DESCRIPTION: This is a sources sought. This announcement is in support of market research to determine the feasibility of a Full and Open acquisition and to identify potential sources that can provide the Maintenance and Overhaul of the following item:

NOMENCLATURE: Control Recorder
Input/Output NSN: 6695-01-325-3391
Input/Output P/N: 29328203

ESTIMATED QUANTITY RANGE: Minimum 12 – Maximum 72 each
Maximum of 72 each includes quantity of 60 US and a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Quantity of 12 each
The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code is 334519 and the size standard is 500 employees.

The Control Recorder is NOT a Critical Safety Item (CSI). There is no adequate DMWR for this item and it is restricted to approved sources only. It must be overhauled by the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) or other approved sources. The OEM Is GE Aviation Systems. (CAGE 35012). Interested parties who have capability to perform the above effort should respond to this notice and identify your business size and socio economic status as applicable.

Contractors are encouraged to seek Source Approval Request (SAR) in order to become an approved source by submitting documentation in accordance with the Competition Advocate's Shopping List procedures. Questions concerning SAR submissions can be directed to the ED SAR Team at or call the SAR Team at 256-876-3198 or 256-313-8998. The solicitation will not close prior to the closing date stated on the solicitation.

This announcement is for information and planning purposes only and should not be construed as a commitment by the Government for any purpose. This announcement does not constitute a RFP. A synopsis will be issued at a later date for this
requirement. Requests for a solicitation will not receive a response. No reimbursement will be made for any costs associated with providing information in response to this announcement and any follow-up information requested. No basis for claim against the
Government shall arise as a result of a response to this announcement or Government use of any information provided. This announcement does not restrict the Government to an ultimate acquisition strategy. The Government reserves the right to consider
acquisition strategies as deemed appropriate. Submittal of information is requested via electronic mail only to Karen Greenwood, Contract Specialist no later than 9 October 2021.