W15QKN-21-R-0DXP – Sources Sought – Benet Technical Support

Oct 3, 2020 | Sources Sought

PSC: AD24 – R&D – Defense Other: Services (Engineering Development)

NAICS Code: 541330 – Engineering Services

The U.S. Army Contracting Command – New Jersey, on behalf of U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command – Armaments Center (CCDC AC), at WSEC, Benet Laboratories, Watervliet, New York is conducting market research to determine the capability of businesses to identify potential sources that can provide technical support services to Benet Laboratories’ underlying support systems; information technology, project management, technical assistants, and electrical engineering. Benet Laboratories is an Army RDT&E facility that is tasked to maintain the Army’s expertise in the technology, design, development, engineering and production and field support for large caliber armament systems (consisting of cannons, mortars, recoilless rifles, tank gun mounts, recoil mechanisms, munitions handling systems and tank turret components).  

The types of work involved includes (but is not limited to) the following:

  • Database Maintenance and system documentation
  • Backup, restoration, testing, and customization of software
  • Data export/import for database migration
  • Preparation of reports, briefings and documentations
  • Coordinating programs and projects
  • Develop and report Earned Value Management
  • Evaluate schedule and cost variances
  • Develop and maintain Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) using Critical Path Methodology (CPM)
  • Technical writing, editing, technical/graphic knowledge
  • Real-time Software Engineering (Electrical)
  • Electrical requirements, evaluate concepts, material analysis
  • Graphical User Interface GUI development software
  • Test data acquisition systems

This effort is planned to be a single-award Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), firm fixed price type contract to enable Benet Laboratories’ program managers meet performance and schedule milestones. 

DISCLAIMER

“THIS SOURCES SOUGHT IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. THIS IS NOT A “REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP)” TO BE SUBMITTED. IT DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A SOLICITATION 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. RESPONSES WILL NOT BE RETURNED TO THE RESPONDER. NOT RESPONDING TO THIS NOTICE DOES NOT PRECLUDE PARTICIPATION IN ANY FUTURE REQUEST FOR QUOTE (RFQ) OR INVITATION FOR BID (IFB) OR RFP, IF ANY ISSUED. IF A SOLICITATION IS RELEASED, IT WILL BE SYNOPSIZED ON THE GOVERNMENT-WIDE POINT OF ENTRY (GPE). IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF POTENTIAL OFFERORS TO MONITOR THE GPE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PERTAINING TO THIS REQUIREMENT.”

BACKGROUND:

The applicable NAICS code for this requirement is 541330 with a Small Business Size Standard of $41.5 m. The Product Service Code is AD24. Businesses of all sizes are encouraged to respond; however, each respondent must clearly identify their business size (to include any socioeconomic subcategories) in their capabilities statement.

SUBMISSION DETAILS: Each potential source is requested to provide the contract number(s), dollar value(s) and brief description of work previously or currently being performed, which specifically demonstrates the contractor’s ability to successfully satisfy the requirements of Engineering and Technical Services, with focus on the potential tasks listed above.  Firms shall also provide point of contact information, where available, for the efforts cited above.  In addition, please provide the firm’s name and address, point of contact with telephone number and email address, CAGE Code and DUNS number, and size of business (i.e. large, small, disadvantaged, veteran owned, woman owned, etc.). All data should be sent at no cost to the US Government within 30 calendar days from the date of this publication to the US Army CCDC AC. ATTN: Kelly Lynch, Contract Specialist, kelly.a.lynch21.civ@mail.mil; Elizabeth Horak, Contracting Officer, Elizabeth.a.horak2.civ@mail.mil .. 

This is a market survey for information only, and shall not be construed as a request for a proposal or as an obligation on the part of the US Government.  The US Government does not intend to award a contract on the basis of this market survey or otherwise pay for information solicited.

The official response must be submitted to: U.S. Army Contracting Command New Jersey, CCNJ-JA, ATTN: Kelly Lynch, Building 9, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ 07806. Electronic submittals are preferred and should be sent to Email: kelly.a.lynch21.civ@mail.mil. Phone inquiries will not be addressed; all requests should be submitted in writing via email. Respondents will not be notified of the results of the survey.

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