SOURCES SOUGHT ANNOUNCEMENT, 31 August 2020
Item Name: ENCODER, VMS
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.
-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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