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Proposal Lollapalooza

Posted by Mark on February 6, 2007

Yah…I’m up to my 8 by 11’s in proposal mania. I’m on ANOTHER…and I’m in Florida. So…I feel some kind of review is in order, to get everything straight…heck…for ME as well as you. I’m going to start with the one I’m on NOW and work my way backwards….how’s that? If you get confused…remember, you’re not alone!

Location: Winter Park, FL
Customer: Navy
Program: Tactical Data Network (TDN)
Amount: $300 Million
Status: Proposal Delayed

Two months ago
Location: San Diego, CA
Customer: Navy
Program: Counter Radio Controlled Improvised Electronic Devices Warfare (CREW)
Amount: $10 million
Status: Proposal Delayed

Eight months ago
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Customer: Navy
Program: Anti-Terrorism Force Protection(ATFP) morphed from World Wide Force Protection (WWFP)
Amount: $250 Million
Status: Proposal Award Delayed

Twelve months ago
Location: El Segundo, CA
Customer: Air Force
Program: GPS III Operational Control Segment (OCX)
Amount: $150 million
Status: Proposal Delayed

Seventeen months ago
Location: Herndon, VA
Customer: Air Force
Program: Tranformational Communications Mission Operations System (TMOS)
Amount: $2 billion
Status: Proposal Awarded to Lockheed

Yes….if you’ve been using your ABACUS…that makes five. Every one of them is in some state of limbo except for the oldest. It’s a wonder…anything ever gets done.

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