Classified SECRET 1-on-1 Meetings: 30 August – 1 September

Classified SECRET Industry Update: 29 August

Draft RPP Release: 22 August 2022 at 12:00 PM ET

Project TALX: 14 July 2022

Coming Soon Notice: 28 June 2022


The Government has released the Draft RPP (Request for Prototype Proposals) for the ESS GRIFFON opportunity.

Please find the Draft RPP below.

(CUI) ESS GRIFFON GIF & SoSI Draft RPP 8.19.22

Classified SECRET Industry Update and 1-on-1 Meetings: 29 August – 1 September

The ESS GRIFFON team anticipates holding a three-hour, classified SECRET industry update on 29 August, followed by SECRET, one-on-one sessions, 30 August – 1 September. All sessions will be held in-person in Los Angeles with no option to participate virtually. The following information is required during registration:

  • Company Name
  • Company Cage Code
  • FSO Name, Phone, Email
  • SIPR Email
  • Physical Mailing Address
  • Cleared Facility Mailing Address & Cage Code
  • Statement of Security Clearance & Safeguarding Capability
  • First, Last Name, email and mobile phone of cleared personnel who will be attending the classified briefing.

Click here to request to participate.

Project TALX: 14 July 2022

Coming Soon Notice: 28 June 2022


A list of organizations interested in teaming opportunities for ESS GRIFFON is now available.

To view the teaming list, please send an email to with the subject line “ESS GRIFFON Teaming List” with the following:

  • POC info
  • Company name
  • Capabilities
  • Intent to sub/prime
  • Traditional/Non-traditional status


(U) ESS Ground Resilient Integration & Framework for Operational NC3 (GRIFFON) Ground Integration & Framework (GIF) and Systems of Systems Integration (SoSI)

(U) Evolved Strategic SATCOM (ESS) is excited to announce the release of an upcoming solicitation for its GIF and SoSI efforts. Two contractors will conduct demos over the course of 18 months at $30M per contract.

ESS is planning for collaborative events with Space Enterprise Consortium members beginning July 2022. On 14 July 2022 the first virtual Industry Day engagement will be held at the Unclassified level. Classified SECRET sessions will occur at a later timeframe with more details to be provided.

The final RPP release will occur upon conclusion of the Classified Industry Day(s). For any questions related to logistics, refer to NSXTL.

Coming Soon Notice: (CUI) ESS GRIFFON GIF & SOSI Coming Soon Notice