The United States Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM), located at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is preparing for the potential need to procure the SkyWiper (EDM4S) man-portable directional Electronic Drone Mitigation System. This acquisition will aid in advancing the Building Partner Capacity efforts. The primary objective of this notice is to assess the level of interest, capabilities, and qualifications of businesses capable of supplying the SkyWiper (EDM4S) system under fixed-price and cost-reimbursable terms. This announcement is in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 10, which mandates market research as an essential requirement.
This is a Sources Sought Announcement for market survey purposes only. This is not a solicitation for proposals. No contract shall be awarded, nor will reimbursement be made for any costs associated with providing information in response to this announcement.
Required Capabilities for the SkyWiper Portable Drone Mitigation System
The contractor shall be capable of delivering up to 100 handheld C-UAS systems (SkyWiper (EDM4S)) to ensure mitigation of control, video, and navigation signals. The system requirement includes one (1) collimator sight; one (1) battery plus one (1) spare battery; one (1) battery charger; one (1) transportation box, and one (1) transportation backpack. The overall requirement includes an additional 100 batteries and 50 battery chargers.
These systems are required to have a robust frame and be ready for use by activating the trigger. The system shall be man-portable (less than 16 lbs.). High-gain directional antennas are required for accuracy and efficiency. The system shall provide at least six (6) Radio Frequency (RF) modules to include 2.4GHz; 2xGNSS 1.5GHz, and 1.2GHZ; 5.8GHz and at least 2 custom frequency modules to be specified upon ordering. Each module is required to operate at full power independently of other frequencies in use. Frequencies shall not be programmable by the user. The minimum operational range required is 5 km.
Original Publish Date: November 2, 2023, 12:08 pm CDT
Original Response Date: November 13, 2023, 1a:00 am CST
For more information, please visit – Sources Sought for SkyWiper Handheld Electronic Drone Mitigation System on sam.gov
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