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FBO DAILY ISSUE OF SEPTEMBER 20, 2006 FBO #1759
SOLICITATION NOTICE

63 -- Handheld explosive detectors

Notice Date
9/18/2006
 
Notice Type
Solicitation Notice
 
NAICS
423490 — Other Professional Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
 
Contracting Office
Department of the Air Force, Direct Reporting Units, USAF Academy - 10 MSG/LGC, 8110 Industrial Drive Suite 200, USAF Academy, CO, 80840-2315
 
ZIP Code
80840-2315
 
Solicitation Number
FA7000-06-T-0156
 
Response Due
9/25/2006
 
Archive Date
10/10/2006
 
Description
1. Pre-Solicitation Notice 2. September 18 3. 2006 4. Not applicable 5. 80840-2315 6. Classification code - 63 7. Operational Contracting office, 8110 Industrial Dr., Lobby Area, USAF Academy, C) 80840-2315 8. Handheld explosive detectors 9. FA7000-06-T-0156 10. 092506 11. Mike Slocum, 719-333-6081 12 through 16 Not Applicable 17. Operational Contracting, has a requirement for handheld explosive detectors. A 52.211-6 Brand Name or Equal acquisition will be conducted. The Brand Name that will be specified in the solicitation is the Smiths Detection Sabre 4000. The purchase description of that product reflects the characteristics and level of quality that will satisfy the needs of the installation security forces. The salient physical, functional or performance characteristics that equal products must meet are as follows: The ability to detect the newer explosives the liquids, acids, and peroxide based (TATP) - this is our largest concern The detectors are already being used by DOD, US Customs, DEA, among others ? already has a proven track record The ability to detect either narcotics or explosives ? we can detect either without changing anything The samples maybe taken by vacuum, swipe, or direct air sampling ? saves from opening packages or vehicle compartments The screen read out gives an indication of exactly how much of a substance is present ? this helps with false positives Works in hot and cold weather environments ? weather is no factor The mechanism can work from a car charger or regular current ? allows for transport to remote locations on the base 8 second turns around from sample to results ? speeds things along Detects the largest array of elements out there ? plus the library is upgradeable Offerors will be required to indicate the salient physical, functional or performance characteristics of the offering so that a technical assessment may be conducted. The NAICS for this acquisition is 423490 and the business size standard is 100 employees. Women owned and small disadvantaged businesses are encouraged to submit offers ? The proposed contract listed here is unrestricted. It is anticipated a firm fixed priced purchase order using Simplified Acquisition procedures will be issued. Delivery FOB Destination, USAF Academy, CO 80840. Request for quote FA7000-06-T-0156 will be issued on or about 19 September 2006. The solicitation will be available electronically on this web site. RFQ closing will be September 25, 2006.
 
Place of Performance
Address: USAF Academy, Colorado
Zip Code: 80840
Country: UNITED STATES
 
Record
SN01146941-W 20060920/060918220846 (fbodaily.com)
 
Source
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