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Joint Tactical Radio System Enhanced Multiband Inter/Intra Team Radio (JEM) and Multiband Inter/Intra Team Radio 2 (MBITR) Sustainment

Other Defense Agencies, U.S. Special Operations Command | Published July 13, 2016  -  Deadline July 28, 2016
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United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) intends to solicit and negotiate solely with Thales Defense and Security, Inc., 22605 Gateway Center Drive, Clarksburg, MD 20871 for the sustainment of the legacy Joint Tactical Radio System Enhanced Multiband Inter/Intra Team Radio (JEM) and Multiband Inter/Intra Team Radio 2 (MBITR2) until the USSOCOM radio inventory has been completely replaced by the Next Generation Hand Held (NGHH) radio. A determination not to compete this proposed contract was made pursuant to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 6.302-1, only one source is capable of satisfying the agency's requirements. This determination is based on the fact that Thales Defense and Security, Inc. is the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and sole provider of the JEM and MBITR2. The Government contemplates award of contract for a 5-year sustainment period. This notice is not a formal solicitation or request for competitive proposals. The intent of this notice is for informational purposes only. No solicitation document is available and telephone requests will not be accepted. No award will be made on the basis of quotations or offers received in response to this notice. However, interested parties may submit their interest and capabilities no later than Thursday, July 28, 2016 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. E-mail statements will be accepted but senders are responsible for ensuring the complete transmission and timely receipt. All inquiries shall be sent via e-mail to: david.tenenbaum3@socom.mil and frederl@socom.mil. Information received will be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement for future requirements. NOTE: Do not submit proprietary information and/or trade secrets. Please be advised that all submissions become Government property and will not be returned.

Audio Scrambler, Maxwell in a Briefcase

Department of the Air Force, Air Mobility Command | Published August 8, 2016  -  Deadline August 15, 2016
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  This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for a commercial supply and/or service prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will NOT be issued. This is a Request for Quote (RFQ) and the solicitation number isFA4814-16-T-F030. The 6th Contracting Squadron, MacDill AFB, Florida, requires the following: DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENT: Brand name or equal Audio Scrambler, Maxwell in a Briefcase: CLIN   Description                                                               Quantity0001   MIB-2 two talker system with Bose Aviation Headsets       1 See below for salient characteristics. Any OR EQUAL offers will be sent to the technical advisor for compatibility/functionality, and must meet the salient characteristics provided. Please complete the attached DFARS clause and return it with your quote; 252.209-7991, Representation by Corporations Regarding an Unpaid Delinquent Tax Liability or a Felony Conviction under any Federal Law. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-89 effective 14 July 2016; DFARS DPN 20160630, effective 30 June 2016; and AFFARS AFAC 2016-0603 effective 3 June 2016. The North American Industry Classification System code (NAICS) is 334310, Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing. The Product Service Code is 5810, Communications Security Equipment and Components. A firm fixed price contract will be awarded. All interested parties must bid on all CLINs. BASIS OF AWARD: Award will be made to the lowest priced quote that meets ALL requirements listed above. The Government also reserves the right to make no award at all. PROVISIONS/CLAUSES: The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), provisions and clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by reference (provisions and clauses may be obtained via the internet: http://farsite.hill.af.mil, http://www.arnet.gov/far/, or http://safaq.hq.af.mil/contracting) FAR 52.204-7, System for Award ManagementFAR 52.204-13, System for Award Management MaintenanceFAR 52.211-6, Brand Name or Equal FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial ItemsFAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial ItemsFAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and ConditionsFAR 52.219-1, Small Business Program RepresentationsFAR 52.222-22, Previous Contracts and Compliance ReportsFAR 52.225-25, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran-Representation and CertificationsFAR 52.232-39, Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations FAR 52.232-40, Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business SubcontractorsFAR 52.246-16, Responsibility for SuppliesFAR 52.247-34, F.O.B Destination FAR 52.252-1, Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference. The following FAR clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated in full text: FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, within FAR 52.212-5, the following clauses apply: FAR 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier SubcontractFAR 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-AsideFAR 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation FAR 52.222-3, Convict LaborFAR 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and RemediesFAR 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities FAR 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity FAR 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers With DisabilitiesFAR 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons FAR 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving FAR 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign PurchasesFAR 52.232-33, Payment By Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management FAR 52.252-2, Clauses Incorporated by Reference The following Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by reference: DFARS 252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD officialsDFARS 252.203-7002, Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower RightsDFARS 252.203-7005, Representation Relating to Compensation of Former DoD officials DFARS 252.204-7003, Control of Government Personnel Work ProductDFARS 252-204-7004 Alt A, System for Award Management, Alternate A DFARS 252.204-7008, Compliance with Safeguarding Covered Defense Information Controls DFARS 252.204-7012, Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident ReportingDFARS 252.225-7001, Buy American and Balance of Payments ProgramDFARS 252.225-7002. Qualifying Country Sources as SubcontractorsDFARS 252.225-7048, Export-Controlled Items DFARS 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment RequestsDFARS 252.232-7010, Levies on Contract PaymentsDFARS 252.243-7001, Pricing of contract modificationsDFARS 252.247-7023, Notification of Transportation of Supplies by Sea The following Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated in full text: DFARS 252.209-7991, Representation by Corporations Regarding an Unpaid Delinquent Tax Liability or a Felony Conviction under any Federal Law-Fiscal Year 2016 AppropriationsDFARS 252.211-7003, Item Identification and Valuation The following Air Force Regulation Supplement (AFFARS) clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated in full text: 5352.201-9101 Ombudsman (April 2015) (a) An ombudsman has been appointed to hear and facilitate the resolution of concerns from offerors, potential offerors, and others for this acquisition. When requested, the ombudsman will maintain strict confidentiality as to the source of the concern. The existence of the ombudsman does not affect the authority of the program manager, contracting officer, or source selection official. Further, the ombudsman does not participate in the evaluation of proposals, the source selection process, or the adjudication of protests or formal contract disputes. The ombudsman may refer the party to another official who can resolve the concern. (b) Before consulting with an ombudsman, interested parties must first address their concerns, issues, disagreements, and/or recommendations to the contracting officer for resolution. Consulting an ombudsman does not alter or postpone the timelines for any other processes (e.g., agency level bid protests, GAO bid protests, requests for debriefings, employee-employer actions, contests of OMB Circular A-76 competition performance decisions). (c) If resolution cannot be made by the contracting officer, the interested party may contact the ombudsmen, Mr. Gregory S. Oneal, AFICA OL AMC, 507 Symington Drive, Scott AFB, IL 62225-5022, 618-229-0267, fax 618-256-6668, email: Gregory.Oneal@us.af.mil. Concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations that cannot be resolved at the Center/MAJCOM/DRU/HQ AFICA/AFISRA/SMC ombudsman levels, may be brought by the interested party for further consideration to the Air Force ombudsman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) (Contracting), SAF/AQC, 1060 Air Force Pentagon, Washington DC 20330-1060, phone number (571) 256-2395, facsimile number (571) 256-2431. (d) The ombudsman has no authority to render a decision that binds the agency. (e) Do not contact the ombudsman to request copies of the solicitation, verify offer due date, or clarify technical requirements. Such inquiries shall be directed to the Contracting Officer. (End of clause) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Your quote must list your DUNS number, CAGE code, and Federal TIN with Company name, POC, and phone number. If you need to obtain or renew a DUNS number or CAGE code, please visit www.sam.gov. Lack of registration in the SAM database will make an offeror ineligible for award. Vendor must also be registered in Wide Area Work Flow to receive payment through electronic funds transfer. If you are not currently registered, please visit the following website https://wawf.eb.mil/ to complete your registration. DELIVERY ADDRESS: This requirement is being procured on behalf of USSOCOM. Delivery address is: HQ USSOCOM, 7701 Tampa Point Boulevard, MacDill AFB FL 33621 DEADLINE/POINT OF CONTACTS: Offers are due on Monday, 15 August 2016 at 10:00 a.m. EST. Submit offers or questions to the attention of Janet Cubas, by email to janet.cubas@us.af.mil. No phone calls will be accepted. Attachment:1. DFARS 252.209-7991 SALIENT CHARACTERISTICS The equipment is an audio masking device that protects the participants during secured conversations in unsecure locations. The device must include and be capable of the following:• Protection of secure conversations in unsecure locations• Deployment of equipment in vehicle and residence like areas• Approved to be set up and used in Government workspaces• TEMPEST tested and approved• Tested and approved deterrence of technical collection attempts and eavesdropping from unauthorized personnel• Support 2 active users simultaneously• Locking capability to secure device• Less than 25 pounds• Multiple interface capabilities to include STE Phone, Secure VTC, Secure Cell, Secure VoIP, and Defense DRSN• Portable maneuverability //end//  

Laser Therapy Device

Department of the Air Force, Air Mobility Command | Published August 3, 2015  -  Deadline August 14, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for a commercial supply prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will NOT be issued. This is a Request For Quote (RFQ) and the solicitation number is F2VWCG5198AC02. This acquisition is a 100% small business set aside. The 6th Contracting Squadron, MacDill AFB, Florida, requires the following: DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENT: This requirement is for one deep tissue repair rehabilitation laser therapy device. See attached salient characteristics. Please complete the attached DFARS clause and return it with your quote. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-83 effective 02 Jul 2015, DFAR DCN 20150626, and AFFAR AFAC 2015-0406. The North American Industry Classification System code (NAICS) is 334510, Electromedical and Electrotherapeutic Apparatus Manufacturing The Classification Code is 6515 - Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment and Supplies. A firm fixed price contract will be awarded. Award will be made to the lowest priced offeror that meets all salient characteristics and is determined technically acceptable. The Government also reserves the right to make no award at all. DELIVERY ADDRESS: Item is procured on behalf of SOCCENT. Delivery address is SOCCENT, Property Book Officer, 4701 South Shore Drive, Building 1148 MacDill AFB FL 33621 PROVISIONS/CLAUSES: The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), provisions and clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by reference (provisions and clauses may be obtained via the internet: http://farsite.hill.af.mil, http://www.arnet.gov/far/, or http://safaq.hq.af.mil/contracting) FAR 52.204-7, System for Award Management FAR 52.204-13, System for Award Management Maintenance FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial Items FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions FAR 52.219-1, Small Business Program Representations FAR 52.225-25, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran-Representation and Certifications FAR 52.232-40, Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors FAR 52.247-34, F.O.B. Destination FAR 52.252-1, Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference. The following FAR clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated in full text: FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders- Commercial Items, within FAR 52.212-5, the following clauses apply: FAR 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation First-Tier Subcontract Awards FAR 52.209-6, Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment FAR 52.219-6, Alt 1, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside FAR 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation FAR 52.222-3, Convict Labor FAR 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies FAR 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities FAR 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity FAR 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers With Disabilities FAR 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons FAR 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving FAR 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases FAR 52.232-33, Payment By Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management FAR 52.252-2, Clauses Incorporated by Reference The following Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by reference: DFARS 252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD officials DFARS 252.203-7005, Representation Relating to Compensation of Former DoD officials DFARS 252.204-7003, Control of government personnel work product DFARS 252-204-7004 Alt A, System for Award Management, Alternate A DFARS 252.204-7012, Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information DFARS 252.225-7001, Buy American and Balance of Payments Program DFARS 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests DFARS 252.232-7010, Levies on Contract Payments DFARS 252.243-7001, Pricing of contract modifications DFARS 252.247-7023, Notification of Transportation of Supplies by Sea The following Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated in full text: DFARS 252.209-7992, Representation by Corporations Regarding an Unpaid Delinquent Tax Liability or a Felony Conviction under any Federal Law-Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations. DFARS 252.211-7003, Item Unique Identification and Valuation. The following Air Force Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (AFFARS) clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated in full text: AFFARS 5352.201-9101, Ombudsman: (April 2014) (a) An ombudsman has been appointed to hear and facilitate the resolution of concerns from offerors, potential offerors, and others for this acquisition. When requested, the ombudsman will maintain strict confidentiality as to the source of the concern. The existence of the ombudsman does not affect the authority of the program manager, contracting officer, or source selection official. Further, the ombudsman does not participate in the evaluation of proposals, the source selection process, or the adjudication of protests or formal contract disputes. The ombudsman may refer the party to another official who can resolve the concern. (b) Before consulting with an ombudsman, interested parties must first address their concerns, issues, disagreements, and/or recommendations to the contracting officer for resolution. Consulting an ombudsman does not alter or postpone the timelines for any other processes (e.g., agency level bid protests, GAO bid protests, requests for debriefings, employee-employer actions, contests of OMB Circular A-76 competition performance decisions). (c) If resolution cannot be made by the contracting officer, the interested party may contact the ombudsmen, Mr. Gregory S. Oneal, AFICA OL AMC, 507 Symington Drive, Scott AFB, IL 62225-5022, 618-229-0267, fax 618-256-6668, email: Gregory.Oneal@us.af.mil or Mr. Michael R. Wagner, AFICA/KP, 1940 Allbrook Drive, Bldg. 1, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433, phone number (937) 257-5529, email: Michael.Wagner@us.af.mil. Concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations that cannot be resolved at the Center/MAJCOM/DRU/HQ AFICA/AFISRA/SMC ombudsman levels, may be brought by the interested party for further consideration to the Air Force ombudsman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) (Contracting), SAF/AQC, 1060 Air Force Pentagon, Washington DC 20330-1060, phone number (571) 256-2395, facsimile number (571) 256-2431. (d) The ombudsman has no authority to render a decision that binds the agency. (e) Do not contact the ombudsman to request copies of the solicitation, verify offer due date, or clarify technical requirements. Such inquiries shall be directed to the Contracting Officer. (End of clause) Also your quote must list your DUNS number, CAGE code, and Federal TIN with Company name, POC, and phone number. If you need to obtain or renew a DUNS number or CAGE code, please visit www.sam.gov. Lack of registration in the SAM database will make an offeror ineligible for award. Vendor must also be registered in Wide Area Work Flow to receive payment through electronic funds transfer. If you are not currently registered, please visit the following website https://wawf.eb.mil/ to complete your registration. DEADLINE: Offers are due on Friday, 14 August 2015, by 9:00 a.m. EST. Submit offers or questions to the attention of Janet Cubas, by email to janet.cubas@us.af.mil -AND- Joyce Wright at joyce.wright@us.af.mil. No phone calls will be accepted.

Fire Truck Power divider

Department of the Air Force, Air Mobility Command | Published April 14, 2016  -  Deadline April 25, 2016
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will NOT be issued. This is a Request for Quote (RFQ) and the solicitation number for this requirement is F2V3RS6081AW01. The 6th Contracting Squadron, MacDill AFB, Florida, requires a Firetruck Power Divider. I. DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENT:The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-87 effective 06 Apr 2015, DFAR DPN 20160325, and AFFAR AFAC 2015-1001. The North American Industry Classification System code (NAICS) is 336350, with a Small Business Size Standard of 1500 Employees. A firm fixed price contract will be awarded. II. DELIVERY ADDRESS: TSgt Daniel O'Connor III. PRICING SCHEDULE: CLIN Description Qty. Unit Amount0001 Cushman Power Divider (413-A), or equal. 1 Each $0002 Torsional Couplier 1 Each $0003 Mounting bolts (3590242) SCR, CAP, HEX, .44-14x250 G8 PO 12 Each $TOTAL $ Specific Instructions: a. IAW FAR 52.219-6, this acquisition is a Total Small Business Set-Aside. b. All offerors are required to complete and submit Attachment #2 of this solicitation IAW 252.209- 7991, Representation by Corporations Regarding an Unpaid Delinquent Tax Liability or a Felony Conviction under any Federal Law. IV. BASIS FOR AWARD: Reference 52.212-2, Evaluation -- Commercial Items V. PROVISIONS/CLAUSES: Provisions and clauses may be obtained via the internet through the following websites: http://farsite.hill.af.mil, http://www.arnet.gov/far/, or http://safaq.hq.af.mil/contracting. The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) provisions and clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by reference: - FAR 52.204-7, System for Award Management- FAR 52.204-13, System for Award Management- FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representation and Certifications--Commercial Items- FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions--Commercial Items- FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders--Commercial Items Within FAR 52.212-5, the following provisions and clauses are incorporated by text: -FAR 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside-FAR 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity-FAR 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving-FAR 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer--System for Award Management- FAR 52.219-1, Small Business Program Representations- FAR 52.219-28, Post-Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation - FAR 52.252-1, Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference- FAR 52.252-2, Clauses Incorporated by Reference The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) provisions and clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by full text: Addenda to 52.212-1 -- Instructions to Offerors -- Commercial Items.(a) North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code and small business size standard. The North American Industry Classification System code (NAICS) is 336350, with a Small Business Size Standard of 11 million. (b) Submission of offers. Submit signed and dated offers to the office specified in this solicitation at or before the exact time specified in this solicitation. As a minimum, offers must show --(1) The solicitation number;(2) The time specified in the solicitation for receipt of offers;(3) The name, address, and telephone number of the offeror;(4) A technical description of the items being offered in sufficient detail to evaluate compliance with the requirements in the solicitation. This may include product literature, or other documents, if necessary;(5) Terms of any express warranty;(6) Price and any discount terms;(7) "Remit to" address, if different than mailing address;(8) A completed copy of the representations and certifications at FAR 52.212-3 (see FAR 52.212-3(b) for those representations and certifications that the offeror shall complete electronically);(9) Acknowledgment of Solicitation Amendments;(10) Past performance information, when included as an evaluation factor, to include recent and relevant contracts for the same or similar items and other references (including contract numbers, points of contact with telephone numbers and other relevant information); and(11) A statement specifying the extent of agreement with all terms, conditions, and provisions included in the solicitation. Offers that fail to furnish required representations or information, or reject the terms and conditions of the solicitation may be excluded from consideration.(c) Period for acceptance of offers. The offeror agrees to hold the prices in its offer firm for 60 calendar days from the date specified for receipt of offers, unless another time period is specified in an addendum to the solicitation.(d) Product samples. When required by the solicitation, product samples shall be submitted at or prior to the time specified for receipt of offers. Unless otherwise specified in this solicitation, these samples shall be submitted at no expense to the Government, and returned at the sender's request and expense, unless they are destroyed during preaward testing.(e) Multiple offers. Offerors are encouraged to submit multiple offers presenting alternative terms and conditions or commercial items for satisfying the requirements of this solicitation. Each offer submitted will be evaluated separately.(f) Late submissions, modifications, revisions, and withdrawals of offers. (1) Offerors are responsible for submitting offers, and any modifications, revisions, or withdrawals, so as to reach the Government office designated in the solicitation by the time specified in the solicitation. If no time is specified in the solicitation, the time for receipt is 1200 p.m., local time, for the designated Government office on the date that offers or revisions are due. (2)(i) Any offer, modification, revision, or withdrawal of an offer received at the Government office designated in the solicitation after the exact time specified for receipt of offers is "late" and will not be considered unless it is received before award is made, the Contracting Officer determines that accepting the late offer would not unduly delay the acquisition; and-(A) If it was transmitted through an electronic commerce method authorized by the solicitation, it was received at the initial point of entry to the Government infrastructure not later than 5:00 p.m. one working day prior to the date specified for receipt of offers; or(B) There is acceptable evidence to establish that it was received at the Government installation designated for receipt of offers and was under the Government's control prior to the time set for receipt of offers; or(C) If this solicitation is a request for proposals, it was the only proposal received.(ii) However, a late modification of an otherwise successful offer, that makes its terms more favorable to the Government, will be considered at any time it is received and may be accepted.(3) Acceptable evidence to establish the time of receipt at the Government installation includes the time/date stamp of that installation on the offer wrapper, other documentary evidence of receipt maintained by the installation, or oral testimony or statements of Government personnel.(4) If an emergency or unanticipated event interrupts normal Government processes so that offers cannot be received at the Government office designated for receipt of offers by the exact time specified in the solicitation, and urgent Government requirements preclude amendment of the solicitation or other notice of an extension of the closing date, the time specified for receipt of offers will be deemed to be extended to the same time of day specified in the solicitation on the first work day on which normal Government processes resume.(5) Offers may be withdrawn by written notice received at any time before the exact time set for receipt of offers. Oral offers in response to oral solicitations may be withdrawn orally. If the solicitation authorizes facsimile offers, offers may be withdrawn via facsimile received at any time before the exact time set for receipt of offers, subject to the conditions specified in the solicitation concerning facsimile offers. An offer may be withdrawn in person by an offeror or its authorized representative if, before the exact time set for receipt of offers, the identity of the person requesting withdrawal is established and the person signs a receipt for the offer.(g) Contract award (not applicable to Invitation for Bids). The Government intends to evaluate offers and award a contract without discussions with offerors. Therefore, the offeror's initial offer should contain the offeror's best terms from a price and technical standpoint. However, the Government reserves the right to conduct discussions if later determined by the Contracting Officer to be necessary. The Government may reject any or all offers if such action is in the public interest; accept other than the lowest offer; and waive informalities and minor irregularities in offers received.(h) Multiple awards. The Government may accept any item or group of items of an offer, unless the offeror qualifies the offer by specific limitations. Unless otherwise provided in the Schedule, offers may not be submitted for quantities less than those specified. The Government reserves the right to make an award on any item for a quantity less than the quantity offered, at the unit prices offered, unless the offeror specifies otherwise in the offer.(i) Availability of requirements documents cited in the solicitation.(1)(i) The GSA Index of Federal Specifications, Standards and Commercial Item Descriptions, FPMR Part 101-29, and copies of specifications, standards, and commercial item descriptions cited in this solicitation may be obtained for a fee by submitting a request to--GSA Federal Supply Service Specifications SectionSuite 8100470 L'Enfant Plaza, SWWashington, DC 20407Telephone (202) 619-8925)Facsimile (202 619-8978).(ii) If the General Services Administration, Department of Agriculture, or Department of Veterans Affairs issued this solicitation, a single copy of specifications, standards, and commercial item descriptions cited in this solicitation may be obtained free of charge by submitting a request to the addressee in paragraph (i)(1)(i) of this provision. Additional copies will be issued for a fee.(2) Most unclassified Defense specifications and standards may be downloaded from the following ASSIST websites--(i) ASSIST (https://assist.dla.mil/online/start/ ).(ii) Quick Search (http://quicksearch.dla.mil/).(iii) ASSISTdocs.com (http://assistdocs.com).(3) Documents not available from ASSIST may be ordered from the Department of Defense Single Stock Point (DoDSSP) by-(i) Using the ASSIST Shopping Wizard ( https://assist.dla.mil/wizard/index.cfm );(ii) Phoning the DoDSSP Customer Service Desk (215) 697-2179, Mon-Fri, 0730 to 1600 EST; or(iii) Ordering from DoDSSP, Building 4 Section D, 700 Robbins Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111-5094, Telephone (215) 697/2197, Facsimile (215) 697-1462.(4) Nongovernment (voluntary) standards must be obtained from the organization responsible for their preparation, publication, or maintenance.(j) Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) Number. (Applies to offers exceeding $3,000, and offers of $3,000 or less if the solicitation requires the Contractor to be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database. The offeror shall enter, in the block with its name and address on the cover page of its offer, the annotation "DUNS" or "DUNS+4" followed by the DUNS or DUNS+4 number that identifies the offeror's name and address. The DUNS+4 is the DUNS number plus a 4-character suffix that may be assigned at the discretion of the offeror to establish additional SAM records for identifying alternative Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) accounts (see FAR Subpart 32.11) for the same concern. If the offeror does not have a DUNS number, it should contact Dun and Bradstreet directly to obtain one. An offeror within the United States may contact Dun and Bradstreet by calling 1-866-705-5711 or via the Internet at http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform. An offeror located outside the United States must contact the local Dun and Bradstreet office for DUNS number. The offeror should indicate that it is an offeror for a Government contract when contacting the local Dun and Bradstreet office.(k) System for Award Management. Unless exempted by an addendum to this solicitation, by submission of an offer, the offeror acknowledges the requirement that a prospective awardee shall be registered in the SAM database prior to award, during performance and through final payment of any contract resulting from this solicitation. If the Offeror does not become registered in the SAM database in the time prescribed by the Contracting Officer, the Contracting Officer will proceed to award to the next otherwise successful registered Offeror. Offerors may obtain information on registration and annual confirmation requirements via the SAM database accessed through https://www.acquisition.gov.(l) Debriefing. If a post-award debriefing is given to requesting offerors, the Government shall disclose the following information, if applicable:(1) The agency's evaluation of the significant weak or deficient factors in the debriefed offeror's offer.(2) The overall evaluated cost or price and technical rating of the successful and debriefed offeror and past performance information on the debriefed offeror. (3) The overall ranking of all offerors, when any ranking was developed by the agency during source selection.(4) A summary of rationale for award;(5) For acquisitions of commercial items, the make and model of the item to be delivered by the successful offeror.(6) Reasonable responses to relevant questions posed by the debriefed offeror as to whether source-selection procedures set forth in the solicitation, applicable regulations, and other applicable authorities were followed by the agency.(End of Provision) 52.212-2, Evaluation -- Commercial Items (a) The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsibleofferor whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government,price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers:1) Price 2) Technical Price - Received quotes will be ranked and arranged by price (lowest first) before the Government assesses technical capability. Rankings/arrangemnt will based on total price inclusive of transportation charges from the shipping point of the supplier to the delivery destination. Technical - All offerors must provide specific evidence that they are capable of fulfilling the requirement. Specific evidence must reflect a thorough understanding of the PWS and describe how the offeror will fulfill requirements of the PWS. Technical criteria will be evaluated by a technical advisor for compatibility/functionality review and rated IAW Table A-1 (as provided below). Documents submitted in response to this solicitation must be fully responsive to and consistent with the following (if applicable): (1) Requirements of the solicitation; (2) Sections 4 and 5 of the Performance Work Statement (PWS); and (3) government standards and regulations pertaining to this requirement. Table A-1. Technical Acceptable/Unacceptable RatingsRating DescriptionAcceptable Quote clearly meets the minimumrequirements of the solicitation.Unacceptable Quote does not clearly meet the minimumrequirements of the solicitation. (a) A written notice of award or acceptance of an offer, mailed or otherwise furnished to the successful offeror within the time for acceptance specified in the offer, shall result in a binding contract without further action by either party. Before the offer's specified expiration time, the Government may accept an offer (or part of an offer), whether or not there are negotiations after its receipt, unless a written notice of withdrawal is received before award.(End of Provision) The following Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR) provisions and clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by reference: -DFARS 252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials -DFARS 252.203-7005, Representation Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials-DFARS 252.204-7003, Control of Government Personnel Work Product-DFARS 252.204-7004 Alt A, System for Award Management Alternate A-DFARS 252.209-7999, Representation by Corporations Regarding an Unpaid Delinquent Tax . Liability or a Felony Conviction under and Federal Law is required -DFARS 252.225-7001, Buy American Act and Balance of Payment Program-DFARS 252.225-7002, Qualifying Country Sources as Subcontractors-DFARS 252.225-7036, Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Balance of Payments . Program-DFARS 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests-DFARS 252.232-7010, Levies on Contract Payments-DFARS 252.243-7001 Pricing of Contract Modifications-DFARS 252.247-7023 Alt III, Transportation of Supplies by Sea The following Air Force Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (AFFARS) clause applies and is incorporated in full text: OMBUDSMAN (APR 2014) (a) An ombudsman has been appointed to hear and facilitate the resolution of concerns from offerors, potential offerors, and others for this acquisition. When requested, the ombudsman will maintain strict confidentiality as to the source of the concern. The existence of the ombudsman does not affect the authority of the program manager, contracting officer, or source selection official. Further, the ombudsman does not participate in the evaluation of proposals, the source selection process, or the adjudication of protests or formal contract disputes. The ombudsman may refer the interested party to another official who can resolve the concern. (b) Before consulting with an ombudsman, interested parties must first address their concerns, issues, disagreements, and/or recommendations to the contracting officer for resolution. Consulting an ombudsman does not alter or postpone the timelines for any other processes (e.g., agency level bid protests, GAO bid protests, requests for debriefings, employee-employer actions, contests of OMB Circular A-76 competition performance decisions). (c) If resolution cannot be made by the contracting officer, the interested party may contact the ombudsman, [Insert names, addresses, telephone numbers, facsimile numbers, and e-mail addresses of Center/MAJCOM/DRU/HQ AFICA/AFRCO/SMC ombudsman/ombudsmen]. Concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations that cannot be resolved at the Center/MAJCOM/DRU/HQ AFICA/SMC ombudsman level, may be brought by the interested party for further consideration to the Air Force ombudsman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) (Contracting), SAF/AQC, 1060 Air Force Pentagon, Washington DC 20330-1060, phone number (571) 256-2395, facsimile number (571) 256-2431. (d) The ombudsman has no authority to render a decision that binds the agency. (e) Do not contact the ombudsman to request copies of the solicitation, verify offer due date, or clarify technical requirements. Such inquiries shall be directed to the Contracting Officer. (End of clause) All offers must list your DUNS number, CAGE code, and Federal TIN with Company name, POC, and phone number. If you need to obtain or renew a DUNS number or CAGE code, please visit https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM/. Lack of registration in the SAM database will make an offeror ineligible for award. Vendor must also be registered in Wide Area Work Flow to receive payment through electronic funds transfer. If you are not currently registered, please visit the following website https://wawf.eb.mil/ to complete your registration. VI. DEADLINE: Offers are due on Monday, 25 April 2016 by 12:00PM EST. Any questions regarding this solicitation must be submitted not later than Wednesday, 19 April 2016. Any questions submitted after this date, may not be answered. Submit offers or any questions to the attention of SrA Andres F. Rincon, 6CONS/LGCA, by email to andres.rincon@us.af.mil         Government Point of Contact: SrA Andres Rincon, USAF, andres.rincon@us.af.mil (813)828-1187 Government Alternate Point of Contact: TSgt Jessica-Nicole M. Grogan, USAF, jessica_nicole.grogan@us.af.mil (not correct)(813)828-1375Attachments: 1. DFARs 252.209-7991, Representation by Corporations Regarding an Unpaid Delinquent Tax . Liability or a Felony Conviction under any Federal Law
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