Sources Sought Synopsis (SSS)
(Request for Interested Manufacturers)
FROM: 638 SCMG/408 SCMS
TO: DLA Aviation Procurement Operations at Warner Robins (SPRWA1)
LOCATION: Robins AFB, GA 31098-1813
FBO Post Title: Request for Interested Manufacturers of NSN 5998-01-466-4065EW, ALQ-155 Controller IndicatorProgrammer (CIP) A6 Circuit Card Assembly (CCA).
Market research is being conducted to identify potential sources that may possess the expertise, capabilities, and experience to meet the requirements for qualification and production of the ALQ-155 CIP A6 CCA, NSN 5998-01-466-4065EW. A NSN will be assigned for the new CCA, which is currently identified as 5998NCC661042.
Impediment to Competition:
The original equipment manufacturer for this item is Northrop Grumman (CAGE 1LTU5), whichmaintains its configuration by part number. The Government does not own any data, drawings, schematics, or any other releasable technical data in support of this requirement. As a result, Northrop Grumman is the only known source with adequate knowledge of the ALQ-155 A6 CIP CCA performance requirements and possessionof the required technical data and capabilities needed to produce this item andensure compatibility of the equipment. Northrop Grumman Technical Services is currently on contract to redesign this circuit card. Included in the deliverable with the redesign effort, will be Level III Technical Data Package (TDP) to include all drawings and specifications required for production. The redesign is scheduled to be completed by September 2018.
The DLA/AWB Contracting Office intends to award a sole source contract to Northrop Grumman for the manufacture of the ALQ-155 CIP A6 CCA. Other interested parties may identify their interest and capability to respond to the requirement no later than06 December 2017 by emailing Kimberly Lopez at email@example.com and/or . The Government intends to procure these items using Other Than Full and Open Competition as prescribed by FAR 6.302-1, Only One Responsible Source and No Other Supplies or Services Will Satisfy Agency Requirements.
This sourcessought synopsis is for informational purposes only. This is not a request for proposal. It does not constitute a solicitation, and shallnot be construed as a commitment by