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Tactical Flashlights - Solicitation

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Aug 30, 2017
Category: Lighting Fixtures and Lamps
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of the Air Force, Air Mobility Command, 319 CONF, 575 Tuskegee Airmen Blvd, Building 418, Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota, 58205, United States

Description

Solicitation J&A This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6 and FAR Subpart 13.303, 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. The 319th Contracting Flight at 575 Tuskegee Airmen Blvd Bldg 575, Grand Forks AFB ND 58205 intends to procure Tactical Weapon Lights for mounting on M4 rifles. NOTICE TO OFFERORS: Funds are currently not available for this purchase. However, this solicitation is being generated to receive responses from offerors so if/when funding is received, the contract award can be created immediately. No contract award will be made until funds are made available. The Government reserves the right to cancel this solicitation. The Government is not responsible for the cost of solicitation preparation and will not reimburse offerors for any costs associated with solicitation preparation. This acquisition is solicited as 100% small business set-aside. The solicitation reference number is FA4659-17-Q-0069 and is issued as a Request for Quotes (RFQ). This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-95. The NAICS code for the acquisition is 335129 and the size standard is 500 Employees. The provision at FAR 52.212-1, Instruction to Offerors-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. Quotations shall contain the following information: (1) The solicitation or reference number; (2) The time specified in the solicitation for receipt of offers; (3) The name, address, and telephone number of the offeror; (4) Unit price and discount terms; (5) Remit to address, if different than the mailing address; (6) Acknowledgement of solicitation amendments, if any, for acceptance of offers. In accordance with FAR 52.212-2 Evaluation Commercial Items, the government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the government. Award will be based on the lowest priced technically acceptable offer. The government intends to evaluate offers and award a contract without discussions with offerors; therefore, each offerors initial quote should be complete and accurate and contain the offerors best price. However, the government reserves the right to conduct discussions if later determined to be necessary. The following provisions and clauses can be viewed through Internet access at the Air Force FAR Site, http://farsite.hill.af.mil. In Accordance with FAR 52.252-1 and FAR 52.252-2, the following provisions and clauses are incorporated by reference or by full text: 52.203-17 Contractor Employee Whistleblower Rights and Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights. 52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards 52.204-13 System for Award Management Maintenance 52.204-19 Incorporation by Reference of Representations and Certifications. 52.209-6 Protecting the Governments Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment. 52.209-10 Prohibition on Contracting With Inverted Domestic Corporations. 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors- Commercial Items. 52.212-3 Offerors Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items. 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions--Commercial Items. 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities. 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity. 52.222-36 Equal Opportunity for Workers With Disabilities. 52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons. 52.223-5 Pollution Prevention and Right-to-Know Information. 52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases. 52.225-25 Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran 52.232-1 Payments 52.232-39 Unenforceabilityof Unauthorized Obligations. 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors. 52.233-3 Protest after Award. 52.233-4 Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim 52.237-1 Site Visit. 52.237-2 Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment, and Vegetation. 52.244-6 Subcontracts for Commercial Items. 252.203-7000 Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials. 252.203-7002 Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights. 252.203-7005 Representation Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials. 252.204-7003 Control of Government Personnel Work Product. 252.204-7004 Alternate A, System for Award Management. 252.204-7006 Billing Instructions. 252.223-7006 Prohibition on Storage, Treatment, and Disposal of Toxic or Hazardous Materials. 252.225-7001 Buy American and Balance of Payments Program. 252.225-7002 Qualifying Country Sources as Subcontractors. 252.225-7048 Export-Controlled Items. 252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports. 252.232-7010 Levies on Contract Payments. 252.237-7010 Prohibition on Interrogation of Detainees by Contractor Personnel. 252.243-7001 Pricing of Contract Modifications. 252.247-7023 Transportation of Supplies by Sea. 5352.223-9000 Elimination of Use of Class I Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) [Class Deviation- 2013-O0019, Commercial Item Omnibus Clauses for Acquisitions Using the Standard Procurement System. This clause deviation is effective on Sep 25, 2013, and remains in effect for five years, or until otherwise rescinded. FAR 52.212-5 CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT STATUTES OR EXECUTIVE ORDERS--COMMERCIAL ITEMS (DEVIATION 2013-O0019) (JUN 2016) (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 (Apr 2010) (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 (Apr 2015) (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) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (Feb 2016) (38 U.S.C. 4212). (ix) 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. (x) 52.222-41, Service Contract Labor Standards (May 2014), (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). (xi) ____ (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). (xii) 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.) (xiii) 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) (xiv) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (Oct 2015). (xv) 52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 (Dec 2015) (E.O. 13658). (xvi) 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). (xvii) 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. (xviii) 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. (xviii) 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) Alternate I (2013-O0019) (Feb 2000). As prescribed in 12.301(b)(4), delete paragraph (a) from the basic clause, redesignate paragraph (b)(1) as paragraph (a), and redesignate paragraphs (b)(1)(i) through (b)(1)(xiv) as paragraphs (a)(1) through (a)(14) and redesignate paragraph (b)(2) as paragraph (b). Alternate II (2013-O0019) (Mar 2016). As prescribed in 12.301(b)(4)(ii), substitute the following paragraphs (a)(1) and (b)(1) for paragraphs (a)(1) and (b)(1) of the basic clause as follows: (a) (1) The Comptroller General of the United States, an appropriate Inspector General appointed under section 3 or 8G of the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.), or an authorized representative of either of the foregoing officials shall have access to and right to- (i) Examine any of the Contractors or any subcontractors records that pertain to, and involve transactions relating to, this contract; and (ii) Interview any officer or employee regarding such transactions. (b) (1) Notwithstanding the requirement of any other clause in this contract, the Contractor is not required to flow down any FAR clause in a subcontract for commercial items, other than- (i) Paragraph (a) of this clause. This paragraph flows down to all subcontracts, except the authority of the Inspector General under paragraph (a)(1)(ii) does not flow down; and (ii) Those clauses listed in this paragraph (b)(1). Unless otherwise indicated below, the extent of the flow down shall be as required by the clause- (A) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (Oct 2015) (41 U.S.C. 3509). (B) 52.203-15, Whistleblower Protections Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Jun 2010) (Section 1553 of Pub. L. 111-5). (C) 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. (D) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015). (E) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Apr 2015) (E.O. 11246). (F) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Oct 2015) (38 U.S.C. 4212). (G) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793). (H) 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. (I) 52.222-41, Service Contract Labor Standards (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). (J) ____ (1) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Mar 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). ___ (2) Alternate I (Mar 2015) of 52.222-50 (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 E.O. 13627). (K) 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). (L) 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). (M) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (Oct 2015) (Executive Order 12989). (N) 52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 (Dec 2015) (E. O. 13658). (O) 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. (P) 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. 252.232-7006 WIDE AREA WORKFLOW PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS (MAY 2013) (a) Definitions. As used in this clause-- Department of Defense Activity Address Code (DoDAAC) is a six position code that uniquely identifies a unit, activity, or organization. Document type means the type of payment request or receiving report available for creation in Wide Area WorkFlow (WAWF). Local processing office (LPO) is the office responsible for payment certification when payment certification is done external to the entitlement system. (b) Electronic invoicing. The WAWF system is the method to electronically process vendor payment requests and receiving reports, as authorized by DFARS 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports. (c) WAWF access. To access WAWF, the Contractor shall-- (1) Have a designated electronic business point of contact in the System for Award Management at https://www.acquisition.gov; and (2) Be registered to use WAWF at https://wawf.eb.mil/ following the step-by-step procedures for self-registration available at this Web site. (d) WAWF training. The Contractor should follow the training instructions of the WAWF Web-Based Training Course and use the Practice Training Site before submitting payment requests through WAWF. Both can be accessed by selecting the "Web Based Training" link on the WAWF home page at https://wawf.eb.mil/. (e) WAWF methods of document submission. Document submissions may be via Web entry, Electronic Data Interchange, or File Transfer Protocol. (f) WAWF payment instructions. The Contractor must use the following information when submitting payment requests and receiving reports in WAWF for this contract/order: (1) Document type. The Contractor shall use the following document type(s). Combo (2) Inspection/acceptance location. The Contractor shall select the following inspection/acceptance location(s) in WAWF, as specified by the contracting officer. F2A3SF (3) Document routing. The Contractor shall use the information in the Routing Data Table below only to fill in applicable fields in WAWF when creating payment requests and receiving reports in the system. Routing Data Table* -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Field Name in WAWF Data to be entered in WAWF -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Pay Official DoDAAC F87700 Issue By DoDAAC FA4659 Admin DoDAAC FA4659 Inspect By DoDAAC NA Ship To Code NA Ship From Code F2A3SF Mark For Code NA Service Approver (DoDAAC) NA Service Acceptor (DoDAAC) F2A3SF Accept at Other DoDAAC NA LPO DoDAAC NA DCAA Auditor DoDAAC NA Other DoDAAC(s) NA -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (4) Payment request and supporting documentation. The Contractor shall ensure a payment request includes appropriate contract line item and subline item descriptions of the work performed or supplies delivered, unit price/cost per unit, fee (if applicable), and all relevant back-up documentation, as defined in DFARS Appendix F, (e.g. timesheets) in support of each payment request. (5) WAWF email notifications. The Contractor shall enter the email address identified below in the "Send Additional Email Notifications" field of WAWF once a document is submitted in the system. David.sanders.15@us.af.mil Jeremiah.snedker@us.af.mil (g) WAWF point of contact. (1) The Contractor may obtain clarification regarding invoicing in WAWF from the following contracting activitys WAWF point of contact. TSgt David Sanders Phone - 701-747-4058 David.sanders.15@us.af.mil Jeremiah Snedker Phone - 701-747-5299 jeremiah.snedker@us.af.mil (2) For technical WAWF help, contact the WAWF helpdesk at 866-618-5988. (End of clause) 5352.201-9101 Ombudsman As prescribed in 5301.9103, insert the following clause: OMBUDSMAN (JUN 2016) (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 Center/MAJCOM or AFISRA ombudsman, Lt Col Aaron Judge, 129 Thompson St, Bldg 586, Rm 129, AFICA Langley OL/KC, tel 757-764-5372, email aaron.judge@us.af.mil. Concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations that cannot be resolved at the Center/MAJCOM/DRU/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) 5352.242-9000 Contractor Access to Air Force Installations As prescribed in 5342.490-1, insert a clause substantially the same as the following clause in solicitations and contracts: CONTRACTOR ACCESS TO AIR FORCE INSTALLATIONS (NOV 2012) (a) The contractor shall obtain base identification and vehicle passes, if required, for all contractor personnel who make frequent visits to or perform work on the Air Force installation(s) cited in the contract. Contractor personnel are required to wear or prominently display installation identification badges or contractor-furnished, contractor identification badges while visiting or performing work on the installation. (b) The contractor shall submit a written request on company letterhead to the contracting officer listing the following: contract number, location of work site, start and stop dates, and names of employees and subcontractor employees needing access to the base. The letter will also specify the individual(s) authorized to sign for a request for base identification credentials or vehicle passes. The contracting officer will endorse the request and forward it to the issuing base pass and registration office or Security Forces for processing. When reporting to the registration office, the authorized contractor individual(s) should provide a valid drivers license, current vehicle registration, valid vehicle insurance certificate, and to obtain a vehicle pass. (c) During performance of the contract, the contractor shall be responsible for obtaining required identification for newly assigned personnel and for prompt return of credentials and vehicle passes for any employee who no longer requires access to the work site. (d) When work under this contract requires unescorted entry to controlled or restricted areas, the contractor shall comply with AFI 31-101, Integrated Defense, and AFI 31-501, Personnel Security Program Management, citing the appropriate paragraphs as applicable. (e) Upon completion or termination of the contract or expiration of the identification passes, the prime contractor shall ensure that all base identification passes issued to employees and subcontractor employees are returned to the issuing office. (f) Failure to comply with these requirements may result in withholding of final payment. (End of clause) Effective 15 August 2016 the REAL ID Act of 2005 established security standards for license issuance and identification and prohibits Federal agencies from accepting drivers licenses and identification cards from non-compliant states in order to gain access to a Federal facility. Non-compliant states include Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, and Maine. In order to gain access to a Federal installation, Minnesota drivers license/identificationholders need to have the Minnesota "Enhanced Drivers License" or if they do not have a Minnesota Enhanced Drivers License they can use any one of the following types of ID: - U.S. Passport - U.S. Passport Card - Permanent Resident Card/Alien Registration Receipt Card (Form I-551) - A foreign passport with a temporary (I-551) stamp or temporary (I-551) printed notation on a machine readable immigrant visa - An employment authorization document that contains a photograph (Form I-766) - Identification card issued by federal, state, or local government agencies, provided it contains a photograph and biographic information such as name, date of birth, gender, height, eye color, and address - A U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Cards/Credentials - PIV or Federally-Issued PIV-1 Cards (Personal Identification Verification) issued by the Federal Government - PIV-I card (personal identification verification-interoperable issued by non-federal government entities) - DHS "Trusted Travelers Cards" - Merchant Mariner card issued by DHS/United States Coast Guard, - Border Crossing Card (Form DSP-150) - U.S. Certificate of Naturalization or Certificate of Citizenship (Form N-550) and U.S. Permanent Resident Card (Form I-551) - U.S. Refugee travel document or other travel document or evidence of immigration status issued by HDS containing a photograph - A Foreign Government Issued Passport If you have any questions, please contact david.sanders.15@us.af.mil or call at # 701-747-4058 and jeremiah.snedker@us.af.mil or call at # 701-747-5299. Fax # 701-747-4215. Offers should be sent via e-mail, but may be sent in writing or by fax, to the Contracting Administrator: TSgt David Sanders and Jeremiah Snedker, no later than 2:00 P.M. (CST) on 9/7/2017 to 319 CONF/LGCA, 575 Tuskegee Airmen Blvd, Grand Forks ND 58205-6436, ATTN: TSgt David Sanders and Jeremiah Snedker: email david.sanders.15@us.af.mil or call at # 701-747-4058 and jeremiah.snedker@us.af.mil or call at # 701-747-5299. Fax # 701-747-4215. LIST OF ATTACHMENTS: 1. Justification and Approval (J&A)

Original Point of Contact

POC David W. Sanders, Phone: 7017474058, Jeremiah Snedker, Phone: 7017472599

Place of Performance

Address:
463 Steen Blvd, Bldg. 339, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 58205, United States
58205,
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