THIS IS A REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) ONLY.  THERE IS NO SOLICITATION PACKAGE AVAILABLE.  The Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst, NJ seeks to identify potential sources for the production and delivery the ADU-1070/E Adapter, Weapons Loading Hoist, Left Hand, Part Number 4200AS0605-1 and ADU-1071/E Adapter, Weapons Loading Hoist, Right Hand, Part Number 4200AS0605-2 in support of NGJ program. Respondents to this RFI should provide the following:

  • Technical and experience information on their ability to provide that meets the parts list above.
  • Identification of business size, specifically small business size status

Interested companies are requested to provide information on products/services similar in scope and effort. Government-Furnished drawings will be provided in conjunction with this RFI after submission of a current DD2345. Respondents to this RFI may provide catalogs, drawings/illustrations, technical manuals, training descriptions/materials, warranty information, testing documentation, brochures and/or any other documentation that describes their capability to design, develop, manufacture and support an effort of the type described herein.

In addition, it is requested that respondents identify government and/or commercial customers to whom same or similar equipment and have been delivered.  Provide customer points of contact, including a telephone number, e-mail address/web site, quantities sold along with dates sold, and a description of the unit(s).

This RFI is issued for the purpose of determining market interest, feasibility, and capability of sources and does not constitute a request for proposal.  This announcement is not a formal solicitation and is not a request for proposal.  No contract will be awarded from this announcement.  Information herein is based on the best information available at the time of publication, is subject to revision, and is not binding upon the government.  No reimbursement will be made of any costs to provide information in response to this announcement or any follow-up information requests.  Availability of any formal solicitation will be announced under a separate announcement. 

The retrieve drive must be in accordance with government drawings defining required specifications.  The aforementioned drawings contain Export Controlled Data and are subject to the Arms Export Control Act (Title 22, U.S.C SEC 2751).  Contractors must be certified by the Defense Logistics Services Center and have a current DD2345 on file. To request a copy of the drawings, please contact Mr. William Hemhauser.  Please include a certified copy of DD Form 2345, Militarily Critical Technical Data Agreement, with your request.  For DD2345 information call DLIS in Battle Creek, MI at 800-352-3572 or visit the Internet at http://www.dlis.dla.mil/jcp.

This RFI is for information and planning purposes only and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government.  Each response must reference the "sources sought" title.  Responses should be sent to Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, NJ,  e-mail address William.hemhauser@navy.mil. Responses must be received in writing no later than Oct 10, 2021 by 4 pm EDT.