Sources Sought Synopsis
F-15 AIS Test Station Circuit Card Assembly 5998-01-598-5180KV
(Request for Interested Manufacturers)
FROM: Christopher S Meadows / 410th / GULA
TO: DLA Aviation Procurement Operations at Warner Robins (SPRWA1)
LOCATION: Robins AFB, GA 31098-1813
FBO Post Title: Request for Interested Manufacturers for the Circuit Card Assembly / NSN: 5998-01-598-5180KV
Market research is being conducted to identify potential sources that may possess the expertise, capabilities, and experience to meet the requirements for qualification and production of the F-15 AIS Circuit Card Assembly NSN: 5998-01-598-5180KV, P/N: 7000743-9.
The F-15 Avionics Intermediate Shop (AIS) Test Stations are utilized to support the test, service, overhaul, and repair of F-15 A/B/C/D/E Avionics Systems components at Intermediate and DEPOT Level facilities. NSN: 5998-01-598-5180KV goes onto the AN/GSM-345 Aircraft Radar Test Station.
Impediment to Competition:
The original equipment manufacturer for this item is Honeywell International, Inc. (CAGE 017N4 for NSN 5998-01-598-5180KV), which maintains its configuration by part number and software version. The Government does not own any data, drawings, schematics, or any other releasable technical data in support of this requirement. As a result, Honeywell International, Inc. is the only known source with adequate knowledge of the F15 AIS component performance requirements and possession of the required technical data and capabilities needed to produce this item and ensure compatibility of the equipment.
Interested parties may identify their interest and capability to respond to the requirement no later than 26 October 2020 by emailing Christopher Meadows (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Jimmy Hicks (email@example.com). The Government intends to procure these items using Other Than Full and Open Competition as prescribed by FAR 6.302-1, Only One Responsible Source and No Other Supplies or Services Will Satisfy Agency Requirements.
This sources sought synopsis is for informational purposes only. This is not a request for proposal. It does not constitute a solicitation, and shall not be construed as a commitment by the government. Responses in any form are not offers, and the government is under no obligation to award a contract as a result of this announcement. No funds are available to pay for preparation of responses to this announcement. Any information submitted by respondents to this technical description is strictly voluntary.