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Support Air Force Rapid Development Integration Facility (RDIF)

General Information

Document Type:MOD
Posted Date:Sep 19, 2018
Category: Aircraft Components and Accessories
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of the Air Force, Air Force Materiel Command, AFLCMC/PK - WPAFB (includes PZ, WL, WW, WI, WN, WK, LP, WF, WK), 2275 D Street, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, 45433-7218, United States


SOURCES SOUGHT Synopsis: 1. This Request for Information (RFI) is issued for information purposes only and neither constitutes a solicitation nor a commitment by the government to award a contract now or in the future. Submitting information for this RFI is voluntary and participants will not be compensated. The Government does not intend to award a contract on the basis of this RFI or to otherwise pay for the information in this RFI. Your response will be treated as information only, it shall not be used as a proposal. 2. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Cycle, Special Operations Forces and Personnel Recovery Division (AFLCMC/WIS) is requesting information to identify potential sources that may possess the technical data, expertise, capabilities, and experience to support the Air Forces Rapid Development Integration Facility (RDIF) with necessary supplies, services, and deliverables as described below. 3. The RDIF is an organic development capability within AFLCMC that provides rapid adaptive engineering solutions for urgent warfighter needs. The RDIF is a government owned, government operated facility located at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH. The RDIF focuses on aircraft modification and prototyping which does not supplant current test centers or processes. This concept supports current reform initiatives and the current and future acquisition environment. The support requirements fluctuate as programs and funding are acquired. The primary place of contractor touch labor performance will be at the RDIF. Occasional aircraft modifications may be performed at other Air Force base locations both within Continental United States (CONUS) and Outside Continental United States (OCONUS). 4. A contractor will be required to provide information that they can demonstrate experience in the capabilities listed below to support ongoing RDIF projects. The anticipated scope will include providing services, recurring expendable supplies, and tooling. The examples provided under each requirement are not all inclusive. A. Touch labor (1) Electricians (2) Sheet metal workers (3) CNC machinists (4) Mechanics (5) Welders B. Purchasing material support (1) Raw materials (2) Fabricated piece parts (3) Mechanical and electrical components (4) Electrical/mechanical/servo integrated subsystems (5) Other hardware that supports the integration of subsystems to systems (6) Special equipment C. Research and development and prototyping D. Quality assurance/In-process inspection/FAA certifications E. Engineering and technical support (1) Non-recurring engineering design (2) Reverse engineering (3) Engineering support services (4) Technical documents (5) Technical Orders (6) Engineering analysis (7) CAD/CAM drawings F. Aircraft modification G. Aircraft cable manufacturing H. Developing training and training materials I. Graphics to support new designs (1) Silk screen (2) Decals (3) Labels (4) Photos J. Generation and interpretation of data and drawings K. Kit fabrication and build L. Program management M. Ability to perform manufacturing work at the RDIF N. Performing aircraft modifications at other locations (1) CONUS (2) OCONUS O. Ability to obtain Secret clearances 5. If after reviewing this information your company desires to participate by responding to this notice, provide documentation that supports your companys ability to support the RDIF. Failure to provide adequate documentation will inhibit the governments assessment of your capabilities. If your company lacks sufficient capability, please provide details explaining how the company would overcome the shortfall in order to perform. The information gathered by this RFI may be utilized to plan for a follow-on to an 8(a) contract and, in accordance with FAR 19.815 and 13 CFR 124.504(d), the requirement is anticipated to remain in the 8(a) program. Therefore, only 8(a) small businesses are encouraged to respond to this RFI. Joint ventures or teaming arrangement are permissible. 6. Please provide the following business information for your company, institution, or any teaming or joint venture partners: company name; address; point of contact; CAGE code; telephone number; email address; web page URL; size of business pursuant to the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code; based on the above NAICS code, state whether your company is a Small Business, Woman-Owned Small Business, Economically-Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, 8(a) Certified, HUBZone Certified, Veteran-Owned Small Business, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, and Central Contractor Registration. Also include a statement indicating whether the company is domestically or foreign owned. If foreign owned, please indicate the country of ownership. Finally, interested parties should submit information regarding possible subcontracting opportunities, type of supplies/services offered (i.e., commercial and/or non-commercial), and examples of contracts held for similar efforts, including contract number and contracting point of contact. 7. General capabilities and experience with the scope of efforts listed in para 4 should be submitted on CD-R or DVD-R in an electronic format that is compatible with Microsoft Windows and Office 2013. Send this CD/DVD to Mr. John Lindsay, AFLCMC/WISK 1895 5th Street, Bldg. 46, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433-7200 not later than 5:00 PM EST, 24 September 2018. The CD/DVD cover label shall be marked "Proprietary/Competition Sensitive Information." if any of the responses are proprietary. Marketing material is considered an insufficient response to this RFI. 8. Two paper copies of the response shall be submitted, unbounded in three-ring binders and must be clearly labeled "Proprietary /Competition Sensitive Information" on cover sheets and in close proximity to this type of information on each applicable page. Proprietary/competition sensitive information will be protected from disclosure. The paper copies and the electronic versions must be identical in all respects. Page size shall be 8.5 x 11 inches, not including foldouts. Pages shall be single-spaced. The font type shall be Time New Roman or Arial, and font size shall be no less than 12 point. Use, at a minimum, 1-inch margin. No classified information shall be included in company submittals. Please limit response to 40 pages or less. 9. Direct all requests and routine communications concerning this RFI to the Points of Contact listed below: Primary POC Mr. John Lindsay 1895 5th Street, Bldg. 46, Wright Patterson AFB, OH 45433-7200 E-Mail address: John.Lindsay@us.af.mil Telephone: 937-656-8086 Secondary POC Mr. Richard Saltsman 1895 5th Street, Bldg. 46, Wright Patterson AFB, OH 45433-7200 E-Mail address: Richard.saltsman@us.af.mil Telephone: 937-656-8087

Original Point of Contact

POC John E. Lindsay, Phone: 9376568086

Place of Performance

Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio, 45433, United States
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