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FBO DAILY - FEDBIZOPPS ISSUE OF JUNE 07, 2013 FBO #4213
SOLICITATION NOTICE

28 -- GAS TURBINES AND JET ENGINES, AIRCRAFT, PRIME MOVING; AND COMPONENTSIMPROVED TURBINE ENGINE PROGRAM (ITEP) INDUSTRY DAY JUNE 27, 2013 ANNOUNCEMENTREFERENCE: REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) FOR ITEP, W58RGZ-13-R-0317 ISSUED JUNE 5, 2013

Notice Date
6/5/2013
 
Notice Type
Presolicitation
 
NAICS
336412 — Aircraft Engine and Engine Parts Manufacturing
 
Contracting Office
ARMY CONTRACTING COMMAND-REDSTONE, REDSTONE ARSENAL AL 35898-5280
 
ZIP Code
35898-5280
 
Solicitation Number
W58RGZ13R0333
 
Response Due
6/20/2013
 
Archive Date
7/20/2013
 
Point of Contact
JULIE A KRESS,Contract Specialist,(256)313-1354 or APRIL TRICE,Contracting Officer,(256)842-7507
 
E-Mail Address
ARMY CONTRACTING COMMAND-REDSTONE
(JULIE.KRESS@US.ARMY.MIL)
 
Small Business Set-Aside
N/A
 
Description
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS ISSUED SOLELY FOR INFORMATION AND PROGRAM PLANNING PURPOSES. THERE IS NO SOLICITATION AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME. ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER, BUT WILL BE CONSIDERED AN EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION AND IDEAS. THE GOVERNMENT WILL NOT REIMBURSE INTERESTED SOURCES OR RESPONDERS TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT, FOR ANY COSTS INCURRED IN RESPONDING OR FOR SUBSEQUENT EXCHANGES OF INFORMATION. DESCRIPTION: PRODUCT MANAGER, COMMON ENGINE IS HOSTING AN INDUSTRY DAY ON JUNE 27, 2013 FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING POTENTIAL RESPONDENTS AN UNDERSTANDING OF DRAFT TOP LEVEL SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS AND OVERALL DRAFT ACQUISITION STRATEGY AS WELL AS AN OPPORTUNITY TO ASK QUESTIONS IN BOTH AN OPEN FORUM AND IN CLOSED DOOR INDIVIDUAL INDUSTRY SESSIONS. PROGRAM OVERVIEW: THE ITEP IS A 3000 HORSEPOWER ENGINE PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES ADVANCED TURBOSHAFT PROPULSION CAPABILITY PRIMARILY FOR APPLICATION TO THE ARMY'S BLACK HAWK AND APACHE HELICOPTERS. THE ITE IS BASED ON THE OPERATIONAL ENERGY INITIAL CAPABILITIES DOCUMENT FOCUSING ON FUEL AND MAINTENANCE SAVINGS AS WELL AS WORLDWIDE PERFORMANCE IN HIGH/HOT CONDITIONS AT 6,000 FT / 95 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT. ITEP IS FOCUSED ON THE DEVELOPMENT AND QUALIFICATION OF A NEW CENTERLINE, TURBOSHAFT ENGINE THAT IS NEEDED TO SUPPORT OPERATIONAL ENERGY REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY TO ENSURE THE BLACK HAWK AND APACHE REMAIN OPERATIONALLY EFFECTIVE WELL INTO THE 21ST CENTURY. INTENT OF THIS INDUSTRY DAY: TO INVITE POTENTIAL OFFERORS TO ATTEND THE GOVERNMENT HOSTED UNCLASSIFIED PRE-SOLICITATION INDUSTRY DAY IN SUPPORT OF ITEP. TO FACILITATE AN EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT AND INDUSTRY ON THE DRAFT ITEP SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS AND ACQUISITION APPROACH. TO INVITE POTENTIAL OFFERORS TO PARTICIPATE IN ONE-ON-ONE SESSIONS TO ASK QUESTIONS AND TO DISCUSS ACQUISITION TIMELINES. TO PROVIDE THE INDUSTRY DAY AGENDA TO PROVIDE THE INDUSTRY DAY QUESTION FORM TO PROVIDE THE ITEP NOTIONAL ACQUISITION SCHEDULE. TO PROVIDE DRAFT PERFORMANCE WORK STATEMENT (PWS). TO PROVIDE DRAFT SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS DOCUMENT (SRD). TO PROVIDE DRAFT SPECIFICATION DESCRIPTION DOCUMENT (SDD). TO PROVIDE DRAFT DATA SUMMARY LIST (DSL) TO PROVIDE DRAFT CONTRACT DATA REQUIREMENTS LIST (CDRL) ALL GOVERNMENT FURNISHED DATA REFERENCED ABOVE WILL BE PROVIDED ELECTRONICALLY ON CD-ROM PRIOR TO THE INDUSTRY DAY. UPON RELEASE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT, CD-ROMS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN PERSON OR BY MAIL FROM THE CONTRACTING OFFICER AT THE ARMY CONTRACTING COMMAND, REDSTONE ARSENAL (ACC-RSA). THE CD-ROM WILL CONTAIN UNCLASSIFIED DATA AND DATA WHOSE EXPORT IS RESTRICTED BY THE ARMS EXPORT CONTROL ACT (TITLE 22, U.S.C SEC 2751 ET SEQ) OR THE EXPORT ADMINISTRATION ACT (TITLE 50, U.S.C. APP 2401-2402). ANY U.S. CITIZEN REPRESENTING ANY U.S. ENTITY THAT HAS RELEVANT AEROSPACE BUSINESS MAY REVIEW/RECEIVE THE INFORMATION BY SUBMITTING A VISIT REQUEST PROVIDING THE NECESSARY INFORMATION TO VERIFY THE COMPANY/INDIVIDUAL SECURITY CLEARANCE TO MS. DEWANNA ROSS (FAX: 256-842-1377). FOREIGN VISIT REQUESTS ARE SUBMITTED THROUGH RESPECTIVE EMBASSIES TO HQDA, ATTN: DAMI-IR. REQUESTS RECEIVED IN ANY OTHER MANNER WILL NOT BE HONORED. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION WILL BE PROVIDED ON CD-ROM FOR CONTRA! CTOR USE: DRAFT SRD, DRAFT SDD, DRAFT PWS, DRAFT DSL, DRAFT CDRLS, NOTIONAL PROGRAM SCHEDULE, QUESTION FORM, AND INDUSTRY DAY AGENDA. THE ITEP INDUSTRY DAY WILL OCCUR FROM 0800 TO 1700 ON THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2013 IN HUNTSVILLE, AL. LOCATION DETAILS WILL BE PROVIDED UPON REGISTERING; ATTENDANCE IS RESTRICTED TO PRE-REGISTERED APPLICANTS. DUE TO LIMITED CAPACITY, INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES ARE LIMITED TO NO MORE THAN 4 INDIVIDUALS AND SHOULD CONSIST OF PROGRAM MANAGERS, PROGRAM ENGINEERS, AND / OR LOGISTICIANS. TO REGISTER, PLEASE PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION TO THE CONTRACTING OFFICER, APRIL TRICE, AT APRIL.TRICE@US.ARMY.MIL NOT LATER THAN COB JUNE 20, 2013: 1)FULL NAME 2)ORGANIZATION / COMPANY NAME 3)E-MAIL ADDRESS 4)CONTACT PHONE NUMBER IF THE ATTENDEE IS A FOREIGN NATIONAL, A PASSPORT NUMBER AND COUNTRY OF CITIZENSHIP MUST ALSO BE INCLUDED AND PROVIDED AT LEAST TEN (10) BUSINESS DAYS PRIOR TO THE MEETING. THE MORNING PORTION WILL BE AN OPEN FORUM TO PROVIDE A GENERAL BRIEFING INCLUDING AN OVERVIEW OF THE ITE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS, DRAFT PROGRAM SCHEDULE, AND OVERVIEW OF THE DRAFT ACQUISITION STRATEGY. THE AFTERNOON PORTION WILL BE ONE-ON-ONE INDIVIDUAL COMPANY SESSIONS WITH EACH POTENTIAL RESPONDENT WHO HAS PREVIOUSLY REQUESTED AN INDIVIDUAL INDUSTRY SESSION. INDUSTRY DAY, ONE-ON-ONE SESSIONS: THE GOVERNMENT INVITES POTENTIAL OFFERORS TO PARTICIPATE IN ONE-ON-ONE SESSIONS THAT WILL BE AVAILABLE THE AFTERNOON OF JUNE 27, 2013. SESSIONS ARE FOR THE PURPOSE OF ALLOWING A POTENTIAL RESPONDENT THE OPPORTUNITY TO ASK ANY SPECIFIC, COMPANY SENSITIVE QUESTIONS. NO ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING A POTENTIAL RFP WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE GOVERNMENT DURING THESE SESSIONS UNLESS IT IS PROVIDED TO ALL POTENTIAL RESPONDENTS. ADDITIONALLY, EACH POTENTIAL RESPONDENT WILL BE ALLOTTED THE SAME AMOUNT OF TIME FOR ONE-ON-ONE SESSIONS; DURATION WILL BE DEPENDENT ON THE NUMBER OF REQUESTS, BUT NOT EXCEED ONE HOUR. IF A POTENTIAL RESPONDENT DESIRES AN INDIVIDUAL INDUSTRY SESSION, IT IS REQUIRED THAT A REQUEST FOR THIS SESSION BE EMAILED TO THE CONTRACTING OFFICER NO LATER THAN JUNE 20, 2013. THE SCHEDULE FOR THE ONE-ON-ONE SESSIONS WILL BE DETERMINED BASED ON THE ORDER IN WHICH THE REQUESTS ARE RECEIVED ON OR BEFORE JUNE 20, 2013. ALL SESSIONS INCLUDING THE OPEN FORUM AND ONE-ON-ONE SESSIONS WILL BE RECORDED. NO QUESTIONS WILL BE ANSWERED BEFORE INDUSTRY DAY. QUESTIONS TO BE ANSWERED ON INDUSTRY DAY SHALL BE SUBMITTED IN WRITING NLT COB ON JUNE 20, 2013 TO THE CONTRACTING OFFICER USING THE QUESTION FORM. QUESTION FORMS WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE AT INDUSTRY DAY. QUESTIONS SHOULD ALSO INDICATE IF IT IS PROPRIETARY AND SHOULD BE ANSWERED IN THE ONE-ON-ONE SESSION, OTHERWISE IS MAY BE ANSWERED IN THE GENERAL FORUM. QUESTIONS AND GOVERNMENT RESPONSES PROVIDED DURING THE INDUSTRY DAY OPEN FORUM WILL BE POSTED ON FEDBIZOPPS. THE GOVERNMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ANSWER QUESTIONS AFTER INDUSTRY DAY EVEN IF THE QUESTIONS WERE SUBMITTED ON OR BEFORE THE JUNE 20, 2013 SUSPENSE AND THESE ANSWERS WILL BE POSTED ON FEBBIZOPS. THE GOVERNMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CONTACT RESPONDENTS FOR FURTHER CLARIFICATION OF THE QUESTIONS SUBMITTED OR FROM THE ONE-ON-ONE DISCUSSIONS. PRIMARY POINT OF CONTACT: SECONDARY POINT OF CONTACT: APRIL TRICE SHIRLEY ROSS CONTRACTING OFFICER CONTRACT SPECIALIST APRIL.TRICE@US.ARMY.MIL SHIRLEY.ROSS1@US.ARMY.MIL NOTE: THIS NOTICE IS FOR INFORMATIONAL/PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY, DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CONTRACT, RFP, A PROMISE TO CONTRACT, OR A COMMITMENT OF ANY KIND AND IS ISSUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH FAR 15.201, EXCHANGES WITH INDUSTRY BEFORE RECEIPT OF PROPOSALS. NO SOLICITATION DOCUMENT EXISTS AT THIS TIME. ISSUANCE OF THIS NOTICE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ANY OBLIGATION ON THE PART OF THE GOVERNMENT TO PROCURE THESE ITEMS OR TO ISSUE A SOLICITATION, AND RESPONSES TO THIS NOTICE CANNOT BE ACCEPTED AS OFFERS. FURTHER, THE GOVERNMENT WILL NOT ASSUME LIABILITY OR COST INCURRED BY AN ATTENDEE FOR TRAVEL, MARKETING ETC; THEREFORE, ATTENDEE?S COSTS IN RESPONSE TO THIS NOTICE ARE NOT CONSIDERED AN ALLOWABLE DIRECT OR INDIRECT CHARGE TO THE GOVERNMENT. PARTICIPATION IS STRICTLY VOLUNTARY AND AT THE VENDOR'S OWN EXPENSE. PLANS REGARDING INDUSTRY DAY ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT THE GOVERNMENTS SOLE DISCRETION. ANY INFORMATION THAT THE VENDOR CONSIDERS PROPRIETARY SHOULD BE CLEARLY MARKED.
 
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Place of Performance
Address: ARMY CONTRACTING COMMAND-REDSTONE, REDSTONE ARSENAL AL 35898-5280POCS ARE APRIL TRICE, CONTRACTING OFFICER, (256) 842-7507, APRIL.TRICE@US.ARMY.MIL OR SHIRLEY ROSS, CONTRACT SPECIALIST, (256) 842-7383, SHIRLEY.ROSS1@US.ARMY.MIL
Zip Code: 35898-5280
 
Record
SN03080811-W 20130607/130606001619-a514fe8ff060c39781d45ce962fb3ef2 (fbodaily.com)
 
Source
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