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Advanced Lightweight Grenade Launcher System

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Dec 12, 2003
Category: Weapons
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Other Defense Agencies, U.S. Special Operations Command, Headquarters Procurement Division, 7701 Tampa Point Blvd, MacDill AFB, FL, 33621-5323


The Government intends to procure on a sole source basis from General Dynamics Armaments and Technical Products (GD-ATP), Burlington, VT., an Advanced Lightweight Grenade Launcher (ALGL) System, meeting the performance requirements and also meeting the design and performance requirements of proprietary General Dynamics Armament and Technical Systems System Requirement Specification for the Advanced Lightweight Grenade Launcher Weapon System (GDATP #402305) and associated proprietary specifications for the weapon, fire control and ammunition subsystems. Data shall include: contractor testing and performance data documenting full compliance with all government ORD threshold requirements; logistics support and safety data and documentation; system and interface control documentation; Product Baseline Technical Documentation Package for government use; and commercial warranty and full contractor support package. The ALGL System must be operable with the current U.S. inventory of NATO standard 40MMx53SR high velocity grenade cartridges (e.g. M430/M430A1, M383, M918, M385A1). The ALGL System must meet all threshold and key performance parameters of the government ORD including: dismounted man-packed System weight of 100 pounds or less; maximum effective range for point targets 1500 meters, for area targets 2000 meters; probability of hitting 80% of targets within 300 to 1000 meters within two minutes with 32 rounds of standard ammunition; fully operable within three minutes when dismounted from vehicle to ground mount; provide range and a ballistic solution within the field of view for standard and PPHE ammunition; target magnification three power or greater; and meet all performance requirements with standard and PPHE ammunition types. The ALGL System must be both operationally suitable and operationally effective for applications in worldwide combat environments. This contract action includes ALGL System production deliverables, data, spare parts, System integration and contractor maintenance support for ALGL Systems and subsystems. A five-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract type is planned with a minimum of 200 ALGL Systems and a maximum of 1000. Contract award is expected on a FOB Destination basis. All responsible sources may submit a proposal, which shall be considered by the agency. Responses to this notice shall be in writing via e-mail to hollandm2@socom.mil. Numbered Notes 22 and 26 apply.

Original Point of Contact

POC Michael Holland, Contract Specialist, Phone 813-828-7659, Fax 813-828-7504, - Susan Griffin, Contracting Officer, Phone 813-828-7411, Fax 813-828-7504,

Place of Performance

General Dynamics Armaments and Technical Products Saco, ME
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