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TSPI Laser Boresight Equipment - SSJ

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Document Type:SNOTE
Posted Date:Jun 15, 2017
Category: Measuring Tools
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of the Air Force, Air Force Materiel Command, HQ Air Force Test Center (AFTC) - Edwards, 5 S WOLFE AVE, Edwards AFB, California, 93524-1185, United States


SSJ for TSPI Laser Bore-sight Equipment Synopsis of Contract Action (SOCA) For Faro Technologies, Inc. Bore-sight Equipment The Air Force Test Center (AFTC), Contracting Directorate, Edwards AFB, CA intends to issue a sole-source contract to FARO Technologies, Inc. for Bore-sight Equipment. The equipment entails; laser scanning equipment and software to develop and implement a high accuracy bore-sighting capability for internal mount sensors on aircraft. The equipment requires high accuracy measurement equipment capable of providing the upgraded capability now required for laser sensor bore-sight. This will be utilized for all test aircraft that implement accelerometers as part of the Time Space Position Information (TSPI) sensors, including F35, F22, F16, B1, B2, B52, and KC135. The anticipated contract will be a Firm-Fixed Price (FFP) sole source acquisition to FARO Technologies, Inc. FARO Technologies, Inc. is the manufacturer of this item and is the sole owner of the proprietary data rights. Furthermore, there are no authorized pass-through opportunities available via Netcents-2. The statutory authority which permits other than full and open competition for this acquisition is 10 United States Code (USC) 2304(c)(1), as implemented by Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 6.302-1(a)(2)(iii)(A). This authority is supported by an approved and sole source letter (see attached). The applicable NAICS code is 333314 and the size standard, as defined by the U.S. Small Business Administration, is 500 employees. This notice neither constitutes a Request for Proposal (RFP) or an Invitation for Bid (IFB), nor does it restrict the Government in any way to an ultimate acquisition approach; however, all responsible sources may submit a capability statement, proposal, or quotation, which shall be considered by the Government. THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL AND IS NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS A COMMITMENT BY THE GOVERNMENT. AFTC has appointed an Ombudsman to hear concerns from potential offerors relating to this acquisition. The Ombudsman does not diminish the authority of the Program Director or Contracting Officer, but communicates contractor concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations to the appropriate Government personnel. When requested, the Ombudsman will maintain strict confidentiality as to the source of the concern. The Ombudsman does not participate in the evaluation of proposals or in the source selection process. Matters of a routine or administrative nature concerning this acquisition should not be addressed to the Ombudsman but rather the Contracting Officer identified below. For any other concerns, interested parties may call the AFTC Ombudsman, AFTC Vice Commander, 1 South Rosamond Blvd, Edwards AFB, CA 93524-3784, 661-277-2810, facsimile 661-277-7593. For further information, contact the Contracting Officer, Mr. Tylan J. McBride, AFTC/PZIEA, at 661-277-2704, or the Contract Specialist, Mr. Jesus J. Garcia, AFTC/PZIEA, at 661-275-3250. This notice is for information and planning purposes only.

Original Point of Contact

POC Jesus J. Garcia, Phone: 6612774976

Place of Performance

5 S. Wolfe Ave, Edwards AFB, California, 93524, United States
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