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Tactical Fuel Distribution System (TFDS)

Request for Prototype Proposal
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Oct October 12 2021

Due Date

October 12, 2021, 3:00 pm

Release Date

September 3, 2021, 12:00 am

Technology Objective Area

PAWS - Petroleum & Water Systems

Lindsay Bayles


Lindsay Bayles

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The Product Manager of Petroleum and Water Systems (PdM PAWS), located at the Tank Automotive Command Life Cycle Management Command (TACOM LCMC) in Detroit Arsenal, Michigan (MI) has a requirement to provide the U.S. Army with a proven bulk fuel tanker that also contains retail dispensing capability. A new modernized bulk fuel tanker is required to replace the M1088 tanker fleet currently used by the U.S. Army. The TFDS will improve fueling operations which are required to support the operation of manned and unmanned military systems within the Army’s portfolio.


Revision 2 | RPP-21-06 | TFDS

The Government has released Revision 02 to the TFDS RPP-21-06. This revision includes extending the due date for submissions to 3pm ET on 12 October 2021.

Updated RPP Documents | RPP 21-06 | TFDS

Proposal deadline extended to 6 October. Updated versions of the RPP and attachments 001, 002, 006, 007, and 018 are available in the project documents folder.

Final RPP Released | RPP-21-06 | TFDS

The purpose of this Request for Prototype Proposals (RPP) is to solicit Firm Fixed Price (FFP) proposals for the research and development of a prototype Tactical Fuel Distribution System (TFDS) that meets the project requirements and evaluate the compliance to the Draft TFDS Automotive Tank Purchase Description (ATPD).

Change in Security Requirements | RPP-21-06 | TFDS

The Army has decided any NAMC member wishing to bid on the Tactical Fuel Distribution System (TFDS) project is no longer required to provide proof of FCL. However, the Army highly encourages members that have requested or plan to request an FCL to continue with the process to ensure the maximum benefit for the Army and the member.

Final RPP Released | RPP 21-06 | TFDS

The Government has released the FINAL Request for Prototype Proposal (RPP) for 21-06 TFDS. Proposals are due in BIDS 4 OCT 2021 by 1500 EST.

Final Q&A Released | RPP-21-06 | TFDS

The final Q&A has been released for all questions from the draft RPP and Industry Day.

Security Requirements | RPP 21-06 | TFDS

The Army has decided any NAMC member wishing to bid on the Tactical Fuel Distribution System (TFDS) project is no longer required to provide proof of FCL.

Q&A Released | RPP 21-06 | TFDS

The government has released answers to a subset of the questions generated by the draft RPP. As more answers become available, they will be posted on the NAMC website.

Industry Session | RPP 21-06 | TFDS

Slides and recording from 16 June virtual industry session are now available.

Draft RPP & Industry Day | TFDS | RPP-21-06

Draft RPP released and virtual industry day is scheduled for 16 June for TFDS.