70Z03820IE0000007 – Sources Sought – Industry day for Windows 10 Secure Host Baseline Upgrade for ALC Engine Test Cell

Sep 17, 2020 | Sources Sought

Event:  Windows 10 Secure Host Baseline Upgrade for ALC Engine Test Cell Industry Day

Sponsor:  Aviation Logistics Center (ALC), Industrial Operations Division (IOD)

Background: 

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) Aviation Logistics Center (ALC) is conducting market research seeking to upgrade the Secure Host Baseline of all components of its engine test cell’s current software to Windows 10. The current test cell Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) is Matrix/Sytronics. The current system provides the capability to test T700 engines and General Electric CT7 engines, produce and record test results.  The current system consists of many hardware components with various operating systems. The engine test cell will require the system to maintain current capability and capacity.

This industry day is a follow up for interested parties that responded to the Sources Sought Notice 70Z03820IE0000003. To facilitate planning, ALC will host an Industry Day, October 6, 2020. The event is part of ALC’s market research that will be used to identify potential solutions to ultimately determine an optimal sourcing strategy.  The location will be USCG, ALC. The Industry Day will consist of a review of the USCG’s minimum requirements. Each company will be given a tour of the Engine Test Cell. Questions and answers shall be submitted after the event, in writing to the primary point of contact listed below by October 13, 2020. Only questions received in writing will be answered and posted to the Federal Business Opportunity website. Only the questions and answers posted to the website will be the Government’s official answers.

The USCG will be requesting a Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) be submitted by October 30, 2020.  

This is NOT a request for proposals or quotes and in no way obligates the Government to award any contract. After the review of ROM’s and if the USCG still plans to proceed with the acquisition, a solicitation announcement will be published on the Federal Business Opportunity website.

Contractors must register to attend this event. 

Interested parties shall submit the attached registration questionnaire no later than September 28, 2020 at 4:00pm EST.  Base access will not be granted without this information.  Directions to USCG Base Elizabeth City can be found at http://www.uscg.mil/alc/directions. 

The applicable North American Industrial Classification Code (NAICS) 541512. Responses to attend this event are due no later than September 28, 2020 at 4:00pm EST and may be submitted via email to Katie Leach at Kathrine.R.Leach@uscg.mil. Questions concerning this Industry Day notification may be directed to Katie Leach.  Respondents are advised that the USCG will not pay for any information or administrative cost incurred in response to this Industry Day notification including participation. 

Who Should Attend: 

Attendance is limited to companies with demonstrated expertise.  Prior federal contracting experience is not required. 

Registration:  Please limit the number of attendees from your company to two (2) people.

There is no cost to attend this event.  There will be no refreshments served at this event.

Day of Event:  Onsite registration will begin at 9:00am EST on October 6, 2020.  Please allow 15 minutes for security screening required to enter USCG Base Elizabeth City.  This event is open to U.S. citizens only.  Government issued photo ID (i.e. driver’s license) will be required for admittance.

**NOTE** Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, face coverings and social distancing to the maximum extent possible are required while in any building at ALC.

Primary Point of Contact: Katie Leach; Kathrine.R.Leach@uscg.mil

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