Sources Sought Notice


NOTICE Type: Sources Sought / Market Research for PARTS KIT, HEATING ELEMENT

This is a Sources Sought Notice to request information for Government planning purposes only.  Responses will assist the Government in planning its acquisition strategy for a potential future acquisition. The Government is not committed to issue a solicitation or award a contract as a result of this announcement.  Army Contracting Command – Detroit Arsenal is seeking qualified and capable potential vendors for the manufacture of the following three items.


NSN:  4520014927585

Part number:  5000-30012

NAICS Codes:  423720

Distribution Level & Export Control:

The Technical Data Package will not be released with this Sources Sought Notice.  The TDP will be available when the solicitation is released.  The Distribution Level is Distribution D and Export Controlled.  Your firm must have valid certification under the United States / Canada Joint Certification Program (JCP) ( to be granted access to the technical data package (TDP) when the solicitation is released.  To register, or to re-register, please follow the instructions on the JCP website.  Registration can take several weeks.

For technical assistance in doing business with the Government and doing business electronically, please visit the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) website at to locate a regional center.

The Government is seeking to gain knowledge of interest, capabilities, and qualifications of industry, to include both small and large businesses. 

If your company is interested and can demonstrate the firm’s ability, capability, and responsibility to deliver the equipment summarized above, we encourage you to respond to this announcement with a statement of your qualifications and capability.  Add your name to the Interested Vendors list on under this Sources Sought Notice.  The vendor list is private, only the Contract Specialist can view the vendor list.  When updates are posted to this Notice, you should receive updates automatically.

Please provide the following information in a document via email (contact information is below):

1. Name and address of the firm

2. CAGE Code (valid System for Award Management (SAM), is mandatory.
3. Point of Contact (name, phone number, and email address).
4. Company’s business size status (small or large).  If claiming small business status, the information must be verifiable in SAM.

5. Summary of your company’s expertise in the manufacturing of the part.  Statements of your firm’s expertise should include reference to relevant contracts performed (including a description of the scope, quantity manufactured, contract number, and point of contact with phone number).

6. Summary of your company’s delivery capability.

7. Summary of the place of performance.

8. Is the NAICS Code appropriate for the items being requested?

All interested firms and manufacturers, regardless of size, may respond to this request for information.  Information submissions can include product literature and illustrations, relevant company background/experience.

Information submissions must be received no later than 20 days following posting of this notice. 

Again, this information is being requested for Government planning purposes only and does not commit the Government to any contractual agreement.  This is not a request for proposals.  The Government will not award a contract based upon responses to this announcement.  The Government will not reimburse or pay any costs for preparing or submitting information in response to this notice.

Questions, additional information, and Government responses will be shared and added to this notice in

Thank you for your interest in this Sources Sought Notice.

Submit questions and the required information via email to:

Jacob Wonsowicz

Contract Specialist