N00024-21-R-5307 – Sources Sought – Request for Information – AEGIS Weapon System (AWS) SPY-1 Transmitter Group and MK99 Fire Control System (FCS) N00024-21-R-5307

Oct 29, 2020 | Sources Sought

The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) is conducting market research to identify potential sources that possess the capability to perform efforts in support of the AEGIS Weapon System (AWS) SPY-1 Transmitter Group and MK99 Fire Control System (FCS) production program. The requirements include the evaluation, implementation and proofing of equipment changes, related engineering services and repairs, modifications/alterations including production of ORDALTs including the Solid State Switch Assembly (SSSA), Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Kill Assessment System (KAS), AN/SPY-1 Radar Transmitter and Multi-Mission Capability (MMSP) and RF Coherent Combiner (RFCC), High Voltage Power Supply (HVPS) Sidewall Capacitors (SWCs), and Stabilized Master Oscillator (STAMO), overhauls and refurbishments.  Diminishing Manufacturing Sources (DMS) and life-of-type procurement of parts and assemblies to support DMS case resolution, Integrated Logistics Support, maintenance and Field Engineering Services associated with the AEGIS Missile Fire Control System (MFCS) MK 99, for AN/SPY-1 Transmitter Group configurations, and ancillary equipment.  Orders may also be issued for studies, analyses, evaluation and testing, training, and preparation and/or update of documentation (drawings, manuals, and instructions) related to the MFCS MK99 and AN/SPY-1 Transmitter Group.  Additionally, depot support may require installation and checkout spares (INCO), repair parts, accessories, tools, replenishment of spares and repair parts, and necessary packaging and marking.

The scope of work requires demonstrated direct experience with the production, integration, assembly, test, overhaul, design, development, life-cycle engineering, maintenance and logistical support for the AWS SPY-1 Transmitter Group and MK 99 FCS. Due to the nature of this requirement, a prospective offeror would need to demonstrate the required level of technical expertise, as well as the ability to furnish the required non-recurring engineering and tooling necessary to perform the engineering analysis and studies needed for corrective repairs, obsolescence analysis, troubleshooting, and fault tracing and resolution.

All potential sources with the capability to accomplish the requirements referenced in this notice are invited to submit written information sufficient to demonstrate the respondent’s ability to fulfill the requirements described in this notice. Responses to this notice must be submitted via email to the points of contact listed at the bottom of this notice, and must be received no later than 5:00PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on 30 November 2020. Submission shall be in Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat and shall be sent electronically to: John Anderson, Contracting Officer, at john.anderson6@navy.mil and Quinell Watson, Contract Specialist, at john.anderson6@navy.mil. The subject line of emails containing responses or questions related to this notice should reference the solicitation number for this notice and “SPY-1D Transmitter Group and MK 99 FCS Sources Sought Notice.” Please limit responses to a maximum of eight (8) pages in length, excluding the cover page, based on a minimum font size of 10 points. Include a cover page with your response that lists the following information:

a.        Solicitation Number for this Notice

b.       Vendor/Company Name

c.        Vendor Mailing Address and Physical Address (if different)

d.       Name of the Point of Contact

e.       Email Address

f.        Phone Number

g.       Vendor DUNS Number

h.       Business Size Status (based on NAICS code for this notice)

i.         A list of all NAICs codes as identified in the vendor’s Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA)

All information received that includes proprietary markings will be handled in accordance with applicable statutes and regulations. Responses to this notice will not be returned. An acknowledgement of receipt will be provided for all responses received. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within two working days, please notify the points of listed in this notice.

This notice is not a request for proposals. Responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. This notice is issued solely for information and planning purposes and does not constitute a solicitation or obligation on the part of the Government. Neither unsolicited proposals nor any other kind of offers will be considered in response to this notice. Respondents are wholly responsible for any costs or expenses associated with submitting a response. No reimbursement will be made for any costs associated with providing information in response to this notice or any further requests for information relating to a response. Respondents will not be notified of the results of this notice. The information obtained from submitted responses may be used in the development of an acquisition strategy.

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