NOTICE TYPE: THIS SOURCES SOUGHT 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 NOTICE IS STRICTLY VOLUNTARY. SHOULD A SOLICITATION BE ISSUED FOR THE DRAFT REQUIREMENT DESCRIBED HEREIN, IT WILL BE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THE ACQUISITION STRATEGY SELECTED BY THE CONTRACTING OFFICER. ALL INFORMATION RECEIVED IN RESPONSE TO THIS NOTICE WILL BE TREATED AS BUSINESS CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION AND EXEMPTED FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT. NONETHELESS, SUBMITTERS SHOULD PROPERLY MARK THEIR RESPONSES IF THE INFORMATION IS PROPRIETARY.

1. DESCRIPTION:

Background: 

The United States Marine Corps has a requirement for technical and engineering support services related to the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High-Yield Explosives (CBRNE) Consequence Management (CM) program. The support is intended to assist the Marine Corps to more effectively and efficiently accomplish mission-essential Installation Protection and Mission Assurance functions by providing CBRNE CM service and support in critical areas such as CBRNE response planning and policy development; logistics and equipment life-cycle sustainment; training and readiness; capabilities and threat assessments; information technology demonstration, verification, and validation. Services include providing technical resources to perform a broad range of development, logistics, system acquisition and engineering, human performance, and integration functions necessary to achieve these goals.

This is a re-compete of contract M9549417F0021, which was previously competed GSA OASIS without a set-aside. The current contractor is HII Mission Driven Innovative Solutions Inc.

Requirement Magnitude:

Multi-million dollar opportunity

2. PLACE OF PERFORMANCE:

The Pentagon and the Contractor's facilities.

3. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:

The period of performance is expected to be for a one-year base period with four one-year option periods, if exercised. Performance is anticipated to begin on or around 23 August 2022.

4. RESPONSE INSTRUCTIONS:

Interested vendors are requested to include, at a minimum, the following information:

1. Name of Organization, Cage Code, Business Size Status, and E-mail address for the primary point of contact.

2. Contract vehicles that would be available to the Government for the procurement of these services, such as General Service Administration (GSA) Federal Supply Schedules (FSS), GSA OASIS, or any other Government Agency contract vehicles. (This information is for market research only and does not preclude your company from responding to this notice.)

3.  (A) Provide a project description, contract number (or subcontract number), and dollar value of work completed by your firm (by the closing date of the announcement) for two to four comparable projects that (a) have been completed by your firm in the past five years or (b) are current projects with at least 1-year of performance (these descriptions are important as they will be used to determine your capability by the Government, vague or incomplete descriptions will render your firm not capable). 

4. Provide an estimated total cost associated with meeting this requirement and include justification (optional). 

5. Provide recommendations, with supporting rationale on the draft requirements (optional). Any additional comments about the specifics of this sources sought notice (optional). Provide recommendations on the appropriate NAICS for the draft PWS requirement. Provide a recommendation on the contract type (CPFF is currently used but USMC is considering the use of FFP).

6. We do not have any vendor outreach planned at this time. However, we may schedule an outreach event with those that respond to this notice requesting participation to future outreach events. Please provide a list of topics that you would like to discuss during such outreach events.

Submissions that do not address items 1-3 from the above list will not be reviewed. Submissions that do not provide the requested information will be excluded.

The Marine Corps encourages submissions to be thorough, detailed and sufficiently tailored to this announcement.

Responses are limited to 6 pages including graphics. Cover Page not included.

VENDORS WHO WISH TO RESPOND TO THIS SOURCES SOUGHT SHOULD SEND RESPONSES VIA E-MAIL BRANDON.PAYNE@USMC.MIL PRIOR TO THE DEADLINE LISTED IN THIS NOTICE.

Proprietary information and trade secrets, if any, must be clearly marked on all materials. All information received that is marked Proprietary will be handled accordingly. Please be advised that all submissions become Government property and will not be returned. All government personnel reviewing SSN understand their responsibility for proper use and protection from unauthorized disclosure of proprietary information as described 41 USC 423. The Government shall not be held liable for any damages incurred if proprietary information is not properly identified.