THERE IS NO SOLICITATION AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME. REQUEST FOR A SOLICITATION WILL NOT RECEIVE A
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 North American Industry Classification
Systems (NAICS) Code and the corresponding Size Standard employees is located on the table below.
This SSS is to notify companies that the Defense Logistics Agency, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is
seeking qualified sources for the acquisition of a MULTIPLE ITEMS LISTED BELOW in support of the
Patriot weapon system. The AMSC code can be referenced to the table below. As a result, this
acquisition is currently being procured under Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 6.302-1(a)(2)
having only a limited number of responsible sources. 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 possess 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://www.avmc.army.mil/Directorates/SRD/SAR/ then click on AMCOM Spare Parts
Manufacturer or Distributor SAR.
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
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.
NSN: 5998-01-440-8046 — W-A-R-N-I-N-G! DOCUMENT CONTAINS TECHNICAL DATA WHOSE EXPORT IS RESTRICTED
BY THE ARMS EXPORT CONTROL ACT
NSN: 5998-01-440-8043 — W-A-R-N-I-N-G! DOCUMENT CONTAINS TECHNICAL DATA WHOSE EXPORT IS RESTRICTED
BY THE ARMS EXPORT CONTROL ACT.
NSN: 1730-01-500-8450 — W-A-R-N-I-N-G! DOCUMENT CONTAINS TECHNICAL DATA WHOSE EXPORT IS RESTRICTED
BY THE ARMS EXPORT CONTROL ACT
- **NSN: 5998-01-440-8046; P/N: 13507340; NOUN: CCA; NAICS: 334412; # of employees: 750; AMSC: 3P
- NSN: 5998-01-440-8043; P/N: 13507470; NOUN: CCA; NAICS: 334412; # of employees: 750; AMSC: 3D
- NSN: 6130-01-475-0862; P/N: 13508160-2; NOUN: Power Supply; NAICS: 335931; # of employees: 500; AMSC: 3B
** This requirement's Sources Sought Synopsis (SSS) was previously posted on SAM.gov on August 17, 2021 but is now being consolidated.
AMSC 3P: Acquire, for the second or subsequent time, directly from the actual manufacturer. The
rights to use the data needed to purchase this part from additional source(s) are not owned by the
Government and cannot be purchased, developed, or otherwise obtained. It is uneconomical to reverse
engineer this part. This code is used in situations where the Government has the data but does not
own the rights to the data.
AMSC 3D: Acquire, for the second or subsequent time, directly from the actual manufacturer. The
data needed to acquire this part competitively is not physically available, it cannot be obtained
economically, nor is it possible to draft adequate specifications or any other adequate, economical
description of the material for a competitive solicitation.
AMSC 3B: Acquire, for the second or subsequent time, directly from the actual manufacturer. This
part must be acquired from a manufacturing source(s) specified on a source control or selected item
drawing as defined by the current version of DoD-STD-100. Suitable technical data, Government data
rights, or manufacturing knowledge are not available to permit acquisition from other sources, nor
qualification testing of another part, nor use of a second source part in the intended application.
Although, by DoD-STD-100 definition, altered and selected items shall have an adequate technical
data package, data at required data or data rights are not in Government possession and cannot be economically obtained.