N68335-21-RFI-0270 – Sources Sought – Shipboard Air Traffic Control Communications (SATCC) Interface Rack.

Mar 23, 2021 | Sources Sought

This Request for Information (RFI) is for information and planning purposes only and does not constitute a Request for Proposal. This request for information shall not be construed as a commitment by the Government to award a contract.

The Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ (NAWCADLKE) intends to negotiate on a sole source basis with Frequentis USA located in Columbia, MD who is the sole manufacturer for the design, development, test and manufacturer of the Shipboard Air Traffic Control Communications (SATCC) interface rack.  Frequentis USA developed the SATCC system and the Government does not own rights to this proprietary system. At this time, the Government is not pursuing the purchase of the data rights due to unsupportable timeline and cost.  

THIS IS NOT AN INVITATION FOR COMPETITVE PROPOSALS. This acquisition is being pursued on a sole source basis Frequentis USA under the statutory authority of 10 USC 2304(C)(1), as implemented in FAR 6.302-1, only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. This notice of intent is not a request for competitive proposals; however, the Government will consider all responses received to this notice. A determination by the Government not to compete this requirement is solely within the discretion of the Government. No solicitation will be available for this procurement. Information provided herein is subject to change and in no way binds the Government to solicit or award a contract.

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