SPRRA1-20-R-0116 – Sources Sought – Multiple NSNs for UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopter Weapon System, Long Term Contract OEM Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

Sep 10, 2020 | Sources Sought

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THERE IS NO SOLICITATION AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME.  REQUEST FOR A SOLICITATION WILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE.  This Sources Sought Synopsis (SSS) is in support of Market Research being conducted by the Defense Logistics Agency to identify potential manufacturing/supply sources, and if future efforts can be competitive or Set Aside for Small Business.  The proposed multiple North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS) Codes are identified on Attachment 1 entitled “Identification of Requirements (IOR)” This SSS is to notify companies that the Defense Logistics Agency, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is seeking qualified sources for the Sole Source acquisition of multiple NSNs (Attachment 1) in support of the UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopter Weapon System. The data needed to acquire these parts competitively is not physically available, they cannot be obtained economically, nor is it possible to draft adequate specifications or any other adequate, economical description of the materials for a competitive solicitation.  As a result, this acquisition is currently being procured under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 6.302-1 Only One Responsible Source and No Other Supplies or Services Will Satisfy Agency Requirements.  The Government is interested in all businesses to include 8(a), small business and small disadvantaged business, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, Hubzone, and Women-Owned small business concerns.  All contractors must meet prequalification requirements in order to be registered as a potential source.  Firms that process the ability and can produce the required item(s) described above are encouraged to identify themselves. 

Contractors are encouraged to seek source approval in order to compete for future solicitations by accessing the website:  https://amcomdmz.redstone.army.mil/casl_cmo/casl_cmo_home and looking under Standardized Aviation and Missile Source Approval Request (SAMSAR).  The contractor shall be capable of successfully performing and complying with any and all special requirements in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in the solicitation annotated above, at the unit prices established at time of a contract award.  The contractor will be responsible for recurring and nonrecurring engineering services associated with becoming a qualified source.  The contractor will also be responsible for all aspects of the manufacturing/production process, including but not limited to: supply chain management, logistics, forecasting of parts, long-lead parts procurement, material forecasting, obsolescence issues and final delivery of assets as well as any and all additional costs incurred resulting from contract performance.

DISCLAIMER: THIS SSS IS ISSUED SOLELY FOR INFORMATIONAL AND PLANNING PURPOSES. IT DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A SOLICITATION (REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL OR REQUEST FOR QUOTATION) OR A PROMISE TO ISSUE A SOLICITATION IN THE FUTURE 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.

The specific requirements for this effort is outlined in Attachment 1 “Identification of Requirements”

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