JANUARY 18th 2022 UPDATE:

The Government has determined that they will not be pursuing the remaining 6 prototype efforts (listed below) under the Naval Operational Logistics Distribution Systems (NOLDS) prototype project Request for Solutions at this time.

  • Improved Modular Fuel & Cargo Delivery Station
  • Close-in Fuel Rig
  • Modified Fuel Rig for Astern & Over-the-Shore Refueling
  • Open Ocean Bulk Fuel Cache
  • Littoral Bulk Fuel Cache
  • Rapidly Deployable Over-the-Shore Refueling System

Thank you again for your openness to meeting the requirements of the Request for Solutions and we hope to see your continued interest and participation in future TReX Opportunities.

Award Notices

BFOSDS

On 15 April 2021, in accordance with 10 U.S. Code § 2371b, the Army Contracting Command – Orlando has awarded an Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) via the Training and Readiness Accelerator (TReX) for Prototype 1: Bulk Fuel Over-the-Shore Storage and Delivery System (BFOSDS), one of the eight possible Naval Operational Logistics Distribution Systems (NOLDS) prototype projects.

A Request for Solutions for these efforts was issued through TReX on 18 June 2020, which resulted in the submittal of two responses for BFOSDS. The prototype project was awarded to Maritime Applied Physics Corporation (MAPC) located in Baltimore, MD. The total value of this prototype project, if all options are exercised, is $28,123,015.62.

The BFOSDS is a bulk fuel over-the-shore storage and delivery system designed to be minimally manned with low visibility and able to operate in an austere environment.

Upon successful completion of this prototype effort, the Government anticipates that a follow-on production effort may be awarded via either contract or transaction, without the use of competitive procedures if the participants in this transaction successfully complete the prototype project as awarded. The Government defines success as when the prototypes have been validated and is accepted by the Government. Further, the government reserves the right to determine part or all of the prototype project is successfully completed if the vendor shows a particularly favorable or unexpected result justifying the transition to production.

MCAK

On 29 January 2021, in accordance with 10 U.S. Code § 2371b, the Army Contracting Command – Orlando has awarded an Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) via the Training and Readiness Accelerator (TReX) for Prototype 2: Modular CONSOL Adapter Kit (MCAK), one of the eight possible Naval Operational Logistics Distribution Systems (NOLDS) prototype projects.

A Request for Solutions for these efforts was issued through TReX on 18 June 2020, which resulted in the submittal of one response for MCAK. The prototype project was awarded to Gryphon Technologies, L.C. located in Washington, DC. The total value of this prototype project, if all options are exercised, is $11,477,235.00.

The MCAK is a modular refueling capability for US tankers and other fuel carrying commercial vessels to refuel the Navy’s Combat Logistics Force while underway at sea.  The scope of work for this effort includes concept design, prototype fabrication, and both land and sea testing.

Upon successful completion of this prototype effort, the Government anticipates that a follow-on production effort may be awarded via either contract or transaction, without the use of competitive procedures if the participants in this transaction successfully complete the prototype project as awarded. The Government defines success as when the prototypes have been validated and is accepted by the Government. Further, the government reserves the right to determine part or all of the prototype project is successfully completed if the vendor shows a particularly favorable or unexpected result justifying the transition to production.

NOLDS MCAK Award Notice