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COLUMBIA Class Submarine Bearing Support Structure Industry Day - Forms

General Information

Document Type:MOD
Posted Date:Oct 04, 2018
Category: Ships, Small Craft, Pontoons and Floating Docks
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of the Navy, Naval Sea Systems Command, NSWC Carderock Division, 9500 MacArthur Boulevard, West Bethesda, Maryland, 20817-5700


Map Form 5512 Industry Day has been rescheduled for Friday, November 2nd, 2018 at 8:00 AM, Building 60 (Annapolis Room). Contractors personnel that previously submitted a DD Form 2345 (Military Critical Technical Data Agreement) and SECNAV Form 5512-1 are not required to resubmit documentation, unless there is a substantive change in form contents. If in doubt, resubmit documentation. New participants desiring access to this event however, shall furnish all requisite documentation not later than Wednesday, Oct 24th, 2018. ***Due to the potential impact of the approaching Hurricane Florence, the Government has decided to postpone the BSS Production Industry Day until after the start of the new fiscal year, please continue to check FBO for future updates with the new date and time.*** The Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division Advanced Propulsor Management Office (NSWC CD 807) intends to host an Industry Day on TBD at NSWC CD in West Bethesda, MD beginning at 8:00 AM EST, see Attachments 1 (Agenda) and 2 (NSWC CD Base Map). The intent is to allow US Department of Defense (DoD) Contractors an opportunity to preview and discuss design drawings and an Assembly and Manufacturing Plan outline for the production of the COLUMBIA (CLB) Class Submarine Bearing Support Structure (BSS). Design drawings will be available for viewing, however contain Distribution Statement ‘D information. Therefore, to be in accordance with DoD Directive 5230.25 (Withholding of Unclassified Technical Data from Public Disclosure) participants must be a US DoD Contractor with a Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) DD Form 2345 (Military Critical Technical Data Agreement) approved and on file. The BSS is a large-scale propulsor component and is highly engineered, of tight tolerance, and complex assembly affixed to a full-scale Navy submarine. Further details will be discussed during the event. A general overview of the BSS component by size and weight is provided in Attachment 3 (BSS Component General Sizing and Weight Parameters). The industry participants will also be able to view the sizing and weight of the Ropeguard, Diver Access Panel, Tailcone, Super Forward Outer Structure, Aft Outer Structure, and Hydrophone Cover. This enables industry to determine if its capabilities could meet Navy demand. NSWC CD 807 is tasked to perform enterprise-wide submarine advanced propulsor manufacturing management. It is responsible for identifying potential sources capable of meeting any phase of manufacturing for advanced propulsor components that will result in on-time delivery to the shipbuilder. Further, the Advanced Propulsor Management Office is charged with developing future acquisition strategy to meet Navy propulsor requirements at the best value to the taxpayer. Contractors eligible to attend shall submit an approved DD Form 2345 (Military Critical Technical Data Agreement) and for each contractor personnel submit Attachment 4 (SECNAV Form 5512/1) as soon as possible but not later than Monday, September 3rd, 2018. Utilize electronic transmittal via encrypted email or the Safe Access File Exchange at https://safe.amrdec.army.mil/; a guest account is available from the main page. File recipients are Abeer Ameer ( abeer.ameer@navy.mil ) and Frank Jurado ( frank.jurado@navy.mil ) Note, Attachment 4 is optional if you have a valid DoD-issued credential (i.e. Common Access Card, Defense Biometric Identification System {DBIDS} card, military/veteran/retiree/military dependent ID). The Government intends to provide additional information to authorized participants on or about September 12th, 2018. This includes a final agenda and summary type documentation. Attendance at this event shall not be considered a commitment of any kind by the Government. The Government will not reimburse any cost to prepare for or participate in Industry Day.

Original Point of Contact

POC Abeer J. Ameer, Phone: 3012274047, Frank Jurado,

Place of Performance

Naval Surface Warfare Center - Carderock, 9500 MacArthur Blvd. Bldg 40, West Bethesda, Maryland, 20817, United States
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