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16 -- Repacement for AN/APX-123(V) Transponder

Notice Date
Notice Type
Sources Sought
336413 — Other Aircraft Parts and Auxiliary Equipment Manufacturing
Contracting Office
Department of the Navy, Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Pax River, Building 441, 21983 Bundy Road Unit 7, Patuxent River, Maryland, 20670, United States
ZIP Code
Solicitation Number
Archive Date
Point of Contact
Richard E. Myers, Phone: 301-342-0948, Erik Barkhimer, Phone: 301-757-5904
E-Mail Address
richard.e.myers1@navy.mil, Erik.barkhimer@navy.mil
(richard.e.myers1@navy.mil, Erik.barkhimer@navy.mil)
Small Business Set-Aside
GENERAL This sources sought is being issued by the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). The Navy-Marine Corps Multi-Mission Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Office (PMA-266) is seeking a replacement for the AN/APX-123(V) transponder that is also capable of Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast (ADS-B) Out and In. This request is in support of the MQ-8 Fire Scout System and will also consist of developmental engineering; on-site field service representative test support; configuration management; technical publications; production and associated project management. This sources sought is being used as a market research tool pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Part 10 to determine potential sources and their technical capabilities. The result of this market research will contribute to determining the method of procurement. The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code currently assigned to this procurement is 336413. This sources sought is for informational purposes only. This is not a request for proposal. It does not constitute a solicitation and shall not be construed as a commitment by the Government. Responses in any form are not offers and the Government is under no obligation to award a contract as a result of this announcement. Any responses or lack of response will not impact participation in any further associated RFP that may be issued. No funds are available to pay for preparation of responses to this announcement. Any information submitted by respondents to this technical description is strictly voluntary. 2. BACKGROUND The MQ-8 Fire Scout System currently consists of 24 MQ-8B aircraft and is producing at least 30 MQ-8C aircraft. 3. INFORMATION REQUESTED NAVAIR is conducting market research to identify Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified industry partners that can provide comprehensive engineering and logistics support identified above. Potential contractors are requested to provide information on current products and services, relevant history, evidence of past performance, access to original equipment manufacturer (OEM) technical manuals and data, and capability of supporting in full the functions and services identified herein. Interested contractors shall submit their technical capabilities describing how they are able to meet the Government's complete requirements for engineering and logistic support of the aircraft described in paragraphs 1 and 2 above. Please submit one (1) written copy and one (1) CD-ROM, which will contain information identical to the written response. The response will be in an executive summary format not to exceed 20 pages. If your response includes information you consider proprietary, please mark the information in accordance with regulatory guidance. Please do not include company brochures or other marketing type information. Include the following on your cover page / introductory section: 3.1 Corporate Information a. Company's name and address b. Company's point of contact including email addresses and phone number. c. Company's business size and list of North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes under which goods and services are provided. d. General corporate information. e. CAGE and DUNS Information (Corporate and Local) 3.2 Specific Sources Sought Information Requested a. Proposed approach to meet the Government's complete requirements for support activities described in paragraphs 1 and 2 above b. Potential teaming arrangements. c. Related past performance within the past five years. d. Relevant experience executing, replenishing components, parts, and materials in support of similar maintenance actions within the past five years. g. Relevant experience in providing Field Service Representatives (FSR) and technical data at customer sites, non-conflict and non-hostile areas, within the past five years. 4. RESPONSES Mail all information in response to this sources sought to Richard Myers at Naval Air Systems Command, Air, 21983 Bundy Road, Building 441, Patuxent River, MD 20670. Responses are due by close of business 15 days from day of posting. Email responses will not be accepted.
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