58 -- N00039-17-R-0001 - Notice of Intent to Award Sole Source Contract for Portable Radios Program (PRP) Procurement Follow-On Contract
Department of the Navy, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command | Published February 25, 2016 - Deadline February 1, 2017
The purpose of this notice is to inform all parties that the United States Navy, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWARSYSCOM) in support of the Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (PEO C4I) Communication and GPS Navigation Program Office (PMW/A 170) intends to award a sole source follow-on contract for Portable Radios to Harris Corporation, RF Communications Division (Harris), located at 1680 University Ave., Rochester, NY 14610. Harris is the current OEM vendor providing PRP radios and ancillary parts. The PRP requires interoperable, secure and non-secure tactical portable radios and related ancillary parts that fulfill the Navy Expeditionary Force, Naval Special Warfare (NSW), Ship (emergency comms) and USMC Combat forces requirements for HF, VHF, UHF LOS and UHF SATCOM requirements. Radios must be form, fit, and function (FFF) interchangeable and interoperable with the currently installed base (vehicles/platforms) of Navy portable radio systems. To meet this requirement, radios and ancillary parts must be capable of matching all physical dimensions and electrical/electronic interfaces of the installed base. The current contract ordering period is through 29 August 2017. This announcement provides information that assists with subcontracting possibilities. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334220 (with a Small Business Size Standard of 750).
This notice of intent is not a request for competitive proposals or a solicitation of offers. However, if a company believes it can perform the requirements identified above without negative schedule, performance, and/or cost impacts, the company shall provide a statement of its capabilities within 15 calendar days of the release date of this notice. Responses to, or questions about, this notice should be directed to Heidi Radaford at (619) 524-7386 or Heidi.radaford @navy.mil. This notice is also posted on the SPAWAR e- commerce website at https://e-commerce.sscno.nmci.navy.mil. The agency intends to justify the sole source modification under the authority of FAR Subpart 6.302-1.