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REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI)/SOURCES SOUGHT �Ammunition to be used in Counter-UAS Applications

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Document Type:SNOTE
Posted Date:May 15, 2020
Category: Ammunition and Explosives
Set Aside:N/A

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N0016420SNB57 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI)/SOURCES SOUGHT �Ammunition to be used in Counter-UAS Applications� FSC � 1395 � NAICS � 332992 Issue Date: 15 MAY 2020 �� Closing Date: 05 JUNE 2020 The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane, IN is issuing this RFI/sources sought announcement as part of market research in accordance with FAR 15.201(e.) and FAR 10.001(a)(3)(i) to determine if sources have any small caliber ammunition for use in counter unmanned aerial system that has low collateral damage and limited range (collateral damage measured inside the surface danger zone of typical M855 cartridge (maximum range 3,600 meters) or has the capability to program the range into the munition). The type of technologies NSWC Crane is looking for, but not limited too, are: Airbursting Short Range or Reduce Range Ammunition Shotshell, either as the projectiles or as fragments Ammunition using nets as the payload High Fragmenting Ammunition Frangible Ammunition Ammunition using explosive powder payloads. At a minimum, the following information needs to be addressed in response to the RFI: Description of the cartridge Cartridge construction List of energetics Nominal overall dimensions Cutaways and pictures of munition, if applicable Dispersion data, if applicable Basic Projectile Dimensions (i.e. weight, length, diameter) Any pertinent testing data showing projectile�s ability, if applicable i.e. simulated or tested maximum range data If the munition is programmable, discuss how it works or functionality. Type of Fire Control required or any other equipment needed to use the round. If you are working with another DOD entity on this type of application State who that group is Provide a POC Budgetary cost estimate for: Ammunition Fire Control, if applicable Lead time/delivery schedule Availability Responses to the Market Survey shall include the following: Submitter�s name Mailing address (Street address, City, State, Zip code) Business Size and category (large, small, small disadvantaged, etc.) Website address (if applicable) DUNS number Cage code, and/or Tax ID number Government representative(s) Point of Contract (POC) POC Telephone and email address Announcement Number: N0016420SNB57 Responses shall be submitted in the following format: Electronic (Adobe pdf or Microsoft Word) format Not exceed ten pages in length In 11 or 12-point, Times New Roman with normal (condensed) spacing Margins of 1� or greater on all sides Submitted via email Responses shall NOT be submitted using marketing materials. All information received that includes proprietary markings will be handled in accordance with applicable statutes and regulations.� Responses to this notice will not be returned.� An acknowledgement of receipt will be provided for all responses received.� If you do not receive an acknowledgement within two (2) working days, please notify the points of contact listed in this notice. At the current time, NO FUNDING IS AVAILABLE for contractual efforts.� This notice is not a Request for Proposals.� Reponses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract.� This notice is issued solely for information and planning purposes and does not constitute a solicitation or obligation on the part of the Government.� Neither unsolicited proposals nor any other kind of offers will be considered in response to this notice.� Respondents are wholly responsible for any costs or expenses associated with submitting a response.� No reimbursement will be made for any costs associated with providing information in response to this notice or any further requests for information relating to a response.� Respondents will not be notified of the results of this notice.� The information obtained from submitted responses may be used in the development of an acquisition strategy. Contractors must be properly registered in the Government System for Award Management database (SAM).� Contractors may obtain information on SAM registration and annual confirmation of requirements by calling 1-866-606-8220, or via the Internet at www.sam.gov. Information shall be submitted to NSWC Crane Contracting POC, Leslie Graber-Heshelman, Email: Leslie.Graberheshelm@navy.mil.� Mailing address is Commander, NAVSURFWARCENDIV Crane, Code 0232, Bldg 3373, Attn: Leslie Graber-Heshelman, 300 Highway 361 Crane, IN 47522-5000.� It is preferred that information be submitted electronically.� Reference N0016420SNB57 in the subject line of emails. Any questions related to the process for submission of information shall be submitted to the NSWC Crane Contracting POC by 22 MAY 2020.� Submissions in response to this sources sought announcement shall be submitted to the NSWC Crane Contracting POC by 05 JUNE 2020 at 2:00pm EST.� Your interest in the response is appreciated.� Reference announcement number N0016420SNB57 in all correspondence and communications.

Original Point of Contact

POC Leslie Graber-Heshelman, Phone: 8128545028

Place of Performance

Link: SAM.gov Permalink
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