Air Force seeks small-biz support for F-16 upgrade
- By Nick Wakeman
- May 23, 2013
The Air Force is developing a small-business contract for a variety of engineering and IT support for the F-16 fighter jet.
The service is looking for contractors in any small business categories that can help upgrade and provide engineering services for several F-16 systems.
The following systems will need to be supported:
- Commercial Central Interface Unit
- Digital Video Recorder
- Advanced Color Programmable Display Generator
- Advance Operational Flight Program
- Hardware support
Maintenance crew performs work on the F-16 fighter.
Some of the equipment that the Air Force wants support for is supplied by Elbit Systems LTD.
Services that the Air Force is looking for include design, trial verification installation, manufacturing and test and follow-on production support.
The Air Force said the sources sought notice is for market research purposes to see if any small businesses are capable of providing these kinds of services.
Responses to the notice are due June 6. The solicitation number is FA8224-13-F160FP.
Nick Wakeman is the editor-in-chief of Washington Technology. Follow him on Twitter: @nick_wakeman.