This sources sought is for potential sources to provide the services provided below.  The results of this Sources Sought will be utilized to determine if the required product or service exists in the marketplace and if any Small Business Set-Aside opportunities exist. All Small Business Set-Aside categories will be considered.

Estimated RFP release: 2nd Quarter FY22

Estimated Award: 4th Quarter FY22

Possible Period of Performance: Five years

Contractor will provide modifications, upgrades and enhancements, design and development, test and evaluation, operations, sustainment and support to enable fielding or deployment of special test equipment: Test Payload Tube (TPT), Launch Test Stand (LTS), Launch Test Vehicle(s) (LTV), Advanced Payload Module (APM), Cross Flow (CF) Simulator and Control and Data Acquisition Next Generation (CDAS-NG) for the ALTC.  This follow-on contract will also provide continued support for conceptual design of the ULTC, which will include providing element schedule updates. Tasking also includes completion of current design and fabrication of the following special test equipment: TPT, LTS, Underwater Vehicle Arrestment System (UVAS), CF Simulator and CDAS-NG.  The ALTC and ULTC will also provide risk mitigation for the testing of the new weapons system prior to live fire events. Continued air launch testing has been and will continue to be required to meet the ever-changing requirements based on better understanding of what data is needed from full-scale tests. 

This is a follow-on to the previous contract detailed below:

1. Contract Number: N6893619D0049

2. Contract Type: CPFF, 5-year IDIQ

3. Incumbent: JACOBS TECHNOLOGY INC.

All responsible sources must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database at the following website: https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM/. 

Written responses shall be submitted by e-mail to the point(s) of contact listed below or mailed to the Contracting Office Address listed below no later than 10 days from this notice date. (POCs information auto-populates above.)

Contractors must be certified through Defense Logistics Information Services (DLIS) in order to access Controlled Unclassified Information within FBO.  See the DLIS website for registration details: https://public.logisticsinformationservice.dla.mil/jcp/search.aspx

Going forward, all new entities registering in GSA's System for Award Management (SAM), as well as existing registrations being updated or renewed, will require the submission of an original, signed notarized letter identifying the authorized Entity Administrator for the entity associated with the Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number.  Effective June 11, 2018, entities who create or update their registration in SAM.gov to apply only for federal assistance opportunities such as grants, loans, and other financial assistance programs, have a notarized letter on file within 30 days of registration.  Additionally, Effective June 29, 2018, all non-Federal entities who create or update their registration in SAM.gov, have a notarized letter on file within 30 days of registration.  It is recommended that all interested parties be aware that processing this additional information may take several days and are proactive in maintaining the SAM registrations in an "Active" status as the government cannot award to an entity without an "Active" SAM registration.  More information can be found at www.gsa.gov/samupdate.

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 TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION IS STRICTLY VOLUNTARY.