RREV

11 May 1960

VF- MISSILEER

Model

F6D-1

Winner

Douglas

Type Spec

TS-151

Operational Rqmt.

AD-10501 issued 11 July 1955 with Appendix 5, DC AD-10501 issued 13 May 1959

Invitation to Bid
9

Initially restricted to 5 with recent combat carrier aircraft design experience (requested by AER, AER-3) namely: Chance Vought, Douglas, Grumman, McDonnell, North American. Subsequently, Boeing and Convair requested, and were granted inclusion, on bidders list. Just prior to mailing RFP No. Aer-24770-0 dtd 11 Dec 1959, CT(BuWeps) informally canvassed other contractors and received expression of interest only from Bell and Martin, in addition to the 7 previously listed.

Bids Received
6

Boeing, Chance Vought, Douglas, Grumman, McDonnell, North American

Total Designs

9

Total Bidders

6

Dates:


Bids Requested

11 December 1959

Bids Received

02/29/60

Engrg. Recom.

05/11/60

Approved

24 May 1960 - Paul D. Stroop, Chief, BUWEPS

Cont'rs. Notified

20 July 1960