5945-01-455-4498 – Sources Sought – CM20149076 1 NSN LTC PROJECT

Sep 19, 2020 | Sources Sought

NSN:  5945-01-455-4498           RELAY,  ELECTROMAGNET

APPROVED SOURCE:

                 TE CONNECTIVITY (74063) P/N SDH128

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THE AMC/AMSC FOR THIS NSN IS “1Q”

AMC   “1”    Suitable for competitive acquisition for the second or subsequent time.

AMSC “Q”   The Government does not have adequate data, lacks rights to data, or both needed to purchase this part from additional sources. The Government has been unable to economically buy the data or rights to the data, although the part has been undergoing full screening for 12 or more months. Breakout to competition has not been achieved, but current, continuing actions to obtain necessary rights to data or adequate, reprocurement technical data indicate breakout to competition is expected to be achieved. This part may be a candidate for reverse engineering or other techniques to obtain technical data. All AMSC Q items are required to be reviewed within the timeframes cited in 2-203(b). If one source is available, AMCs 3, 4, or 5 are valid. If at least two sources exist, AMCs 1 or 2 are valid.

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Please review the NSN listed above and provide any sources that may be able to manufacture these items. The approved sources for this NSN are currently listed above.   All information may be submitted directly to the Contract Specialist listed. This information must be provided by the response date indicated above. 

Should a company wish to be reviewed and qualified as an “Approved Source”, they may submit an application package through the DLA Land and Maritime Alternate Offer/Source Approval Request (SAR) Program.  A SAR package contains all technical data needed to demonstrate that the prospective contractor can competently manufacture the product to the same level of quality or better than the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM).  The onus is on the contractor to document and demonstrate their product is equal to, or better, than the currently approved item which DLA Land and Maritime is procuring. 

For further information, please reference the DLA Land Maritime web page shown below and click on the highlight: Alternate Offer/Source Approval Program for detailed explanation for the information and format necessary for a SAR and for the SAR approval process.

http://www.landandmaritime.dla.mil/programs/altofferor/

Thank you in advance for your assistance –  See Attached Market Survey questionairre

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