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SECURITY INTERVIEWS & POLYGRAPH EXAMINATIONS

Other Defense Agencies, Virginia Contracting Activity | Published March 10, 2015  -  Deadline April 8, 2015
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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 and attachments. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The Virginia Contracting Activity intends to award a Labor Hour/Firm-Fixed Price service type contract for security interviews & polygraph examinations service to conduct security interviews as well as counterintelligence-scope polygraph (CSP) and/or expanded scope screening (ESS) examinations. The Government intends to award one contract to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA). This solicitation and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-76 dated 25 July 2014. The NAICS code is 561611 Investigation Services and the business size standard for this NAICS is 20.5 million. All prospective offerors must have a Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) code and be registered with System for Award Management (SAM) at http://www.sam.gov. The period of performance for this contract shall be 12 months from the date of award with four option periods. This procurement is 100% Small Business Set-Aside and Prime offerors must have a TOP SECRET facility clearance to DIA. This is a lowest priced technically acceptable ("LPTA") source selection conducted in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 15.3, Source Selection, as supplemented by the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) The Government will award a single award contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer is the offer in accordance with the evaluation criteria outlined in this solicitation. The Government will evaluate proposals based on the following factors: Factor 1: Security; Factor 2: Technical/Management Capability is further divided into three (3) Subfactors, Subfactor 1: Technical Expertise; Subfactor 2: Program Management Plan; Subfactor 3: Transition Management Plan to include Transition Risk Assessment, Staffing, Recruitment and Retention and Key Personnel, Factor 3: Past Performance and Factor 4: Price. See Addendum to 52.212-2 Evaluation - Commercial Items for more details. The following provisions and clauses apply to this solicitation/contract: the clause at FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial (JUN 2008), the clause at FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items (JAN 1999), the clause at FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items (APR 2011), the clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items (JUN 2010), the clause at FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (APR 2011), the clause at DFARS 252.212-7001, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items (MAR 2011). Other FAR/DFARS clauses indicated by reference applicable to this solicitation as follows: FAR 52.217-8, FAR 52.217-9, FAR 52.219-1, FAR 52.233-4, FAR 52.252-1, DFARS 252.204-7000, DFARS 252.201-7000, DFARS 252.204-7003, DFARS 252.232-7010, DFARS 252.243-7001. Each offeror shall include a completed copy of the provision at FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items (Nov 2013), or ensure the Representations and Certifications are updated at www.sam.gov. This above list does not capture all of the provisions and clauses that apply to this solicitation/contract - see the attached RFP HHM402-15-R-0036 for a complete list. All clauses and provisions may be found in full text at the following site: http://farsite.hill.af.mil. Questions and proposals are to be emailed to Yvette Jenkins at msc.Jenkins@dodiis.mil and Claudia Hendrickson at claudia.hendrickson@dodiis.mil. Only emailed questions will be accepted. Questions must be emailed no later than 12:00PM (NOON) EST on Friday, March 13, 2015. The deadline for proposals is 12:00PM (NOON) EST on Wednesday, April 08, 2015.

FY16 MK54 Lightweight Torpedo (LWT) Common Parts Kit TDP

Department of the Navy, Naval Sea Systems Command | Published November 24, 2014  -  Deadline January 5, 2015
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The Naval Sea Systems Command plans to make available the technical data package (TDP) in advance of issuing a competitive Request For Proposal (RFP) for the production of the MK 54 Lightweight Common Parts Kit. The TDP will be made available no later than December 1, 2014. Vendors wishing to have access to an electronic copy, via mailing compact discs (CDs), of the TDP may request it directly from the Government on or after the issue date of the TDP by accessing the following address via the internet site or URL: fbo.gov. No paper copies of the TDP will be issued. Contractors are required to be registered in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) prior to receiving the TDP. The TDP will not be the final TDP issued with the RFP. Any items that are known to be in the process of changing will be summarized in a data sheet and a "draft" version of the updates may be also provided with the TDP. The contents of the TDP are classified SECRET and interested vendors are required to complete and submit the Non-Disclosure Agreement (Form SF312), Contract Security Classification Specification (Form DD254), and "TDP Classified Material Request Form" that are attached to this TDP notice. These classified documents will only be supplied on a CD/DVD that will be mailed separately. Only one copy of the classified CD/DVD per TDP section will be distributed per company. Once the TDP, provided as Government Furnished Information (GFI), become available this synopsis will be amended to include information regarding the RFP. CAUTION: This solicitation will be issued electronically as will any amendments thereto. Because of this, the Government is under no obligation to maintain an offeror's mailing list. IMPORTANT: In order to be considered for contract award, each company must have a SECRET facility clearance by the time of contract award; however, all offerors must be able to receive classified portions of the solicitation up to the SECRET level and must be a United States (US) company or an independent US subsidiary during the procurement. However, foreign contractors may act as subcontractors to U.S. prime contractors. Access to the unclassified information involved in this TDP does not imply that foreign contractors can fully participate in this procurement. If your company intends to propose as a prime contractor, please email Mr. Ricardo Welsh (cc Renee' Brooks) immediately. No further information can be released until a favorable foreign disclosure decision is processed. If your company decides to team with a U.S. prime contractor, the export of defense articles, defense services, and related technical data is subject to the Arms Export Control Act (AECA), 22 U.S.C. 2778-2780, and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 22 CFR Parts 120-130, and requires the issuance of an export license by the U.S. Department of State. Publishing the TDP does not restrict the Government as to its ultimate acquisition strategy. This information is subject to modification and in no way binds the Government to award a contract. The information provided in the TDP prior to the RFP release is for informational purposes only and information contained in the competitive RFP will govern any future proposal submissions. All comments/questions regarding TDP releases may be addressed to the Contract Specialist, Mr. Ricardo Welsh, email Ricardo.welsh@navy.mil (cc renee.brooks@navy.mil). Telephone inquiries will not be honored.

MK48 Heavyweight Torpedo (HWT) Afterbody/Tailcone Notice of Proposed Contract Action

Department of the Navy, Naval Sea Systems Command | Published December 11, 2014  -  Deadline January 8, 2015
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The Naval Sea Systems Command intends to issue a competitive Request for Proposal (RFP) for the production of the MK 48 Heavyweight Torpedo Afterbody/Tailcone Section. A DRAFT RFP (N00024-15-R-6401) and related attachments will be issued electronically on or before 30 April 2015. It is the Government's intent to solicit Industry comments/questions regarding the draft RFP prior to the release of the final RFP. The Government is making the technical data package (TDP) available in advance of issuing the Draft RFP. The TDP will be made available effective immediately. Vendors wishing to have access to an electronic copy, via mailing compact discs (CDs), of the TDP may request it directly from the Government Points of Contact (POCs) listed at the end of this notice. No paper copies of the TDP will be issued. Contractors are required to be registered in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) prior to receiving the TDP. The TDP available in advance will not be the final TDP that is issued with the draft RFP. Any items that are known to be in the process of changing will be summarized in a data sheet and a "draft" version of the updates may be also provided with the TDP. The contents of the TDP are classified SECRET and interested vendors are required to complete and submit Non-Disclosure Agreements, DD254's, and the "RFP Classified Material Request Form" that is attached to this pre-solicitation notice. These classified documents will only be supplied on a CD/DVD that will be mailed separately. Only one copy of the classified CD/DVD per TDP section will be distributed per company. Once the final TDP, provided as Government Furnished Information (GFI), becomes available this synopsis will be amended to include information regarding the draft RFP and official competitive RFP. CAUTION: This solicitation will be issued electronically as will any amendments thereto. Because of this, the Government is under no obligation to maintain an offeror's mailing list. IMPORTANT: In order to be considered for contract award, each company must have a SECRET facility clearance by the time of contract award; however, all offerors must be able to receive classified portions of the solicitation up to the SECRET level and must be a United States (US) company or an independent US subsidiary during the procurement. However, foreign contractors may act as subcontractors to U.S. prime contractors. Access to the unclassified information involved in this TDP does not imply that foreign contractors can fully participate in this procurement. If your company intends to propose as a prime contractor, please email the Government POCs listed at the end of this notice immediately. No further information can be released until a favorable foreign disclosure decision is processed. If your company decides to team with a U.S. prime contractor, the export of defense articles, defense services, and related technical data is subject to the Arms Export Control Act (AECA), 22 U.S.C. 2778-2780, and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 22 CFR Parts 120-130, and requires the issuance of an export license by the U.S. Department of State. Publishing this pre-solicitation notice and making available the TDP does not restrict the Government as to its ultimate acquisition strategy. This information is subject to modification and in no way binds the Government to release a formal competitive RFP or award a contract. The information provided in the TDP prior to RFP release is for informational purposes only and information contained in the official competitive RFP will govern any future proposal submissions. All comments/questions regarding TDP releases may be addressed to the Contract Specialist, Ms. Shanna Laging, email shanna.laging@navy.mil (cc michael.l.brown2@navy.mil) Telephone inquiries will not be honored.

MK48 Heavyweight Torpedo (HWT) Guidance & Control Notice of Proposed Contract Action

Department of the Navy, Naval Sea Systems Command | Published December 11, 2014  -  Deadline January 8, 2015
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The Naval Sea Systems Command intends to issue a competitive Request for Proposal (RFP) for the production of the MK 48 Heavyweight Torpedo Guidance and Control Section. A DRAFT RFP (N00024-15-R-6400) and related attachments will be issued electronically on or before 30 Jan 2015. It is the Government's intent to solicit Industry comments/questions regarding the draft RFP prior to the release of the final RFP. The Government is making the technical data package (TDP) available in advance of issuing the Draft RFP. The TDP will be made available effective immediately. Vendors wishing to have access to an electronic copy, via mailing compact discs (CDs), of the TDP may request it directly from the Government Points of Contact (POCs) listed at the end of this notice. No paper copies of the TDP will be issued. Contractors are required to be registered in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) prior to receiving the TDP. The TDP available in advance will not be the final TDP that is issued with the draft RFP. Any items that are known to be in the process of changing will be summarized in a data sheet and a "draft" version of the updates may be also provided with the TDP. The contents of the TDP are classified SECRET and interested vendors are required to complete and submit Non-Disclosure Agreements, DD254's, and the "RFP Classified Material Request Form" that is attached to this pre-solicitation notice. These classified documents will only be supplied on a CD/DVD that will be mailed separately. Only one copy of the classified CD/DVD per TDP section will be distributed per company. Once the final TDP, provided as Government Furnished Information (GFI), becomes available this synopsis will be amended to include information regarding the draft RFP and official competitive RFP. CAUTION: This solicitation will be issued electronically as will any amendments thereto. Because of this, the Government is under no obligation to maintain an offeror's mailing list. IMPORTANT: In order to be considered for contract award, each company must have a SECRET facility clearance by the time of contract award; however, all offerors must be able to receive classified portions of the solicitation up to the SECRET level and must be a United States (US) company or an independent US subsidiary during the procurement. However, foreign contractors may act as subcontractors to U.S. prime contractors. Access to the unclassified information involved in this TDP does not imply that foreign contractors can fully participate in this procurement. If your company intends to propose as a prime contractor, please email the Government POCs listed at the end of this notice immediately. No further information can be released until a favorable foreign disclosure decision is processed. If your company decides to team with a U.S. prime contractor, the export of defense articles, defense services, and related technical data is subject to the Arms Export Control Act (AECA), 22 U.S.C. 2778-2780, and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 22 CFR Parts 120-130, and requires the issuance of an export license by the U.S. Department of State. Publishing this pre-solicitation notice and making available the TDP does not restrict the Government as to its ultimate acquisition strategy. This information is subject to modification and in no way binds the Government to release a formal competitive RFP or award a contract. The information provided in the TDP prior to RFP release is for informational purposes only and information contained in the official competitive RFP will govern any future proposal submissions. All comments/questions regarding TDP releases may be addressed to the Contract Specialist, Ms. Shanna Laging, email shanna.laging@navy.mil (cc michael.l.brown2@navy.mil) Telephone inquiries will not be honored.

Community Leaders Forum_Interpretation

Other Defense Agencies, Defense Security Cooperation Agency | Published July 20, 2016  -  Deadline July 21, 2016
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(i)This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in 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. (ii)This solicitation document, HQ001316Q0062, is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). Under this requirement, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) intends to award a commercial, firm fixed price contract.(iii)This solicitation document incorporates provisions and clauses that are in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-89, Effective 14 July 2016. It is the responsibility of the Offeror to review the web page for notice of amendments, updates or changes to the solicitation.(iv)This solicitation is issued under FAR Part 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This contract requires expert language interpretation, interpretation equipment, on-site support and translation service into and from the following languages: French, Portguese and English in support of the Africa Center for Strategic Studies for the period of 26 July through 29 July 2016. The solicitation is being issued as 100% small business set aside under North American Classification System (NAICS) Code is 541930, Translation and Interpretation Services. The small business size standard is $7.5 million.(v) Delivery of service is to be performed at National Defense University, 300 5th Ave SW, Lincoln Hall, Washington, D.C 20319.(vi)This requirement is to provide translation services as specified in the Performance Work Statement (PWS). DSCA intends to purchase the services under the following Contract Line Items (CLINs): CLIN SERVICE QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE TOTALPlease See Performance Work Statement for Schedule of Service Breakout(vii) Clauses and Provisions. The provision at FAR 52.252-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. Provision at FAR 52.252-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and paragraph (a) is completed as follows.A single award will be made to the responsible Offeror whose proposal conforms to the solicitation requirements and presents the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) proposal, as determined by the evaluation criteria herein with due consideration to the order of importance.Contract award will be made to the lowest evaluated price meeting or exceeding the minimum acceptability standards for non-cost factors. Proposals will be evaluated on an "acceptable" or "unacceptable" basis. Proposals will be evaluated for acceptability, but not ranked using the non-price factors/sub-factors. In order to be considered awardable, there must be an "acceptable" rating in every non-price factor/sub-factor.The Evaluation Factors are 1) Technical Capability, 2) Past Performance and 3) PriceTechnical Capability: 1) Interpreters must have acceptable certification. Certification shall be as a court interpreter, through the Department of State Interpreters Examination or accreditation as an interpreter from a school of languages and linguistics; 2) Bachelor Degree; 3) Minimum of 3 years professional/formal interpreting experience with international conferences and seminars; 4) Minimum of 3 years' experience with DOD terminology. Defense related terminology required during briefings simulation exercises and lecturers and must be able to interpret "all dialogue" to include titles and government affiliations to interact with senior foreign representatives and diplomats; 5) Provide resume and copy of certification of each interpreter; 6) Available interpretation equipment.Past Performance: The Government will evaluate Past Performance in accordance with FAR 13.106-2(b) (3). Offerors should identify past or current contracts (including Federal, State, and local government and private) for efforts similar to this requirement. Offerors are encouraged to provide information on problems encountered on the identified contracts and the corrective actions take to address the problems. The Government shall consider this information, as well as information obtained from any other sources such as the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS), when evaluating the past performance.Price: The proposed price to address the requirements. (viii) Provision at FAR 52.212-3, Alt1 Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items, Alternate I applies. Also in accordance with the clause, all prospective Offerors must be actively registered in the Central Contractor Registration prior to award. The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. The following clauses cited within FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, apply52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside.52.222-3, Convict Labor (JUN 2003)52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with authorities and Remedies (MAR 2012)52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (FEB 1999)52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (MAR 2007)52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212)52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (OCT 2010) (29 U.S.C. 793)52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212)52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (DEC 2010) (E.O. 13496)52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (FEB 2009) (22 U.S.C. 7404(g))52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (FEB 2009) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.)52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration (OCT 2003) (31 U.S.C. 3332)52.232-39, Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations52.233-3, Protest After Award (AUG 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553)52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004)52.246-4, Inspection of Services - Fixed Price52.249-1, Termination for the Convenience of the Government (Fixed Price) (Short Form)252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials252.203-7002, Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights252.203-7012, Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information252.204-7003, Control of Government Personnel Work Product252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modifications252.243-7002, Request for Equitable Adjustment(ix)Other FAR/DFARS provisions/clauses are incorporated by reference and include DFARS 212.212-7000, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items and DFARS 212.212-7001, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items. The full text of the clauses or provisions may be accessed electronically at one of the following links://www.deskbook.osd.mil, http://farsite.hill.af.mil, http://www.arnet.gov/far. (x)Submission Requirements:Offerors quote shall demonstrate ability to support the services identified in the attached Statement of Work and Schedule. Submission must include evidence of experience, copies of certification and resumes. Provide availability of all equipment which must be compatible to the Williams Sound iC-2 System.Offerors shall provide past performance information (e.g. letters of recommendation, customer evaluations, etc.) indicating the quality of interpreters performance and service during the past year. The past performance information shall also include at least one reference from an event for which they provided services similar in scope to that of this upcoming NESA seminar. The Offeror shall include the name, e-mail and phone number for all references.Offerors shall provide the overtime rate with their submission. All costs inclusive of labor, direct and indirect costs (including salaries; fringe benefits; overhead; and general and administrative expenses); non-personal services and profit necessary to perform interpretation services. Offers shall be submitted by 21 July 2016, no later than 2:00 p.m EST. Offerors shall provide a quote using the pricing schedule provided in the performance work statement of this combined synopsis/solicitation. Offers shall be submitted via email to lavivian.r.peasant.civ@mail.mil contract specialist and james.e.washington.civ@mail.mil contracting officer with the subject line "HQ001316Q0062 Community Chapter Leader Interpretation. Facsimile submission will not be accepted. Further details regarding this requirement can be found in the attached Performance Work Statement (PWS).

Afghan-Pak Confidence Building Seminar 01-16

Other Defense Agencies, Defense Security Cooperation Agency | Published October 29, 2015
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(i)This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in 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. (ii)This solicitation document, HQ001316Q0006, is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). Under this requirement, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) intends to award a commercial, firm fixed price contract. (iii)This solicitation document incorporates provisions and clauses that are in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-80, Effective 05 October 2015. It is the responsibility of the Offeror to review the web page for notice of amendments, updates or changes to the solicitation. (iv) This solicitation is issued under FAR Part 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This requirement requires expert lanugage interpretation equipment, on site support and translation service into and from the following lanuages: Dari The contractor will also provide an experienced project manager based on paragragh 5. The Afghan-Pak Confidence Building Seminar is from 17 Nov- 24 November 2015. The solicitation is being issued as 100% small business set aside under North American Classification System (NAICS) Code is 541930, Translation and Interpretation Services. The small business size standard is $7.5 million. (v) Delivery of service is to be performed in Arlington Virginia area and Fort McNair located at the National Defense University, 300 5th Ave SW, Lincoln Hall, Washington, DC. (vi)This requirement is to provide translation services as specified in the Performance Work Statement (PWS). DSCA intends to purchase the services under the following Contract Line Items (CLINs): CLIN SERVICE QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE TOTAL Please See Performance Work Statement for Schedule of Service Breakout (vii) Clauses and Provisions. The provision at FAR 52.252-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. Provision at FAR 52.252-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and paragraph (a) is completed as follows. A single award will be made to the responsible Offeror whose proposal conforms to the solicitation requirements and presents the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) proposal, as determined by the evaluation criteria herein with due consideration to the order of importance. Contract award will be made to the lowest evaluated price meeting or exceeding the minimum acceptability standards for non-cost factors. Proposals will be evaluated on an "acceptable" or "unacceptable" basis. Proposals will be evaluated for acceptability, but not ranked using the non-price factors/sub-factors. In order to be considered awardable, there must be an "acceptable" rating in every non-price factor/sub-factor. The Evaluation Factors are 1) Technical Capability, 2) Past Performance and 3) Price Technical Capability: 1) Interpreters must have acceptable certification. Certification shall be as a court interpreter, through the Department of State Interpreters Examination or accreditation as an interpreter from a school of languages and linguistics; 2) Bachelor Degree; 3) Minimum of 3 years professional/formal interpreting experience with international conferences and seminars; 4) Minimum of 3 years' experience with DOD terminology. Defense related terminology required during briefings simulation exercises and lecturers and must be able to interpret "all dialogue" to include titles and government affiliations to interact with senior foreign representatives and diplomats; 5) Provide resume and copy of certification of each interpreter; 6) Available interpretation equipment. Past Performance: The Government will evaluate Past Performance in accordance with FAR 13.106-2(b) (3). Offerors should identify past or current contracts (including Federal, State, and local government and private) for efforts similar to this requirement. Offerors are encouraged to provide information on problems encountered on the identified contracts and the corrective actions take to address the problems. The Government shall consider this information, as well as information obtained from any other sources such as the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS), when evaluating the past performance. Price: The proposed price to address the requirements. (viii)Provision at FAR 52.212-3, Alt1 Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items, Alternate I applies. Offerors shall be registered in the Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) at http://orca.bpn.gov. Also in accordance with the clause, all prospective Offerors must be actively registered in the Central Contractor Registration prior to award. The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. The following clauses cited within FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, apply: 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside. 52.222-3, Convict Labor (JUN 2003) 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with authorities and Remedies (MAR 2012) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (FEB 1999) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (MAR 2007) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212) 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (OCT 2010) (29 U.S.C. 793) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (DEC 2010) (E.O. 13496) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (FEB 2009) (22 U.S.C. 7404(g)) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (FEB 2009) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration (OCT 2003) (31 U.S.C. 3332) 52.232-39, Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations 52.233-3, Protest After Award (AUG 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553) 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004) 52.246-4, Inspection of Services - Fixed Price 52.249-1, Termination for the Convenience of the Government (Fixed Price) (Short Form) 252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials 252.203-7002, Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights 252.203-7012, Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information 252.204-7003, Control of Government Personnel Work Product 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports 252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modifications 252.243-7002, Request for Equitable Adjustment (ix)Other FAR/DFARS provisions/clauses are incorporated by reference and include DFARS 212.212-7000, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items and DFARS 212.212-7001, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items. The full text of the clauses or provisions may be accessed electronically at one of the following links://www.deskbook.osd.mil, http://farsite.hill.af.mil, http://www.arnet.gov/far. (x)Submission Requirements: Offerors quote shall demonstrate ability to support the services identified in the attached Statement of Work and Schedule. Submission must include evidence of experience, copies of certification and resumes. Provide availability of all equipment which must be compatible to the Williams Sound iC-2 System. Offerors shall provide past performance information (e.g. letters of recommendation, customer evaluations, etc.) indicating the quality of interpreters performance and service during the past year. The past performance information shall also include at least one reference from an event for which they provided services similar in scope to that of this upcoming NESA seminar. The Offeror shall include the name, e-mail and phone number for all references. Offerors shall provide the overtime rate with their submission. All costs inclusive of labor, direct and indirect costs (including salaries; fringe benefits; overhead; and general and administrative expenses); non-personal services and profit necessary to perform interpretation services. Offers shall be submitted by 4 November 2015, no later than 10:00pm EST. Offerors shall provide a quote using the pricing schedule provided in the performance work statement of this combined synopsis/solicitation. Offers shall be submitted via email to lavivian.r.peasant.civ@mail.mil and James.Washington; james.e.washington.civ@mail.mil with the subject line "HQ001316Q0006 01-16 Simultaneous Interpretation Service." Facsimile submission will not be accepted. Further details regarding this requirement can be found in the attached Performance Work Statement (PWS).

Afghan-Pak Seminar 01-16

Other Defense Agencies, Defense Security Cooperation Agency | Published December 11, 2015  -  Deadline December 17, 2015
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(i)This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in 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. (ii)This solicitation document, HQ001316Q0015, is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). Under this requirement, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) intends to award a commercial, firm fixed price contract. (iii)This solicitation document incorporates provisions and clauses that are in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-83, Effective 04 December 2015. It is the responsibility of the Offeror to review the web page for notice of amendments, updates or changes to the solicitation. (iv)This solicitation is issued under FAR Part 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This contract requires expert language interpretation, interpretation equipment, on-site support and translation service into and from the following languages: English to Dari and Dari to English in support of the Near East South Asia for Center for Strategic Studies (NESA) for the period of 25 January through 2 February 2016. The solicitation is being issued as 100% small business set aside under North American Classification System (NAICS) Code is 541930, Translation and Interpretation Services. The small business size standard is $7.5 million. (v) Delivery of service is to be performed at National Defense University, 300 5th Ave SW, Lincoln Hall, Washington, D.C 20319. (vi)This requirement is to provide translation services as specified in the Performance Work Statement (PWS). DSCA intends to purchase the services under the following Contract Line Items (CLINs): CLIN SERVICE QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE TOTAL Please See Performance Work Statement for Schedule of Service Breakout (vii) Clauses and Provisions. The provision at FAR 52.252-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. Provision at FAR 52.252-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and paragraph (a) is completed as follows. A single award will be made to the responsible Offeror whose proposal conforms to the solicitation requirements and presents the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) proposal, as determined by the evaluation criteria herein with due consideration to the order of importance. Contract award will be made to the lowest evaluated price meeting or exceeding the minimum acceptability standards for non-cost factors. Proposals will be evaluated on an "acceptable" or "unacceptable" basis. Proposals will be evaluated for acceptability, but not ranked using the non-price factors/sub-factors. In order to be considered awardable, there must be an "acceptable" rating in every non-price factor/sub-factor. The Evaluation Factors are 1) Technical Capability, 2) Past Performance and 3) Price Technical Capability: 1) Interpreters must have acceptable certification. Certification shall be as a court interpreter, through the Department of State Interpreters Examination or accreditation as an interpreter from a school of languages and linguistics; 2) Bachelor Degree; 3) Minimum of 3 years professional/formal interpreting experience with international conferences and seminars; 4) Minimum of 3 years' experience with DOD terminology. Defense related terminology required during briefings simulation exercises and lecturers and must be able to interpret "all dialogue" to include titles and government affiliations to interact with senior foreign representatives and diplomats; 5) Provide resume and copy of certification of each interpreter; 6) Available interpretation equipment. Past Performance: The Government will evaluate Past Performance in accordance with FAR 13.106-2(b) (3). Offerors should identify past or current contracts (including Federal, State, and local government and private) for efforts similar to this requirement. Offerors are encouraged to provide information on problems encountered on the identified contracts and the corrective actions take to address the problems. The Government shall consider this information, as well as information obtained from any other sources such as the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS), when evaluating the past performance. Price: The proposed price to address the requirements. (viii)Provision at FAR 52.212-3, Alt1 Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items, Alternate I applies. Offerors shall be registered in the Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) at http://orca.bpn.gov. Also in accordance with the clause, all prospective Offerors must be actively registered in the Central Contractor Registration prior to award. The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. The following clauses cited within FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, apply: 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside. 52.222-3, Convict Labor (JUN 2003) 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with authorities and Remedies (MAR 2012) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (FEB 1999) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (MAR 2007) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212) 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (OCT 2010) (29 U.S.C. 793) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (DEC 2010) (E.O. 13496) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (FEB 2009) (22 U.S.C. 7404(g)) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (FEB 2009) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration (OCT 2003) (31 U.S.C. 3332) 52.232-39, Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations 52.233-3, Protest After Award (AUG 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553) 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004) 52.246-4, Inspection of Services - Fixed Price 52.249-1, Termination for the Convenience of the Government (Fixed Price) (Short Form) 252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials 252.203-7002, Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights 252.203-7012, Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information 252.204-7003, Control of Government Personnel Work Product 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports 252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modifications 252.243-7002, Request for Equitable Adjustment (ix)Other FAR/DFARS provisions/clauses are incorporated by reference and include DFARS 212.212-7000, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items and DFARS 212.212-7001, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items. The full text of the clauses or provisions may be accessed electronically at one of the following links://www.deskbook.osd.mil, http://farsite.hill.af.mil, http://www.arnet.gov/far. (x)Submission Requirements: Offerors quote shall demonstrate ability to support the services identified in the attached Statement of Work and Schedule. Submission must include evidence of experience, copies of certification and resumes. Provide availability of all equipment which must be compatible to the Williams Sound iC-2 System. Offerors shall provide past performance information (e.g. letters of recommendation, customer evaluations, etc.) indicating the quality of interpreters performance and service during the past year. The past performance information shall also include at least one reference from an event for which they provided services similar in scope to that of this upcoming NESA seminar. The Offeror shall include the name, e-mail and phone number for all references. Offerors shall provide the overtime rate with their submission. All costs inclusive of labor, direct and indirect costs (including salaries; fringe benefits; overhead; and general and administrative expenses); non-personal services and profit necessary to perform interpretation services. Offers shall be submitted by 17 December 2015, no later than 10:00 a.m EST. Offerors shall provide a quote using the pricing schedule provided in the performance work statement of this combined synopsis/solicitation. Offers shall be submitted via email to lavivian.r.peasant.civ@mail.mil contract specialist and woodrow.w.bell.civ@mail.mil contracting officer with the subject line "HQ001316Q0015 Afghan-Pak Confidence Building Seminar 01-16. Facsimile submission will not be accepted. Further details regarding this requirement can be found in the attached Performance Work Statement (PWS).

Simultaneous Interpretation CTES 01-16

Other Defense Agencies, Defense Security Cooperation Agency | Published October 7, 2015  -  Deadline October 15, 2015
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(i)This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in 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. (ii)This solicitation document, HQ001316Q003, is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). Under this requirement, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) intends to award a commercial, firm fixed price contract. (iii)This solicitation document incorporates provisions and clauses that are in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-80, Effective March 2, 2015. It is the responsibility of the Offeror to review the web page for notice of amendments, updates or changes to the solicitation. (iv)This solicitation is issued under FAR Part 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This requirement is to provide simultaneous interpretation services in English to and from Arabic, Russian and French in support of the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies (NESA), Combating Terrorism Executive Seminar (CTES01-16) from 26 October - 6 November 2015. The solicitation is being issued as 100% small business set aside under North American Classification System (NAICS) Code is 541930, Translation and Interpretation Services. The small business size standard is $7.5 million. (v) Delivery of service is to be performed in Arlington Virginia area and Fort McNair located at the National Defense University, 300 5th Ave SW, Lincoln Hall, Washington, DC. (vi)This requirement is to provide translation services as specified in the Performance Work Statement (PWS). DSCA intends to purchase the services under the following Contract Line Items (CLINs): CLIN SERVICE QUANTITY UNIT UNIT PRICE TOTAL Please See Performance Work Statement for Schedule of Service Breakout (vii) Clauses and Provisions. The provision at FAR 52.252-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. Provision at FAR 52.252-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and paragraph (a) is completed as follows. A single award will be made to the responsible Offeror whose proposal conforms to the solicitation requirements and presents the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) proposal, as determined by the evaluation criteria herein with due consideration to the order of importance. Contract award will be made to the lowest evaluated price meeting or exceeding the minimum acceptability standards for non-cost factors. Proposals will be evaluated on an "acceptable" or "unacceptable" basis. Proposals will be evaluated for acceptability, but not ranked using the non-price factors/sub-factors. In order to be considered awardable, there must be an "acceptable" rating in every non-price factor/sub-factor. The Evaluation Factors are 1) Technical Capability, 2) Past Performance and 3) Price Technical Capability: 1) Interpreters must have acceptable certification. Certification shall be as a court interpreter, through the Department of State Interpreters Examination or accreditation as an interpreter from a school of languages and linguistics; 2) Bachelor Degree; 3) Minimum of 3 years professional/formal interpreting experience with international conferences and seminars; 4) Minimum of 3 years' experience with DOD terminology. Defense related terminology required during briefings simulation exercises and lecturers and must be able to interpret "all dialogue" to include titles and government affiliations to interact with senior foreign representatives and diplomats; 5) Provide resume and copy of certification of each interpreter; 6) Available interpretation equipment. Past Performance: The Government will evaluate Past Performance in accordance with FAR 13.106-2(b) (3). Offerors should identify past or current contracts (including Federal, State, and local government and private) for efforts similar to this requirement. Offerors are encouraged to provide information on problems encountered on the identified contracts and the corrective actions take to address the problems. The Government shall consider this information, as well as information obtained from any other sources such as the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS), when evaluating the past performance. Price: The proposed price to address the requirements. (viii)Provision at FAR 52.212-3, Alt1 Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items, Alternate I applies. Offerors shall be registered in the Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) at http://orca.bpn.gov. Also in accordance with the clause, all prospective Offerors must be actively registered in the Central Contractor Registration prior to award. The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. The following clauses cited within FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, apply: 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside. 52.222-3, Convict Labor (JUN 2003) 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with authorities and Remedies (MAR 2012) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (FEB 1999) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (MAR 2007) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212) 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (OCT 2010) (29 U.S.C. 793) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (SEP 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (DEC 2010) (E.O. 13496) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (FEB 2009) (22 U.S.C. 7404(g)) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (FEB 2009) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration (OCT 2003) (31 U.S.C. 3332) 52.232-39, Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations 52.233-3, Protest After Award (AUG 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553) 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004) 52.246-4, Inspection of Services - Fixed Price 52.249-1, Termination for the Convenience of the Government (Fixed Price) (Short Form) 252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials 252.203-7002, Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights 252.203-7012, Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information 252.204-7003, Control of Government Personnel Work Product 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports 252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modifications 252.243-7002, Request for Equitable Adjustment (ix)Other FAR/DFARS provisions/clauses are incorporated by reference and include DFARS 212.212-7000, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items and DFARS 212.212-7001, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items. The full text of the clauses or provisions may be accessed electronically at one of the following links://www.deskbook.osd.mil, http://farsite.hill.af.mil, http://www.arnet.gov/far. (x)Submission Requirements: Offerors quote shall demonstrate ability to support the services identified in the attached Statement of Work and Schedule. Submission must include evidence of experience, copies of certification and resumes. Provide availability of all equipment which must be compatible to the Williams Sound iC-2 System. Offerors shall provide past performance information (e.g. letters of recommendation, customer evaluations, etc.) indicating the quality of interpreters performance and service during the past year. The past performance information shall also include at least one reference from an event for which they provided services similar in scope to that of this upcoming NESA seminar. The Offeror shall include the name, e-mail and phone number for all references. Offerors shall provide the overtime rate with their submission. All costs inclusive of labor, direct and indirect costs (including salaries; fringe benefits; overhead; and general and administrative expenses); non-personal services and profit necessary to perform interpretation services. Offers shall be submitted by 15 October 2015, no later than 10:00pm EST. Offerors shall provide a quote using the pricing schedule provided in the performance work statement of this combined synopsis/solicitation. Offers shall be submitted via email to petra.a.mcpherson.civ@mail.mil, and woodrow.w.bell.civ@mail.mil with the subject line "HQ001316Q0003 CTES 01-16 Interpretation." Facsimile submission will not be accepted. Further details regarding this requirement can be found in the attached Performance Work Statement (PWS).

Simultaneous Interpretation - Spanish for Perry Center

Other Defense Agencies, Defense Security Cooperation Agency | Published April 30, 2015  -  Deadline May 5, 2015
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Solicitation Number: HQ0013-WJPC-DWAC50007 Notice Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (i) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in 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. (ii) The solicitation number HQ0013- WJPC-DWAC50007 is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). Under this requirement, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) intends to award a commercial, firm fixed price contract. (iii) This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-80 effective March 2, 2015. It is the responsibility of the Offeror to review the web page for notice of amendments, updates or changes to the solicitation. (iv) This solicitation is issued under FAR Part 13 - Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This solicitation is to procure simultaneous interpretation services (English and Spanish) in support of the William J Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies' (WJPC) Specialized Course currently scheduled for 11-22 September 2015. This solicitation is being issued as a 100% small business set aside under North American Industry Classification Standard (NAICS) code is 541930, Translation and Interpretation Services. The small business size standard is $7.5 million. (v) Specifics. The Government intends to award a firm fixed price contract resulting from this combined synopsis/solicitation. Period of performance: The Specialized Course dates are 11-22 May 2015. At this time, the dates of the required simultaneous interpretation services are as follows: Date Time Frame Requested Actual Time of Service Number of Interpreters Requested 11 May 2015 0800-1600 0800-1500 2 @ Full Day 12 May 2015 0900-1130 0900-1045 2 @ Half Day 19 May 2015 0800-1100 0800-0930 2 @ Half Day 22 May 2015 1300-1700 1400-1530 2 @ Half Day Place of Performance: Work performed under the contract will be performed in Washington, DC. DSCA intends to purchase the services under the following Contract Line Items (CLINs): 0001 Interpretation Services - Full day; Quantity 2 x Unit of Measure "each" 0002 Interpretation Services - Half day; Quantity 6 x Unit of Measure "each" (vi) Clauses and Provisions. The provision at FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and paragraph (a) is completed as follows: The following evaluation factors shall be used to evaluate offers: (vii) Evaluation Factors The Evaluation factors are Technical Capability, Past Performance and Price. Please note the submission requirements listed under (viii) Submission Requirements below. - Technical Capability: Vendor shall demonstrate capability to support the services identified in the attached Statement of Work and Schedule. Acceptability Standard for Technical Capability: Interpreters must have acceptable certification. Acceptable certification qualifications for this requirement are as follows: - Court interpreter - Department of State Interpreters Examination - Accreditation as an interpreter from a school of languages and linguistics. Additionally, simultaneous interpreters must have a minimum of 3 years experience with Department of Defense and/or State Department related terms and terminology during briefings simulation exercises and lectures and must be able to interpret "all dialogue" to include titles and government affiliations to interact with senior foreign representatives and diplomats. Offeror must provide resume of each interpreter. - Past Performance: The Government will evaluate Past Performance in accordance with FAR 13.106-2(b) (3). Offerors shall identify at least three recent and relevant contracts (including Federal, State, and local government) for efforts similar to this requirement. Offerors are encouraged to provide information on problems encountered on the identified contracts and the corrective actions take to address the problems. The Government shall consider this information, as well as information obtained from any other sources such as the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS), when evaluating the past performance. - Price: The Government will evaluate Price for reasonableness in accordance with FAR 13.106-3(a) Basis for award. Relative importance of factors: Technical Capability is slightly more important than price which is slightly more important than Past Performance. When combined the non-price criteria are more important than price. This process permits tradeoffs among cost or price and non-cost factors and allows the Government to accept other than the lowest priced proposal. The provision at FAR 52.212-3, Alt 1 Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items, Alternate I applies. Offerors shall be registered in the Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) at http://orca.bpn.gov. Also in accordance with the clause, all prospective Offerors must be actively registered in the Central Contractor Registration prior to award. The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. The following clauses cited within FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders--Commercial Items, apply: 52.219-6 Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (FEB 2009) (22 U.S.C. 7104(g)) 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004) 52.233-3, Protest After Award (AUG 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553) 52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2003) 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (MAR 2012) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Feb 1999). 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Mar 2007) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Sep 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212). 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (Oct 2010) (29 U.S.C. 793). 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (Sep 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212). 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (Dec 2010) (E.O. 13496). 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration (Oct 2003) (31 U.S.C. 3332). 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (Feb 2009) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.). 52.246-4 Inspection of Services - Fixed Price 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports 252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modifications 252.243-7002, Request for Equitable Adjustment Other FAR/DFARS provisions/clauses are incorporated by reference and include DFARS 212.212-7000, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items and DFARS 212.212.7001, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items]. The full text of the clauses or provisions may be accessed electronically at one of the following links: http://www.deskbook.osd.mil/, http://farsite.hill.af.mil, http://www.arnet.gov/far. (viii) Submission Requirements: 1. Vendor quote shall demonstrate ability to support the services identified in the attached Statement of Work and Schedule. Submission must include evidence of certification requirements, experience, and resumes. 2. Past Performance - Offerors shall submit point of contact (POC) information for three (3) recent similar requirements. Contact information shall include: Name of POC. Email address of POC. Contract Number/Name/Period of Performance. A description of work performed on the subject contract. 3. Vendor shall provide a quote using the pricing schedule provided in this combined synopsis/solicitation. Vendor shall provide their cancellation policy and any associated fees with the price submission. Offers shall be submitted by 5 May 2015 no later than 2PM EST. Offers shall be submitted via email to Janet.D'Angelo@dsca.mil with the subject line "HQ0013-WJPC-DWAC50007 Interpretation Services". Facsimile submissions will not be accepted. Further details regarding the requirement can be found in the attached Performance Work Statement (PWS).

AV UPGRADE FOR WJPC

Other Defense Agencies, Defense Security Cooperation Agency | Published September 8, 2016  -  Deadline September 19, 2016
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Solicitation Number: HQ0013-16-Q-0082 Notice Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (i) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in 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. (ii)This solicitation document, HQ0013-16-Q-0082, is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). (iii) This solicitation and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-58. It is the responsibility of the offeror to review the web page for notice of amendments, updates or changes to the solicitation. (iv)This solicitation is issued under FAR Part 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This requirement is to provide equipment, assembly, installation, integration, testing/acceptance, and demonstration of use for an Audio Visual (AV) system for the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies (WJPC) - Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) at the National Defense University (NDU), Abraham Lincoln Hall (ALH) building facilities. The period of performance begins on date of award (Estimated to be 23 September 2016) through 31 December 2016. The North American Classification System (NAICS) code is 334310, size standard is 750 employees. Award of this requirement will be in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation FAR Part 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures. (v) This requirement is to provide equipment, assembly, installation, integration, testing/acceptance, and demonstration of use for an Audio Visual (AV) system for the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies (WJPC) - Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) at the National Defense University (NDU), Abraham Lincoln Hall (ALH) building facilities. (vi) The Contractor shall redesign the current system in support of the digital upgrade and install the upgraded system in accordance with the NDU Chief Information Officer (CIO) and AV systems standard, and must fully integrate with NDU AV systems to manage and control the Próceres (3212/3210) lecture room, located on the third floor of the Abraham Lincoln Hall building at the NDU campus in Fort McNair. All items are to be supplied, configured and installed by the contractor. (vii) The AV digital upgrade should allow for full audiovisual integration and operation to support current functionalities provided by the existing WJPC-NDU system; inputs/ outputs for TEK panels, video streaming, wireless microphones, AV panel control programming integration to main system control and installation. There is also the need for video and audio HD streaming capability in Próceres and Americas. (viii) The requirement shall be Firm Fixed Price (FFP). (ix) Requirements as follows: EXAMPLE FORMAT WITH EXAMPLE ENTRYCLIN #/ Item Description        / Quantity/ Unit of Issue/ Unit Price/ Total Price0001     Digital mixing system       1            Each 0002                                                         Each 0003                                                          ach  (x) Since offerors will be proposing their solution to best meet the government's needs, the description of items is left blank. However offerors are instructed to follow the format above. Offerors shall expand the table as necessary to address all equipment and labor it shall be providing. (xi) All prices MUST include all applicable fees, gratuities, and service charges. THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS TAX EXEMPT.(xii) Location of Delivery: The equipment will be delivered to the following address: Abraham Lincoln Hall, 260 5th Avenue, Building 64, 3rd floor, Fort McNair, DC 20319. The point of contact for the delivery is the Contracting Officer Representative (COR), Ms. Linda Denning, phone 202-685-2248 DenningL@ndu.edu or the Chief Information Officer (CIO), Mr. Raul Neine, phone 202-685-4667 NeineR@ndu.edu. (xiii) Provision at FAR 52.252-1, Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference (available at http://farsite.hill.af.mil) applies to this acquisition. (xiv) Provision at FAR 52.252-2, Clauses Incorporated by Reference (available at http://farsite.hill.af.mil) applies to this acquisition. (xv) Provision at FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. (xvi) Instructions to Offerorsa. Offerors shall read the documents of the RFQ completely.b. Offerors shall submit their proposal in 3 Parts1. Part I: Technical Capability2. Part II: Past Performance3. Part III: Pricec. Part I shall include:1. Offeror shall submit an approach for that clearly demonstrates the offeror takes into account NDU CIO and AV systems standard. b. Offeror's approach shall address all tasks at Sections 4.1, 4.2 and 12 of the attached Performance Work Statement (PWS). Where applicable, the offerors shall include schedule for accomplishing the tasks. c. Offeror shall include a list and description of equipment to be installed and hours of labor if itemizing separately. NO PRICES NOR LABOR RATES ARE TO BE INCLUDED IN THE TECHNICAL CAPABILITY PART. d. The offeror shall state the offeror's proposed end date. d. Part II shall include: 1. The names of two government agencies for which the offeror has provided the same or similar services. In lieu of government agencies, offerors may provide the names of companies for which the offeror has provided the same or similar services. For each agency/company submitted, offerors shall provide the contract number and point of contact information. Point of contact information shall include: -Name of point of contact-Phone number of point of contact-Email address of point of contact 2. If a third party, which for the purpose of this acquisition is defined as an entity proposing services that are not its own, the offeror is to provide the past performance information of the hotel/facility it is proposing, not of the third party, itself.e. Part III shall include: The quote for each item. The cost of associated with Manpower Reporting at Paragraph 12 of the PWS, shall be Not Separately priced. The price shall be an administrative cost that is distributed among the other items. Offerors shall submit a price schedule in the format sampled at Paragraph ix of this document. f. Proposals shall be submitted by 11:30 am EST, on 19 September 2016 to the point of contact listed below. Offerors shall provide a quote using the pricing schedule provided in the statement of work attached to this combined synopsis/solicitation. g. Proposals shall be submitted to Woodrow Bell via email to: woodrow.w.bell.civ@mail.mil. Facsimile submissions will not be accepted. h. There will be a site visit on 13 September 2016. 1. PLACE: Abraham Lincoln Hall, 260 5th Avenue, Building 64, 3rd floor, Fort McNair, DC 20319. 2. TIME & DATE: 2:00 pm, Tuesday 13 September 2016.3: Attendees will need 2 valid forms of picture ID or a Government badge to enter Ft. McNair.4. Each Organization that wishes to attend is limited to two (2) attendees. Provide the names of those attendees to Woodrow Bell, via email, no later than 1:00 pm, on Monday 12 September 2016. i. This requirement is being competed as a small business set aside.(xvii) 52.212-2 -- Evaluation -- Commercial Items (Oct 2014). (a) The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror 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: i. Minimum Acceptability Standards:1. Approach shall clearly demonstrate the offeror takes into account NDU CIO and AV systems standard. 2. Approach shall address all tasks at Sections 4.1 and 4.2 of the attached Performance Work Statement (PWS). Where applicable, the offerors shall include schedule for accomplishing the tasks. 3. Offeror shall include a list and description of equipment to be installed and hours of labor if itemizing separately. NO PRICES NOR LABOR RATES ARE TO BE INCLUDED IN THE TECHNICAL CAPABILITY PART. 4. Proposed end date shall be no later than 31 December 2016. 1. The awardee shall be selected with the use of Lowest Price Technically Acceptable Source Selection Process.2. Award will be made on the basis of the lowest evaluated price of proposals meeting or exceeding the acceptability standards for non-cost factors.3. Tradeoffs are not permitted.4. Proposals are evaluated for acceptability but not ranked using the non-cost/price factors.5. Exchanges may occur.6. Non-cost factors: The minimum acceptability standards and Past Performance 7. Past performance: Performance on submitted examples is relevant and acceptable. 8. Price: Cost will be evaluated as follows: a. The propose prices of all CLINs shall be evaluated as part of the price evaluation.(b) 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.(xviii)Provision at FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition (offers are to include a completed copy.) The contractor shall be registered in the Online Representations and Certifications Application ORCA at http://orca.bpn.gov/. (xix)Clause at FAR 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition Addendum to FAR 52.212-4. (xx)1. Invoicing WIDE AREA WORK FLOW (WAWF): All contractor invoices and receiving reports are required to be submitted electronically in accordance with DFARS 252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports. Contractors shall submit invoices through the WAWF System at https://wawf.eb.mil/. The Government will be using WAWF to accept/approve invoices and receiving reports. Payment will not be made unless and until both the contractor and the Government WAWF submissions are submitted and processed correctly. Contractor invoices must reflect the contract line times (CLINs) contained in the contract. Proper invoices also must reflect the prices stipulated in the contract and the service or supply must be delivered, inspected and accepted. WAWF Instructions an interactive self-paced training module is available for both contractor and Government personnel at http://wawftraining.com to learn how to use WAWF. WAWF also offers customer support and/or assistance at 1-866-618-5988. THE FOLLOWING CODES AND INFORMATION WILL BE REQUIRED TO ASSURE SUCCESSFUL FLOW OF WAWF DOCUMENTS. CONTRACT NUMBER: To be determined at time of awardDUNS CODE: To be determined at time of awardISSUE BY DODAAC: HQ0013ADMIN BY DODAAC: HQ0013INSPECT BY DODAAC: HQ0013ACCEPT BY DODAAC: HQ0013LOCAL PROCESSING OFFICE DODAAC: HQ0013PAYMENT OFFICE DODAAC: HQ0347PAYMENT OFFICE FISCAL STATION CODE: DFAS INDIANAPOLIS (xxii) Clause at FAR 52.212-5(Dev), Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. Applicable clauses under FAR 52.212-5 are as follows (available at http://farsite.hill.af.mil). 52.203-6 ALT1, Restrictions on Subcontracting Sales to the Government; 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct; 52.209-10, Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations;52.219.4 Notice of Price Evaluation Preference for HUBZone Small Business Concerns; 52.219-28, Post Award small Business Program Representation; 52.222-3, Convict Labor; 52.222-19, Child Labor Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies; 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; 523222-26, Equal Opportunity; 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans; 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities; 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in persons; 52.223-18, Contractor Policy to Ban Text Messaging while Driving; 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases; 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer Central Contractor Registration. Any resulting contract will be paid using the Wide Area Work Flow (WAWF) system at https://wawf.eb.mil/; 52.233-3, Protest after Award; 52.246-4, Inspection of Services-Fixed Price; 52.252-2, Clauses Incorporated by Full Text (website provided by http://farsite.hill.af.mil). (xxiii) The following DFAR clauses apply to this acquisition:DFARS 252.203-7002, Requirement to inform Employee's of Whistleblower Rights; DFARS 252.203-7003, Control of Government Personnel Work Product; DFARS 252.204-7004, Alternate A System for Award Management; DFARS 252.212-7001, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisition of Commercial Items ;252.225-7002, Qualifying Country Sources as Subcontractors; 252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modifications; 252.243-7002, Request for Equitable Adjustment. Applicable additional clauses under DFARS 252.212-7001 are as follows:252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials; 252.225-7001, Buy American Act and Balance of Payments Program; 252.225-7012, Preference for Certain Domestic Commodities; Gratuities; DFARS 252.232-7003, Electronic Submissions of Payment Requests; 252.247-7023,Transportation of Supplies by Sea. (xxiv) Other clauses that apply. 52.202-1 Definitions NOV 2013 52.203-3 Gratuities APR 1984 52.203-13 Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct OCT 2015 52.204-3 Taxpayer Identification OCT 1998 52.204-7 System for Award Management JUL 2013 52.209-10 Prohibition on Contracting With Inverted Domestic Corporations NOV2015 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions--Commercial Items MAY2015 52.217-5 Evaluation Of Options JUL 1990 52.232-23 Assignment Of Claims MAY2014 52.242-13 Bankruptcy JUL 1995 (xxv)The point of contact (POC) for this acquisition is Woodrow Bell. Woodrow can be reached via email at woodrow.w.bell.civ@mail.mil or telephone at (703) 697-8952. (xxvi)A detailed requirement description is attached.

Cold Spring Granite's Granite Pavers for Capitol Visitor Center

Architect of the Capitol, AOC Acquisition & Material Management Division | Published April 12, 2016  -  Deadline April 18, 2016
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items 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. The solicitation number is RFPCBA160112 and is being issued as a Request For Proposals (RFP). The associated NAICS code is 212311. See Schedule B of the attached RFP package for the list of contract line item number(s) and items, quantities and units of measure. This is a brand name requirement for Cold Spring Granite Company's Charcoal Black granite, Iridian granite and Carnelian granite pavers in accordance with 41 U.S.C 6101(b)(2)(C). The vendor shall deliver the required brand name pavers no later than 6/21/2016 and it is FOB Destination. See the terms and conditions included in the RFP package for all applicable terms and conditions to this procurement. Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) is not applicable to this procurement. The complete proposal package is due to the Contracting Officer via email at jhenley@aoc.gov no later than April 18, 2016 at 5:00 pm ET. With each copy of the form entitled "SOLICITATION, OFFER, AND AWARD", the offeror shall enclose the completed Schedule page; offer guarantee, if required; Representations and Certifications, and SF 3881 ACH VENDOR/MISCELLANEOUS PAYMENT ENROLLMENT FORM. *Note: All form references shall be changed to read "SF 18 Request for Quotation." Questions regarding the solicitation are due in writing to the Contracting Officer via email at jhenley@aoc.gov no later than 4/14/2016 at 5:00pm ET.

Spares support for multiple weapons systems Jamaica Bearings Group

Department of the Air Force, Air Force Materiel Command | Published June 13, 2016  -  Deadline July 28, 2016
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The Defense Logistics Agency, DLA Aviation at Warner Robins, will issue a noncompetitive firm-fixed price acquisition to Jamaica Bearings Group (JBG), under the authority of FAR 6.302-1, Only one responsible source and no other suppliers or services will satisfy agency requirements. The acquisition is restricted by the prime manufacturer's exclusive distributor relationship with JBG, making JBG the only known source of supply to have the ability to furnish the required Eaton items. This action is to establish a five year Indefinite Delivery Contract to acquire replenishment spare parts in support of multiple weapons systems including, but not limited to, QF-4 and QF-16 Drones, E-3 AWACS, E-9 JSTARS, F138, F402, J52, J85, TF34, T58, AH/UH-1, AV-8B, CH-46, CH-47, CH-53, EA-6B, FA-18, KC-135, MH-47, MV-22, OH-58, A-10, B-1B, B-2, B-52, C-5, C-17A, C-130, E-2C, F-16, F100, F101, F108, F110, H-60, P-3, and T38 engines and aircraft.  No paper copies will be mailed.  This notice is not a request for competitive proposals. All proposals received within forty-five days after date of publication of this synopsis will be retained in the official file by the government.  Interested persons may identify their interest and capability to respond to the requirement or submit proposals.See NOTE 22

99--Online Training

Department of the Navy, Naval Supply Systems Command | Published February 9, 2016  -  Deadline February 11, 2016
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Fleet Logistics Center, Norfolk Detachment Philadelphia intends to acquire online training for 500 users in support of the Information Technology Division at National Defense University (NDU), Washington, DC. The Government intends to solicit and negotiate with only one source under the authority of section 4202 of the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996, as implemented by FAR 13.501 (a), a Sole Source Acquisition under the authority of the test program for certain commercial items. The online training will provide unlimited training with downloadable exercise files from any location. The online training must provide a standardized curriculum for annual regulatory and mandatory training and on-line Continuing Education (CE) that is centralized to NDU students, faculty, and staff. This procurement is being conducted as a commercial item acquisition in accordance with FAR Part 12, using Subpart 13.5 test program procedures. Award of a firm fixed contract is anticipated. All required deliverables shall be furnished within 30 days after date of contract award. The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code and size standard for this procurement is 511210 and $38.5 MIL respectively. Interested persons may identify their interest and capability to respond to the requirement by sending challenges to Kiya Plummer at kiya.plummerdantzler@navy.mil. This notice of intent is not a request for competitive proposals. However, all challenges to this sole source determination received within 3 days after date of publication of this synopsis will be considered by the Government. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed contract based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement.

Medical Cabinet Supplies

Federal Housing Finance Agency, Top Level | Published November 21, 2015  -  Deadline December 2, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitiation and request for quotes (RFQ) for commercial items in accordance with the proedures of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 12 - Acquisition of Commercial Items and FAR Part 13 - Simplified Acquisiion Procedures, with FAR Part 12 taking precedence per FAR 13.500(c) utilizing the authority of the Commercial Items Test Program as authorized by Section 815 of the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Yar 2015 (Public Law 113-291). This announment constitutes the only solicitation with quotes requested. This requirement is considered unrestricted under NAICS code 446199 Sick Room Supply Stores. STATEMENT OF WORK: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) proactively strives to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees by providing onsite employee accessibility to over the counter medications and products that can be utilized to care for minor colds, allergies and injuries that would not normally require professional medical care. FHFA provides, in accordance with (IAW) 29CFR OSHA 1910.266 App A, a mounted First Aid Cabinet (FAC) on each floor of Constitution Center and maintains the FACs. FHFA seeks a vendor to restock, on a monthly basis, the seven Agency FACs. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: The anticipated period of performance for the order is a one-year base period plus four one-year option periods. SUBMISSION OF PROPOSAL: To be considered for award, submit quotes electronically to marie.johnson@fhfa.gov, with copy to kevin.klekner@fhfa.gov, no later than 2:00 PM EST December 2, 2015. Questions are due in writing to marie.johnson@fhfa.gov, with copy to kevin.klekner@fhfa.gov, no later than 2:00pm on November 27, 2015.

ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE SUPPORT SERVICES

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Chief Management Officer | Published February 26, 2016  -  Deadline March 18, 2016
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Subpart 12.6, and 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. The solicitation number is PBGC01-RP-16-0001 and it is issued as a Request for Proposal (RFP). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-83. This is an 100% small business set aside. The associated NAICS code is 541519 - Other Computer Related Services. The SBA Size Standard is $27.5 Million. This is a Request for Proposal for Enterprise Architecture Support Services. This requirement is for creating an integrated, unified and comprehensive enterprise architecture program and associated management processes (e.g., architecture governance, communications, toolset management, integration with other planning offices). Offerors must be registered in the System For Award Management (SAM) database before an award can be made to them. The FAR Provisions and clauses applicable to this acquisition are provided in the attached SF 1449. Additional clauses applicable to this acquisition are local PBGC clauses. All interested offerors may request a copy of the local PBGC clauses from the contract specialist. The full text of these provisions and clauses, with the exception of the local clauses, may be obtained from the following internet website: http://www.acquisition.gov/far/. Offerors may indicate that their response to FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items has been loaded in https://www.sam.gov. This requirement is not Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) rated. Questions shall be submitted electronically to chen.giorgiana@pbgc.gov and mcfarlane.patrick@pbgc.gov no later than 9 A.M. on March 4, 2016.

Corting Reporting Services

Defense Logistics Agency, DLA Acquisition Locations | Published July 27, 2015  -  Deadline July 31, 2015
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Court Reporting Services The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Troop Support Office of Counsel estimates that court reporting services for depositions will be required for July 23 thru July 24, 2015 dates. These dates will be Thursday through Friday, between the hours of approximately 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M., Eastern Standard Time. Each deposition or proceeding will consist of approximately seven hours of testimony, one lunch hour break, and 10 minute breaks approximately every hour. Court reporting services will be needed in the Washington D.C. area. The anticipated length of each deposition will be one full day, per deponent or proceeding and the length of the transcript for a full day is approximately 250 pages. We require a court reporter that will type a word for word written transcript of live testimony using a stenotype machine. This will allow the attorneys to have questions and testimony read back during the proceeding. After the proceeding is concluded the court reporting service will deliver a typed transcript to DLA Troop Support Office of Counsel within three business days after the deposition or proceeding has ended, unless an expedited delivery is requested. The timeframe for an expedited delivery is 48 hours from the end of the proceeding. The court reporting service will designate a separate price for this expedited delivery service. Requirements for court reporting are as follows: - Use stenographic machine to type all testimony - Have the capability for instant read back - Provide electronic transcripts (in PDF format) and hard-copy transcripts - Offer expedited and regular delivery of both electronic and hard-copy transcripts - - Ability to continue services beyond normal business hour, as required

BARDA Industry Day 2015: Conference Meeting Space Services and Requirements

Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary | Published July 1, 2015  -  Deadline July 6, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6 and Part 13, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested, and a written solicitation document will not be issued. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), Office of Acquisitions Management, Contracts and Grants (AMCG) is issuing a Request for Quotation (RFQ) Number HHS-BID-06032015 conducted through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-81. This is a competitive, full and open RFQ in accordance with North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code 531120 "Lessors of Nonresidential Builders (Except miniwarehouses)" and Small Business Size Standard of $27.5M. The defense priorities and allocations system (DPAS) is not applicable to this acquisition. AMCG is issuing this RFQ on behalf of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) for venue space that can host BARDA Industry Day 2015, 14 - 16 October in the Washington, DC metro area. Please see Attachment I for more details about this acquisition. This event is being hosted in Washington, DC in an effort to encourage maximum participation from other government agencies, healthcare providers and industry associations. Historically, a large majority of attendees who have attended this conference have come from other parts of the country. A Washington, DC location provides ease of access to and from airports and to numerous hotel accommodations. A Washington, DC location also offers out-of-town attendees greater flexibility to participate in outreach and networking opportunities with DC-based participants while in town. QUESTIONS ARE DUE BY Friday, 3 July 2015 BY 4:00 PM EST QUOTATIONS ARE DUE BY Monday, 6 July 2015 BY 4:00 PM EST SEND QUOTATIONS AND QUESTIONS TO: ASHLIE.EVANS@HHS.GOV

BARDA Industry Day: Conference Meeting Space Services and Requirements

Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary | Published June 5, 2015  -  Deadline June 12, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6 and Part 13, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested, and a written solicitation document will not be issued. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), Office of Acquisitions Management, Contracts and Grants (AMCG) is issuing a Request for Quotation (RFQ) Number HHS-BID-06032015 conducted through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-81. This is a competitive, full and open RFQ in accordance with North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code 531120 "Lessors of Nonresidential Builders (Except miniwarehouses)" and Small Business Size Standard of $27.5M. The defense priorities and allocations system (DPAS) is not applicable to this acquisition. AMCG is issuing this RFQ on behalf of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) for venue space that can host BARDA Industry Day 2015, 14 - 16 October in the Washington, DC metro area. Please see Attachment I for more details about this acquisition. This event is being hosted in Washington, DC in an effort to encourage maximum participation from other government agencies, healthcare providers and industry associations. Historically, a large majority of attendees who have attended this conference have come from other parts of the country. A Washington, DC location provides ease of access to and from airports and to numerous hotel accommodations. A Washington, DC location also offers out-of-town attendees greater flexibility to participate in outreach and networking opportunities with DC-based participants while in town. QUESTIONS ARE DUE BY 6/9/2014 BY 4:00 PM EST QUOTATIONS ARE DUE BY 6/12/2014 BY 4:00 PM EST SEND QUOTATIONS AND QUESTIONS TO: ASHLIE.EVANS@HHS.GOV

Air Evacuation Ground Support and Aviation Assessment

Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency | Published June 18, 2015  -  Deadline July 2, 2015
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Synopsis: Solicitation Number: HSFE70-15-R-0051 Notice Type: Solicitation a. This is a solicitation for a single indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to obtain Air Evacuation Ground Support and Airfield Assessment to facilitate an aviation ground support evacuation of the general population in response to Presidential-Declared Emergencies and Major Disasters within the continental United States. b. The anticipated IDIQ contract length is a one-year base period of performance and four one-year option periods. c. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 05-72. d. The NAICS code of this procurement is 488119 (Other Airport Operations). This procurement is full and open. e. Please reference the solicitation for all applicable provisions and clauses. f. Please reference the solicitation for additional contract requirement(s) or terms and conditions. g. Please reference the solicitation for offeror representation and certification. h. Please reference the solicitation for proposal submission instructions and evaluation factors for award. i. The Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) is not applicable to this solicitation. j. Please reference the solicitation for proposal due date. k. If you have further questions, please e-mail Bianca Meira-Penna at Bianca.Meira-Penna@fema.dhs.gov, Kimberly Coakley at Kimberly.Coakley@fema.dhs.gov, and Jessie Samuels at Jessie.Samuels@fema.dhs.gov. l. Place of Contract Performance: To be determined at the Task Order level. The Contractor may be required to attend frequent meetings and planning sessions at FEMA headquarters for coordination and planning purposes. The FEMA headquarters address is: 500 C Street S.W., Washington DC 20472 m. Set-aside Status: The NAICS code of this procurement is 488119 (Other Airport Services). This procurement is Full and Open. Contracting Office Address: 500 C Street S.W. Patriots Plaza -- 5th Floor Washington, District of Columbia 20472 - 3205 United States

MH-60R AN/AQS-22 Airborne Low Frequency Sonar (ALFS) Product Support Liaison (PSL)

Department of the Navy, Naval Air Systems Command | Published June 17, 2015  -  Deadline July 17, 2015
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The Naval Air Systems Command intends to negotiate a firm-fixed-price modification under Contract #N00019-13-C-0012 with Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (RIDS) for the support of a MH-60R AN/AQS-22 Airborne Low Frequency Sonar (ALFS) Production Support Liaison (PSL) on site to coordinate, manage, and resolve issues during delivery, initial squadron standup and squadron acceptance of systems through CY2017, at which time this support will be transitioned to an organic Government capability. The PSL is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the utilization and troubleshooting of all six (6) ALFS Weapons Replaceable Assemblies (WRAs). The PSL shall be based at, or within a 30-mile proximity, of Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island (Coronado, CA) as a primary worksite. The PSL must have access, or ability to obtain access, to NAS Coronado. The period of performance for the support furnished hereunder is anticipated to be seventeen (17) months from the date of contract award. This action is being awarded on a sole-source basis to RIDS in accordance with FAR 6.302-1 "only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements" because RIDS is the only contractor with the necessary data for all six (6) WRA's and capability to perform this on site effort in a cost effective and timely manner. This notice is not a request for competitive proposal; however, all responsible sources may submit a technical capability statement which will be considered by NAVAIR. Persons interested in subcontracting opportunities may contact Ryna Finn at 401-842-3249 or email at Ryna.E.Finn@raytheon.com.
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