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Ultra Test Mortar Inspection System

General Information

Document Type:SRCSGT
Posted Date:Aug 29, 2018
Category: Instruments and Laboratory Equipment
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command, MICC, MICC - Yuma Proving Ground, ATTN: CCMI-CHD-YP, Bldg 2364, 301 C Street, Yuma, Arizona, 85365-9498, United States

Description

THIS IS A Sources Sought Notice ONLY. The U.S. Government currently intends to award a contract for ultrasonic mortar inspection system to Mistras Group Inc. on an SOLE SOURCE basis, but is seeking vendors that may be able to perform this requirement in order to support a competitive procurement. Accordingly, the U.S. Government highly encourages all interested businesses (large and small) to respond to this sources sought synopsis. In addition, small businesses, in all socioeconomic categories (including, 8(a) Business Development Program, Small Disadvantage Business, Historically Underutilized Business Zone, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, Women-Owned Small Business concerns), must describe their identifying capabilities in meeting the requirements at a fair market price, i.e., information which may help support a set-aside. This requirement is for a quantity of one (1), Ultra Test (UT) Mortar Inspection System for flaw detection in 120mm mortar cannon tubes. This UT system will be used for the semi-automated inspection of mortar and artillery cannon tubes. The U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground (USAYPG) currently has Mistras equipment and the same manufacturer is required to maintain compatibility with existing equipment/software. This notice does not constitute a Request for Quote (RFQ)/Invitation for Bid (IFB)/Request for Proposal (RFP) or a promise to issue an RFQ, IFB or RFP in the future. This notice does not commit the U.S. Government to contract for any supply or service. Further, the U.S. Government is not seeking quotes, bids or proposals at this time and will not accept unsolicited proposals in response to this sources sought notice. The U.S. Government will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this notice. Submittals will not be returned to the responder. A determination not to compete this requirement, based upon responses to this notice, is solely within the discretion of the Government. However, if a competitive solicitation is released, it will be synopsized on the Government wide Point of Entry. It is the responsibility of potential offerors to monitor the Government wide Point of Entry for additional information pertaining to this requirement. The NAICS code(s) is NAICS code 334519 - Other Measuring and Controlling Device Manufacturing. The size standard for NAICS code for 334519, size standard in number of employees is 500. In response to this sources sought, please provide: 1. Identify any condition or action that may be having the effect of unnecessarily restricting competition with respect to this acquisition and identify alternatives or solution solutions. Also contact the MICC Advocate for Competition, Scott Kukes, at scott.d.kukes.civ@mail.mil or 210-466-2269, if you believe that this action is unreasonably restricting competition. Include the subject of the acquisition, this announcement, and the MICC POC information from the Sources Sought Synopsis. Provide the specific aspects that unreasonably restrict competition and the rationale for such conclusion. 2. Name of the firm, point of contact, phone number, email address, DUNS number, CAGE code, identify business size (large business or a small business), and if applicable, a statement regarding small business status (including small business type(s)/certifications(s) such as SDB, 8(a), HUBZone, SDVOSB, WOSB, etc.) and the corresponding NAICS code. 3. Identify whether your firm is interested in competing for this requirement as a prime contractor or not. Identify subcontracting, joint ventures or teaming arrangement that will be pursued, if any. 4. Information in sufficient detail regarding previous experience (indicate whether as a prime contractor or subcontractor) on similar requirements (include size, scope, complexity, timeframe, government or commercial), pertinent certifications, etc., that will facilitate making a capability determination. 5. Information to help determine if the requirement (item or service) is commercially available, including pricing information, basis for the pricing information (e.g., market pricing, catalog pricing), delivery schedules, customary terms and conditions, warranties, etc. 6. Recommendations to improve the Armys approach/specifications/draft to acquiring the identified items.

Original Point of Contact

POC Erik Reta, Phone: 928-328-6163

Place of Performance

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