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69 -- Engineering Scale Model

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Department of the Army, Army Contracting Agency, North Region, ACA, Aberdeen Proving Ground, APG Directorate of Contracting, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005
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Name: Client Services, Title: Sourcing Agent, Phone: 1.877.9FEDBID, Fax: 703.442.7822
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AMENDMENT NOTICE: This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, in conjunction with FAR 13.5, as applicable, and as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; bids are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is W91ZLK-08-T-0644 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2005-26. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 339999 with a small business size standard of 500 employees. This requirement is unrestricted and only qualified offerors may submit bids. The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2008-09-04 12:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be APG, MD 21010 The USA ACA Aberdeen Proving Grounds requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following: LI 001, The contractor shall construct a 1:24 (1=2) scale model of an 80-foot earth-covered munitions storage magazine (igloo) typical of those found at the Blue Grass Chemical Activity (BGCA). These World War II-era igloos were constructed from a design that dates back to the Civil War. The igloo is 80 feet long, 25 feet wide and 15 feet high. A 6 trench runs along the base of the wall on each side. One end has a solid concrete facing with a steel door and a heat-fusible outside vent. Another vent is located at the top rear of the structure. The igloo is constructed of a concrete shell, one-foot thick at the bottom and slightly thinner at the top. The concrete shell is covered with at least two feet of earth. Each igloo has dual lightning rods for further protection. There are no current design drawings available. This model shall be built on an oak base with a removable upper section to expose the buildings interior and the configuration of any stored rockets and/or projectiles for table-top exercises or displays. It shall include representations of the three types of palletized munitions stored at BGCA: 8 projectiles, 155 mm projectiles, and M55 rockets. Pallet dimensions and maximum quantities are as follows, listed as Type of Palletized Munitions, Length, Width, Height, Max. # Pallets in Igloo: 8 Projectiles (6/pallet) 19-1/2 28 39-1/2528,155mm Projectiles (8/pallet) 19-1/227 31-1/2966,M55 Rockets (15/pallet) 8331 27-3/4176, The model shall provide a full complement of each type of pallet. To minimize small pieces, the model shall depict the pallets as typically stacked (11-46 pallets per stack) in the igloos. Typical pallet stacking configurations will be provided by the government. Two stacks of each type of pallet shall be divided into individual units to allow for depiction of various storage scenarios. Two munitions handlers and a forklift shall also be included in the model. A transparent dust cover shall be provided for display purposes., 1, EA; For this solicitation, USA ACA Aberdeen Proving Grounds intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid 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. USA ACA Aberdeen Proving Grounds is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's 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.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com. Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process. Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com. Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. FedBid Special Instruction 1 - Contact ClientServices@FedBid.com or call 1-877-9FEDBID to address any questions or comments FedBid Special Instruction 2 - New equipment ONLY, NO remanufactured products FedBid Special Instruction 3 - Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after submission FedBid Shipping Notes - FOB Destination CONUS (CONtinental U.S.) No partial shipments unless otherwise specified FedBid CCR Registration Note - Agencies may require registration with the Central Contractor Registry (CCR) or to receipt of order. Information can be found at www.ccr.gov The following provisions and clauses will be incorporated by reference: 52.209-6 Protecting the Governments Interest when Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended or Proposed for Debarment 52.212-1 Instruction to Offerors Commercial Items 52.212-2, Evaluation Commercial Items The contract will be awarded to the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA). The technical evaluation will be a determination based on information furnished by the vendor. The Government is not responsible for locating or securing any information which is not identified in the offer. The Government reserves the right to make an award without discussions. The Government reserves the right to award on all or none basis. 52.212-3, Offerors Representations and Certifications Commercial Items An offeror shall complete only paragraph (l) of this provision if the offeror has completed the annual representations and certifications electronically at http://orca.bpn.gov. If an offeror has not completed the annual representations and certifications electronically at the ORCA website, the offeror shall complete only paragraphs (b) through (k) of this provision. 252.212-7000, Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items. ADDENDUM to 52.212-4 52.209-6 Protecting the Governments Interest when Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended or Proposed for Debarment 52.223-11 Ozone Depleting Substances 52.247-34 FOB Destination 52.212-5, Contract terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Commercial Items applies to this acquisition. The following additional FAR clauses cited in this clause are applicable: FAR 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government, with Alternate I (41 U.S.C 253S and 10 U.S.C. 2402) FAR 52.222-19 Child Labor Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies FAR 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities FAR 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity FAR 52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era and Other Disabled Veterans FAR 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities FAR 52.222-37 Employment Reports on Disabled veterans and Veterans of the Vietnam Era FAR 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchase FAR 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer Central Contractor Registration 252.212-7001 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items (APR 2007) The following additional DFAR clauses cited in the clause are applicable: 52.203-3 Gratuities 252.225-7001 Buy America and Balance of Payment Program 252.225-7012 Preference for Certain Domestic Commodities 252.225-7015 Preference of Domestic Hand and Measuring Tools 252.227-7015 Technical Data Commercial Items 252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests 252.243-7002 Requests for Equitable Adjustment 252.211-7003 Item Identification and Valuation This solicitation is eligible for the HQ, Army Contracting Agency (ACA) Executive-Level Agency Protest (ELAP) program, as an alternative to the usual provisions applicable for Agency protests under FAR 33.103. Provision ACAAI 5152.233-9000, Army Contracting Agency Executive Level Agency Protest Program is applicable. Additional information for ELAP may be accessed electronically at: http://www.aca.army.mil/docs/Community/ACAprotest.doc The full text of FAR and DFAR references may be accessed electronically at this address: http://www.acqnet.gov/far. Quotations must be received by the date and time specified and must be submitted via FedBid,. All quotations from responsible sources will be fully considered. Vendors who are not registered in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database prior to award will not be considered. Vendors may register with CCR by calling 1-800-334-3414 or online at www.bpn.gov/CCR. For questions concerning this Request for Quotation contact FedBid Clientservices via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. NO TELEPHONE REQUESTS WILL BE HONORED. Contractor shall submit payment request(s) using Wide Area Workflow (WAWF). WAWF is the mandatory method to electronically process vendor request for payment. This application allows DOD vendors to submit and track Invoices and Receipt/Acceptance documents electronically. Contractors shall (i) register to use WAWF at https://wawf.eb.mil and (ii) ensure an electronic business point of contact (POC) is designated in the Central Contractor Registration site at http://www.ccr.gov within ten (10) calendar days after award of this contract/order. Additional WAWF Instructions will be provided upon receipt of order.
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