On 16-17 June 2020, The Program Executive Office Unmanned and Small Combatants, Unmanned Maritime Systems Program Office will host an Industry Day to brief the Large Displacement Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (LDUUV) Program.

The announcement and registration information is here – https://beta.sam.gov/opp/355cc7b37f154192a7a315c9b5e3f744/view

Industry must register by 5 June 2020.

The purpose of this Industry Day is to improve Industry’s understanding of how the LDUUV Program fits into the Chief of Naval Operations, Undersea Warfare Directorate’s plan for the unmanned undersea domain. The objective of this event is to provide Government information and solicit industry feedback to accelerate the development and procurement of future LDUUVS. The LDUUV Industry Day will provide an overview of: the Navy’s Family of UUVs; the LDUUV Program vision and objectives; the program schedule; the contracting, competition, and business strategy; the engineering / technical requirements and objectives; the Unmanned Maritime Autonomy Architecture (UMAA), the Payload Handling System (PHS), the Modified Dry Deck Shelter (Mod-DDS) and the Common Control System (CCS).

The Government will be making draft LDUUV solicitation documentation available to approved contractors as it is ready for distribution and will be seeking feedback on this documentation during the LDUUV Industry Day. Details for accessing this documentation will be posted in a separate update to beta.sam.gov under solicitation number N00024-20-R-6302.

Industry Day Information

The Industry Day event will be held virtually, see Attachment, LDUUV Detailed Design and Fabrication Industry Day Registration Form to register for Industry Day. The specific details for joining the virtual Industry Day and LDUUV Program overview presentation will be provided via separate correspondence to pre-registered and confirmed companies only. Pre-registration is required to participate in the LDUUV Industry Day. Registration on the day of the event is not allowed. Indicate on the registration form all representatives of your company that will participate in Industry Day.\

The LDUUV Industry Day will be 16-17 June 2020 from 0900 to 1700 EST. The first half of 16 June will be the Government presenting LDUUV information related to the solicitation. The Government’s presentation will be broadcast via teleconference. The teleconference number will be distributed along with the slides to all registered participants via DoD SAFE. The Government will send a calendar invite to each company’s designated representative identified on the attached registration form. Each company is restricted to one individual obtaining a call–in line. Companies are encouraged to optimize internal technical solutions to maximize the number of participants on the single call-in line. The Industry Day team meeting will open at 0830 on 16 June to provide participants 30 minutes to verify connectivity. The Government’s presentation will begin promptly at 0900 on 16 June. A copy of the Government’s presentation will be shared to all vetted participants.

One-on-one virtual engagement sessions will be conducted during the second half of 16 June. 17 June will be for additional one-on-one virtual engagement sessions only. Engagement sessions are one-on-one virtual meetings between the Government and individual companies intended for industry to ask questions and provide feedback to the Navy. Engagement session slots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Indicate on the registration form if your company is interested in scheduling a one-on-one engagement session. The Government will forward assigned timeslots to individual companies via separate correspondence prior to Industry Day. Any company that receives a one-on-one engagement session must provide a teleconference number to use during the session, and forward to the Government’s POCs the week prior to the session. For planning purposes, teleconference numbers must be able to accommodate up to 30 Government representatives on the line.

Access for all Industry Day events will be restricted to U.S. DoD contractors only. Audio or visual recording devices of any kind are prohibited. The CAGE number provided on the registration form will be used to verify U.S. DoD contractors. The deadline for registration is 9 June 2020 at 1700 EST.