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10 -- Non-Standard Weapons

Notice Date
Notice Type
Sources Sought
332994 — Small Arms, Ordnance, and Ordnance Accessories Manufacturing
Contracting Office
Other Defense Agencies, U.S. Special Operations Command, Headquarters Procurement Division, 7701 Tampa Point Blvd, MacDill AFB, Florida, 33621-5323, United States
ZIP Code
Solicitation Number
Archive Date
Point of Contact
Laura Fuller, Phone: 8138269916
E-Mail Address
Small Business Set-Aside
The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) is seeking sources within the national technology and industrial base for the following weapons: - 7.62x39mm Assault Rifle (Such as AK-47, RPD, RPK) - 7.62x54R Sniper Rifle (Such as PSL, SVD; M91) - 7.62x54R Belt fed Machine Gun (Such as PKM to include all variants) - 12.7x108mm Machine Gun (Such as DShK, NSV, KORD) - 14.5mm Machine Gun (Such as KPV heavy machine gun and similar) This announcement constitutes a Sources Sought. It is not a solicitation or request for proposal, but an effort to obtain information for planning purposes only. The U.S. Government is performing Market Research to identify responsible sources within the national technology and industrial base who have the skills, experience, and knowledge required to successfully produce non-standard weapons. Information received from Market Research will determine the best acquisition strategy and if responsible sources exist for competition, and/or a total Small Business Set-Aside. This is only for Market Research, but may result in an invitation to an open discussion with the U.S. Government. This notice is not to be construed as a commitment by the U.S. Government. All information is to be submitted at no cost or obligation to the U.S. Government. Any information submitted by respondents to this notice is strictly voluntary. Propriety information or trade secrets should be clearly marked. Information received will not be returned. The U.S. Government reserves the right to reject, in whole or in part, any private sector input as a result of this Sources Sought notice/market survey. The U.S. Government is not obligated to notify respondents of the results of this notice. Any subsequent information relating to this notification will be electronically posted to www.fbo.gov. All responses to this Sources Sought must be submitted to the point of contact listed herein. This does not constitute a commitment, implied or otherwise, that procurement will be accomplished and is not a request for proposal or invitation for bid. Responding to this notice in no manner guarantees a contract will be awarded. Respondents to this Sources Sought announcement capable of manufacturing these items should at a minimum provide the following information for U.S. Government review. Company name, corporate point of contact, phone number, email address, website, business size (and any socio-economic considerations such as 8a, Service Disabled Veterans-Owned, HubZones, and Women-Owned small business), NAICS code, Cage Code, brief synopsis of company's technical capability and capacity to manufacture the item(s), past production experience (if any), description of facilities and personnel, expected delivery schedule for each item (in days after award), maximum monthly production quantities for each item, minimum order quantity required for each item, lead times that may impact delivery, rough price estimate for each item, information on how the company will meet safety / hazardous material handling requirements. State whether the company will be the actual manufacturer of the items or if it will subcontract all or a portion of the requirement; if the company is not the actual manufacturer, indicate what percentage in dollars (not including Materials) and/or what production operations it will subcontract, describing any anticipated teaming arrangements. Indicate what percentage would be assembled or produced in the U.S. for each item. Describe existing or planned licensing agreements with current producers, including the name of the licensing agency. Interested sources should submit the requested information no later than close of business 17 June 2016 via email to Mrs. Laura Fuller, laura.fuller@socom.mil. Submissions are restricted to a maximum file size of 5MB, required to be in the English language, and be submitted in Adobe® PDF format. Telephone responses will not be accepted. Any questions must be submitted via email to the point of contact above.
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