Sera Star Systems (S3) has secured a position on a potential ten-year contract for the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC)’s Try-Decide-Buy (TDB) programme to supply aircrew equipment.
A total of 11 small businesses have been selected for the multiple-award indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract with a potential value of $950m.
Through the contract, the airforce intends to rapidly equip aircrew with commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) items.
The contract will cover items such as uniforms, cold-weather clothing systems, visual augmentation equipment, personal protective equipment, survival equipment, lighting, aircrew support equipment, and communication and electronics test equipment.
Other items include tactical, load-bearing, egress, aerial insertion, search and rescue, and personnel recovery equipment, as well as lethality support items.
In addition, the TDB contract will involve medical equipment, power management, hydration, ancillary services and testing.
How well do you really know your competitors?
Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.
Your download email will arrive shortly
Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample
We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below formBy GlobalData
In February, AFLCMC issued a second draft version of a request for proposal (RFP) for TDB, seeking industry feedback regarding the revised TDB IDIQ draft RFP.
The IDIQ award allows for rapid execution of delivery orders serving the needs of the aircrew flight equipment (AFE) career field.
Contracted work is anticipated to be completed by 8 August 2029.
AFLCMC received 12 offers for the IDIQ contract. Other awardees include Atlantic Diving Supply, Nightline, Federal Resources, Hurricane Aerospace Solutions, Baker and Associates, Capewell Aerial Systems, and Life Support International.