SPRDL1-20-R-0287 – Sources Sought – SOURCES SOUGHT – ENCODER, VMS – 6350-01-612-6614

Sep 1, 2020 | Sources Sought



NSN: 6350-01-612-6614

Part Number:

1) Manufacturer: 74371621-004: 0BFA5

2) Government:   13029361:19200

Quantity: Five (5) Year Long Term Contract

   Minimum Quantity:  12 each

   Maximum Quantity: 469 each

End item: M119A3 Howitzer, Self-Propelled

Response Date: Friday Sept. 18, 2020

Requirements Description: The ENCODER, VMS is the Vehicle Motion Sensor (VMS). It is mounted inside the left wheel hub and sends input to the Internal Navigation System (INU) during movement. Basically, it transmits the distance traveled to the Fire Control Computer. This part is only used on the M119A3.

The Government does not have the pertinent technical data to enable competitive re-procurement. The Government does not own the necessary intellectual property data rights to the pertinent technical data to enable competitive re-procurement. This is not a development effort.

This survey is published in compliance with FAR Part 10, (Market Research). The purpose of this is to canvass the industry for any possible other sources. This request for capability information does not constitute a request for proposals. Submission of any information in response to this market is purely voluntary. The Government assumes no financial responsibility for any costs incurred in responding or in any subsequent exchange of information.

Please Note:

-This notice is NOT open solicitation i.e., Invitation for Bid (IFB) or Request for Proposal (RFP).

-Technical data is NOT available for this item.

-Qualification testing and evaluation IS required to become an approved source.

-Source approval does NOT guarantee business.

-Qualifying as an approved source ONLY provides the opportunity to compete on future solicitations.

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Point of Contact:

Title: Source Approval Officer

Email: usarmy.detroit.tacom.mbx.lcmc-market-surveys@mail.mil

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