9mmBarrier – Sources Sought – 9mm Barrier Blind Jacketed Hollow Point

Oct 1, 2020 | Sources Sought

Description: The USSOCOM United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)

SOF AT&L-KR is currently seeking potential sources for the manufacture and delivery of the following cartridges:

  • 9mm Barrier Blind Jacketed Hollow Point cartridge loaded with a 147 grain projectile.

Specifications:  The 9mm Barrier Blind JHP loaded with a 147 grain projectile shall safely function in Glock 17, 19 and 26 pistols and US Army Modular Handgun System.  The cartridge must utilize components (primer/powder) qualified by a US Army Energetic Materials Qualification Board (EMQB) Supportability Statement and loaded to the qualified configuration. The projectile shall also score above 400 on the FBI’s 500 point scale.

Planned Acquisition:  The Government contemplates an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract for Fiscal Years (FY) 20-25 for this acquisition (five years from date of award).  The estimated quantity to be procured for each fiscal year is up to 700,000 rounds.

Submission Information:  All responsible and interested sources should submit their capabilities to produce this cartridge configuration.  The respondent must demonstrate and provide valid documentation that they have the ability to produce a minimum of 700,000 rounds annually.

Once a determination has been made by the Government as to the capabilities of the interested sources, the Government will release the required performance requirements and/or the detailed specifications.

Please identify any Proprietary information submitted. The Government reserves the right to reject, in whole or in part, any private sector input as a result of this market survey. The Government is not obligated to notify respondents of the results of this survey. Submittal of information is requested via electronic mail only to Marvin Marcia, Contract Specialist, USSOCOM HQ, marvin.marcia@socom.mil. The deadline for this submission is 1700 hrs PM EST, 30 October 2020. All information is to be submitted at no cost or obligation to the Government. Please include company name, address, telephone number, email address, technical point of contact, Cage Code, Company Size (please specify as either Large, Foreign, Small, Small Disadvantaged, 8(a), Woman-Owned Small Business, Historically Underutilized Business Zone concern, Veteran-Owned Small Business, or Service-Disabled Small Business), brochures/literature. This is only a Market Survey Notice, not a pre-solicitation notice. If a formal solicitation is generated at a later date, a solicitation notice will be published. THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION AND DOES NOT OBLIGATE THE GOVERNMENT TO ISSUE A SOLICITATION.

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