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SPARTA

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Sep 16, 2020
Category: Recreational and Athletic Equipment
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

24 SOW HURLBURT FIELD FL 32544 USA

Description

This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with (IAW) Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, �Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items,� as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This solicitation is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ) IAW FAR Part 12 �Acquisition of Commercial Items� and 13 �Simplified Acquisition Procedures� (SAP). This combined synopsis/solicitation and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2020-07, effective 31 August 2020. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. This announcement constitutes one (1) solicitation, quote number H92429-20-Q-0022, which will result in one (1) firm fixed price contract to provide Sparta plates/software for the 24 SOW. This is a competitive solicitation, as a 100% set-aside for Small Business Concerns. Offerors must be registered in http://www.sam.gov prior to contract award, and be reflected as a small business concern for the applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this project is 339920 and Federal Supply Code (FSC) code 7810. The Size Standard for NAICS 339920 is 750 people. QUOTES ARE DUE BY: 25 SEP 2020 @ 02:00 PM CST or SOONER. Email Response is the required method of submitting your quote. It is the Contractor�s responsibility to insure the quote is received at the designated location and time specified. CLIN� CLIN DESCRIPTION� QTY� UNIT� UNIT PRICE Please see Attachment 1 � Offer Schedule and Attachment 2 � Brand Name Justification for the CLIN Breakdown. The following provisions & clauses apply to this solicitation and will remain in full force in any resultant award: FAR 52.204-24 Representation Regarding Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment. (Aug 2020) The Offeror shall not complete the representation at paragraph (d)(1) of this provision if the Offeror has represented that it �does not provide covered telecommunications equipment or services as a part of its offered products or services to the Government in the performance of any contract, subcontract, or other contractual instrument� in the provision at 52.204-26, Covered Telecommunications Equipment or Services�Representation, or in paragraph (v) of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items. ����� (a) Definitions. As used in this provision� ����� Backhaul, covered telecommunications equipment or services, critical technology, interconnection arrangements, reasonable inquiry, roaming, and substantial or essential component have the meanings provided in the clause 52.204-25, Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment. ����� (b) Prohibition. (1) Section 889(a)(1)(A) of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (Pub. L. 115-232) prohibits the head of an executive agency on or after August 13, 2019, from procuring or obtaining, or extending or renewing a contract to procure or obtain, any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system. Nothing in the prohibition shall be construed to� ��������������� (i) Prohibit the head of an executive agency from procuring with an entity to provide a service that connects to the facilities of a third-party, such as backhaul, roaming, or interconnection arrangements; or ��������������� (ii) Cover telecommunications equipment that cannot route or redirect user data traffic or cannot permit visibility into any user data or packets that such equipment transmits or otherwise handles. ���������� (2) Section 889(a)(1)(B) of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (Pub. L. 115-232) prohibits the head of an executive agency on or after August 13, 2020, from entering into a contract or extending or renewing a contract with an entity that uses any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system. This prohibition applies to the use of covered telecommunications equipment or services, regardless of whether that use is in performance of work under a Federal contract. Nothing in the prohibition shall be construed to� � ��������������(i) Prohibit the head of an executive agency from procuring with an entity to provide a service that connects to the facilities of a third-party, such as backhaul, roaming, or interconnection arrangements; or ��������������� (ii) Cover telecommunications equipment that cannot route or redirect user data traffic or cannot permit visibility into any user data or packets that such equipment transmits or otherwise handles. ����� (c) Procedures. The Offeror shall review the list of excluded parties in the System for Award Management (SAM) (https://www.sam.gov) for entities excluded from receiving federal awards for �covered telecommunications equipment or services�. ����� (d) Representation. The Offeror represents that� ���������� (1) It ? will, ? will not provide covered telecommunications equipment or services to the Government in the performance of any contract, subcontract or other contractual instrument resulting from this solicitation. The Offeror shall provide the additional disclosure information required at paragraph (e)(1) of this section if the Offeror responds �will� in paragraph (d)(1) of this section; and ���������� (2) After conducting a reasonable inquiry, for purposes of this representation, the Offeror represents that� ������� ��It ? does, ? does not use covered telecommunications equipment or services, or use any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services. The Offeror shall provide the additional disclosure information required at paragraph (e)(2) of this section if the Offeror responds �does� in paragraph (d)(2) of this section. ����� (e) Disclosures. (1) Disclosure for the representation in paragraph (d)(1) of this provision. If the Offeror has responded �will� in the representation in paragraph (d)(1) of this provision, the Offeror shall provide the following information as part of the offer: ��������������� (i) For covered equipment� �������������������� (A) The entity that produced the covered telecommunications equipment (include entity name, unique entity identifier, CAGE code, and whether the entity was the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or a distributor, if known); �������������������� (B) A description of all covered telecommunications equipment offered (include brand; model number, such as OEM number, manufacturer part number, or wholesaler number; and item description, as applicable); and �������������������� (C) Explanation of the proposed use of covered telecommunications equipment and any factors relevant to determining if such use would be permissible under the prohibition in paragraph (b)(1) of this provision. ��������������� (ii) For covered services� ��� �����������������(A) If the service is related to item maintenance: A description of all covered telecommunications services offered (include on the item being maintained: Brand; model number, such as OEM number, manufacturer part number, or wholesaler number; and item description, as applicable); or �������������������� (B) If not associated with maintenance, the Product Service Code (PSC) of the service being provided; and explanation of the proposed use of covered telecommunications services and any factors relevant to determining if such use would be permissible under the prohibition in paragraph (b)(1) of this provision. ���������� (2) Disclosure for the representation in paragraph (d)(2) of this provision. If the Offeror has responded �does� in the representation in paragraph (d)(2) of this provision, the Offeror shall provide the following information as part of the offer: ��������������� (i) For covered equipment� �������������������� (A) The entity that produced the covered telecommunications equipment (include entity name, unique entity identifier, CAGE code, and whether the entity was the OEM or a distributor, if known); �������������������� (B) A description of all covered telecommunications equipment offered (include brand; model number, such as OEM number, manufacturer part number, or wholesaler number; and item description, as applicable); and �������������������� (C) Explanation of the proposed use of covered telecommunications equipment and any factors relevant to determining if such use would be permissible under the prohibition in paragraph (b)(2) of this provision. ��������������� (ii) For covered services� �������������������� (A) If the service is related to item maintenance: A description of all covered telecommunications services offered (include on the item being maintained: Brand; model number, such as OEM number, manufacturer part number, or wholesaler number; and item description, as applicable); or �������������������� (B) If not associated with maintenance, the PSC of the service being provided; and explanation of the proposed use of covered telecommunications services and any factors relevant to determining if such use would be permissible under the prohibition in paragraph (b)(2) of this provision. (End of provision) 52.204-25 Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment. (Aug 2020) ����� (a) Definitions. As used in this clause� ����� Backhaul means intermediate links between the core network, or backbone network, and the small subnetworks at the edge of the network (e.g., connecting cell phones/towers to the core telephone network). Backhaul can be wireless (e.g., microwave) or wired (e.g., fiber optic, coaxial cable, Ethernet). ����� Covered foreign country means The People�s Republic of China. ����� Covered telecommunications equipment or services means� ���������� (1) Telecommunications equipment produced by Huawei Technologies Company or ZTE Corporation (or any subsidiary or affiliate of such entities); ���������� (2) For the purpose of public safety, security of Government facilities, physical security surveillance of critical infrastructure, and other national security purposes, video surveillance and telecommunications equipment produced by Hytera Communications Corporation, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Company, or Dahua Technology Company (or any subsidiary or affiliate of such entities); ���������� (3) Telecommunications or video surveillance services provided by such entities or using such equipment; or ���������� (4) Telecommunications or video surveillance equipment or services produced or provided by an entity that the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Director of National Intelligence or the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, reasonably believes to be an entity owned or controlled by, or otherwise connected to, the government of a covered foreign country. ����� Critical technology means� ���������� (1) Defense articles or defense services included on the United States Munitions List set forth in the International Traffic in Arms Regulations under subchapter M of chapter I of title 22, Code of Federal Regulations; ���������� (2) Items included on the Commerce Control List set forth in Supplement No. 1 to part 774 of the Export Administration Regulations under subchapter C of chapter VII of title 15, Code of Federal Regulations, and controlled- ��������������� (i) Pursuant to multilateral regimes, including for reasons relating to national security, chemical and biological weapons proliferation, nuclear nonproliferation, or missile technology; or ��������������� (ii) For reasons relating to regional stability or surreptitious listening; ���������� (3) Specially designed and prepared nuclear equipment, parts and components, materials, software, and technology covered by part 810 of title 10, Code of Federal Regulations (relating to assistance to foreign atomic energy activities); ������� ���(4) Nuclear facilities, equipment, and material covered by part 110 of title 10, Code of Federal Regulations (relating to export and import of nuclear equipment and material); ���������� (5) Select agents and toxins covered by part 331 of title 7, Code of Federal Regulations, part 121 of title 9 of such Code, or part 73 of title 42 of such Code; or ���������� (6) Emerging and foundational technologies controlled pursuant to section 1758 of the Export Control Reform Act of 2018 (50 U.S.C. 4817). ����� Interconnection arrangements means arrangements governing the physical connection of two or more networks to allow the use of anothers network to hand off traffic where it is ultimately delivered (e.g., connection of a customer of telephone provider A to a customer of telephone company B) or sharing data and other information resources. ����� Reasonable inquiry means an inquiry designed to uncover any information in the entitys possession about the identity of the producer or provider of covered telecommunications equipment or services used by the entity that excludes the need to include an internal or third-party audit. ����� Roaming means cellular communications services (e.g., voice, video, data) received from a visited network when unable to connect to the facilities of the home network either because signal coverage is too weak or because traffic is too high. ����� Substantial or essential component means any component necessary for the proper function or performance of a piece of equipment, system, or service. ����� (b) Prohibition.�� ���������� (1) Section 889(a)(1)(A) of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (Pub. L. 115-232) prohibits the head of an executive agency on or after August 13, 2019, from procuring or obtaining, or extending or renewing a contract to procure or obtain, any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system. The Contractor is prohibited from providing to the Government any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system, unless an exception at paragraph (c) of this clause applies or the covered telecommunication equipment or services are covered by a waiver described in FAR 4.2104. ���������� (2) Section 889(a)(1)(B) of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (Pub. L. 115-232) prohibits the head of an executive agency on or after August 13, 2020, from entering into a contract, or extending or renewing a contract, with an entity that uses any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system, unless an exception at paragraph (c) of this clause applies or the covered telecommunication equipment or services are covered by a waiver described in FAR 4.2104. This prohibition applies to the use of covered telecommunications equipment or services, regardless of whether that use is in performance of work under a Federal contract. ����� (c) Exceptions. This clause does not prohibit contractors from providing� ���������� (1) A service that connects to the facilities of a third-party, such as backhaul, roaming, or interconnection arrangements; or ���������� (2) Telecommunications equipment that cannot route or redirect user data traffic or permit visibility into any user data or packets that such equipment transmits or otherwise handles. ����� (d) Reporting requirement. (1) In the event the Contractor identifies covered telecommunications equipment or services used as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system, during contract performance, or the Contractor is notified of such by a subcontractor at any tier or by any other source, the Contractor shall report the information in paragraph (d)(2) of this clause to the Contracting Officer, unless elsewhere in this contract are established procedures for reporting the information; in the case of the Department of Defense, the Contractor shall report to the website at https://dibnet.dod.mil. For indefinite delivery contracts, the Contractor shall report to the Contracting Officer for the indefinite delivery contract and the Contracting Officer(s) for any affected order or, in the case of the Department of Defense, identify both the indefinite delivery contract and any affected orders in the report provided at https://dibnet.dod.mil. �������� ��(2) The Contractor shall report the following information pursuant to paragraph (d)(1) of this clause ��������������� (i) Within one business day from the date of such identification or notification: the contract number; the order number(s), if applicable; supplier name; supplier unique entity identifier (if known); supplier Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) code (if known); brand; model number (original equipment manufacturer number, manufacturer part number, or wholesaler number); item description; and any readily available information about mitigation actions undertaken or recommended. ��������������� (ii) Within 10 business days of submitting the information in paragraph (d)(2)(i) of this clause: any further available information about mitigation actions undertaken or recommended. In addition, the Contractor shall describe the efforts it undertook to prevent use or submission of covered telecommunications equipment or services, and any additional efforts that will be incorporated to prevent future use or submission of covered telecommunications equipment or services. ����� (e) Subcontracts. The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (e) and excluding paragraph (b)(2), in all subcontracts and other contractual instruments, including subcontracts for the acquisition of commercial items. (End of clause) 52.204-26 Covered Telecommunications Equipment or Services-Representation. (Dec 2019) ����� (a) Definitions. As used in this provision, �covered telecommunications equipment or services� has the meaning provided in the clause 52.204-25, Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment. ����� (b) Procedures. The Offeror shall review the list of excluded parties in the System for Award Management (SAM) (https://www.sam.gov) for entities excluded from receiving federal awards for �covered telecommunications equipment or services�. ����� (c) Representation. The Offeror represents that it ? does, ? does not provide covered telecommunications equipment or services as a part of its offered products or services to the Government in the performance of any contract, subcontract, or other contractual instrument. (End of provision) FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items (Jun 2020) is amended to read: Offeror shall electronically submit signed and dated offer to 24 SOW/PK, using the Offer Schedule at Attachment 1, by 02:00 p.m. CST on 25 September 2020, via email addresses: Jaime.Collins.2@us.af.mil AND William.Lawson.12@us.af.mil, with the solicitation number in the subject block.� The government reserves the right to evaluate proposals and award a contract without discussions with offerors. Hard Copy and Facsimile proposals will not be accepted. Offers shall be evaluated in accordance with FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation of Commercial Items (Oct 2014) which is incorporated into this Request for Quotation below. The Government anticipates the award of one (1) contract from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: (i) Technical capability (ii) Price. Technical capability is approximately equal to price. The Government will award a Firm Fixed Price � contract to the technically-acceptable and responsible offeror with the lowest priced offer. The offeror shall submit a completed �Offer Schedule� (Attachment 1) with all white fields completed, to be evaluated. The offer will be determined technical acceptability if all items specified in Offer Schedule (Attachment 1) are included in the Sparta plates/software quote. �Offers determined technically unacceptable will not be further considered for award. FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications (Aug 2020) - Commercial Items applies to this Request for Quotation (RFQ), and the offeror must include a completed copy of these provisions with their quote or indicate (with DUNS Number) that current information is available on the federal government website ORCA (htpps://www.sam.gov) The full text of these clauses and provisions may be accessed electronically at the website: http://farsite.hill.af.mil. Prospective contractors must be registered in the Central Contractor Registration Database prior to award of a government contract. FAR 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions -- Commercial Items (Oct 2018) FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders -- Commercial Items (Aug 2020) Attachments: Offer Schedule Brand Name Justification

Original Point of Contact

POC Jaime M. Collins, Phone: 8508846007, William Lawson, Phone: 8508840732

Place of Performance

Address:
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