March 25, 2013 defense-aerospace.com
(Source: US Army TACOM; issued March 21, 2013)
Draft RFP Sections
The AMPV program is releasing a Full DRAFT Request for Proposal (RFP) for industry review and comment. This DRAFT RFP, including all associated Exhibits and Attachments, are DRAFT ONLY, Pre-decisional, and are anticipated to be changed before the final RFP is released.
-- Questions from Industry
All questions or comments must be submitted through the AMPV email address at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that ALL comments submitted in regard to the DRAFT RFP WILL NOT be released to the public and will be used for program planning purposes only. These responses MAY BE used to update the RFP if the Government determines it is in the program's best interest. All questions submitted will be posted, along with their responses, on the AMPV webpage for Industry to review.
PM AMPV remains committed to review all Industry's comments and address all questions and concerns related to the posted DRAFT RFP. Please be advised that comments and questions received close to the date of a final RFP release may not get answered or posted to the website. Due to uncertainty of a final RFP release date, the Government may lack sufficient time to respond, but will make every attempt to reconcile and post responses to submitted questions. Any previously submitted questions, which are not reconciled before a final RFP, may be resubmitted and answers will be posted until receipt of proposals.
-- *Questions to Industry (RFI Questions)
In addition to receiving industry feedback and comments based on the released DRAFT RFP and associated documents, the AMPV team would like industry feedback on specific sections within the DRAFT RFP. The following is a list of questions for industry to review and provide comment: Request for Information (RFI) Questions
-- *Please note that ALL responses to the RFI Questions WILL NOT be released to the public and will be used for program planning purposes only. These responses MAY BE used to update the RFP or Acquisition Strategy, if the Government determines it is in the program's best interest.
-- Industry Day
A second Industry Day is planned for April 23, 2013. The purpose of this event is to update industry on AMPV program requirements and provide an overview of the DRAFT RFP. Details regarding industry day, including how to register, can be found on the following link: 2013 AMPV Industry Day
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Click here to reach the RFP page, listing all related documents, on the US Army TACOM website.
(EDITOR’S NOTE: The AMPV is thus described in the RFP:
“The Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) is the proposed United States Army program for replacement of the M113 Family of Vehicles (FOV) to mitigate current and future capability gaps in force protection, mobility, reliability, and interoperability by mission role variant within the Heavy Brigade Combat Team (HBCT).
The AMPV will have multiple variants tailored to specific mission roles within HBCT. Mission roles are as follows: General Purpose, Medical Evacuation, Medical Treatment, Mortar Carrier, and Mission Command.
AMPV is a vehicle integration program. Existing Mission Equipment Packages (MEPs) will be transferred into the AMPV platforms where applicable.)