The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation- Richmond is issuing this Sources Sought Notice as a means of conducting market research to determine if other companies are capable of manufacturing (or legitimately obtain) the item listed below.
NSN: 5342-01-277-5128 THIS SOURCES SOUGHT IS FOR INFOMATIONAL 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 Source Approval Request (SAR) Sources Sought - Federal Business Opportunities:
NO FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE TO PAY FOR PREPARATION OF RESPONSES TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. ANY INFORMATION SUBMITTED BY RESPONDENTS TO THIS TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION IS STRICTLTY VOLUNTARY.
Interested parties who consider themselves qualified to manufacture (or legitimately obtain) the above listed items are invited to submit a response to thisSources Sought Notice by June 3, 2016.
If your company desires to be reviewed and qualified as an "Approved Source"for this item, submit an application package through the Source Approval Request (SAR) Program. A SAR package contains all of the technical data needed to demonstrate that the prospective contractor can competently manufacture
the product to the same level of quality, or better, than the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM). The onus is on the contractor to document and demonstrate their product is equal to, or better,than the currently approved item which DLA Aviation is procuring. If there is an open solicitation for a NSN which you want to submit a SAR, please submit the SAR directly to the buyer noted on the solicitation. If you are submitting a SARfor a NSN with no open solicitation, please send it to the Competition AdvocateSAR Program Office address below:
Attn: DLA AVN-DU (SAR Program Manager)
8000 Jefferson Davis Highway
Richmond, VA 23297-5100