May 30, 2017 4:12 pm Description: ****ATTENTION****ALL FORMAL COMMUNICATION RELATED TO THIS ACQUISITION MUST BE DIRECTED TO Adam Mountain, Contract Specialist, CCAM-ALL, via
. No telephone requests will be accepted. This contract action will result in a modification to the current contract, W58RGZ-16-C-0019 for a period of 6 months, with two options to extend (both for 12 months each). This extension will provide for continued logistical/technical oversight and accountability of the entire Mast Mounted Sight Assembly (MMS) in support of the Kiowa Warrior, OH-58 weapon system currently being procured under contract W58RGZ-16-C-0019. The period of performance for this effort will be approximately 1 July 2017 - 31 December 2019. The contractor shall conduct the handling, removal, and disposal of a radioactive material known as Americium-241 (AM-241) from the OH-58D T-Laser Rangefinder/Designator (T-LRF/D) that is part of the MMS. The contractor shall accomplish all work requirements contained in the Statement of Work (SOW) at the Temple, Texas facility.
The authority cited is 10 United States Code (USC) 2304(c)(1) as implemented by Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 6.302-1(a)(2)(iii)(A) and (B) entitled, Only One Responsible Source, and No Other Supplies or Services Will Satisfy Agency Requirements. The restricted source is DRS Optronics, Inc., Melbourne, Florida, Contractor and Government Entity (CAGE Code: 32865), the original equipment manufacturer (OEM), and the only known source capable of performing this work in the timeframe required to satisfy the Army's minimum needs. This synopsis is provided for informational purposes and is not to be considered a request for proposal. This synopsis is being posted since these options were not previously evaluated as part of the initial contract award.
Firms that recognize and can provide the required services described above are encouraged to identify themselves. Adequate technical data is not available for this acquisition. All offerors must meet prequalification requirements in order to be eligible for award. All responsible sources may submit an offer, which shall be considered by the Agency. The closing date annotated is an estimated date and may be adjusted dependent upon the date of release for solicitation; however, the solicitation will not close prior to the date stated above. Foreign Firms are reminded that all requests for solicitation must be processed through their respective embassies. All prospective manufacturers, or distributors, seeking to compete for a solicitation for Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) Spares, for any restricted source parts, are required to be an AMCOM approved source. To obtain approval, vendors must submit a SAR package, for review and approval, to the Engineering Directorate (ED), Quality Engineering Division. Source approval must be obtained prior to being considered for contract award. Approvals are made on an individual part number basis for a specific manufacturing location (CAGE). Firms are encouraged to seek source approval in order to compete for future solicitations by following the SAR submission guidance provided on the website http://amcomdmz.redstone.army.mil/casl_cmo/casldba.casl_cmo_samsar.
Questions concerning SAR submissions can be directed to the ED SAR Team at EDSAR@amrdec.army.mil
or call the SAR Team at 256-313-8978, 256-313-0341 or 256-313-8994.