SDA Issues Request for Future Optical Communication Waveforms

Posted On: November 6, 2023 Response Date: December 8, 2023 SDA seeks industry feedback on optical communications waveforms, ongoing work with other U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) agencies on datalinks and waveforms, and integrating datalinks and waveforms on future Tranches of the Proliferated Warfighter Defense Architecture (PWSA). This request for information (RFI) includes risk reduction…

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SDA Requests Information on Potential Space Antenna Array Payloads

Posted On: October 17, 2023 Original Response Date: November 17, 2023 The Space Development Agency (SDA) seeks industry feedback on potential space antenna array payloads, which could prove valuable for future SDA tranches and/or experimentation. Antenna arrays provide benefits from beam agility to interference rejection but have typically been associated with high cost, power, and…

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SDA Issues Solicitation for Tranche 2 Tracking Layer Space Vehicles

Original Date Offers Due: October 6, 2023 SDA seeks industry proposals for Tranche 2 (T2) Tracking Layer space vehicles of the Proliferated Warfighter Space Architecture (PWSA).  The solicitation, issued using Other Transaction Authority and posted Sept. 5, 2023, seeks to advance the operational capability of Tranche 1 PWSA and further its resiliency. The T2 Tracking…

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SDA to Host FOO Fighter (F2) Industry Day

The Space Development Agency (SDA) will host an in-person Industry Day on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2023 in Northern Virginia. The Industry Day will focus on the Proliferated Warfighter Space Architecture’s (PWSA) Fire-control On Orbit-support-to-the-war Fighter (FOO Fighter) system solicitation. This event will be held at the TOP SECRET-level and all attendees are required to hold a…

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FOO Fighter (F2) Draft Solicitation 

Response Date: August 7, 2023 On July 7, 2023, Space Development Agency (SDA) issued a DRAFT solicitation for the Proliferated Warfighter Space Architecture’s (PWSA) Fire-control On Orbit-support-to-the-war Fighter (FOO Fighter) Program. The draft solicitation provides an opportunity for industry to review and offer feedback prior to final solicitation posting. The Foo Fighter (F2) system will accelerate the ability to provide fire-control…

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SDA Issues Call for Proposal Under STEC BAA for BMC3 Adaptable Processor, Application Spaces Compatible with Future PWSA Tranche Space Vehicles

Response Date: July 28, 2023 On June 30, 2023, the Space Development Agency (SDA) issued a call for proposals under the SDA Systems, Technologies, and Emerging Capabilities (STEC) Broad Agency Announcement (BAA), FA240123S0001, posted on SAM.gov on January 17, 2023. With this call, SDA solicits full, but concise proposals to perform engineering studies, analyses, and…

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SDA Issues Request for Information for PWSA Battle Management Command, Control, and Communications (BMC3) Adaptable Processor Module

Response Date: July 28, 2023 On June 30, 2023, the Space Development Agency issued a request for information to help inform an upcoming solicitation for Battle Management Command, Control, and Communication (BMC3) processing modules intended for the PWSA. The intent is to inform the Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) used for future PWSA tranches particularly the…

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SDA issues Solicitation for Tranche 2 Transport Layer- Alpha Variant Space Vehicles

Response Date: July 28, 2023 SDA seeks industry proposals for one of several types of Tranche 2 Transport Layer (T2TL) space vehicles—T2TL Alpha. This solicitation, posted June 28, 2023, expands upon the foundation for Tranche 2 of the Proliferated Warfighter Space Architecture (PWSA) previously described in the T2TL Beta solicitation. SDA expects to procure approximately…

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