SDA to Host Tranche 1 Demonstration & Experimentation System (T1DES) Industry Day to Discuss Draft Solicitation

Registration Open: May 4 – May 16, 2022

The Space Development Agency issued the Tranche 1 Demonstration and Experimentation System (T1DES) DRAFT solicitation to augment the Tranche 1 constellation. T1DES will deploy additional space vehicles with payloads that demonstrate future missions. SDA will host an in-person Industry Day in Chantilly, Va., on Thursday, May 19, 2022. This Industry Day will discuss the National Defense Space Architecture T1DES draft solicitation with two distinct sessions. The morning presentation (9 a.m.-noon ET) will focus on the T1DES system and anticipated outcomes. After that presentation, potential bidders will have an opportunity to ask questions in-person. This event will be held at the SECRET level and all attendees are required to hold a Department of Defense SECRET level clearance. The afternoon (1-3 p.m. ET) presentation will cover Sensitive Compartmented Information-level information for T1DES and only attendees with DOD SCI level clearances will be permitted to attend that portion.

The whole event is intended to provide background information and guidance that will enhance industry’s chances of submitting compliant proposals that are responsive to program objectives. Registration is limited by the venue capacity to a maximum of 60 attendees. Organizations are limited to one in-person attendee. Early registration is strongly recommended. The event is closed to the general public. Below are key dates you need to know.

EVENT DATE: May 19, 2022, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST