Industry Fire Suppression Sources Sought: Fire Suppression Elements ONLY

NCMS is assisting the U.S. Army is seeking industry that can provide custom kitting as part of a fire suppression system evaluation. The Army’s Opposing Forces (OPFOR) Surrogate Family of Vehicles (OSV) are in almost constant use, train rotational forces, and run at high operational temperatures increasing the risk of fires. The Army is evaluating various designs for the fire suppression elements of the kit that will include heat sensors which must function in concert with harnessing kits. The list of items desired includes:

  • Controller End Assembly
  • Fire Sensor
  • Engine Harness
  • End of Line Device
  • Linear Heat Sensor
  • Fire Extinguisher Assembly, Dry Chemical
  • Shuttle Check Valve

The Army is seeking companies that have the experience and technology to design and develop fire suppression technology. The Army will evaluate the design improvements during a project and once a successful design is chosen will plan to install this system into their fleet.

Responses to Sources Sought need to provide the following:

Background of capability development

  • Examples of where the capability is currently used if any
  • Corporate presentation including engineering, manufacturing and testing capabilities
  • Cost Summary Form

Interested parties should complete the following form on or before Friday, December 20, 2019. All questions and/or inquiries can be addressed to