The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) intends to issue a solicitation, N00024-19-R-6302, for the development of the Medium Unmanned Surface Vehicle (MUSV). The MUSV will be a pier-launched, self-deploying modular, open architecture (OA), surface vessel capable of autonomous safe navigation and mission execution.

The solicitation will be issued electronically via Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) at http://fbo.gov and interested parties must comply with that announcement. FBO is the single point of entry for posting of the synopsis and solicitations to the internet. Interested offerors should monitor the FBO page for the release of the solicitation, and any applicable amendments. Offerors must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) in order to participate in this procurement at https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM/.

The Government anticipates releasing the draft MUSV Performance Specification for Industry review and comment in January 2019. A final Request for Proposal (RFP) is anticipated for late second quarter fiscal year 2019.