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FBO DAILY ISSUE OF AUGUST 05, 2004 FBO #0983
SOLICITATION NOTICE

10 -- 12 GAUGE SHOTGUNS

Notice Date
8/3/2004
 
Notice Type
Solicitation Notice
 
Contracting Office
N00164, Code 1162, Bldg. 2521, 300 Highway 361, Crane IN 47522-5001
 
ZIP Code
47522-5001
 
Solicitation Number
N0016404R4835
 
Response Due
8/24/2004
 
Archive Date
9/24/2004
 
Point of Contact
PAUL JOHNSON, CONTRACT SPECIALIST 812-854-3225 FAX 812-854-5095
 
E-Mail Address
Email your questions to Click here to contact the Contract Specialist
(johnson_p@crane.navy.mil)
 
Description
This synopsis is being posted to both the Federal Business Opportunities(FBO) page located at http://www.eps.gov and the Navy Electronic Commerce on Line(NECO) site located at http://www.neco.navy.mil. While it is understood that FBO is the single point of entry for posting of synopsis and solicitations to the internet, NECO is the alternative in case FBO is unavailable. Please feel free to use either site to access information posted by the NSWC Division Crane. This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. Solicitation Number N00164-04-R-4835 is hereby issued as a Request for Proposal (RFP). Incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2001-23 as well as DCN 20040608. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code for this procurement is 332995 and the size standard is 500 employees. This procurement will be conducted on a sole source basis in accordance with the statutory authority 10 U.S.C. 2304(C)(1) as implemented by FAR 6.302-1. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division intends to enter into a Firm-Fixed-Price, supply type, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with an ordering p! eriod of five (5) years after award, for the following items manufactured by O.F. Mossberg, Inc. This requirement is for the following: CLIN 0001 ? 12 Gauge Shotgun Model 500A1 (P/N 50470)Type II Class I (minimum contract quantity-to be purchased at time of contract award) 2,200 each CLIN 0002 ?12 Gauge Shotgun Model 500A1 (P/N 50470)Type II Class I (maximum contract quantity) - 7,500 each. Inspection and acceptance will be performed at destination. Offerors shall provide pricing on the attached pricing matrix. Delivery is required F.O.B Destination NSWC Crane 47522 within 60 days after order(s). NOTE: Accelerated delivery of any or all units is acceptable and desirable to the Government. Government Specification: Description of the shotgun: The shotgun will be supplied with a 17? barrel (heavy wall) with black-chromed bead sight, and a ?clean-out? magazine tube system with end cap. The shotguns will be equipped with a full synthetic stock and fore grip. The alu! minum receiver will be anodized in accordance with Mil-A- 8625 and the metallic components will be phosphate coated in accordance with Mil-P-16232. The trigger housing and the safety button will be aluminum. Attached to the buttstock and magazine cap will be sling swivel systems. A sling will be provided. The shotgun will be compliant with the performance requirements of Mil-S-3443G including endurance and interchange testing. No stickers will be affixed to the shotguns, ie. ?Buy America?. 1. Mossberg to self-certify the phosphate coating of metallic components. Mossberg would certify the quality of the phosphate work and would supply process operation and quality conformance testing information to Crane as required. 2. Mossberg to provide commercial packaging. The packaging provided by Mossberg would include individual boxes plus ?master? outer cartons to further protect the goods during shipping. The packaging would conform to ASTM D 3951-95 ?Standards for Commercial Packaging.? Shotguns will be cleaned and preserved in accordance with Mil-S-3443 with Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor (VCI) paper inserted in boxes. 3. Elimination of the following test: chemical resistance 4. Reduction of targeting and accuracy testing from 5% of the lot to 5 shotguns per lot. This will be a firm-fixed-price contract and will be awarded utilizing FAR Part 12 procedures. Selection for award will be based upon a positive responsibility determination and a determination of a fair and reasonable price. Offers that are non-compliant with any material requirement of this solicitation may be rejected without further consideration for award. The contractor shall extend to the Government the full coverage of commercial sale warranty provided such warranty is available at no additional cost to the Government. Clauses/provisions: 42.1502; 52.211-14 (DO); 52.211-15; 52.212-1; 52.212-3 Alt 1 [FILL-IN] (NOTE: paragraph (b) of 52.212-3 is not applicable); NOTE: This provision MUST be filled out completely and submitted with the offer. 52.212-4; 52-212-5 (incorporating 52.219-4; 52.219-8; 52.222-19; 52.222-21; 52.222-26; 52.222-35; 52.222-36; 52.222-37; 52.225-13; 52.232-33); 52.215-05 (812-854-5095);52.242-15; 52.243-1; 252.204-7004; 252.212-7000; 252.212-70! 01 (incorporating 52.203-3; 252.225-7001; 252.225-7012; 252.223-7002; 252.223-7003; 252.223-7007; 252.243-7002; 252.247-7023). 52.212-4 TAILORING -- The following paragraphs are hereby added to the clause: (o) Warranty. The contractor shall extend to the Government the full coverage of any standard commercial warranty normally offered in a similar commercial sale, provided such warranty is available at no additional cost to the Government. Acceptance of the standard commercial warranty does not waive the Government's rights under the "Inspection" clause nor does it limit the Government's rights with regard to the other terms and conditions of this contract. In the event of a conflict, the terms and conditions of the contract shall take precedence over the standard commercial warranty. The standard commercial warranty period shall begin upon final acceptance of the applicable material and/or services listed in the Schedule. The contractor shall provide a copy of its standard commercial warranty (if applicable) with its offer. The warranty covers a period of \ \ months. (Offeror is to insert number.) The offeror shall provide its Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code, Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number and Tax Identification Number (TINs). Addendum to 52.212-4(g): The Contractor shall include, as a minimum, the following information on each invoice: (1) Name and address of the Contractor; (2) Invoice number and date and shall be marked ?Original Invoice?; (3) Contract number, contract line item number and, if applicable, the order number; (4) Description, quantity, unit of measure, unit price and extended price of the items delivered or services performed and an invoice total; (5) Shipping number and date of shipment including the bill of lading number and weight of shipment if shipped on Government bill of lading; (6) Terms of any prompt payment discount offered; (7) Name and address of official to whom payment is to be sent; and (8) Name, title, and phone number of person to be notified in event of defective invoice. Invoices will be handled in acc! ordance with the Prompt Payment Act (31 U.S.C. 3903) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A 125, Prompt Payment. Contractors are encouraged to assign an identification number to each invoice. MAIL INVOICES TO: Vendor Pay, Code 00M, Bldg 3173, NAVSURFWARCENDIV, 300 Highway 361, Crane IN 47522-5002. PAYMENT STATUS INQUIRIES-Status of invoice payments can be obtained from the following web site: www.dfas.mil/money/vendor If the payment is being made by DFAS-Columbus use the MOCAS Vendor Pay Inquiry System (VPIS) site listed on the above web site. It is recommended that the vendor download the ?MOCAS VPIS Help Guide? and ?Reason and Remark Code Document?. You must then register by clicking on ?User Registration? under the subheading ?MOCAS Vendor Pay Inquiry System? before payment inquiries can be made. If payment is being made by other than DFAS-Columbus, status of invoice payment can be obtained through the Non-MOCAS System by cage code, contract number! or DUNS number at the above listed web site. To determine which system to use see the following blocks of your contract document for payment offices designation: SF 26 Award/Contract-Blk 12; SF 33 Award/Contract-Blk 25; SF 1449 Solicitation/Contract/Order for Commercial Items-Blk 18a; DD1155 Order for Supplies or Services-Blk 15. The following is hereby added by addendum to 52.212-4: FAR 52.233-2, Service of Protest; EXPEDITING CONTRACT CLOSEOUT (NAVSEA) (DEC 1995)--(a) As part of the negotiated fixed price or total estimated amount of this contract, both the Government and the Contractor have agreed to waive any entitlement that otherwise might accrue to either party in any residual dollar amount of $500 or less at the time of final contract closeout. The term "residual dollar amount" shall include all money that would otherwise be owed to either party at the end of the contract except that, amounts connected in any way with taxation, allegations of fraud and/or antitr! ust violations shall be excluded. For purposes of determining residual dollar amounts, offsets of money owed by one party against money that would otherwise be paid by that party may be considered to the extent permitted by law. (b) This agreement to waive entitlement to residual dollar amounts has been considered by both parties. It is agreed that the administrative costs for either party associated with collected such small dollar amounts could exceed the amount to be recovered. ADDITIONAL MARKING INSTRUCTIONS-In addition to any other marking instructions in this order, it is essential that all packages be accompanied by packing slips (preferably a DD 250) and all packing slips be located on the outside of the box or container and that all packages, shipping papers, and invoices be marked with the following information to permit effective receipt processing and timely payment: 1) Order Number; 2) Contract Line Item Numbers. The foregoing requirements must be passed o! n to any organization entity originating a shipment as a deliverable under this order. Caution: Any packages received, which are not marked in accordance with the above requirements, may be refused and returned to the contractor at the contractor's expense. ORDERING (OCT 1995) (FAR 52.216-18) (a) Any supplies and services to be furnished under this contract shall be ordered by issuance of delivery orders or task orders by the individuals or activities designated in the Schedule. Such orders may be issued from the effective date of contract award through five years after effective date of award. (b) All delivery orders or task orders are subject to the terms and conditions of this contract. In the event of conflict between a delivery order or task order and this contract, the contract shall control. (c) If mailed, a delivery order or task order is considered "issued" when the Government deposits the order in the mail. Orders may be issued orally, by facsimile, or by electronic commerce methods only if authorized in the Schedule. ORDER LIMITATIONS (OCT 1995) (FAR 52.216-19) (a) Minimum order. When the Government requires supplies or services covered by this contract in an amount of less than 50 each , the Government is not obligated to purchase, nor is the Contractor obligated to furnish, those supplies or services under the contract. (b) Maximum order. The Contractor is not obligated to honor -- (1) Any order for a single item in excess of 3,000 each ; (2) Any order for a combination of items in excess of ______________; or (3) A series of orders from the same ordering office within N/A days that together call for quantities exceeding the limitation in subparagraph (b)(1) or (2) of this section. (c) If this is a requirements contract (i.e., includes the Requirements clause at subsection 52.216-21 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)), the Government is not required to order a part of any one requirement from the Contractor if that requirement exceeds the maximum-order limitations in paragraph (b) of this section. (d) Notwithstanding paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section, the Contractor shall honor any order exceeding the maximum order limitations in paragraph (b), unless that order (or orders) is returned to the ordering office within 14 days after issuance, with written notice stating the Contractor's intent not to ship the item (or items) called for and the reasons. Upon receiving this notice, the Government may acquire the supplies or services from another source. INDEFINITE QUANTITY (OCT 1995) (FAR 52.216-22) (a) This is an indefinite-quantity contract for the supplies or services specified, and effective for the period stated, in the Schedule. The quantities of supplies and services specified in the Schedule are estimates only and are not purchased by this contract. (b) Delivery or performance shall be made only as authorized by orders issued in accordance with the Ordering clause. The Contractor shall furnish to the Government, when and if ordered, the supplies or services specified in the Schedule up to and including the quantity designated in the Schedule as the "maximum." The Government shall order at least the quantity of supplies or services designated in the Schedule as the "minimum." (c) Except for any limitations on quantities in the Order Limitations clause or in the Schedule, there is no limit on the number of orders that may be issued. The Government may issue orders requiring delivery to multiple destinations or performance at multiple locations. (d) Any order issued during the effective period of this contract and not completed within that period shall be completed by the Contractor within the time specified in the order. The contract shall govern the Contractor's and Government's rights and obligations with respect to that order to the same extent as if the order were completed during the contract's effective period; provided, that the Contractor shall not be required to make any deliveries under this contract after all items ordered during the effective period of the contract have been delivered. SUPPLIES OR SERVICES AND PRICES Unit Extended CLIN Item Description Qty Unit Price Price 0001 12 Gauge Shotguns 2,200 EA $ $ Minimum Quantity 0002 12 Gauge Shotguns 7,500 EA $ See Table below Maximum Quantity QUANTITY Unit Price Unit Price Unit Price Unit Price Unit Price CLIN 0002 (Max Qty) 1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year 5th Year 50 to 500 $ $ $ $ $ 501 to 3,000 $ $ $ $ $_________ DELIVERY SCHEDULE CLIN Due 0001 & 0002 On or before 90 Days after issuance of Delivery Order The agency authorized to place delivery orders against this contract is Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NAVSURFWARCENDIV Crane), Crane, IN 47522. BUSINESS HOURS-Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana, allows flexible working hours for its employees. The normal eight hour shift may be worked between the hours of 6:30 AM and 5:30 PM EST. Many of our employees work 6:30 AM to 3:00 PM as a regular practice. The core time, when all employees are scheduled to work, is 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. All changes to the requirement that occur prior to the closing date will be posted to Crane web site, FEDBIZOPs and NECO. It is the responsibility of interested vendors to monitor the Crane web site, FEDBIZOPs and/or NECO for amendments that may be issued to this solicitation. For changes made after the closing date, only those offerors that provide a proposal will be provided any changes/amendments and considered for future discussions and/or award. All responsible sources may submit an offer, which will be considered by the agency. Offers may be faxed to Paul Johnson, PHONE 812-854-3225, FAX 812-854-5095. Complete mailing address is: Paul Johnson, Code 1162 NP Bldg. 2521, NSWC Crane, 300 Highway 361, IN 47522-5001. All required information must be received on or before Aug 24, 2004, 2:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. See Numbered Note 22. Our mission is to provide quality and responsive acquisition services for this Command. In an effort to continue to improve our services, we are conducting a survey of our vendors. This survey may be found on the World Wide Web at the following address: http://www.crane.navy.mil/supply/VendorSurvey.htm. Your comments will help us determine if we are accomplishing this and show us ways to improve our processes. Please consider taking the time to complete the survey.
 
Web Link
Click here to download synopsis
(http://www.crane.navy.mil/supply/synopcom.htm)
 
Record
SN00636068-W 20040805/040803213202 (fbodaily.com)
 
Source
FedBizOpps.gov Link to This Notice
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