Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Aviation is issuing this Sources Sought Notice as a means of conducting market research to determine if other companies are capable of manufacturing (or legitimately obtaining) the following item: NSN 1680-01-686-4447, aircraft seat cushion. This item is currently manufactured by Oregon Aero Inc. (CAGE 0WY76) under part number 37AH640124. The Weapon System Designator Code is LBA.
This Sources Sought Notice is for informational purposes only. This is not a request for an offer. This does not constitute as 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.
Interested parties who consider themselves qualified to manufacture (or legitimately obtain) the above listed supplies are invited to submit a response to this Sources Sought Notice by November 28, 2022, 2:00pm eastern standard time. All responses under this Sources Sought Notice must be emailed to Gladys Brown (email@example.com).
Contracting Office Address: 6090 Strathmore Rd., Richmond, VA 23237
Primary Point of Contact: Gladys Brown, Acquisition Specialist, Phone: 804-279-1561, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If your company desires to be reviewed and qualified as an “Approved Source” for this item, submit an application package through the Source Approval Request (SAR) Program as outlined in the attached JACG SAM HB document. A SAR package contains all of the technical data needed to demonstrate that the prospective contractor can competently manufacture the product to the same level of quality, or better, than the required item. The onus is on the contractor to document and demonstrate their product is equal to, or better, than the currently approved item, which DLA Aviation is procuring.
If there is an open solicitation for an NSN which you want to submit a SAR, please submit the SAR directly to the buyer noted on the solicitation.
If you are submitting a SAR for an NSN with no open solicitation, please send it to the DLA SAR Program Office address below:
DLA Aviation SAR Program Office
Attn: DLA AVN-DU (SAR Program Manager)
6090 Strathmore Rd.
Richmond, VA 23237