FBO Notice Date 09/20/18
BIDS Reference Number 218
Document Type: Modification
Weapons

Department of the Air Force, Air Force Materiel Command, PK/PZ - Robins AFB, 31098-1611

10 -- SPRWA1 Pre-qual - NSN: 1005-00-188-6969, Unload, Drive Assembly, 20mm Linear Feed System SOL SPRWA1-Pre-qual-1005-00-188-6969SRCSGT DUE 102218 POC Franklin N Holland, Contracting Officer, Phone 478-926-5000, Email franklin.holland@dla.mil

Pre-Award Qualification Notice for Unload Drive Assembly, GAU-4, 20MMAircraft Gun, NSN 1005-00-188-6969

This notice identifies a pre-award qualification opportunity established in accordance with FAR 9.2, as supplemented, in anticipation of a forthcoming competitive acquisition opportunity.

The current forecast procurement requirements for the Unload Drive Assembly /1005-00-188-6969 over the next five government fiscal years (October - September) is:

2019: 20 Each

2020: 20 Each

2021: 20 Each

2022: 20 Each

2023: 20 Each

The unload drive assembly, mounted using four bolts, receivespower from the unload drive gearbox assembly through a quick-disconnect universal joint. The power is transferred through the unload drive shaft to a drive spur gear. The drive spur gear mates with forward rotor gear of the M61A1 gun to provide gun drive power. This component requires several master gears to check the acceptability/quality of the gear portion. Unsatisfactory gearing of this component can result in deleterious product performance and structural or durability degradation.

The qualification requirements specified herein are necessary to verify the structural, functional integrity. Failure to procure these items from a fully qualified source can result in structural or functional deficiencies that will compromise the mission capability of the respective weapon system.

These parts require engineering source approval by the design control activity to assure the integrity of the part. Potential sources are encouraged to demonstrate their ability to meet the standards specified in this announcement for qualification by the design control activity. The information provided in this notice is designed to advise potential sources of the documentation, requirements, and procedures to obtain pre-award qualification approval for the item identified in this notice. The Government will not reimburse any potential offeror for their submission of a pre-award qualification package, and the submission does not guarantee either approval as a source or an opportunity for any future contract. This notice does not constitute a solicitation and does not ensure that a competitive solicitation will follow. Failure to submit a complete and timely pre-award qualification package could result in an interested offeror not being considered for future awards for the item identified in this notice.

The technical data package associated with this item may be requested from the Government Point of Contact identified below. The technical data package is subject to export control restrictions; therefore, any request for technical data should be accompanied by a properly approved DD Form 2345, Militarily Critical Technical Data Agreement.

The Government Point of Contact for the technical requirements specifiedfor qualification is:

Rickey Moore rickey.moore@us.af.mil

Responses must bereceived no later than close of business 22 Oct 2018. DO NOT SEND E-MAIL SUBMISSIONS DIRECTLY TO THE ADDRESSES IN THIS NOTICE AS DOD NETWORK MAY QUARANTINE OR REMOVE SOME ATTACHMENTS! Responses must be sent electronically via AMRDEC SAFE (https://safe.amrdec.army.mil/safe/) to:

Franklin Holland franklin.holland@dla.mil

Rickey Moore rickey.moore@us.af.mil

See attached Source Qualification Statement for additional information.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USAF/AFMC/WRALC/SPRWA1-Pre-qual-1005-00-188-6969/listing.html