SOURCES SOUGHT FOR COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM EQUIPMENT UPGRADE INTEGRATED COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK FOREIGN MILITARY SALES (FMS)

expired opportunity(Expired)
From: Federal Government(Federal)
started - 20 Dec, 2022 (1 month ago)

Start Date

20 Dec, 2022 (1 month ago)
due - 20 Dec, 2022 (1 month ago)

Due Date

23 Dec, 2022 (1 month ago)
Bid Notification

Opportunity Type

Bid Notification
W91CRB-23-S-COBVHC

Opportunity Identifier

W91CRB-23-S-COBVHC
DEPT OF DEFENSE

Customer / Agency

DEPT OF DEFENSE
6515 INTEGRITY COURT  ABERDEEN PROVING GROU , MD 21005-5001  USA

Location

6515 INTEGRITY COURT ABERDEEN PROVING GROU , MD 21005-5001 USA
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INTRODUCTIONThe U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG) on behalf of the Communications-Electronics Command Security Assistance Management directorate (CECOM SAMD) is issuing this Sources Sought notice as a means of conducting market research to identify potential sources having an interest in, and industry technologies available to support/fulfill Foreign Military Sales (FMS) requirements for equipment.The result of this sources sought/market survey will contribute to determining the method of procurement if a requirement materializes. Based on the responses to this sources sought notice/market survey, 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. The U.S. Government requests that interested parties submit a brief description of your company, your company’s solution, and your ability to meet potential system requirements.DISCLAIMERTHIS 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 SOURCES SOUGHT/MARKET RESEARCH IS STRICTLY VOLUNTARY.PROGRAM BACKGROUND• Objective: Acquisition, update, expansion and technical support the equipment and system of the connectivity area of the integrated network communication for the Colombian Joint Command of Military Forces, it includes installation, setting up, put into services, acceptance testing and maintain that should be inter-operable and physical, logical and functionally inter­ connected with the existing equipment• CECOM SAMD administers and manages FMS cases including communications requirements in partner nations. CECOM SAMD’s goal is to satisfy customer country requirements for:[SEE ATTACHMENT A001- TABLE 1]***Vendor shall be responsible for shipping hardware delivery OCONUS to Colombia.• In the Country of COLOMBIAN JOINT COMMAND OF MILITARY FORCES, BOGOTA COLOMBIA, in the locations of Remote Site locations.REQUIRED CAPABILITIESThe purpose of this market research/sources sought is to identify interested sources that can provide and deliver Communications Radios, Spares, Ancillaries and Software, to upgrade equipment, installation, services, and accessories necessary to the country of COLOMBIAN JOINT COMMAND OF MILITARY FORCES, BOGOTA COLOMBIA and meet the following characteristics/requirements:New equipment must be able to be integrated with existing equipment in the current Communications Radio System infrastructure. Installation, Upgrade, and Integration includes the capability to upgrade the Country of Colombia, Colombian Joint Command Of Military Forces, Bogota, Communications Radio System with the following equipment, parts and services:A. OPERATIVE AND TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:Technical Specifications: The quantities of each item are detailed below, and technical specifications of the equipment are described in Table 1.Background: It was provided 64 radio links access brand CERAGON reference IP20 that were purchased to the TRACE SYSTEM companyUse Conditions: Joint Command of Military Forces doesn’t have wide band equipment capacity as required in its fiscal stocks.Amplification kits will be installed for radio links and data concentrators in set points to benefit the military units located at northeast of the country.Joint Command of Military Forces has the facilities and capacity to perform the operative, corrective maintenance and preventive level II according with operating instructions of each equipment.Material Conditions: The kits and cards must be Quality A "New and Original" material to ensure optimal conditions for use.NATO Codification System (NCS) Certification Request: It is requested that the material comply with the agreements established under the NATO Codification System (NCS) and identified by the NATO Stock Number (NSN) to describe the technical specifications and physical characteristics required. Should the articles not arrive cataloged by the NATO Codification System, the following information is requested to be sent.In case the items are not cataloged in the NATO system, it is requested to provide the following information:NATO Codification System (NCS) Certification"Technical name of the article assigned by the manufacturerPart number, reference, model assigned by the manufacturerData sheet of the itemParts catalogNATO number (National Stock Number); if applicableEngineering and technical drawings or manufacturer handbookExpiration information of the articlesTo which equipment does the item belong toFinal disposal at the end of its life cycleTransportation and packing conditionsManufacturer InformationManufacturer NameAddressTelephoneE-mailTax identification codeCountry of originSPECIAL REQUIREMENTSAny resulting contract is anticipated to have a security classification level of Unclassified. Any resulting contract shall be compliant with the specialty metals restriction of the Berry Amendment (10 U.S.C. 2533a and 2533b) in accordance with DFARS clauses 252.225-7008 and 252.225-7009.ELIGIBILITYThe applicable NAICS code for this requirement is 334220.The Product Service Code (PSC) is 5805.SUBMISSION DETAILSInterested sources should furnish the following information, in the format provided below: (1) Name and address of company, with Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code and Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number. Any interested company must be registered with Central Contractor Registration (CCR). (2) Point of Contact Name, Department, phone number, and email address. (3) Identify past and current services your company offers that exactly match the capabilities specified above. (4) Address your company's capability to act as a single provider for the hardware and services defined herein. If significant subcontracting or teaming is anticipated in order to deliver technical capability, organizations should address the administrative and management structure of such arrangements. No phone or email solicitations with regards to the status of any resulting request for proposal (RFP) will be accepted prior to its release.Your response to this Sources Sought, including any capabilities statement(s), shall be electronically submitted to Contract Specialist, Anh Nguyen in either Microsoft Word or Portable Document Format (PDF), via email anh.q.nguyen14.civ@army.mil no later than 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard (ES) on 02 DEC 2022.Reference this sources sought/synopsis number in the e-mail subject line and on all enclosed documents. Responses shall include documented capability to deliver required radio systems and equipment. Information and materials submitted in response to this request WILL NOT be returned. DO NOT SUBMIT CLASSIFIED MATERIAL. 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._____________________________________________________________________________________________________Notice Updates:12/02/2022: The closing date has been extended to 4PM EST on Friday, 23 DEC 2022. The description under this notice was also updated to state vendor shall be responsible for shipping hardware delivery OCONUS to Colombia. No other changes were made.12/02/2022: Attachment A002 Q&A_W91CRB23COBVHC has been uploaded to provide response to question(s) received under this notice. No other changes were made.12/20/2022: Attachment QA A002_W91CRB23SCOBVHC_20DEC2022 has been uploaded to provide responses to addtional questions reqceived under this notice. No other changes were made.

Dates

Start Date

20 Dec, 2022 (1 month ago)

Due Date

23 Dec, 2022 (1 month ago)

Agency Hierarchy

DEPT OF DEFENSE (10000)DEPT OF THE ARMY (2767)AMC (1305)ACC (1385)ACC-CTRS (723)ACC-APG (214)W6QK ACC-APG (166)

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