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Call 1: Securing the Internet of Things (IoT)

Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Chief Procurement Officer | Published December 10, 2015  -  Deadline December 11, 2016
This OTS solicitation/call (HSHQDC-16-R-00035) is a call issued against Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science & Technology (S&T), Silicon Valley Office (SVO), 5-Year Innovation Other Transaction Solicitation (OTS), HSHQDC-16-R-B0005 (current issue). All terms and conditions of the DHS S&T SVO 5-Year Innovation OTS HSHQDC-16-R-B0005 (current issue) apply to this solicitation unless otherwise noted herein. The "current issue" of the DHS S&T SVO 5-Year Innovation OTS HSHQDC-16-R-B0005 used herein refers to the latest issue posted in Federal Business Opportunities (FBO).

EIA EOP IV Pre-solicitation Notice

Department of Energy, Federal Locations | Published May 20, 2014  -  Deadline December 31, 2069
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has a requirement for support services in six service areas as follows:  (1) Program Management, (2) Survey Operations, (3) Energy Analysis and Modeling, (4) Information Technology Support, (5) Product/Service Development Production and Marketing, and (6) Organizational Support.
Currently these services are being provided by IMG-Crown Energy Services JV, under award DE-EI0000515, Leidos, Inc., under award DE-EI0000564, and Z, Inc., under award DE-EI0000567.
General Information
Attached is a draft copy, for planning purposes, of the Performance Work Statement and Position Descriptions that DOE/EIA intends to issue under solicitation number DE-SOL-0006050.  This RFP is hereafter referred to as the EIA Omnibus Procurement IV (EOP IV).  The DOE/EIA intends to award one or more Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) master contracts.  However, DOE reserves the right to make a single award.  Awards will be made in accordance with FAR 15, FAR 16.5 and FAR 19.502.  DOE/EIA Competitive Task Orders consisting of Fixed-Price, Time-and-Material, Cost-Plus-Award-Fee, and Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee may be issued against these IDIQ contracts.  The primary North American Industry Classification (NAICS) code for this solicitation is 518210.
The solicitation will be a full and open competition, with a Small Business Partial Set Aside component, in accordance with FAR 52.219-7, NOTICE OF PARTIAL SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE.  Small business award(s), for the set-aside portion, will be made in accordance with FAR 52.219-7 (b) (4). The contractor(s) for the set-aside portion will be selected from  the small business concerns that submit responsive offers on the non-set-aside portion. Negotiations will be conducted with the concern(s) that submit the lowest responsive offer on the non-set-aside portion.
Offerors that anticipate proposing a Mentor Protg joint venture should have obtained, or be in the process of, obtaining a Small Business Administration (SBA)-approved Mentor Protg Agreement by the time the RFP is released.  Additional information regarding the Mentor Protg Program can be found on SBA's website: http://www.sba.gov/aboutsba/sbaprograms/8abd/mentorprogram/index.html
DOE anticipates a Request for Proposal (RFP) will be issued in June 2014 for this requirement.  Proposals will be due 45 days from the date of issuance of the RFP.  The estimated start date for the period of performance is December 1, 2014.
Registration
All potential Offerors must register with Compusearch's FedConnect portal, which can be found at https://www.fedconnect.net. The RFP will be issued via FedConnect.  Registration is required to download the RFP, submit questions, and submit a proposal.
The attachments to this letter are available for download from FedConnect under DE-SOL-0006050.
Questions and Communications
DOE is not accepting questions concerning this pre-solicitation notice at this time. Communications with anyone other than the DOE Contracting Office are inappropriate and are not authorized during this procurement.
THIS IS NOT A FORMAL REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS UNDER FAR PART 15 OR AN INVITATION FOR BIDS UNDER FAR PART 14.  IF PARTIES CHOOSE TO RESPOND, ANY COST ASSOCIATED WITH THE PREPARATION AND SUBMISSION OF DATA OR ANY OTHER COSTS INCURRED IN RESPONSE TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE RESPONDENT AND WILL NOT BE REIMBURSED BY THE GOVERNMENT.
Sincerely,
Kyle Krzywicki Contract Specialist
Attachments: 	 Performance Work Statement (draft) Position Descriptions (draft) EIA Organizational Description

Enhancing CBP Airport Passenger Processing

Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Chief Procurement Officer | Published July 15, 2016  -  Deadline July 13, 2017
This OTS Call (HSHQDC-16-R-00115) is being issued against Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science & Technology (S&T), Silicon Valley Office (SVO), 5-Year Innovation Other Transaction Solicitation (OTS), HSHQDC-16-R-B0005 (current issue). All terms and conditions of the DHS S&T SVO 5-Year Innovation OTS HSHQDC-16-R-B0005 (current issue) apply to this solicitation unless otherwise noted herein. The "current issue" of the DHS S&T SVO 5-Year Innovation OTS HSHQDC-16-R-B0005 used herein refers to the latest issue posted in Federal Business Opportunities (FBO). It is posted in FBO as DHS/S&T SVO 5- Year Innovation OTS HSHQDC-16-R-B0005 and incorporates all changes made to date.
Interested parties should review all documentation attached to this OTS Call for specific information related to this OTS Call.

Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS)

Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Chief Procurement Officer | Published July 15, 2016  -  Deadline July 14, 2017
This OTS Call (HSHQDC-16-R-00114) is being issued against Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science & Technology (S&T), Silicon Valley Office (SVO), 5-Year Innovation Other Transaction Solicitation (OTS), HSHQDC-16-R-B0005 (current issue). All terms and conditions of the DHS S&T SVO 5-Year Innovation OTS HSHQDC-16-R-B0005 (current issue) apply to this solicitation unless otherwise noted herein. The "current issue" of the DHS S&T SVO 5-Year Innovation OTS HSHQDC-16-R-B0005 used herein refers to the latest issue posted in Federal Business Opportunities (FBO). It is posted in FBO as DHS S&T SVO 5- Year Innovation OTS HSHQDC-16-R-B0005 and incorporates all changes made to date.
Interested parties should review all documentation attached to this OTS Call for specific information related to the OTS Call.

Call 2: K9 Wearable Technologies

Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Chief Procurement Officer | Published June 7, 2016  -  Deadline June 7, 2017
This Other Transaction Solicitation (OTS) Call (HSHQDC-16-R-00093) is a call issued against Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science & Technology (S&T), Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP), 5-Year Innovation Other Transaction Solicitation (OTS), HSHQDC-16-R-B0005 (current issue). All terms and conditions of the DHS S&T SVIP 5-Year Innovation OTS HSHQDC-16-R-B0005 (current issue) apply to this solicitation unless otherwise noted herein. The "current issue" of the DHS S&T SVIP 5-Year Innovation OTS HSHQDC-16-R-B0005 used herein refers to the latest issue posted in Federal Business Opportunities (FBO). It is posted in FBO as DHS S&T SVIP 5-Year Innovation OTS HSHQDC-16-R-B0005 and incorporates all changes made to date.Interested parties are requested to review the documentation that is attached to this OTS call for specific information related to this OTS Call.

Call 3: Enhancements to the GTAS

Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Chief Procurement Officer | Published June 7, 2016  -  Deadline June 7, 2017
This Other Transaction Solicitation (OTS) call (HSHQDC-16-R-00094) is a call issued against Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science & Technology (S&T), Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP), 5-Year Innovation Other Transaction Solicitation (OTS), HSHQDC-16-R-B0005 (current issue). All terms and conditions of the DHS S&T SVIP 5-Year Innovation OTS HSHQDC-16-R-B0005 (current issue) apply to this solicitation unless otherwise noted herein. The "current issue" of the DHS S&T SVIP 5-Year Innovation OTS HSHQDC-16-R-B0005 used herein refers to the latest issue posted in Federal Business Opportunities (FBO). It is posted in FBO as DHS S&T SVIP 5-Year Innovation OTS HSHQDC-16-R-B0005 and incorporates all changes made to date.Interested parties should review all documentation attached to this OTS Call for specific information on this OTS Call.

Acoustic Device Countermeasure (ADC) MK 5

Department of the Navy, Naval Sea Systems Command | Published June 15, 2016
This Pre-solicitation Notice is issued solely for informational and planning purposes only.This is not a Request for Proposal (RFP). This notice shall not be construed as a promise to contract or commitment of any kind. The Government is not seeking proposals and will not accept unsolicited proposals. The objective of this notice is to provide additional GFI prior to the release of the RFP and provide notification of the Government's intent to issue an RFP in first quarter of FY17. The Government will NOT accept questions at this time. Following the release of the RFP, the Government will consider questions/comments received on the ADC MK 5 RFP solicitation package including all GFI released.
The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) intends to issue a full and open competitive solicitation for the procurement for the development, design, fabrication, integration, and testing of Acoustic Device Countermeasure (ADC) Special Test Units, Engineering Development Models, associated products and engineering services for the Next Generation Countermeasure (NGCM) Program. For planning purposes, NAVSEA's estimated date for release of the ADC MK 5 RFP is on or before 16 December 2016. All questions shall be received within 15 days after RFP release. Proposals will be due sixty days after issuance of the RFP.
The point of contact is Karen Giunta, Code: SEA-02622, Naval Sea Systems Command; 1333 Isaac Hull Avenue, SE, Stop 2050, Washington, DC, 20636-2050 email: Karen.Giunta@navy.mil . Phone 202-781-5003.
Acoustic Device Countermeasure (ADC) MK 5 is the official nomenclature for the NGCM device. The objective of the NGCM program is to insert new countermeasure technologies into the submarine's defense against threat acoustic-homing torpedoes. The NGCM is intended to replace the ADC MK 3 device. The ADC MK 5 is a three-inch diameter expendable device that is submarine launched from internal signal ejectors and Countermeasure Set, Acoustic (CSA) external launchers. The ADC MK 5 is an acoustic torpedo countermeasure with advanced features which can be employed as a static or mobile device and uses Adaptive Countermeasure (ACM) technology. The Government contemplates award of a Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF) contract for the ADC MK 5 Special Test Units, Engineering Development Models, associated products and engineering services with a Cost Reimbursement (Cost Only) CLIN for engineering service support. The EDM contract will include Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Cost Plus Incentive Fee (CPIF) CLINs.
The RFP and related files listed under solicitation number N00024-16-R-6247 will be issued electronically to the Federal Business Opportunities website (www.fbo.gov).
The performance specification and other related controlled files will be mailed only to those companies with a validated security clearance and a need to know. Respondents to this pre-solicitation notice should submit a written request to the PCO Representative, Karen Giunta at Karen.Giunta @navy.mil. The written request may be submitted prior to the RFP release to obtain security verification and approval. The written request must include the following:
a. Company Nameb. Cage Codec. Company Addressd. Technical Point of Contacte. E-mail Addressf. Website addressg. Telephone Numberh. Business Category (i.e., large, small disadvantaged, veteran, woman owned, etc.)i. Facility Security Officer (FSO)j. FSO phone numberk. Classified mailing addressl. Classified fax number
Once the "need-to-know and security clearance" is verified and approved, the company/individual will be authorized to receive the files. Respondents are requested to review the documents provided with the RFP and submit any questions you may have via e-mail to Karen.Giunta@navy.mil. The Government will receive WRITTEN UNCLASSIFIED QUESTIONS ONLY.
The Government will consider all comments received on the RFP. The Government does not commit to providing a response to any comment or question. All such questions should be received in writing within fifteen (15) days after release of the RFP to allow the Navy adequate time to prepare and issue responses to all Offerors prior to the date and time set for receipt of proposals. The subsequent revision to any specification or RFP based on comments received remains solely at the Government's discretion. No comments, questions, or inquiries shall be made to any Government person other than the point of contact identified in this synopsis. Please note that all questions and answers will be posted on www.fbo.gov.
Navy policy does not support the release of the performance specification and other related controlled files to non-U.S. contractors. In the event the Navy issues a solicitation for procurement of ADC MK 5, only U.S. companies may propose as prime contractors. If a non-U.S. company decides to team with a U.S. prime contractor then the U.S. prime contractor must comply with the Department of State 22CFR Parts 120-130 and submit a request for an export license.
DFARS 252.204-7004 ALT A, required Central Contractor Registration applies. Lack of current registration in the CCR database will make an offeror ineligible for award. Information may be obtained via the internet at www.ccr.gov or via telephone at 888-227-2423.
Information received as a result of this Notice will not be considered a response to the RFP. It is the responsibility of the potential Offerors to monitor these websites for any information that may pertain to this Pre-solicitation Notice or future RFP. The information provided in this Pre-solicitation Notice and any future changes to the Pre-solicitation Notice are subject to change and are not binding on the Government.
This notice shall not be construed as a promise to contract or commitment of any kind. Participation in this effort is strictly voluntary. All costs associated with responding to this Pre-solicitation Notice will be solely at the interested respondent's expense. This information is subject to modification and in no way binds the Government to award of a contract.
Any comments and/or questions regarding this pre-solicitation notice must be submitted to Karen Giunta via email at Karen.giunta@navy.mil .
 

Narcotics, Chemicals and Explosives Materials and Drugs Detector Kits

Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs | Published April 29, 2016  -  Deadline May 14, 2017
 
GENERAL INFORMATION
The Government intends to award a firm fixed price contract for ALL "Brand Name or Equal" specifications listed under this RFQ.  
 
1.1 INFORMATION TO OFFERORS:
Offerors  are reminded that information furnished under this Request for Quote (RFQ) may be subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).  Therefore, all items that are confidential to business or that contain trade secrets or proprietary or personnel information must be clearly marked.  Marking of items will not necessarily preclude disclosure when Department of State (DoS) determines disclosure is warranted by FOIA.  However, if such items are not marked, all information contained within the submitted documents will be deemed releasable.
 
1.2 QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE REQUEST FOR QUOTE:
Offerors are warned against contacting any INL personnel other than the Contracting Officer and Contract Specialist prior to award of the Contract resulting from this RFQ.  If such a contact occurs and found to be prejudicial to competing vendors, the vendor making such a contact may be excluded from award consideration.  Answers to inquiries/questions, if given, shall be provided in writing to all vendors being solicited. 
 
No information concerning this RFQ shall be provided in response to telephone calls.  All such requests must be submitted in writing to the Contract Specialist by email.  Written questions relating to this RFQ shall be accepted through 2:00 P.M., EST on MAY 04/2016.  Any communications in reference to this RFQ shall cite the reference section title and page number, and directed to the following individual:
 
Name:              Kyle Lee
Title:                Contracting  Specialist
E-mail:             LeeKE3@state,gov
 
1.3 NOTICE OF RFQ CLOSING DATE AND TIME:
 
All offers shall be submitted to the designated Government Representative via e-mail or through Government Point of Entry FBO NLT 12:00 P.M., EST on MAY 14, 2016.   
 
Name:              Kyle Lee
Title:                Contracting Specialist   
E-mail:             LeeKE3@state,gov
 
Name:              Yenny Guillory
Title:                Contracting Officer
E-mail:             GuilloryYR@state.gov 
 
This includes Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (as applicable and appropriate). PDF format shall be used only for scanned documents. The vendor shall submit pictures, datasheets and specifications contained in one document that shall include technical specifications NTE 20 pages all technical requirements, datasheets and pictures.
The electronic copy, upon file opening and display on the computer monitor, shall appear exactly as the printed hard copy quote submission with the same font size restriction. Offerors should use a Read and Delivered Receipt to ensure timely submission as well as to ensure that the USG received the quote.
 
1.4 CONTRACTOR RELATIONSHIPS:
The Department of State (DoS) encourages the use of subcontractors.  In addition, the Department requires that any potential Organization Conflict of Interest must be identified in the proposal to ensure proper firewalls are established prior to award.  
 
1.5 MULTIPLE PROPOSALS/ALTERNATIVE SOLUTIONS:
Offerors shall not submit, nor shall the Government accept or evaluate, multiple proposals offering alternative solutions.  Offerors shall not submit, nor shall the Government accept or evaluate, multiple solutions within one proposal.
 
1.6 PERIOD OF ACCEPTANCE OF QUOTES:
Offerors shall agree, if the proposal is accepted within ninety (90) calendar days (unless a greater period is inserted by the contractor) from the date specified in the solicitation for receipt of proposals, to furnish any or all of the requirements upon which prices are proposed at the price set opposite each item, performed and/or delivered at the designated point(s) within the time specified.  
1.7 TYPE OF CONTRACT: 
This requirement will result in a single award of a Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP) Delivery Order for the requirements identified in this RFQ.  The FFP shall include all direct and indirect costs, profit, shipping/delivery charges (if any), and any and all insurances.  The price will not be subject to adjustment after award.
 
1.8 BASIS FOR AWARD:
Award will be made based on the Lowest Priced-Technically Acceptable (LPTA) quote that is responsive to all of the requirements in the Request for Quote (RFQ).  
 
1.9 ACQUISITION METHOD:
This solicitation was issued as a set aside for Total Small Businesses IAW FAR part 19. This solicitation was completed under  FAR Part 12 Acquisition Commercial Items & FAR Part 13 Simplified Acquisition Methods, under Subpart 13.5 - Test Program for Certain Commercial Items.
 
1.10 SUPPLIES AND PRICES 
The Contractor shall provide to the U.S. Government the new products as described in the specifications for the stated firm fixed price.  Further, the Contractor shall properly perform the pre-delivery inspection on the products and deliver them to the location set forth under Place of Delivery, of this contract.  The firm fixed price shall include the products' pre-delivery inspection, certificates of origin, operator's manuals, warranty certificates and any other documentation mandated by the Government under NAICS 334519 Other Measuring and Controlling Device Manufacturing.
1.11 AWARD TYPE
The Government intends to award a single firm-fixed-price Purchase Order for the requirements identified in this RFQ. The price shall include all direct and indirect costs, overhead, export license, general and administrative expense, profit, shipping/delivery charges, export requirements, insurance, assembly, etc. The price will not be subject to adjustment after award.
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