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Firing Range Services - Dallas TX

General Information

Document Type:SRCSGT
Posted Date:Oct 04, 2018
Category: Lease or Rental of Facilities
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, Headquarters TSA, 601 S. 12th Street, TSA-25, 10th Floor, Arlington, Virginia, 20598, United States


INTRODUCTION The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is conducting market research to determine interest, capability, and socio-economic category of potential sources for Firing Range Services to support the Dallas, TX Field Office within the Office of Law Enforcement at TSA. This is NOT a solicitation for proposals, proposal abstracts, or quotations. The purpose of this notice is to obtain information regarding: (1) the availability and capability of qualified sources; (2) whether they are small businesses; HUBZone; service-disabled veteran-owned, woman-owned, 8(a), etc.; and (3) their size classification relative to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for the proposed acquisition. Your responses to the information requested will assist the Government in determining the appropriate acquisition method, including whether a set-aside is possible. Note: If you are submitting a capabilities statement and your firm does not own/operate the proposed range facilities, your capabilities statement must address how your firm will meet performance requirements/Limitations on Subcontracting. See Federal Acquisition Clauses 52.219-3, 52.219-14, 52.219-27, or 52.219-29 for information concerning performance requirements/limitations. BACKGROUND The use of commercial or Governmental firing ranges are required to allow agency personnel to train and qualify on various weapons used in the performance of their duties. SCOPE The requirements for an acceptable range are included in the DRAFT REQUIREMENTS section below. The intent of the acquisition is for the rental/usage of existing ranges meeting all specifications outlined in the DRAFT REQUIREMENTS. RESPONSE INFORMATION In order for the TSA to improve its understanding of market capabilities and identify qualified vendors that are capable of providing the required services, a Contractors Capabilities Statement is requested. This statement must identify your companys capabilities to meet the requirements identified in the attached DRAFT Statement of Work (SOW), Full Company Name, DUNS Number, Company Point of Contact, mailing address and phone number, Current Business Size (i.e., small business, 8(a), woman owned, veteran owned, etc.), and what experience you have providing similar and/or same services. The capabilities statement shall not exceed four (4) pages in length and shall be in either PDF or MS Word Format. Please send responses with a subject heading of "Firing Range Services - Dallas, TX." Send your capability statements to Kevin Newton at kevin.newton@tsa.dhs.gov by 10:00 AM Eastern Time on October 25, 2018. Please send any questions to the same e-mail address. Telephone responses will not be accepted. Future information about this acquisition, including issuance of a solicitation and/or applicable amendments, will be issued through FedBizOpps (www.fbo.gov). Interested parties are responsible for ensuring they have the most up-to-date information regarding this acquisition. This Sources Sought Notice is issued solely for informational and planning purposes only and is not a solicitation. A Government requirement for this service is being developed, and a contract may or may not result. This notice does not constitute a commitment by the Government. All information submitted in response to this announcement is voluntary, and the Government will not pay for information requested nor will it compensate any respondent for any cost incurred in developing information provided to the Government. Please note: All contractors doing business with the Federal Government must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database. The website for registration is www.sam.gov. DRAFT REQUIREMENTS The range shall be within a 15 mile radius of the Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport. The proposed range must meet the following standards to qualify for consideration: One (1) live-fire firearms range (covered or all-weather use) a. Not less than 24 firing points b. The range must have a fully concreted surface with distinct shooting positions for the1.5, 3, 7, 15 and optimally 25-yard lines. c. Must have a firearms cleaning area. d. Must accommodate two 10x24ft trailers. The proposed range requirement must meet various standards to qualify. The contractor must make the range available exclusively to the inspectors/officer of DHS. • The designated range area must be closed to the public during the corresponding hours of use. • The range must have parking available for up to 25 vehicles. • The range must have male/female washroom/restroom facilities with running water in proximity • The range may be indoor or outdoor and provide coverings for all weather shooting conditions. • The range must possess a minimum of 24 firing points. • The range must have a fully concreted surface with distinct shooting positions for the 1.5, 3, 7, 15 and 25-yard lines • The range must be able to accommodate low light/night fire drills on all days scheduled. • The range must possess target base stands that are compatible with 1" X 2" fir strips to hold the targets or remote controlled turning targets compatible to fit various target sizes. • The range must have moveable barricades for the 15 and 25 yards lines. • Any covering supports, barricades or barricades holders on the range shall be constructed of a material that does not deflect/ricochet rounds that inadvertently strike it. (Example: wood). • The range must be able to accommodate all handgun calibers to include frangible ammunition for steel targets. • The range must be able to accommodate shotgun slug ammunition. • The range rules cannot disallow movement between firing points or restrict movement-oriented firearms training by students (i.e. standing to kneeling transitions.). • The range rules cannot disallow students from drawing and firing from the holster or students turning and then drawing and firing from the holster. • The range rules cannot disallow students from multiple and rapid-fire drills. • The range rules cannot disallow a student from moving in front of the firing points with an instructor present, (i.e., tactical move and shoot type drills). • The range must have proper drainage control as well as a safe usable all weather surface during rainy conditions, (i.e. concrete). • The range must have a structure to provide shade and rain protection for up to 24 students plus six instructors. • The range must have electrical outlets at the structure site. • Indoor ranges must possess a ventilation system that conforms to existing OSHA standards. • The range must be available on a daily basis Monday through Friday and also include the ability to schedule on weekends or holidays. • The range must have the ability to shoot night fire drills and provide sufficient lighting. • The estimated number of rounds fired per quarter is 132,000. • DHS will have priority scheduling as long as it is done 30 days in advance. DHS personnel will use the range an average of 12 days per month, 8 hours each day for 24 point range. Approximately 44,000 rounds are anticipated to be shot per month. Range requirements must meet OSHA standards.

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POC Kevin Newton,

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