SPRRA221R0045 – Sources Sought – Consolidated Buys: CCA, CCA, Power Supply

Sep 8, 2021 | Sources Sought

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 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 
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.

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

  1. **NSN: 5998-01-440-8046; P/N: 13507340; NOUN: CCA; NAICS: 334412; # of employees: 750; AMSC: 3P
  2. NSN: 5998-01-440-8043; P/N: 13507470; NOUN: CCA; NAICS: 334412; # of employees: 750; AMSC: 3D
  3. 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.
 

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