantities to support test, evaluation and initial fielding requirements. Platforms include, but are not limited to C-130, H-53, P-3, P-8, E-2, V-22, MQ-8, MQ-4, Unmanned Air Vehicles of many varieties and a variety of mobile ground mission systems.
The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Warfare Centers established the Seaport Enhanced (SeaPort-e) Multiple Award Contract (MAC). This contract vehicle utilizes a web-based, e-business procurement portal, to facilitate performance-based service acquisition, leverage buying power, improve business intelligence, and reduce cycle time.
The contracts were competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website. Per the solicitation documents, the main criteria for selecting the 1,870 award winners was mostly based on applicant’s past performance within one of the 23 functional subcategories with the Navy and their technical proposals.