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69--8th Brigade Drone Curriculum and Simulation Software

69--8th Brigade Drone Curriculum and Simulation Software

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Aug 26, 2021
Category: Training Aids and Devices
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address



AMENDMENT NOTICE: This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. The solicitation number is USACCJROTC00027 and is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ), unless otherwise indicated herein. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2021-07. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 511210 with a small business size standard of $38.50M. This requirement is a Small Business Set-Aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids. The solicitation pricing on www.UnisonMarketplace.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted, and, unless otherwise displayed at www.UnisonMarketplace.com, will end on: 2021-08-31 11:00:00.0 Eastern Time. This time supersedes the Offers Due Time listed above. FOB Destination shall be in the Statement of Work. The MICC End User requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following: LI 001: 1200 Brand Name or Equal to Unmanned Safety Institute, Inc. Online Curriculum, Digital textbooks ISBN 978-0-9987295-1-0,workbooks ISBN 978-0-99872954-1, and test codes for online testing and certifications. The Contractor shall provide an online, self-paced interactive learning program that provides students core knowledge and practical skills in drone regulations and operations. The curriculum must include training modules and labs in the following areas: (1) Instruction to prepare students to take and pass the FAR Part 107 exam. -FAA rules and regulations pertaining to commercial drone operation -FAR Part 107 Study Guide (2) Instruction on Visual Line of Sight (VLOS) Operations -FAA rules and regulations pertaining to VLOS and Section 107.31 (3) Instruction on the Unmanned System Safety Course -Safety considerations for general drone operation -Safety aspects for common drone models (4) sUAS Operation Course -Operational techniques and drone handling procedures (5) sUAS Safety Ground School. -Safe operation of drones -National airspace rules and regulations (6) Digital textbooks and workbooks for participating students. -Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) technologies, platforms and systems -Origins and development of unmanned aviation -Commercial and government application of small UAS technology -Concepts and theories associated with remote sensing -Categories of UAS control stations and methods of UAS control -Data link configurations (7) Tie-in with simulation skill and certification training -Use of data link software -Systems and flight time tracking (8) The curriculum will result in the following certifications. -sUAS Safety Certification Level 1 -sUAS Safety Certification Level 2 -Visual Line of Sight System Operations - VSO Ground -VSO Flight ALL EQUIPMENT FULFILLMENT AND SHIPMENT TO FINAL DESTINATION UNDER THIS CONTRACT SHALL OCCUR DURING THE PERIOD 20 August 2021 -20 September 2021. Monday-Friday, no weekend or holiday deliveries. See attached SOW and Delivery Instructions for further details., 1200, EA; LI 002: 1200 Brand Name or Equal to Zypher drone simulation software licenses / Learning Management System. The Contractor shall provide drone flight simulation software (Personal Computer (PC) or Medium Access Control (MAC)), one license per student, which provides the following: (1) Learning Management System for each student. -Teacher can assign modules for the students to complete -Teachers can monitor student progress (2) Visual Observer -Teachers can monitor student flights while in progress (3) Objective data collection and reporting -Teachers can receive a report after each training module -Teachers can review reports on-line (4) Ability to adjust difficulty levels. -Basic level for new drone pilots. -Teacher can scale the difficulty level as the students gain experience and skill (5) sUAS Safety Ground School. -Safe operation of drones -National airspace rules and regulations (6) Multiple controller support. -The simulator will work with multiple types of commercially available controllers (7) Weather variations. -Can be adjusted for wind or no wind (8) Multiple drone models. -Simulates various commercially available drone models -Software updates to add new drone models as necessary (9) Effective feedback. -Provides immediate feedback so students can adjust flying habits accordingly ALL EQUIPMENT FULFILLMENT AND SHIPMENT TO FINAL DESTINATION UNDER THIS CONTRACT SHALL OCCUR DURING THE PERIOD 20 August 2021 -20 September 2021. Monday-Friday, no weekend or holiday deliveries. See attached SOW and Delivery Instructions for further details., 1200, EA; LI 003: 1200 Brand Name or Equal to Vista Data Collection Software. The Contractor shall provide data collection software (Personal Computer (PC) or Medium Access Control (MAC)) that interacts with the drone flight simulation software which provides the following: (1) Equipment and aircraft tracking and maintenance. -Track drone type for flight simulation (2) Student drone simulation flight-hour tracking. -Interact with drone flight simulation software to track student flight-hours (3) Safety Risk Management. -Students can manage risk for simulated drone flights (4) Administrative oversight, insight, and reporting -Creates reports for teach and student use on drone flight information ALL EQUIPMENT FULFILLMENT AND SHIPMENT TO FINAL DESTINATION UNDER THIS CONTRACT SHALL OCCUR DURING THE PERIOD 20 August 2021 -20 September 2021. Monday-Friday, no weekend or holiday deliveries. See attached SOW and Delivery Instructions for further details., 1200, EA; LI 004: 1200 Brand Name or Equal to FlySky FS-i6S. The Contractor shall provide a game controller for each simulator license. Students will not be expected to share, or provide their own controllers for the drone simulation STEM education. ALL EQUIPMENT FULFILLMENT AND SHIPMENT TO FINAL DESTINATION UNDER THIS CONTRACT SHALL OCCUR DURING THE PERIOD 20 August 2021 -20 September 2021. Monday-Friday, no weekend or holiday deliveries. See attached SOW and Delivery Instructions for further details., 1200, EA; Solicitation and Buy Attachments ***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the Submit a Question feature at www.UnisonMarketplace.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.*** For this solicitation, MICC End User intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, Unison Marketplace. Unison Marketplace has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. MICC End User is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agencys ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids. All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.UnisonMarketplace.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.UnisonMarketplace.com. Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.UnisonMarketplace.com should proceed to www.UnisonMarketplace.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact Marketplace Support at 1.877.933.3243 or via email at marketplacesupport@unisonglobal.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.UnisonMarketplace.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.UnisonMarketplace.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.UnisonMarketplace.com process. Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or Marketplace Support at 1.877.933.3243 or marketplacesupport@unisonglobal.com.Use of Unison Marketplace: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through Unison Marketplace in compliance with the Unison Marketplace Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. This is currently an unfunded requirement with a high expectation that funds will be available. When and if funds become available a contract will be awarded at that time. The offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions: FAR 52.252-1, Solicitation. Provisions Incorporated by Reference; FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors; 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications; FAR 52.211-6, Brand name or Equal. The following clauses apply to this solicitation: FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions � Commercial Items. The following FAR clauses in paragraph (b) of FAR clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, apply: 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First Tier Subcontract Awards; 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside; 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation; 52.222-3, Convict Labor; 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies; 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity; 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities; 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases; 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer--System for Award Management. 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim; The following DFARS clauses apply: DFARS 252.04-7004, Alternate A System for Award Management; 252.211-7003, Item Identification and Valuation; 252.225-7002, Qualifying Country Sources as Subcontractors; 252.232-7010, Levies on Contract Payments; 252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials; 252.225-7001, Buy American Act and Balance Of Payments Program; 252.225-7036, Buy American Act -- Free Trade Agreements -- Balance of Payments Program; 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests; 252.247-7023, Primary and ALT III, Transportation of Supplies by Sea. IAW 52.204-7 System for Award Management (SAM) Registration (July 2013), the offeror must be registered in SAM and fully input their Representations and Certifications for a complete record. Information can be found at http://www.sam.gov or by calling 866-606-8220, or 334-206-7828 for international calls. 52.204-13 - System for Award Management Maintenance Shipping is FOB Destination CONUS (CONtinental U.S.). New Equipment ONLY. NO USED OR REMANUFACTURED PRODUCTS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Submitted Quotes will be valid for 45 days after the auction closing. This solicitation is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ), not an invitation for bid (IFB).). IAW FAR 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference, for the extended description here is the website: https://www.acquisition.gov/ The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement can be found. The small business size standard for that NAICS code can be found at https://www.sba.gov/sites/default/files/files/Size_Standards_Table.pdf 5152.233-4000 AMC-LEVEL PROTEST PROGRAM (Feb 2014) (LOCAL CLAUSE) Prior to submitting an agency protest, it is preferable that you first attempt to resolve your concerns with the responsible contracting officer (Phone: (315)772-7272 or Email: usarmy.drum.acc-micc.mbx.micc@mail.mil). However, you may also file a protest to the Headquarters (HQ), Army Materiel Command (AMC). The HQ AMC-Level Protest Program is intended to encourage interested parties to seek resolution of their concerns within AMC as an Alternative Dispute Resolution forum, rather than filing a protest with the Government Accountability Office (GAO) or other external forum. Contract award or performance is suspended during the protest to the same extent, and within the same time periods, as if filed at the GAO. 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Original Point of Contact

POC Name: Marketplace Support, Title: Marketplace Support, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822, Email: MarketplaceSupport@unisonglobal.com;

Place of Performance

See Statement of Work.
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