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U.S. Department of Air Force
U.S. Department of Defense

P5 Combat Training System (P5CTS) System Security Upgrade (SSU)

APPLY HEREJul 28, 2020
Main Contact
Opportunity Type:
Pre-Solicitation/RFI
Opportunity Number:
FA8210-20-P5CTS_SSU_(RFI_and_Sources_Sought_Synops
Delivery Location:
United States
Issue Date:
Jul 13, 2020
Response Date:
Jul 28, 2020

The Government requires implementation of a shop-replaceable kit that consists of a National Security Agency (NSA)-certified Type 1 encryption device, a (National Cross Domain Solution Management Office (NCDSMO)-certified Cross Domain Solution (CDS) or CDS derivative that functionally serves as the RED (Classified)/BLACK (Unclassified) signal interface point, and a modified P5 AS End Cap.

The P5 Combat Training System (P5CTS) provides realistic air combat training to the warfighter and employs instrumentation on high activity participant aircraft and Ground Subsystem (GS) components. The System contains an air-to-air data link for sharing participant Global Positioning System (GPS) based time-space-position information. The Airborne Subsystem (AS) transmits state vectoring information for aircraft motion and location generated from GPS tracking and provides real-time kill notification based on Government-furnished weapon simulations.

Because the P5CTS is expected to remain in service until 2030, cybersecurity must be addressed. In order to meet current cybersecurity requirements and provide for future implementation of Proficiency-Based Training, a security upgrade must be

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Main Contact
Sean M. Jones
Contracting Officer
Secondary Contact
Main Contact
Opportunity Type:
Pre-Solicitation/RFI
Opportunity Number:
FA8210-20-P5CTS_SSU_(RFI_and_Sources_Sought_Synops
Delivery Location:
United States
Issue Date:
Jul 13, 2020
Response Date:
Jul 28, 2020

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