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Saturday, July 6, 2013
Air Force meets with industry to discuss Alaska Radar System contract
Air Force 673rd Contracting
Squadron and the 611th Air Support Group at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER), Alaska,
a Site Visit next month for companies interested in bidding on the
operations and maintenance contract for the Alaska Radar System (ARS). The
Site Visit will be held on
by an Industry Day meeting Aug.
ARS provides Alaska airspace surveillance, intercept control, and navigational assistance to military and civilian aircraft. During
the Site Visit, personnel will be transported from JBER to remote
radar sites located at either Point Barrow or Tatalina, with
alternate sites at Tin City or Cape Newenham. Transportation
to and from the remote sites will be with the 537th Airlift Squadron via military aircraft.
611th Air Support Group will present information on their requirements at
the Industry Day meeting. All contractors who are interested as a
prime, teaming arrangement, or subcontracting role are encouraged to
investigate opportunities at this event. Forty-five
minute, one-on-one, contractor capabilities presentations may be
scheduled on a first-come basis. Participation is highly encouraged
for all small business enterprises.