USA - RFI - Saudi Arabia Contractor Logistics Support


1.0 Introduction

The Foreign Military Sales Branch (AFLCMC/HBAN) is seeking information regarding the acquisition of on-site Contractor Logistic Support (CLS) for aircraft navigation aids (NAVAIDS) and Air Traffic Control Tower (ATCT) equipment located at Kasham Al An Air Base (AB) and Dirab AB, Saudi Arabia to support the Saudi Arabian National Guard (SANG).  The CLS services are part of a larger effort managed by Thales Inc. to produce, install, train, test, and sustain the systems at both airbases in the vicinity of Riyadh.  The focus of the effort will be at Dirab AB where the equipment has been installed but operations and maintenance training, site acceptance testing, and flight certification of the equipment have not been completed.  Periodic visits to Kasham Al An Airbase are included to provide onsite technical support for equipment that has been installed, tested, flight certified, and turned over to SANG.  The duration of the effort will be for one year with an option for a second year. 


1.1 Vision:


1.2 Purpose: HBAN’s aim is to ascertain on-site CLS to provide technical support and maintenance for the NAVAIDS and ATCT equipment.


1.3 Goals & Objectives:


1.3.1 A Request for Proposal (RFP) will be released sometime after RFI responses are reviewed.  The equipment that this CLS effort will cover includes as follows:


  • Instrument Landing Systems (ILS)
  • Uni-directional Distance Measuring Equipment (DME)
  • Doppler Very High Frequency (VHF) Omni-directional Range (DVOR) with DME
  • Airfield Meteorological Observation Systems (AMOS) with Runway Visual Range (RVR)
  • ATCT Equipment Suites for two (2) Air Traffic Control Towers that include:
    • One (1) Voice Communication Switching System (VCSS) w/Digital Voice Recorder
    • One (1) Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) time display and distribution system
    • Three (3) Ultra High Frequency (UHF) primary ATC radios
    • Five (5) Very High Frequency (VHF) primary ATC radios
    • One (1) multi-channel VHF backup ATC radio w/manual remote tuning capabilities
    • One (1) multi-channel UHF backup ATC radio w/manual remote tuning capabilities
    • Two (2) Land Mobile Radios (LMR) systems
    • Two (2) Rechargeable light guns
    • One (1) Digital Automatic Terminal Information Service (D-ATIS) w/UHF transmitter
    • radio
    • One (1) Aeronautical Fixed Telecommunication Network (AFTN) terminal
    • One (1) Primary crash network voice switch and telephones that is separate from the VCSS system
    • One (1) Local Area Network (LAN) Network Switch
    • Jotron Radios
    • Remote Radio Receivers
    • Two (2) years of spare parts and 7 years of consumables
    • One (1) Rotating Beacon on ATCT Facility
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Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 12:00 AM
Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
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