Sources Sought Synopsis
The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division is issuing this Sources Sought Synopsis as a means of conducting market research to identify parties having an interest in and the resources to support this requirement:
Provide an experienced Subject Matter Expert (SME) familiar with the design, manufacturing, and operation of the L3 Harris Interior Communications Standard Alarm Modules (ICSM) to participate in an on-site System Material Condition Assessment (MCA) and groom. The MCA includes performing functional testing of all ICSM panels installed on board during the construction of the ship. The SME shall troubleshoot all panels for all failures connected to the panel internally and externally. Recommend repairs as needed, including reconfiguring hardware, software, and necessary to support the ICSM panels. The SME shall provide a trip report upon completion of the MCA, the trip report shall document the results of the assessment, the analysis of the results, and recommendations for correcting the ICSM panel discrepancies. The trip report shall be provided within 30 days of completion of the MCA.
Technical assistance onboard 7 Navy ships to groom the Interior Communication Standard Modules (ICSM) Alarm Panels in support of Material Condition Assessment (MCA) and groom.
There are no parts or deliverables, the work requested is for ships grooms of the ICSM alarm panels.
See Appendix 1
The result of this market research will contribute to determining the method of procurement. The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code assigned to this procurement is 335313.
There is no solicitation at this time. This request for capability information does not constitute a request for proposals; submission of any information in response to this market survey is purely voluntary; the government assumes no financial responsibility for any costs incurred.
If your organization has the potential capacity to supply these contract items, please provide the following information:
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The government will evaluate market information to ascertain potential market capacity to:
1) provide supplies consistent in scope and scale with those described in this notice and otherwise anticipated; and
2) secure and apply the full range of corporate financial, human capital, and technical resources required to successfully perform similar requirements.
Based on the responses to this sources sought notice/market research, this requirement may be set-aside for small businesses or procured through full and open competition, and multiple awards may be made. Telephone inquiries will not be accepted or acknowledged, and no feedback or evaluations will be provided to companies regarding their submissions.
Submission Instructions: Interested parties who consider themselves qualified to supply the above-listed items are invited to submit a response to this Sources Sought Notice by July 14, 2020, 3:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. All responses under this Sources Sought Notice must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions concerning this opportunity, please contact: Ruben Velasquez, email@example.com .
Combat Systems Support and Interior Communications (CSS/IC) Branch: Tech Support Services
Statement of Work
Port Hueneme Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Ships Defense Division, S33 Interior Communications Switchboards branch operates and maintains the Interior Communications Standard Alarm Modules (ICSM). The ICSM panels designed to monitor environmental conditions on board the ship through sensors, some of which may include fire, flooding and heat. The ICSM also monitors a number of sensors that monitor equipment on board and the associated equipment to keep the systems up and operational. The ICSWBDs branch is currently in the process of performing Material Condition Assessments (MCAs) for the L3 Harris type-ICSM alarm panels.
Provide an experienced Subject Matter Expert (SME) familiar with the design, manufacturing, and operation of the L3 Harris Interior Communications Standard Alarm Modules (ICSM) to participate in an on-site system Material Condition Assessment (MCA) and groom. The MCA includes performing functional testing and documenting all discrepancies of all ICSM panels installed on board. The SME shall troubleshoot all panels for all failures connected to the panel internally and externally, trouble shoot and document all sensor faults from equipment, intrusion alarms and remote stations. Recommend repairs as needed, including reconfiguration of software, hardware updates, obsolescence issues and necessary changes to support the ICSM panels. The SME shall provide a trip report upon completion of the MCA.
The trip report shall document the results of the assessment, the analysis of the results, and recommendations for correcting the ICSM panel discrepancies. A trip report shall be provided within 30 days of completion of the Material Condition Assessment (MCA). The SME will provide technical support on board each ship to perform the MCA, the last 2 days of the trip will be field training for the ships force personnel.
- Applicable Documents (GFI)
None to report.
4.0 Description of Work
The Contractor shall perform a Material Condition Assessment of all ICSM alarm panels onboard. The SME will provide NSWCPHD_IC/CS SWBD S33 Branch a detailed trip/equipment report within 30 days of completing each ship assessment:
- Perform a full condition assessment of all L3 ICSM alarm panels installed.
- Verify configuration of the ICSM panels
- Verify equipment revisions compatibility
- Document all internal and external faults
- Document all software versions installed
- Document all wiring issues
- Document all missing or broken hardware
- Final product to document all repairs required to re-establish communications and operability of the ICSM alarm panels with a detailed closing report of all findings
- Trip Report of all findings
Unless otherwise indicated, briefings reports may be prepared in contractor format.
6.0 Anticipated Period of Performance:
ARO through 1 year.
7.0 Technical Coordinator