Requirement Title: YY34 Shocktube EOD Sources Sought Number: FA821321R3036 Notice Type: Sources
1. NOTICE: This is not a solicitation but rather a Sources Sought Synopsis (SSS) to determine
potential sources for information and planning purposes only.
1.1 The purpose of this Sources Sought is to conduct market research to determine if responsible
sources exist, to assist in determining if this effort can be competitive and/or a total Small
Business Set- Aside. The proposed North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS) Code is
325920, Explosives Manufacturing which has a corresponding Size Standard of 750 employees. The
Government will use this information to determine the best acquisition strategy for this
procurement. The Government is interested in all small businesses to include 8(a), Service-Disabled
Veteran-Owned, HUBZone, and Women-Owned small business concerns. The government requests that
interested parties respond to this notice if applicable and identify your small business status to
the identified NAICS code. Additionally, please provide any anticipated teaming arrangements, along
with a description of similar services offered to the Government and to commercial customers for
the past three years.
Any responses involving teaming agreements should delineate between the work that will be
accomplished by the prime and the work accomplished by the teaming partners.
2. Program Details:
The U.S. Air Force is seeking potential sources capable of providing commercial nonelectric shock
tube, NSN 1375-01-485-0651, Part number DJ25025. No reimbursement will be made for any costs
associated with providing information in response to this SSS. Any information submitted by
respondents to this notice is strictly voluntary.
Contracting Officer Tyler Fowers
6072 Fir Ave. Bldg 1233 Hill AFB, UT 84056
All responses to this SSS must be submitted to the point of contact listed above. This does not
constitute a commitment, implied or otherwise, that procurement will be accomplished and is not a
request for proposal or invitation for bid. Responding to this notice in no manner guarantees a
contract will be awarded.
SSS Response Part I – Contractor Description Overview
1. Name of Company
2. Point of Contact with phone number and e-mail address
3. Size of Business according to North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code 325920,
Explosives Manufacturing – 750 employees. Other suggested NAICS codes for this program and your
size classification based on those codes
4. Company certifications (e.g., ISO-9001, ASI-9100, CMMI)
5. DUNS number or CAGE code
6. How would you intend to propose on this effort? (As a prime or subcontractor?)
SSS Response Part II – Market Survey Questions
1. Briefly describe your company's experience providing the types of services identified in the
program description to include identification of major program risks and techniques to be employed
to mitigate these risks. (Maximum Page Limit: Four pages – please do not include business brochures
[Title page containing, as a minimum, program title, date, and name and phone number of submitting
activity Point of Contact does not count against page maximum])
2. Teaming arrangements or methodology to be employed to ensure requirements of the program
description can be satisfied. (Maximum Page Limit: One page)
3. Any other feedback is welcome. (Maximum Page Limit: One page)
This Sources Sought Synopsis is part of the Acquisition Market Research Analysis and will be used
solely to determine the basis for any competitive aspects of the acquisition.