Synopsis for Boeing Rights Guard (BRG) Applicable Acquisition AMC: 2/C1. Estimated Solicitation issue date is 6 Dec 2017 with an estimated closing/response date of 6 Jan 2018.It is the intention of DLA Aviation at Oklahoma City to allow a 45-Day Solicitation period for Boeing Rights Guard applicable acquisitions with days 1 through 15 being allotted to allow time for additional potential sources to submit requests for, and receive, the BRG Technical Data Package CD-ROM. This additional time over-and-above the standard 30-day Solicitation timeframe is a courtesy and serves as constructive notice that it is the affirmative responsibility of potential offerors to monitor the FBO and quickly process requests for the BRG Technical Data Package CD-ROM and that Solicitation Closing Dates WILL NOT be extended for the sole-purpose to allow for additional time to propose.2. Request for Proposal #: SPRTA1-18-R-01563. Purchase Request: FD2030-18-00060, US Air Force Requirement4. Nomenclature/Noun: GEARBOX ASSEMBLY, AIRCRAFT5. NSN: 1680-00-340-9352 FL6. Part Number: 5-97039-17. Application (Engine or Aircraft): C/KC-135 Aircraft8. Acquisition Method Code (AMC): 2/C; Full and Open Competitive Acquisitionfor the First Time.Acquisition is subject to Boeing Rights Guard (BRG) restrictions and procedures. Information concerning procedures to request/obtain the BRG Technical Data Package via a CD-ROM as well as the applicable points-of-contact will be outlined on the solicitation itself, when issued.9. History: Previously purchased 5 each from Boeing Company on contract FA8103-05-G-0002-0127, awarded on 14 Sep 2007..10. Description/Function: Gearbox Assembly.11. Dimensions: Approximately 41.00 inches in length, 4.00 inches in width and 8.00 inches in height, and 8.20 lbs in weight.12. Material: Stainless Steel, Aluminum and Bronze13. Sources / Qualified Sources: (BOEING, CAGE 81205 and FEDERAL INDUSTRIES INC, CAGE 65506. Qualification Requirements Apply: Export Controlled Certification, and Boeing Rights Guard Certification required.14. Qualification Requirements: Qualification Requirements apply to this acquisition, contact the buyer listed below at (405) 739-5501 or firstname.lastname@example.org for qualification information or source approval requests.15. First Article: First Article(s) ARE required for this acquisition. If First Articles are required, if there are any applicable waiver criteria, these will be detailed in the solicitation itself, when issued.16. Export Control: Yes. If identified as being applicable, you are REQUIRED to be "EXPORT CONTROLLED" certified in order to receive and view the Technical Data Package / drawings for this solicitation.If your company intends to become Export Control Certified, a web site for registration exists: http://www.dlis.dla.mil/jcp/. Foreign owned firms are advisedto contact the contracting officer or program manager before submitting a proposal to determine whether there are restrictions on receiving an award.Access to the Technical Data Package for this acquisition is restricted to potential offerors who have met the requirements to view/receive Export Controlled data as well as satisfying the requirements under the Boeing Rights Guard controls and procedures to receive/view the Bid-Set package via a Boeing Rights Guard CD-ROM.17. Award of a New Manufacture Fixed-Quantity, Firm Fixed-Price contract is contemplated. Notice of Range Quantity Solicitation: The current required quantity is 5 ea. However, the final required quantity may change. Therefore, offeror(s) are required to propose prices for the specific quantity ranges identified in the Solicitation, when issued. The current overall possible quantity range for this acquisition is a between a Minimum quantity of 2 ea and Max quantity of 11 ea., to include First Article(s), if required. If the specific quantity ranges identified in the Solicitation do not provide the best pricing option for yourcompany business model, then the contractor has the option of identifying within Provision 52.207-4, those suggested quantity ranges, for informational/planning purposes only that yield your best prices to the Government. Offeror(s) are still required to submit proposals for the specific quantity ranges identified inthe Solicitation.The Final fixed-quantity of this requirement is at the sole discretion of the Government and the Government reserves the right to award no contract at all depending on the quality and prices of proposal(s) received. The final buy quantitywill be re-evaluated and determined upon receipt of proposal(s) and the closingdate of the Solicitation.Surplus is NOT authorized for this procurement.Required Delivery Schedule: 5 EA, No Later Than 9 Aug 2020Destination: DLA Distribution Depot, Tinker AFB, Oklahoma18. Mandatory Language:Written procedures will be used for this solicitation. Electronic submission of completed/signed proposals via scanned PDF through e-mail to the contracting officer is authorized.DLA OMBUDSMAN (a) An ombudsman has been appointed to hear and facilitate the resolution of concerns from offerors, potential offerors, and others for this acquisition. When requested, the ombudsman will maintain strict confidentiality as to the source of the concern. The existence of the ombudsman does not affect the authority of the program manager, contracting officer, or source selection official. Further, the ombudsman does not participate in the evaluation of proposals,the source selection process, or the adjudication of protests or formal contract disputes. The ombudsman may refer the party to another official who can resolve the concern.(b) Before consulting with an ombudsman, interested parties must first address their concerns, issues, disagreements, and/or recommendations to the contractingofficer for resolution. Consulting an ombudsman does not alter or postpone the timelines for any other processes (e.g., agency level bid protests, GAO bid protests, requests for debriefings, employee-employer actions, contests of OMB Circular A-76 competition performance decisions).(c) The Competition Advocate (CA) at each contracting activity/office (as defined in DLAD 2.101) shall act as the ombudsman and attempt to resolve contractor complaints. DLA AVIATION AT OKLAHOMA CITY CA/Ombudsman can be reached at (405) 734-8241. DO NOT CALL THIS NUMBER FOR SOLICITATION REQUESTS. Complaints which cannot be so resolved shall be forwarded to the HQ through J-72 for resolution bythe DLA competition advocate. Each activity is responsible for developing procedures for executing the duties and responsibilities. (d) The ombudsman has no authority to render a decision that binds the agency. (e) Do not contact the ombudsman to request copies of the solicitation, verify offer due date, or clarify technical requirements. Such inquiries shall be directed to the Contracting Office.19. UID marking requirements IAW DFARS, clause 252.211-7003 apply to this acquisition.