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Aerial delivery vehicle - Amendment 1

Aerial delivery vehicle - Amendment 1

General Information

Document Type:MOD
Posted Date:Aug 17, 2017
Category: Ground Effect Vehicles, Motor Vehicles, Trailers and Cycles
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of the Air Force, US Air Force Europe, 48 CONS/LGC - Lakenheath, RAF Lakenheath, Unit 5070 Box 270, RAF Lakenheath, 09461-0270, United States


Amendment 1 Combined Synopsis/Solicitation RFQ - Aerial Delivery Vehicle - 352 SOSS - Reference FA558717Q0055 Requesting Agency: 352 SOSS RAF Mildenhall, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 0NG, United Kingdom Purchasing Agency: 48 th Contracting Squadron - 48 CONS/LGCA RAF Lakenheath, Brandon, Suffolk, IP27 9PN, United Kingdom SOLICITATION DATE: 18 July 2017 QUOTES DUE: NLT 1200 BST, 01 September 2017 This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for a commercial item prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. This solicitation is issued as a request for quotation IAW FAR Part 12 and 13. Submit written quotes in reference to Request for Quote (RFQ) reference number FA558717Q0055. This solicitation is a requirement for brand name "Or Equal" items. As such only quotes with items that meet the identified specifications will be accepted. Due to the overseas location of this solicitation, no set-aside will be used. The NAICS code for this requirement is 336120 Heavy Duty Truck Manufacturing. This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-95 effective 19-Jan-2017, & Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation PN 20161222 Effective 22 Dec 2016. To be considered for award, note that you or your company must be registered in SAM and if awarded the contract, must subsequently enroll in Wide Area Workflow (WAWF) for purpose of invoice/payment. Please note that WAWF is the ONLY ACCEPTABLE means of invoicing for payment. Offerors should provide their DUNS number, CAGE/NCAGE code, and confirmation of their registration in WAWF along with their quote. Primary point of contact: Contract Specialist: Ms. Claire Hammond TEL: 01638-52-2407 or EM: claire.hammond.gb@us.af.mil Secondary Point of contact: Contracting Officer: TSgt Samuel Lopez TEL: 01638-52-3091 or EM: samuel.lopez.4@us.af.mil Description of Requirement: Potential offerors are to provide a quote for the services outlined in the Salient Characteristics which is included as Attachment 1 to this solicitation. Date(s) and place(s) of delivery and acceptance and FOB point. Customer Address for delivery 352 SOSS RAF Mildenhall Bury St Edmunds Suffolk IP28 0NG Customer POC: Will be provided at time of award Attachments: Attachment 1- Salient Characteristics Attachment 2- Quote Sheet The following clauses and provisions apply to this solicitation and are included by reference: 52.211-6 Brand Name or Equal 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial Items. 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions--Commercial Items. 252.247-7023 Transportation of Supplies by Sea Addendum to FAR 52.212-1 - Instructions to Offerors As prescribed in FAR 12.302(d) the following addendum is provided for solicitation provision FAR 52.212-1 and hereby amends any language therein: Quote Specifics: Quotes are due to this office NLT 1200 British Summer Time (BST), 01 September 2017. It is preferred that quotes be sent via e-mail to Ms. Claire Hammond, claire.hammond.gb@us.af.mil ; or TSgt Samuel Lopez, samuel.lopez.4@us.af.mil. Please reference the solicitation number FA558717Q0055 in the subject of any email. Price Information: Offeror must complete the Quote Sheet (Attachment 2). The Government will evaluate the offerors quote with competitive quotes received from other interested parties. Technical Acceptability: The offeror will be evaluated on an acceptable/unacceptable basis. An offerors quotation will be deemed acceptable if all the criteria outlined in Evaluation Factors below are satisfied. The quote shall provide specific information on how the offeror meets the requirements. (End Addendum) Evaluation of Quotes: The sections of the quote will be evaluated in the following manner: 52.212-2 Evaluation - Commercial Items (Oct 2014) •1. BASIS FOR CONTRACT AWARD: The Governments evaluation of offerors quotes will be conducted utilizing the evaluation factors of: 1. Price and 2. Technical Capability. Evaluation of these factors will utilize a Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA) evaluation approach utilizing procedures in FAR 13.106-2 as authorized by FAR 13.5. The Government intends to award a contract without formal discussions. Upon completion of the Governments initial evaluation of quotes, exchanges with offerors may occur, for purpose of clarifications and communications. •2. EVALUATION FACTORS FOR AWARD: The Governments evaluation of offeror quotes will be conducted as follows : • i. PART I - PRICE EVALUATION. The offerors price quote shall be evaluated in the following manner •a. Each offerors line item price will be verified by multiplying the quantities identified at the contract line item number (CLIN) level by the proposed unit price to confirm the extended amount for each CLIN. The offerors total proposed price will be verified by adding all CLINs. ii. PART II - TECHNICAL CAPABILITY EVALUATION. Technical acceptability shall be evaluated against the following sub-factors: A. a. Technical Specifications: The offerors quotation will be evaluated for completeness in submitting required documentation showing the specifications of all items quoted. Measure of Merit: This requirement is met when the offerors quotation includes: •· Specific documentation with the quote to describe the salient characteristics if quoting brand name; •· For items identified as an "equal" the offerors quotation shall indicate each product that is being offered as an "equal." In addition the quotation must include a description that reflects the specifications that meets or exceeds the minimum needs of the Government. The quotation must also include the item by brand name (if any) and make/model. b. System for Award Management Registration or Offerors Representations and Certifications: The offerors quotation will be evaluated for completeness in submitting required documentation verifying the offerors registration with the System for Award Management or a completed copy of FAR clause 52.212-3, Offerors Representations and Certifications. Measure of Merit: This requirement is met when the offerors quotation includes: •· Copy of registration confirmation from SAM.gov, or documentation confirming that registration has been initiated and FAR clause 52.212-3 is completed. Please note that registration must be completed prior to contract award. Technically Acceptable/Unacceptable Ratings Rating Description Acceptable Quotation clearly meets the minimum requirements of the solicitation. All factors and sub-factors have passed the evaluation. Unacceptable Quotation does not clearly meet the minimum requirements of the solicitation. Each sub-factor must pass the evaluation in order for the technical factor to pass. Failure to address any sub-factor will deem a quotation technically unacceptable. •3. AWARD DETERMINATION: As a result of the Governments evaluation, only those offerors whose quotations are assigned acceptable ratings will be considered for award. Under the LPTA evaluation process trade-offs will NOT be permitted between price, and non-price factors. - End of Provision - FAR 52.212-5 CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT STATUTES OR EXECUTIVE ORDERS--COMMERCIAL ITEMS (DEVIATION 2013-O0019) (JAN 2017) (a) Comptroller General Examination of Record. The Contractor shall comply with the provisions of this paragraph (a) if this contract was awarded using other than sealed bid, is in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold, and does not contain the clause at 52.215-2, Audit and Records -- Negotiation. (1) The Comptroller General of the United States, or an authorized representative of the Comptroller General, shall have access to and right to examine any of the Contractors directly pertinent records involving transactions related to this contract. (2) The Contractor shall make available at its offices at all reasonable times the records, materials, and other evidence for examination, audit, or reproduction, until 3 years after final payment under this contract or for any shorter period specified in FAR Subpart 4.7, Contractor Records Retention, of the other clauses of this contract. If this contract is completely or partially terminated, the records relating to the work terminated shall be made available for 3 years after any resulting final termination settlement. Records relating to appeals under the disputes clause or to litigation or the settlement of claims arising under or relating to this contract shall be made available until such appeals, litigation, or claims are finally resolved. (3) As used in this clause, records include books, documents, accounting procedures and practices, and other data, regardless of type and regardless of form. This does not require the Contractor to create or maintain any record that the Contractor does not maintain in the ordinary course of business or pursuant to a provision of law. (b) (1) Notwithstanding the requirements of any other clause in this contract, the Contractor is not required to flow down any FAR clause, other than those in this paragraph (b)(1) in a subcontract for commercial items. Unless otherwise indicated below, the extent of the flow down shall be as required by the clause- (i) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (Oct 2015) (41 U.S.C. 3509). (ii) 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Oct 2014) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3)), in all subcontracts that offer further subcontracting opportunities. If the subcontract (except subcontracts to small business concerns) exceeds $650,000 ($1.5 million for construction of any public facility), the subcontractor must include 52.219-8 in lower tier subcontracts that offer subcontracting opportunities. (iii) 52.222-17, Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers (May 2014) (E.O. 13495). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (1) of FAR clause 52.222-17. (iv) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015). (v) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Sep 2016) (E.O. 11246). (vi) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Oct 2015) (38 U.S.C. 4212). (vii) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793). (viii) 52.222-62 Paid Sick Leave Under Executive Order 13706 (JAN 2017) (E.O. 13706). (ix) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (Feb 2016) (38 U.S.C. 4212). (x) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (Dec 2010) (E.O. 13496). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (f) of FAR clause 52.222-40. (xi) 52.222-41, Service Contract Labor Standards (May 2014), (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). (xii) _ X_ (A) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Mar 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). ___ (B) Alternate I (Mar 2015) of 52.222-50 (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 E.O. 13627). (xiii) 52.222-51, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment--Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67.) (xiv) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Certain Services--Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67) (xv) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (Oct 2015). (xvi) 52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 (Dec 2015) (E.O. 13658). (xvii) 52.222-59, Compliance with Labor Laws (Executive Order 13673) (Oct 2016) (Applies at $50 million for solicitations and resultant contracts issued from October 25, 2016 through April 24, 2017; applies at $500,000 for solicitations and resultant contracts issued after April 24, 2017). Note to paragraph (b)(1)(xvi): By a court order issued on October 24, 2016, 52.222-59 is enjoined indefinitely as of the date of the order. The enjoined paragraph will become effective immediately if the court terminates the injunction. At that time, DoD, GSA, and NASA will publish a document in the Federal Register advising the public of the termination of the injunction. (xviii) 52.222-60, Paycheck Transparency (Executive Order 13673) (Oct 2016). (xix) 52.225-26, Contractors Performing Private Security Functions Outside the United States (Jul 2013) (Section 862, as amended, of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008; 10 U.S.C. 2302 Note). (xx) 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations. (May 2014) (42 U.S.C. 1792). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (e) of FAR clause 52.226-6. (xxi) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately-Owned U.S. Flag Commercial Vessels (Feb 2006) (46 U.S.C. Appx 1241(b) and 10 U.S.C. 2631). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (d) of FAR clause 52.247-64. (2) While not required, the contractor may include in its subcontracts for commercial items a minimal number of additional clauses necessary to satisfy its contractual obligations. (End of Clause) 52.225-17 -- Evaluation of Foreign Currency Offers (Feb 2000) If the Government receives offers in more than one currency, the Government will evaluate offers by converting the foreign currency to United States currency using The Bureau of Fiscal Service (March 2017) https://www.fiscal.treasury.gov/fsreports/rpt/treasRptRateExch/currentRates.htm in effect as follows: (a) For acquisitions conducted using sealed bidding procedures, on the date of bid opening. (b) For acquisitions conducted using negotiation procedures- •(1) On the date specified for receipt of offers, if award is based on initial offers; otherwise •(2) On the date specified for receipt of proposal revisions. AFFARS 5352.201-9101 Ombudsman Ombudsman (APR 2014) (a) An ombudsman has been appointed to hear and facilitate the resolution of concerns from offerors, potential offerors, and others for this acquisition. When requested, the ombudsman will maintain strict confidentiality as to the source of the concern. The existence of the ombudsman does not affect the authority of the program manager, contracting officer, or source selection official. Further, the ombudsman does not participate in the evaluation of proposals, the source selection process, or the adjudication of protests or formal contract disputes. The ombudsman may refer the interested party to another official who can resolve the concern. (b) Before consulting with an ombudsman, interested parties must first address their concerns, issues, disagreements, and/or recommendations to the contracting officer for resolution. Consulting an ombudsman does not alter or postpone the timelines for any other processes (e.g., agency level bid protests, GAO bid protests, requests for debriefings, employee-employer actions, contests of OMB Circular A-76 competition performance decisions). (c) If resolution cannot be made by the contracting officer, the interested party may contact the ombudsman, Primary: Mr. Douglas Guldan AFICA/KU, UNIT 3103, APO, AE 09094-3103 AFICA/KU, Geb 404, Flugplatz Ramstein, 66877 Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany E-mail: douglas.guldan@us.af.mil Tel: DSN: (314)480-2209 Fax: (49)-6731-47-2025 Alternate: Ms. Heidi Hoehn AFICA/KU, UNIT 3103, APO, AE 09094-3103 AFICA/KU, Geb 404, Flugplatz Ramstein, 66877 Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany E-mail: heidi.hoehn.de@us.af.mil Tel: DSN: (314)480-9330 Fax: (49)-6731-47-2025 Concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations that cannot be resolved at the Center/MAJCOM/DRU/HQ AFICA/AFISRA/SMC ombudsman level, may be brought by the interested party for further consideration to the Air Force ombudsman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) (Contracting), SAF/AQC, 1060 Air Force Pentagon, Washington DC 20330-1060, phone number (571) 256-2395, facsimile number (571) 256-2431. (d) The ombudsman has no authority to render a decision that binds the agency. (e) Do not contact the ombudsman to request copies of the solicitation, verify offer due date, or clarify technical requirements. Such inquiries shall be directed to the Contracting Officer. (End of clause)

Original Point of Contact

POC Claire Hammond, Phone: 011441638522407, Samuel A. Lopez, Phone: 011441638522363

Place of Performance

RAF Mildenhall, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
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