Department of the Army, National Guard Bureau | Published November 22, 2017 - Deadline December 7, 2017
******THIS IS CURRENTLY AN UNFUNDED REQUEST PENDING THE AVAILABILITY OF GOVERNMENT FUNDING*******This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6- Streamlined Procedures for evaluation and solicitation for Commercial Items- as Supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement has been posted on GSA Advantage RFQ1252079; Quotations are being requested and a separate written solicitation document will not be issued. The solicitation is being issued using Simplified Acquisition Procedures.This solicitation is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC-79)Offerors must submit all questions concerning this solicitation in writing to the Contracting Officer. All responses to the questions will be made in writing, without identification of the questioner, and be included in an amendment to the solicitation. Even if provided in other form, only the question responses included in the amendment to the solicitation will govern performance of the contract.The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 423990 with a small business size standard of 100 individuals. This acquisition is being procured using other than full and open competition according to FAR Part 19 and all interested parties may submit a quotation for consideration*** All interested Contractors shall provide a quote for the following:CLIN 001 Rolling Deployment Bag HYB G-2 Coyote Tan OR EQUAL--- QTY 32 EATechnical Specs:Top Opening 10 C-Shaped Access Pocket with Internal Zippered Pocket4x6 Vinyl Document Window and a Non-Removable Velcro Nametag SliderFront 10 x 15 Document Pocket 210D Interior Shell for Easy Cleaning and 3 InteriorStorage Pockets in the Lid YKK Zippers, 1050D Ballistic Backing, Double Stitching and Bar-tacking Throughout BagUnexpanded: 30X15X15 (6,750 cubic inches), Expanded 40X15X15 (9,000 cubic inches)Weight: 15 lbsRated to 150 lbsCLIN 002 Deployment / Container Bag MFR Part No. T9933-BK OR EQUAL---QTY 38 EADescription: Constructed of 600 denier polyester with vinyl backing. Large main packing compartment. Internal compartment divider. Reinforced handles. Heavy duty ball bearing wheels. GSA GS-07F-0241UCLIN 003 S.O.C. Bugout Bag, Multicam 5016-N-Multi OR EQUAL---QTY 32 EA Description:Bugout Hydration is a highly versatile pack that is equipped with removable organizer pouches, lightweight MOLLE/PALS panels, and even a fleece-lined pocket for optics storage. The bag comes with a hydration reservoir and is equipped with aluminum back stays to contour to your back and alleviate bag sag from heavy weight. GSA GS-07F-5829RCLIN 004 S.O.C. Bugout Bag, BLK or ABU 5016-N-Blk or ABU OR EQUAL---QTY 38 EACLIN 005 Hydration System Camelback OR EQUAL ---QTY 32 EA camouflage and QTY 38 EA Black total QTY 70 EA GSA GS-07F-6072PProvisions and Clauses:The following provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition and are hereby incorporated by reference. All FAR clauses may be viewed at http://acquisition.gov/comp/far/index.html or http://farsite.hill.af.milProvisions52.204-7 System for Award Management52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors- Commercial Items52.212-3 Offerors Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items52.225-18 Place of Manufacture52.225-25 Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran-Representation and CertificationsClausesThe following FAR clauses apply to this acquisition and will be incorporated into the resultant contract.FAR 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998),This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es): http://acquisition.gov/comp/far/index.html or http://farsite.hill.af.mil52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation52.204-13 System for Award Management 52.204-19 Incorporation by Reference of Representations and Certificates 52.209-6 Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment (Oct 2015)52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions- Commercial Items52.222-50 Combatting Trafficking in Persons (FEB 2009) (22 U.S.C.7104(g))52.222-3 Convict Labor (June2003) (E.O. 11755)52.222-19 Child Labor- Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (JAN 2014) (E.O. 13126)52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Feb 1999)52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (MAR 2007) (E.O. 11246)52.222-36 Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793)52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging while Driving (Aug 2011) (E.O. 13513)52.225-1 Buy American Supplies52.225-3 Buy American Free Trade Agreements Israeli Trade Act Certificate Alternate I52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (June 2008) (E.O. proclamations, and statues administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department if the Treasury)52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer- System for Award Management (Jul 2013) ( 931 U.S.C. 3332)52.216-24 Limitation of Government Liability52.216-25 Contract Definitization52.225-25 Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran- Representations and Certifications52.232-39 Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Contractors52.233-3 Protests After Award (AUG 1996) ( 31 U.S.C. 3553)52.233-4 Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (Oct 2004) 52.244-6 Subcontracts for Commercial Items52.247-34 FOB Destination252.203-7000 Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials252.203-7002 Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights (Sep 2013)252.211-7003 Item Unique Identification and Valuation252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports. (Jun 2012) 252.232-7006 Wide Area WorkFlow Payment Instructions252.204-7012 Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information (Nov 2013)252.225-7048 Export-Controlled Items (Jun 2013)Clauses incorporated by Full TextFAR 52.212-5 CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT STATUTES OREXECUTIVE ORDERS--COMMERCIAL ITEMS (OCT 2010) (DEVIATION)(a) Comptroller General Examination of Record. The Contractor shall comply with the provisions of this paragraph(a) if this contract was awarded using other than sealed bid, is in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold, and does not contain the clause at 52.215-2, Audit and Records -- Negotiation.(1) The Comptroller General of the United States, or an authorized representative of the Comptroller General, shall have access to and right to examine any of the Contractor's directly pertinent records involving transactions related to this contract.(2) The Contractor shall make available at its offices at all reasonable times the records, materials, and other evidence for examination, audit, or reproduction, until 3 years after final payment under this contract or for any shorter period specified in FAR Subpart 4.7, Contractor Records Retention, of the other clauses of this contract. If this contract is completely or partially terminated, the records relating to the work terminated shall be made available for 3 years after any resulting final termination settlement. Records relating to appeals under the disputes clause or to litigation or the settlement of claims arising under or relating to this contract shall be made available until such appeals, litigation, or claims are finally resolved.(3) As used in this clause, records include books, documents, accounting procedures and practices, and other data, regardless of type and regardless of form. This does not require the Contractor to create or maintain any record that the Contractor does not maintain in the ordinary course of business or pursuant to a provision of law.(b)(1) Notwithstanding the requirements of any other clause in this contract, the Contractor is not required to flow down any FAR clause, other than those in this paragraph (b)(i) in a subcontract for commercial items. Unless otherwise indicated below, the extent of the flow down shall be as required by the clause-(i) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (Apr 2010) (Pub. L. 110-252, Title VI, Chapter 1 (41 U.S.C. 251 note)).(ii) 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (May 2004) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3)), in all subcontracts that offer further subcontracting opportunities. If the subcontract (except subcontracts to small business concerns) exceeds $550,000 ($1,000,000 for construction of any public facility), the subcontractor must include 52.219-8 in lower tier subcontracts that offer subcontracting opportunities. (iii) Reserved. (iv) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Mar 2007) (E.O. 11246). (v) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Sep 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212). (vi) 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (Oct 2010) (29 U.S.C. 793).(vii) Reserved (viii) 52.222-41, Service Contract Act of 1965, (Nov 2007), (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.)(ix) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Feb 2009) (22 U.S.C. 7104(g)).___ Alternate I (Aug 2007) of 52.222-50 (22 U.S.C. 7104(g)).(x) 52.222-51, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts forMaintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment--Requirements (Nov 2007)(41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.).(xi) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts forCertain Services--Requirements (Feb 2009) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.)(xii) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (Jan 2009).(xiii) 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations. (Mar2009) (Pub. L. 110-247). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (e) of FAR clause 52.226-6.(xiv) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately-Owned U.S.- Flag Commercial Vessels (Feb2006) (46 U.S.C. Appx 1241(b) and 10 U.S.C. 2631). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (d) of FAR clause 52.247-64.(2) While not required, the contractor may include in its subcontracts for commercial items a minimal number of additional clauses necessary to satisfy its contractual obligations.(End of Clause)252.212-7001 CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT STATUTES OREXECUTIVE ORDERS APPLICABLE TO DEFENSE ACQUISITIONS OF COMMERCIAL ITEMS (DEC 2010)(b) The Contractor agrees to comply with any clause that is checked on the following list of Defense FARSupplement clauses which, if checked, is included in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law orExecutive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items or components.(1) _X_ 252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials (JAN 2009) (Section 847of Pub. L. 110-181).(14)(i) _X___ 252.225-7036, Buy American Act--Free Trade Agreements--Balance of Payments Program (JUL2009) (41 U.S.C. 10a-10d and 19 U.S.C. 3301 note).(25)(i)_X_ 252.247-7023, Transportation of Supplies by Sea (MAY 2002) (10 U.S.C. 2631).(26) _X_ 252.247-7024, Notification of Transportation of Supplies by Sea (MAR 2000) (10 U.S.C. 2631).(c) In addition to the clauses listed in paragraph (e) of the Contract Terms and Conditions Required to ImplementStatutes or Executive Orders--Commercial Items clause of this contract (FAR 52.212-5), the Contractor shall include the terms of the following clauses, if applicable, in subcontracts for commercial items or commercial components, awarded at any tier under this contract:(4) 252.247-7023, Transportation of Supplies by Sea (MAY 2002) (10 U.S.C. 2631).(5) 252.247-7024, Notification of Transportation of Supplies by Sea (MAR 2000) (10 U.S.C. 2631).(End of clause)For offers to be considered at a minimum all RFQs must include the following: Completed Representations /Certifications (SAM), Completed Pricing Schedule, Completed Acknowledgement of Terms and Conditions. Offerors shall submit quotations to 123rd Contracting Office, no later than Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 4:00PM EST.FAX quotations shall not be accepted. E-mail quotations shall be accepted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference the RFQ number in the subject line of email communications. Offerors' quotations shall not be deemed received by the Government until the quotation is entered in the e-mail box set forth above. Please, include DUNS, Cage code, Tax ID, Shipping & Lead Time for items. The point of contact for this solicitation is Anthony Hayden (502) 413-4617 if any additional information is required.EvaluationAward shall be made to the vendor based on lowest priced, technically acceptable (LPTA) and Lead Time. Technically acceptability means that the quote meets all of the stated minimum specifications listed within each CLIN. Lead Time will be used as a consideration of this award. The Government shall evaluate price for fair and reasonableness.