F2X3B20211AW06 – Sources Sought – Multi Cam Plate Carriers

Aug 27, 2020 | Sources Sought


The 42d Contracting Squadron, Maxwell AFB, AL, is seeking sources that can provide Multi-Cam Plate Carriers (see attached Statement of Requirements (SOR)). All feedback and information received may be used to determine the appropriate acquisition strategy.



  1. A solicitation does not exist for this requirement.  This is only a sources sought, so please do not submit proposals. The Government does not intend to award a contract on the basis of this sources sought.
  2. If the Government decides to pursue a solicitation, portions of your responses to this sources sought may be incorporated into the final solicitation.  Respondents are discouraged from submitting any information deemed competition-sensitive or proprietary.
  3. Respondents will not be reimbursed for any costs incurred in responding to this sources sought.  Information submitted will not be returned to the respective respondents.  
  4. Oral submissions of information will not be considered in response to this sources sought.

To assist the Government in developing a potential acquisition strategy, please provide the following information:



    1. Company name, address, point of contact, voice and fax telephone numbers and e-mail address.
    2. Type of business, (i.e., small, small disadvantaged, woman-owned, Hub Zone, serviced-disabled veteran-owned small business, large business, etc.), under North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 315990.
    3. Under which NAICS code does your company usually provide the requirements described in the attached SOR?  Please provide rationale for your answer if different from NAICS 315990.
    4. Please describe any customary commercial contract terms or conditions that you feel would make any resulting contract more effective if applicable.


  1. CAPABILITIES:  The Government is seeking qualified, experienced sources interested in providing Assault Backpacks (see attached (SOR).  Please address the following regarding your capabilities in meeting the requirements below:

    1. Is your company capable of meeting the entire requirement?
    2. If your response to question 2a. above is “Yes”, please provide supporting documentation that clearly demonstrates your company’s ability to meet this requirement.

  1. RESPONSES:  E-mail responses to this sources sought to the points of contact identifed below.  The due date and time for responses to this sources sought is at 12:00 PM Central Standard Time on 31 August 2020.
    Randal Rose (Contract Specialist) @ randal.rose@us.af.mil (334) 953-6170 or Jeremey Kersey (Contracting Officer) @ jeremy.kersey.1@us.af.mil  (334) 953-3526. 

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