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Notice Type
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
443120 — Computer and Software Stores
Contracting Office
NASA/John F. Kennedy Space Center, Procurement, Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899
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Response Due
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Point of Contact
A. Zuber Christopher, Contract Specialist, Phone 321-867-2115, Fax 321-867-1166, Email Christopher.Zuber@nasa.gov - Maria M Figueroa, Contract Specialist, Phone 321-867-0588, Fax 321-867-2042, Email maria.m.figueroa@nasa.gov<br />
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A. Zuber Christopher
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This notice is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared inaccordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additionalinformation included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the onlysolicitation; offers are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.This notice is being issued as a Request for Quotations. NASA/KSC has a requirement forElectrical equipment, see all items below. Item 1) P/N 1756-EN2F 10-100M Ethernet Fiber Interface Mod., Qty 8 EA.Item 2) P/N1756-CN2R ControlNet Redundant Bridge Module, Qty 5 EA. Item 3) P/N 1756-IB16DDiagnostic Input Module 16pts, Qty 4 EA. Item 4) P/N1756-IF16. Qty 9 EA. Item 5) P/N1756-OB8EI 10-30VDC Isolated Electronically Fused Output Module, Qty 24 EA. Item 6)P/N1756-OX8I Isolated Relay Module, Qty 12 EA. Item7) P/N1756-CFM Configurable FlowmeterModule, Qty 2 EA. Item 8) P/N1756-N2 Empty Slot Filler Card, Qty 17 EA. Item 9) P/N1756-IT6I2 Enhanced Thermocouple Input Module, Qty 4 EA. Item 10) P/N1756-IR6I, Qty 2 EA.Item 11) P/N 1756-IB32 VDC Input Module 32pts, Qty 3 EA. Item 12) P/N 1756-IA16 DigitalAC Input Module, Qty 4 EA.NASA/KSC intends to purchase the items from Rockwell Automation. This hardware is onlymade by Allen Bradley, a subsidiary of Rockwell Automation. There are no replacementsthat reflect the design and engineering drawings and wire lists, or work within theexisting chassis and system architecture. The same basic design, including hardware andsoftware, is compatible with, and directly applicable to, the Constellation ProgramGround Support Equipment requirements.Any attempt to use a like part would requireadditional qualification testing and design changes resulting in a higher cost to thegovernment. There would also be a schedule impact to the Constellation Program controlsystems design and development activities.The Government intends to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12.Interested organizations may submit their capabilities and qualifications to perform theeffort in writing to christopher.zuber@nasa.gov no later than 4:00 p.m. Eastern time byCOB August 10th. Such capabilities/qualifications will be evaluated solely for thepurpose of determining whether or not to conduct this procurement on a competitive basis. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed effort on a full and opencompetition basis, based upon responses to this notice, is solely within the discretionof the government.An Ombudsman has been appointed. See NASA Specific Note "B".The provisions and clauses in the RFQ are those in effect through FAC 2005-33, FAC2005-34 and FAC 2005-35.All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency.Delivery to:Transportation OfficerNASA/Kennedy Space CenterISC Warehouse, Building M6-744Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899Delivery required within 30 days ARO. Delivery shall be FOB Destination.Offers for the items(s) described above are due by August 10th, 2009 to NASA/KSC, ATTN:Christopher Zuber, e-mial christopher.zuber@nasa.gov and must include, solicitationnumber, FOB destination to this Center, proposed delivery schedule, discount/paymentterms, warranty duration (if applicable), taxpayer identification number (TIN),identification of any special commercial terms, and be signed by an authorized companyrepresentative. Offerors are encouraged to use the Standard Form 1449,Solicitation/Contract/Order for Commercial Items form found at URL:http://server-mpo.arc.nasa.gov/Services/NEFS/NEFSHome.tml Offerors shall provide the information required by FAR 52.212-1 (JUNE 2008), Instructionsto Offerors-Commercial Items, which is incorporated by reference. If the end product(s) offered is other than domestic end product(s) as defined in theclause entitled "Buy American Act -- Supplies," the offeror shall so state and shall listthe country of origin.FAR 52.212-4 (FEB 2007), Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items is applicable. FAR 52.212-5 (JUNE 2008), Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutesor Executive Orders-Commercial Items is applicable and the following identified clausesare incorporated by reference: FAR 52.233-3 Protest after Award (AUG 1996) (31 USC 3553) FAR 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004) (Pub.L. 108-77,108-78) The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses in this paragraph that the contractingOfficer has indicated as being incorporated in the contract by reference to implementprovisions of law or Executive Orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items: 52.222-3, Convict Labor (JUN 2003) (E.O. 11755). 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (AUG 2007) (E.O. 13126)52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (FEB 1999) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (MAR 2007) (E.O. 11246) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era,and Other Eligible Veterans (SEP 2006) (38 USC 4212) 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (Jun 1998) (29 USC 793) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era,and Other Eligible Veterans (SEP 2006) (38 USC 4212)52.225-1, Buy American Act-Supplies (JUN 2003) (41 USC 10a-10d) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (FEB 2006) (EOS, proclamations, andstatutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of theTreasury.) 52.232-34, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer- Central ContractorRegistration (OCT 2003) (31 USC 3332). All contractual and technical questions must be in writing (e-mail) to Christopher Zubernot later than 4:00P.M. August 6th, 2009. Telephone questions will not be accepted.It is the quoter's responsibility to monitor this site for the release of amendments (ifany). Potential quoters will be responsible for downloading their own copy of thisnotice, the on-line RFQ and amendments (if any).SELECTION WILL BE BASED ON LOWEST PRICE TECHNICALLY ACCEPTABLE SOURCE SELECTION PROCESS(FAR 15.101-2)] Technical acceptability will be determined by review of informationsubmitted by the offeror which must provide a description in sufficient detail to showthat the product offered meets the Government's requirement.Selection and award will be made to that offeror whose offer will be most advantageous tothe Government, with consideration given to the factors of proposed technical merit,price, and past performance. It is critical that offerors provide adequate detail toallow evaluation of their offer. (SEE FAR 52.212-1(b)).Offerors must include completed copies of the provision at 52.212-3 (JUNE 2008), OfferorRepresentations and Certifications - Commercial Items with their offer. These may beobtained via the internet at URL:http://prod.nais.nasa.gov/eps/Templates/Commercial_Greater_Than_25K.doc. Theserepresentations and certifications will be incorporated by reference in any resultantcontract.Prospective offerors shall notify this office of their intent to submit an offer. It isthe offeror's responsibility to monitor the following Internet site for the release ofsolicitation amendments (if any):http://prod.nais.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/eps/bizops.cgi?gr=D&pin=76. Potential offerors willbe responsible for downloading their own copy of this combination synopsis/solicitationand amendments (if any). The FAR may be obtained via the Internet at URL: http://www.arnet.gov/far/ The NFS may be obtained via the Internet at URL:http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/procurement/regs/nfstoc.htm Any referenced notes may be viewed at the following URLs linked below.
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