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Sole Source Notice - Signal Amplifier for Nuclear Reactor

Sole Source Notice - Signal Amplifier for Nuclear Reactor

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Aug 30, 2017
Category: Furnace, Steam Plant, Drying Equipment and Nuclear Reactors
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Other Defense Agencies, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, UNIFORMED SERVICES UNIVERSITY OF THE HEALTH SCIENCES (USUHS), 4301 JONES BRIDGE ROAD, Bethesda, Maryland, 20814-4799, United States

Description

The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) is the Nations federal health sciences university and is committed to excellence in military medicine and public health during peace and war. We provide the Nation with health professionals dedicated to career service in the Department of Defense and the United States Public Health Service and with scientists who serve the common good. We serve the uniformed services and the Nation as an outstanding academic health sciences center with a worldwide perspective for education, research, service, and consultation; we are unique in relating these activities to military medicine, disaster medicine, and military medical readiness. USU is located in Bethesda, MD on the grounds of the Naval Support Activity Bethesda. USU intends to negotiate on a sole source basis with General Atomics, located in San Diego, California for one (1) PA1000 PREAMP ASSEMBLY, GUARDED. The signal amplifier is a critical part used to run the TRIGA Mark F Nuclear Reactor. This equipment will be procured in accordance with the procedures of FAR Part 12-Commercial Items and FAR Part 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures. Sole source determination is made in accordance with: FAR Part 13.106-1 Soliciting Competition (b) Soliciting from a single source (1) For purchases not exceeding the simplified acquisition threshold, contracting officers may solicit from one source if the contracting officer determines that the circumstances of the contract action deem only one source reasonably available. The mission of USU is to provide the highest quality education programs in the health sciences to those selected individuals who demonstrate dedication to a health profession career in the Uniformed Services. As such, it is essential USU provide the necessary training and equipment required for our students to become successful doctors and nurses and to be able to provide the best care possible for our soldiers and to support our research efforts. General Atomics is the manufacturer and sole distributor of the PA1000 PREAMP ASSEMBLY, GUARDED (signal amplifier). Additionally, as the sole U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission-approved manufacturer/supplier/vendor of major components for the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institutes (AFRRI) TRIGA Mark F Nuclear Reactor, it is also the only part being manufactured that is guaranteed to work with AFRRIs TRIGA Reactor. General Atomics is the only know source that can provided the requested equipment. This is not a request for quotes and a solicitation package will not be issued. Sources interested in responding to this requirement must be able to provide compelling evidence that they can provide the abovementioned requirement as specified. A determination by the government not to compete this proposed contractual action based upon responses received is solely within the discretion of the government. Responses must be received via email (samantha.dublin@usuhs.edu) by NOON ET on 12 September 2017.

Original Point of Contact

POC Samantha Dublin, Phone: 301-295-1375

Place of Performance

Address:
4301 Jones Bridge Road, A1040C, Bethesda, Maryland, 20814, United States
20814,
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