NASA/NSSC intends to issue a sole source contract to Carleton Life Support Systems Inc. 2734 HICKORY GROVE RD, Davenport, IA 52804-1203 under the authority of FAR 13.106-1(b)(1)(i). It has been determined that Carleton Life support Systems Inc. is the sole provider of CRU-122 Regulated Connector (P/N 3262033-0501).
NASA/NSSC will be the procuring center for this effort. Performance will be located at NASA/Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC).
The Government intends to acquire commercial items and services using the provisions, clauses and procedures prescribed in FAR Part 12 and FAR Part 13.
The NAICS Code for this procurement is 336413.
Interested organizations may submit their capabilities and qualifications toperform the effort in writing to the identified point of contact not later than4:00 p.m. Central Standard Time on May 31, 2018. Such capabilities/qualifications will be evaluated solely for the purpose 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 open competition basis, based upon responses to this notice, is solely within the discretion of the government.
Oral communications are not acceptable in response to this notice.
NASA Clause 1852.215-84, Ombudsman, is applicable. The Center Ombudsman for this acquisition can be found at http://prod.nais.nasa.gov/pub/pub_library/Omb.html .