FORT BELVOIR, Va., 31 Oct. 2013. U.S. Army leaders will brief industry on the Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) program and upcoming NIE events and exercises on 19 Nov. 2013 at the officers club at Fort Belvoir, Va. The next NIE is this fall at Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M.
The Army NIE events are twice-yearly in-field evaluations at Fort Bliss and White Sands designed to further integrate and rapidly progress the Army’s tactical network. The events typically take place in spring and fall.
The Army's upcoming NIE Update to Industry Day and one on one customer feedback sessions from 8:30 a.m. to noon on 19 Nov. is to keep the industrial base informed on planning status for upcoming NIEs and to conduct one on one small group industry feedback sessions, Army officials say.
The event will involve presentations by senior army leadership to update government and industry on the Army's vision and direction for the NIE; requirements for the NIE as a result of identified Army needs; NIE acquisition opportunities; and a short overview of the agile process and NIE laboratory efforts.
Companies interested in attending the NIE Update to Industry Day should register no later than 5 p.m. eastern time on 1 Nov. 2013. Registration forms are online at https://acquisition.army.mil/asfi/attachment_viewer.cfm?Sol_Number=ANNOUNCEMENTOFNIEINDUSTRYDAYUPDATE&Seq_Nbr=419884&FILE_NAME=NIE_Update_Regis_Pkg.xlsx&FILE_EXTENSION=xlsx.
Email completed forms to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions or concerns phone the Army's Dale Pement at 586-282-7876. More information is online at https://www.fbo.gov/notices/e08a91a57bcbb20b084337687ff71a52.