Just as the first competitor completes participation in the ongoing Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor's (LTAMDS's) 'sense off', the US Army has released additional details about the effort's development trajectory and plans to make a final downselect by October.
In a 14 May announcement on the Federal Business Opportunities website, the service said it will use LTAMDS' 'sense off' data to help determine which company it will select to build six prototypes for fiscal year 2022 (FY 2022) fielding.
"The government's intent is to select the offeror who can provide the greatest amount of LTAMDS capability by [fourth quarter FY 2022], while also demonstrating significant future growth potential to meet full requirements at a price that is fair and reasonable in accordance with the rating criteria," the service wrote.
Want to read more? For analysis on this article and access to all our insight content, please enquire about our subscription options at ihsmarkit.com/janes