FBO Notice Date 11/21/17
BIDS Reference Number 226
Document Type: Sources Sought
Electrical And Electronic Equipment Components

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

59 -- Request for Interested Manufacturers of NSN 5998-01-466-4065EW, ALQ-155 Controller Indicator Programmer (CIP) A6 Circuit Card Assembly (CCA). SOL 5998-01-466-4065 DUE 120617Charles T. Massey, Phone 478-926-5476, Fax 478-222-8367, Email charles.massey.3@us.af.mil

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).

SUBJECT:

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.

ITEM DESCRIPTION

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.

INTEREST

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 kimberly.lopez.6@us.af.mil 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.

DISCLAIMER

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 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 announcement. No funds are available to pay for preparation of responses to this announcement. Any information submitted by respondents to this technical description is strictly voluntary.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USAF/AFMC/WRALC/5998-01-466-4065/listing.html