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NASA Issues Request For Information For Pyrotechnic Products

By | July 24, 2006

      NASA issued a request for information for contractors supplying pyrotechnic products to be used on the upper stage of the future Crew Launch Vehicle.

      Specifically, the space agency is interested in a wide array of products.

      They include explosive transfer lines, including flexible confined detonating cord, confined detonating fuse, and shielded mild detonating cord; manifolds for explosive transfer lines; linear shaped charges; frangible joints such as expanding tube joint; through bulkhead initiators; separation nuts / pressure cartridges; pyrotechnic delays, and disconnection devices for explosive transfer lines.

      The due date for responses specific to pyrotechnics and separation systems is Aug. 11. Documents related to this procurement will be available over the Internet, at

      Offerors are responsible for monitoring this site for the release of the solicitation and any amendments.

      Potential offerors are responsible for downloading their own copy of the solicitation and amendments (if any).

      The point of contact is George E. Pendley, Contracting Officer, Phone (256) 544-2949, Fax (256) 544-6062, Email Also, Emil L. Posey, Contracting Officer, Phone (256) 544-0430, Fax (256) 544-5439, Email

      Questions should be emailed to Pendley at on the Web.

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