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F-15/F-16 Universal Test Stand - Sources Sought

General Information

Document Type:SRCSGT
Posted Date:Oct 04, 2017
Category: Special Industry Machinery
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of the Air Force, Air Force Materiel Command, AFLCMC / AFSC / AFNWC - HILL AFB, ., Hill AFB, Utah, 84056, United States


DD2345 - We will need a filled out and signed DD2345 in order for the government to release tech data to interested contractors. Send DD 2345 to Tyler Fitz at tyler.fitz@us.af.mil once we have your signed 2345 we can send a reply with the tech data described in the sources sought and Purchase Specification. DD 2345 Instructions Sources Sought Questionaire ISA Purchase Spec F-15/F-16 UNIVERSAL TEST STANDS SOURCES SOUGHT SYNOPSIS: FA8224-18-R-ISA Test Stand 1. NOTICE : This is not a solicitation but rather a Sources Sought Synopsis to determine potential sources for information and planning purposes only. It is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government to issue a solicitation or ultimately award a contract. Responses will not be considered as proposal nor will any award be made as a result of this Sources Sought (SS). The Air Force will NOT be responsible for any costs incurred by interested parties in responding to this SS. Only non-classified information shall be provided in your response. Copies of the submitted information may be reproduced for Government Review. 1.1. PURPOSE : This Sources Sought is to conduct market research to determine if responsible sources exist, to assist in determining if this effort can be competitive and/or a total Small Business Set-Aside. The proposed North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS) Code is 336413 which has a corresponding size standard of 1250. The Government will use this information to determine the best acquisition strategy for this procurement. The Government is interested in all small businesses to include 8(a), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, HubZone, and Women-Owned small business concerns. The government requests that interested parties respond to this notice if applicable and identify your small business status to the identified NAICS code. If you identify you company as a Small Business please indicate (with supporting rational) how your company would be Small Business given the restrictions identified in subparagraph (b)(1) of FAR Clause 52.219-14 (which states that at least 50 percent of the cost of the contract performance incurred for personnel shall be expended for employees of the concern) based on prescribing language of FAR 19.508(e) and 19.811-3(e) Additionally, please provide any anticipated teaming arrangements, along with a description of similar services offered to the Government and to commercial customers for the past three years. Any responses involving teaming agreements should delineate between the work that will be accomplished by the prime and the work accomplished by the teaming partners. 2. PROGRAM DETAILS : The United Stated Air Force at Ogden Air Logistics Complex (OO-ALC) is conducting market research seeking capable sources to provide six (6) F-15/F-16 Universal Test Stands with all equipment, fixtures, software, manuals, and accessories as described in the Statement Of Work (SOW). The test stands shall fulfill all operational testing requirements outlined in the applicable Air Force Technical Order. The contractor shall provide all equipment, adaptors, tools, supplies, labor, and management necessary for the entire design, delivery, installation, and training. Government use rights for all technical data shall be provided to the United States Air Force upon final acceptance of the test stands. The SOW lists minimum requirements and is not intended to restrict or limit design improvements that the contractor has either available or under development. Attached is a draft SOW for the F-15/F-16 Universal Test Stands. This SOW shall not supersede applicable laws and regulations unless a specific exemption has been obtained. 3. Government Request: Interested parties are requested to submit a letter of interest, brief statement of current capability and responses to the attached Contractor Capabilities Questionnaire (CCQ). The Government will use this information to determine the best acquisition strategy for this procurement. Email responses are preferred and may be submitted to the Contracting Officer. Please limit your submissions to ten pages in PDF or Microsoft Word Format. In order to be considered in this Source Sought, please reply by COB, 3 November 2017. The Government will post updates to the Sources Sought and/or SOW within the Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) website. Interested parties are requested to check this website periodically for updates and most current information. CONTRACTOR CAPABILITY QUESTIONNAIRE F-15/F-16 Universal Test Stands Part I. Business Information 1. Company/Institute Name: 2. CAGE Code: 3. Company Point of Contact a. Name b. Telephone # c. Email address 4. Physical Address: 5. Web Page URL: 6. If your company is a small business, it a woman owned business, small disadvantaged business, 8(a) business, HUB Zone business, Serviced Disabled Veteran Owned Business, etc. Part II. Capability Survey Questions 1. Provide your suggested North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code. 2. Are you anticipating a teaming arrangement? a. Are you anticipating your company to be a prime contractor or a subcontractor? b. Any responses on teaming agreements should delineate between the work that will be accomplished by the prime and the work accomplished by the teaming partners. c. Will the prime contractor perform at least 50% of the cost of the manufacturing the supply and/or total contract cost? d. Does the prime contractor qualify as a small business? Part III. General Capability Questions : 1. Describe briefly the capabilities of your facility and the nature of the goods and/or services you provide. Include a description of your staff composition and management structure. 2. Describe your companys past experience on previous projects similar in complexity to this requirement. Include contract numbers, a brief description of the work performed, period of performance, agency/organization supported, and individual point of contact (Contracting Officer or Program Manager). 3. Are there specific requirements in the documentation that we provided that would currently preclude your product from being a viable solution to our requirement? 4. Discuss any concerns you may have with our requirement or SOW Part IV. F-15/F-16 Universal Test Stands 1. Please explain in detail any experience your company has testing or designing test stands for the assets identified in the table below. Also, include place of performance, contract number(s), and a point of contact with contact information. Noun Part Number NSN Governing Technical Data F16 ISA Horizontal Tail 3833000-23 1650-01-624-4596 9H2-4-238-3 F16 ISA Rudder 3834000-21 1650-01-106-1594 9H2-4-240-3 F15 Rudder Actuator 3U3151-5E 1650-01-065-7768 9H2-5-261-3 F15 First Ramp Cylinder 3293000-10 1650-01-293-4346 9H2-5-267-3 F15 Bypass Door 3294000-9 1650-01-121-6981 9H2-5-268-3 F15 Diffuser Ramp 3292000-11 1650-01-122-6948 9H2-5-266-3 F15 Aileron 2184000-2 1650-01-091-2313 9H2-4-234-3 F15 Stab Actuator (A-D) 3831000-16 1650-01-190-8269 9H2-5-260-3 F15 Stab Actuator (E) 3867000-2 1650-01-251-1153 9H2-5-287-3 2. Please explain in detail how your companys existing or proposed solution could meet the Unit Under Test (UUT) timeframes below? Would your companys solution to meeting these test times be from existing equipment, or would this be a developmental item? Noun Part Number UUT Timeframes Governing Technical Data F16 ISA Horizontal Tail 3833000-23 Maximum 90 minutes 9H2-4-238-3 F16 ISA Rudder 3834000-21 Maximum 90 minutes 9H2-4-240-3 F15 Rudder Actuator 3U3151-5E Maximum 120 minutes 9H2-5-261-3 F15 First Ramp Cylinder 3293000-10 Maximum 45 minutes 9H2-5-267-3 F15 Bypass Door 3294000-9 Maximum 45 minutes 9H2-5-268-3 F15 Diffuser Ramp 3292000-11 Maximum 60 minutes 9H2-5-266-3 F15 Aileron 2184000-2 Maximum 60 minutes 9H2-4-234-3 F15 Stab Actuator (A-D) 3831000-16 Maximum 90 minutes 9H2-5-260-3 F15 Stab Actuator (E) 3867000-2 Maximum 90 minutes 9H2-5-287-3 3. If your company has an existing solution, what is your predicted and actual time between failures, particularly with electronic components? Can you provide any data to demonstrate test stand reliability? 4. If your company has an existing solution, is that solution capable of being maintained/reprogrammed by sources other than you as the OEM? Does your company use Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) components or do you manufacture/customize your own components? 5. What programming language does your company use? Is it commercially available (i.e from sources other than your company)? 6. Does your company currently possess or have the ability to obtain the most current Acceptance Test Plan (ATP) for each of the parts listed above? Please explain in detail. 7. Does your company have access to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) data and specifications for the parts? 8. What additional capabilities (beyond SOW requirements) does your company have to improve the user experience? 9. What design methods would your company use to minimize production impact due to scheduled maintenance, changing of UUT fixtures, etc.? 10. What experience does your company have incorporating easily replaceable commercial items into your designs? 11. What types of data/information would your company need to develop a test solution that meets ALL of the requirements in the SOW? 12. To obtain access to Technical Order 9H2-5-268-8-1D, each requesting contractor will need to fill out Form DD 2345 (see attached form). Once approval/confirmation of access has been received a disk containing the TO will be sent to contractor." Part V. Commerciality Questions: 1. Do you consider the requirements to be commercial (see FAR 2 definitions)? 2. Are there established catalog or market prices for our requirement? If you offer this product and/or service to both U.S. Government and commercial sources, is the same workforce used for both the U.S. Government and general public? Is our requirement offered to both under similar terms and conditions? Briefly describe any differences. 3. Describe your standard warranty and return process for goods and services furnished to the government for items similar in nature to this requirement. Interested offerors should send a response to the sources sought inquiry and the questions listed above to the Contracting Officer. Responses should be submitted by please reply by 13:00 PM MST, 3 November 2017. Email responses in PDF or Microsoft Word format are preferred. The point of contact information is listed below: Primary Point of Contact OO-ALC/PZIMB James Vaughan Contract Officer 6038 Aspen Ave. Bldg. 1289 2nd Floor Phone: (801) 775-5252 Email: james.vaughan.6@us.af.mil Primary Point of Contact OO-ALC/PZIMB Tyler Fitz Contract Buyer 6038 Aspen Ave. Bldg. 1289 2nd Floor Phone: (801) 777-5486 Email: tyler.fitz@us.af.mil The information provided is for the Air Forces market research and is given understanding the AF has no obligation to pay for the information. The information may be used in developing a request for proposals (RFP) but does not obligate the AF to issue an RFP or contract. Any proprietary information submitted may be used as a general concept but specific information will be safeguarded as proprietary, if so marked.

Original Point of Contact

POC Tyler V Fitz, Phone: 8017775486, James S. Vaughan, Phone: 8017755252

Place of Performance

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