The Army Contracting Command – Rock Island (ACC-RI) is issuing this sources sought as a means of conducting market research to identify potential sources having an interest to provide the following Ammunition Chests:

1. M2A1 Ammunition Chest, in accordance with the following:

          Drawing 7553296 Rev M dated 8 MAR 2011

Special Packaging Instructions (SPI) P13-19-1023 Rev D 7 FEB 2017, with Engineering Change Proposal 457-0035-001 dated 10 FEB 2017

2. M2A2 Ammunition Chest, in accordance with the following:

          Drawing 7553299 Rev R dated 23 FEB 2018

          Drawing 7553301 Rev K dated 23 FEB 2018

          Drawing 7553302 Rev K dated 21 OCT 2015

          Drawing 7553309 Rev L dated 23 FEB 2018

          Drawing 7553310 Rev K dated 23 FEB 2018

          Drawing 7553312 Rev L dated 23 FEB 2018

          Drawing 13032542 dated 26 JUL 2012

          Drawing 13032546 Rev A dated 18 JAN 2018

          Drawing 13032548 Rev A dated 18 JAN 2018

          Drawing 13032549 Rev A dated 18 JAN 2018

The result of this market research will contribute to determining the method of procurement, if a requirement materializes. Based on the responses to this sources sought notice/market research, this requirement may be set-aside for small businesses (in full or in part) or procured through full and open competition. Multiple awards may be made. All small business set-aside categories will be considered. Telephone inquiries will not be accepted or acknowledged, and no feedback or evaluations will be provided to companies regarding submissions.

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.

ELIGIBILITY

The applicable NAICS code for this requirement is 332439 with a Small Business Size Standard of 500 employees.

SUBMISSION DETAILS

Your response to this Sources Sought, including any capabilities statement, shall be electronically submitted to the Contract Specialist, Nick Brown, in either Microsoft Word or Portable Document Format (PDF), via email nicholas.j.brown91.civ@mail.mil no later than 12:00 p.m. Central on 1 October 2021 and reference this sources sought number in subject line of e-mail and on all enclosed documents. Information and materials submitted in response to this request WILL NOT be returned. DO NOT SUBMIT CLASSIFIED MATERIAL.

If your organization has the potential capacity to provide the required products/systems, please provide the following information: 1) Organization name, address, primary points of contact (POCs) and their email address, FAX, Web site address, telephone number, and type of ownership for the organization; and 2) Tailored capability statements addressing the requirements of this notice, with appropriate documentation supporting claims of organizational and staff capability. If significant subcontracting or teaming is anticipated in order to deliver technical capability, organizations should address the administrative and management structure of such arrangements.

All data received in response to this Sources Sought that is marked or designated as corporate or proprietary will be fully protected from any release outside the Government.