MEMORANDUM TO ALL PROSPECTIVE OFFERORS:
SUBJECT: National Missile Defense (NMD) Lead System Integrator (LSI) Concept Definition Request for Proposals
The Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) invites proposals in response to the attached Request for Proposal (RFP) Number HQ0006-96-R-0016 to define concepts for the development, integration, and potential deployment of a National Missile Defense system. This RFP initiates the first phase of a two phase acquisition for the NMD LSI. An executive summary describing the goals and objectives of this competitive acquisition is also attached.
This acquisition is in furtherance of the acquisition streamlining initiatives of the Department of Defense. Implementation will require a new way of doing business but will offer significant opportunities for improving the acquisition process. To this end, contractors are encouraged to submit comments and/or recommended changes to the Government's proposed procedures for conducting the LSI phase evaluation and selection process.