NIWC_Pacific_MKTSVY_171712 – Sources Sought – Research and Development Sources Sought

Sep 1, 2020 | Sources Sought

In accordance with FAR Clause 52.215-3,
entitled Request for Information or
Solicitation for Planning Purposes (Oct 1997)
(a) The Government does not intend to
award a contract on the basis of this
solicitation or to otherwise pay for the
information solicited except as an allowable
cost under other contracts as provided in
subsection 31.205-18, Bid and proposal
costs, of the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
(b) Although “proposal” and “offeror”
are used in this Request for Information,
your response will be treated as information
only. It shall not be used as a proposal.
(c) This solicitation is issued for the
purpose of: The Naval Information Warfare
Center (NIWC) Pacific in San Diego, CA is
seeking responsible sources that can
perform non-commercial services for
academic research and analysis for the
solution of problems associated with
dynamics of systems in which several
nonlinear elements are coupled together in
arrays and are subject to weak signals in
noisy environments. Specific focuses of this
research and development (R&D)
requirement shall be on the coupled
dynamics of the nonlinear oscillators,
synchronization of the network,
characterization of the rise time, phase
noise and signal reconstruction for the
pattern recognition. This requirement is in
support of R&D of project SPADE-V /
RIDER. The following attachments further
outline the requirement and list the desired
technical experience.
1. Attachment 001 Statement of
2. Attachment 002 Desired
Technical Experience
3. Attachment 003 CDRLs
(End of provision)
The North American Industry Classification
System (NAICS) code applicable to this
acquisition is 541715 – Research and
Development in the Physical, Engineering,
and Life Sciences (except Nanotechnology
and Biotechnology) and the Standard Size is
1,000 employees.
Interested, responsible business concerns
capable of meeting these requirements are
invited to submit a capabilities statement
(not to exceed ten pages) that
demonstrates their capability to provide
such supplies. The capability statement
must also include the following information:
1. Include company name,
address, CAGE code, small business status
(8A, small, small disadvantaged, women-
owned, HUBZone, veteran-owned, or
service-disabled veteran-owned), and point
of contact (POC) information for the
interested firm.
Please respond no later than 8 SEP 2020 at
5:00 PM PST to; 619-
Other general information:
NIWC anticipates conducting an acquisition
pursuant to FAR Part 13, and awarding a
firm-fixed price (FFP) type contract. The
anticipated period of performance is 30 SEP
2020 – 29 SEP 2021.
The anticipated place of performance will be
San Diego, CA.
DATE, all interested parties must respond to
that solicitation announcement separately
from the responses to this announcement.
No reimbursement will be made for any
costs associated with providing information
in response to this announcement.

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