FA462021QA103 – Sources Sought – Handheld Counter Small Unmaned Aircraft Systems

Mar 18, 2021 | Sources Sought

THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE. NO SOLICITATION IS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME. The purpose of this Sources Sought Notice is to identify potential sources capable of performing the effort described herein pursuant to FAR part 10, Market Research and FAR part 19, Small Business Programs. This is for planning purposes only.

Any information submitted by respondents to this Source Sought Notice is voluntary. The Air Force does not intend to award a contract on the basis of this notice or to otherwise pay for the information solicited. Respondents should not construe this notice as a commitment by the Air Force for any purpose, and should refrain from providing proprietary information in the response.

1. INTRODUCTION: This is the initial step in the planning process for the procurement of two handheld Counter Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems, for the purpose of detecting and countering unauthorized drones.

The 92d Contracting Squadron at Fairchild Air Force Base seeks sources to provide a single component specifically designed to produce radio frequency signals to deprive the enemy of electronic equipment through position fixing, signal identification, deception, and jamming with resultant tactical advantage to our own operating forces. Looking for brand name or equal for the handheld Counter Small Unmanned Aircraft System listed below.

-Dronebuster Block 3 / NSN: 5865-01-664-7864 or equal.

The government anticipates conducting a competitive acquisition for this effort. The effort is expected to result in a Firm-Fixed-Price contract. NAICS code is anticipated to be 334511, size standard 1,250 employees.

2. INSTRUCTIONS: All businesses capable of providing two (2) Dronebuster Block 3 or equal handheld Counter Small Unmanned Aircraft System are invited to respond electronically.

Responses shall include company name, address, DUNS number, CAGE code, point of contact with email address and telephone number, and indicate business size (small business, small disadvantaged business, service-disabled veteran-owned small business, economically disadvantaged woman-owned small business, woman-owned small business, or HUBZone) using NAICS 334511, size standard 1,250 employees. The Air Force reserves the right to consider a small business set-aside for any subsequent acquisition based upon responses to this notice. Small business respondents should provide a statement of capabilities to assist the Air Force in making a set-aside decision.

Statement of Capabilities are limited to 4 pages, and should demonstrate capability to provide item/service/capability.
Responses must be received no later than 25 March 2021, and should be addressed to Mr. Brian Fernandez, Contract Specialist, brian.fernandez.5@us.af.mil, (509)247-4882 or TSgt Dane Anderson, Contracting Officer, dane.anderson.4@us.af.mil, (509)247-3488.

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