FD2030-20-02343 – Sources Sought – Remanufacture of KC-135 Heat Exchanger NSN / P/N: 1660-01-444-6978 / L8602856-2

Aug 13, 2020 | Sources Sought

Remanufacture of KC-135 Heat Exchanger

NSN / P/N: 1660-01-444-6978 / L8602856-2      

INTERESTED SOURCES MUST SELECT “ADD ME TO INTERESTED VENDORS” BUTTON ABOVE OR BELOW TO BE CONSIDERED PARTICIPANTS IN THIS MARKET RESEARCH EFFORT BY THE “CLOSING DATE” OF THIS NOTICE.

THERE IS NO SOLICITATION AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME.  REQUESTS FOR A SOLICITATION WILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE.

PURPOSE

This Sources Sought Synopsis (SSS) is in support of market research being conducted by the United States Air Force (USAF).  This market research is being conducted to notify potential sources of the upcoming requirement and to re-advertise the qualification requirements for the subject item.  Additionally, this notice will gauge small business interest. The determination to make this acquisition a Small Business Set-Aside is dependent on the number of small businesses approved to satisfy this requirement.

The Government will use the information gathered through publication of this SSS to determine the best acquisition strategy for this requirement.  The Government is interested in all potential sources including Small Businesses, Small Disadvantaged Businesses, 8(a) businesses, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses, HUBZone Small Businesses, Women-Owned Small Businesses, etc.

Potential sources shall be capable of furnishing all labor, materials, facilities and equipment required to accomplish the overhaul/re-manufacture of the item(s) listed below.  Generally, the work to be accomplished includes disassembly, cleaning, inspection, assembly, testing, preservation, and packaging to return an unserviceable asset to a serviceable or like-new condition.  Additionally, potential sources may be responsible for supply chain management, logistics planning, forecasting production requirements, long-lead time parts procurement, and shipping serviceable assets.

Potential sources may be responsible for nonrecurring engineering costs associated with becoming an approved source.

DESCRIPTION

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code:  336413 (Other Aircraft Parts and Auxiliary Equipment Manufacturing)

SBA Size Standard:  1,250 employees

Requirement Information:  Remanufacture of KC-135 Heat Exchanger

PRODUCTION INFORMATION

P/N                        NSN                             Noun                                             Est. Requirement

L8602856-2          1660-01-444-6978      Heat Exchanger                             Min 5/ Max 40        

ESTIMATED SOLICITATION INFORMATION 

Estimated Solicitation Date: 4 Jan 2021

Estimated Solicitation Closing/Response Date: 4 Feb 2021

PR#:  FD2030-20-02343

CONTRACTOR CAPABILITY SURVEY & TECHNICAL DATA 

Potential sources wishing to be qualified to perform the requirement specified above are REQUIRED to complete a Source Approval Request (SAR) package as specified in the Qualification Requirements for this item. QRs and Repair Data List (RDL), if applicable, are attached to this notice.  The QR attached to this document is for reference only.  The official synopsis of the QRs for this item can be found by searching https://beta.sam.gov/ for the keyword “RQR-848”. Changes to the item list or QRs will be published to the official synopsis, not this notice.

Government provided data is annotated on the RDL attached to this posting.  Absence of an RDL indicates the Government cannot provide technical data and that potential sources are required to independently acquire the necessary technical data to satisfy this requirement. Vendors requesting Government-provided technical data should specifically review section 9 of the QR.  Requests for technical data in response to this SSS posting should be submitted to the Tinker TO Public Sales Office at AFLCMC.ezgtp.PubSale@us.af.mil.

SAR packages and SAR-process questions should be submitted to the AFSC Small Business Office at:

AFSC/SB

3001 Staff Drive, Suite 1AG 85A

Tinker AFB, OK 73145-3009

Email:  afsc.sb.workflow@us.af.mil

Website:  https://www.afsc.af.mil/units/sbo/index.asp

NOTE:  Potential sources should only submit SAR related questions to the above contact.  Inquiries of a technical nature should be submitted to the cognizant engineering activity at 423SCMS.FedBizOps.Inquiries@us.af.mil.

Disclaimer:

This SSS is issued solely for informational and planning purposes.  It does not constitute a solicitation (Request for Information, Request for Proposal, or Request for Quotation) or a promise to issue a solicitation in the future.

The information in this notice is based on current information as of the publication date.  The information in this notice is subject to change and is not binding to the Government.  If changes are made, updated information will be provided in future notices and will be posted on the beta. SAM website at https://beta.sam.gov/ .  Responses to this SSS may or may not be returned.  Contractors not responding to this SSS will not be precluded from participation in any future solicitation.

INTERESTED SOURCES MUST SELECT “ADD ME TO INTERESTED VENDORS” BUTTON ABOVE OR BELOW TO BE CONSIDERED PARTICIPANTS IN THIS MARKET RESEARCH EFFORT BY THE “CLOSING DATE” OF THIS NOTICE.

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