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REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI)/SOURCES SOUGHT –AIRCRAFT RENTAL FOR DECOY TESTING FOR AIR COUNTERMEASURES

General Information

Document Type:SNOTE
Posted Date:Aug 07, 2017
Category: Lease or Rental of Equipment
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of the Navy, Naval Sea Systems Command, NSWC Crane Division, 300 Highway 361, Building 3373, Crane, Indiana, 47522-5001, United States

Description

N00164-17-S-NC26 REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI)/SOURCES SOUGHT -AIRCRAFT RENTAL FOR DECOY TESTING FOR AIR COUNTERMEASURES - PSC W015 - NAICS 532411 Issue Date: 08/07/2017 - Closing Date: 08/22/2017 The Government is issuing this RFI/sources sought announcement as part of market research for the rental of an aircraft used for decoy testing for air countermeasures. Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane Division intends to conduct this effort on a sole source basis in accordance with the statutory authority 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1) as implemented by FAR 6.302-1 to Sunshine Aero, 3164 Airport Road, Crestview Florida, 32539. The basis for restricting competition is lack of sufficient technical data, duplicative cost to the Government that is not expected to be recovered through competition, and the unacceptable delays in fulfilling the agency requirement through any other source. The Government is seeking information from companies mitigating the sole source basis listed above. The Government is seeking companies with the capabilities and facilities that allow the government to properly test air countermeasures on an aircraft. This would include an aircraft that is fitted with a generic dispenser pod that would be used to dispense decoys with timing sequence. Please provide information of performance on other Government contracts with similar efforts. Responses should include availability, budgetary cost estimate, and lead time of the solution, as well as, whether a demonstration unit can be provided to expedite the decision making process. All interested parties are encouraged to submit company and product literature, a white paper no longer than 5 pages, and/or other pertinent information, such as a description with performance parameters and a statement of current availability, summary of prior testing, test reports, a budgetary estimate of test articles, production units, production quantity breaks, mitigate the reason why the Government should not procure this effort on a sole source basis as stated above, and /or identify other Government contracts with similar efforts for the Government(s) consideration. Responses to the Market Survey shall include the following: Submitters Name Street Address, City, State, Zip Code Business Size Point of Contact (POC) POC Telephone Announcement Number: N00164-17-S-NC26 Contractors must be properly registered in the Government System for Award Management database (SAM). Contractors may obtain information on SAM registration and annual confirmation of requirements by calling 1-866-606-8220, or via the internet at www.sam.gov. At the current time, NO FUNDING IS AVAILABLE for contractual efforts. This RFI/sources sought does not constitute an Invitation for Bids (IFB), a Request for Quote (RFQ), or a Request for Proposal (RFP) and it should not be construed as a commitment of any kind by the government to issue a formal solicitation or ultimately award a contract. The US Government is in no way liable to pay for or reimburse any companies or entities that respond to this announcement. Any costs incurred by interested companies in response to this announcement will NOT be reimbursed. Information shall be submitted to NSWC Crane Acquisition POC Attn: Sydney Kail, Email: sydney.kail@navy.mil Phone: 812-854-2446. Reference N00164-17-S-NC26 in the subject line of emails. Submissions in response to this RFI shall be submitted to the NSWC Crane Contracting POC by 4:00 PM Eastern Time 08/22/2017. Responses received after 08/22/2017 may not be considered in the Governments market research. If any part of the submittal is classified, please contact the POC for appropriate submission information. All information marked as proprietary information will be safeguarded to prevent disclosures to non-government personnel and entities. Your interest in the response is appreciated. Reference announcement number N00164-17-S-NC26 in all correspondence and communication.

Original Point of Contact

POC Sydney Kail,

Place of Performance

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