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D -- This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items for 1 EA Advanced 3D game engine to provide for the development of interactive multimedia training and presentations.

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Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
511210 — Software Publishers
Contracting Office
Department of the Army, Army Contracting Agency, North Region, ACA, Aberdeen Proving Ground, ACA, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Directorate of Contracting, 4118 Susquehanna Avenue, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005-3013
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Virginia Babcock, 410-278-0896<br />
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ACA, Aberdeen Proving Ground
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The combined synopsis/ solicitation number is W91ZLK-09-T-0530. This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 05-34. This requirement is a Unrestricted. The associated North America Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code is 511210 and the Business Size Standard is $25.0 million. The Government contemplates award of a Firm-Fixed Price contract for the following requirement: Description of Requirement: CLIN 0001 1 EA Advanced 3D game engine to provide for the development of interactive multimedia training and presentations Description of End Item Use: To meet the quality of the end users customers' needs, the engine must provide for the most current of technologies including advanced lighting, terrain development, advanced physics, depth of field, animated and advanced materials and shaders. The engine must also be coupled with a high level software development kit and tools such as an integrated scripting language allowing for fast turnaround and customization for specific customer needs. The software must also allow for direct use of existing software and 3D modeling packages using pipelines such as the Collada Art Pipeline. Other advantages would include redeployment capability, online support, technical documentation and online forums for advanced development questions. Due to the vast number of smaller scoped and smaller cost projects, licensing must not be per project, but offer unlimited distribution for DoD and government projects. This means that the team may develop an unlimited number of varying scoped projects per year and distribute those finished projects freely to customers without additional per release cost. A yearly fixed subscription cost for technical support and unlimited distribution is acceptable. NOTES to Offerors: 1.Any applicable taxes should be included in all offers, and offerors should price this seperately. 2.Offers shall note the lead time or approximate delivery date for items offered Acceptance shall be at destination. Shipping shall be FOB Destination to Aberdeen Proving Ground, 21005. Approximate Delivery Date is August 10, 2009. 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 252-211-7003 Item Identification and Valuation 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 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns FAR 52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting 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 252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests. EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE FROM MARYLAND RETAIL SALES AND USE TAX (JUL 1999) (APG 52.0229-4100) Exemption Certificate No. 30005004 covers exemption from Maryland Retail Sales and Use Tax. AMC-LEVEL PROTEST (NOV 2008) If you have complaints about this procurement, it is preferable that you first attempt to resolve those concerns with the responsible contracting officer. However, you can also protest to Headquarters, 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 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. The AMC protest decision goal is to resolve protests within 20 working days from filing. To be timely, protests must be filed within the periods specified in FAR 33.103. If you want to file a protest under the AMC-Level Protest Program, the protest must request resolution under that program and be sent to the address below. All other agency-level protests should be sent to the contracting officer for resolution. HQ Army Materiel Command Office of Command Counsel 9301 Chapek Rd, Room 2-1SE3401 Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527 Facsimile number: (703) 806-8866 or 8875 Packages sent by FedEx, UPS, or other delivery service should be addressed to: HQ Army Materiel Command Office of Command Counsel Room2-1SE3401 1412 Jackson Loop Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5527 The AMC-level protest procedures are located on the Internet. If Internet access is not available, contact the contracting officer or HQ, AMC to obtain the AMC-level protest procedures. http://www.amc.army.mil/pa/COMMANDCOUNSEL.asp The full text of FAR and DFAR references may be accessed electronically at this address: http://farsite.hill.af.mil. Quotations must be signed, dated and received by 01:00 PM, DST, Eastern Time, July 27, 2009 via fax at 410-306-3862 or email to ginger.babcock@us.army.mil at the US Army RDECOM Contracting Center, Aberdeen Installation Contracting Division, Attention: CCRD-AI-IC, 4118 Susquehanna Avenue, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, 21005-3013. 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 Ginger Babcock, Contract Specialist, via email at ginger.babcock@us.army.mil. NO TELEPHONE REQUESTS WILL BE HONORED.
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