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Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, San Diego, Bid Officer, 937 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92132-0212

65 -- EXCIMER LASER SYSTEM SOL N00244-96-R-5171 DUE 070396 POC Fax requests for information to Bid Officer (619) 532-2575, or call (619) 532-2692; Contract Specialist Ben S. Stowman (619)532-2663; Contracting Officer, Ellen H. Polen 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; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is N00244-96-R-5171 and is issued as a request for proposal (RFP). This combination synopsis/solicitation incorporates the provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 90-37 and Defense Acquisition Circular 91-10. This notice is provided on a sole source basis, with intent to award a firm fixed price contract with Visx, Inc. for a Excimer Laser System, Model No. 2020C/STAR. This is a sole source acquisition due to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for an investigation utilizing the Visx, Inc. excimer laser system. The SIC code is 3845 and the business size standard is 500 employees. This requirement is for a fixed priced contract for Line Item 0001: One (1each) Visx, Inc. Excimer Laser System, Model No. 2020C/STAR, including one each of the Excimer Laser, patient chair, printer, accessory kit, and one physician's stool. Visionkey cards for PTK (package of ten) are also required. The system shall include the following minimum characteristics: a treatment zone of 6mm expandable to 9mm; projected reticle aiming system; joystick alignment method; repetition rate of 6hz (capable of 30) for hyperopia scanning at 10hz; head-up display; must utilize coaxial and oblique illumination; optical delivery system utilizing 3 mirrors; auto calibration; swing arm, no focus required calibration hardware; gas boost capability; and lensometer verification ability. The system shall also include a corneal topography machine, brand-name Alcon Laboratories Eyemap EH-290, with touch screen. The system shall be capable of correcting astigmastisms without the requirement for an erodible mask. The system must not utilize liquid nitrogen. This system will be utilized to perform ophthalmic surgical procedures. Delivery of Item 0001, FOB Destination to Naval Medical Center, Receiving Loading Dock #4, San Diego, CA 92134-5000, POC: HM1 R. Tinga, Phone: (619) 532-6791. Delivery of Item 0001 is required 30 days after award. Inspection and acceptance will be at destination. FAR provision 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items is hereby incorporated by reference, including clause 52.211-6 Listing of Used or Reconditioned Material, Residual Inventory and Former Government Surplus Property, by addendum. All offerors are required to submit completed copies of the following FAR and DFAR provisions: 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items; 252.212-7000, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items; included by addendum is 252.225-7006, Buy American Act-Trade Agreements-Balance of Payments Program Certificate. FAR clause 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items applies, as well as the following addendum clauses; FAR 52.211-5, New Material, 52.211-7, Other than New Material, Residual Inventory, & Former Government Surplus Property, 52.215-43, Audit-Commercial Items, and 5252.246-9401, Standard Commercial Warranty. FAR clause 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items applies to this acquisition. The following clauses are hereby incorporated by reference: 52.203-6, Alt. 1, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government; 52.203-10 Price or Fee Adjustment for Illegal or Improper Activity; 52.219-8 Utilization of Small Business Concerns and Small Disadvantaged Business Concerns; 52.219-9, Small, Small Disadvantaged and Women-Owned Small business Subcontracting Plan, 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity; 52.222-35 Affirmative Action for Special Disabled and Vietnam Era Veterans; 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Handicapped Workers; and 52.222-37 Employment Reports on Special Disabled Veterans and Veterans of the Vietnam Era. DFARS 252.212-7001, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items, applies with the following clauses applicable for paragraph (b); 252.205-7000, Provision of Information to Cooperative Agreement Holders; 252.219-7003, Small Business and Small disadvantaged Business Subcontracting Plan; 252.219-7005 Incentive for Subcontracting with Small Businesses, Small Disadvantaged Businesses, Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Institutions; 252.219-7006, Notice of Evaluation for Small Disadvantaged Business Concerns; 252.225-7007, Trade Agreements; 252.225-7012, Preference for Certain Domestic Commodities; 252.225-7027, Limitation on Sales Commissions and Fees; 252.233-7000, Certification of Claims and Requests for Adjustment or Relief; 252.247-7024, Notification of Transportation of Supplies by Sea. The government intends to make a single award to Visx, Inc. FAR provision 52.212-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items, applies with paragraph (a) completed as follows: Award will be made to the offeror that meets the solicitation's minimum criteria for technical acceptability at the lowest price. To be determined technically acceptable, the offeror must furnish product literature that demonstrates that the products offered meet all requirements as stated in the above descriptions for CLIN 0001. Sealed offers (original and 1 copy) must be received no later than 3:00pm PT on 03 July 1996. Offers sent via the US Postal Service should be mailed to the Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Bid Officer Code 210A94, 937 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92132-0212. All offers not sent through the US Mail will be considered to be hand carried and direct delivered. Hand carried offers must be delivered directly to and placed in the depository located in Building 1, 2nd Floor Bid Desk, Room 207, 937 N. Harbor Drive, FISC Regional Contracts Department. Direct delivery of offers is only possible during weekdays, excluding federal holidays, between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm. See Note 22. (0178)

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