DLA Aviation – Richmond, Virginia, is issuing this sources sought synopsis as a means of conducting market research to identify parties having an interest in and the resources to support this requirement for the following NSNs and nomenclatures.

Please see the attachment with NSNs and nomenclatures.

The result of this market research will contribute to determining the acquisition strategy of this procurement.

DLA Aviation intends to add NIINs onto a sole source, price pending, subsumable long-term contract with a performance period of one, two-year base period and one, five-year option period to Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation.

Other  interested  parties  may  identify  their  interest  and  capability  to  respond  to  the requirement no later than October 12, 2021.

This is a Sources Sought to determine the availability and technical capability of small businesses (including the following subsets, HUBZone Small Business concerns; Certified 8(a) Small Business concerns, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business concerns, Woman-Owned Small Business concerns) to provide the required products and/or services.

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.

Telephone inquiries will not be accepted or acknowledged, and no feedback or evaluations will be provided to companies regarding their submissions.

Special Requirements:

Critical Application Item

Navy Critical Safety Item (CSI)

ISO 9001:2008 Higher level quality inspection system or equivalent

Submission Instructions: Interested parties are invited to submit a response to this Sources Sought Notice by October 12, 2021.  All responses under this Sources Sought Notice must be emailed to Sakena.Thornton@dla.mil.

If you have any questions concerning this opportunity, please contact: Sakena.Thornton@dla.mil.

Technical Orders and Qualification Requirements are not available.