This notice is issued solely for information and planning purposes - it doesnot constitute a Request for Quote (RFQ)/Invitation for Bid (IFB)/Request for Proposal
(RFP) or a promise to issue an RFQ, IFB or RFP in the future. This notice does not commit the U.S. Government to contract for any supply or service. Further, the U.S.
Government is not seeking quotes, bids or proposals at this time and will not accept unsolicited proposals in response to this sources sought notice. The U.S. Government will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this
notice. Submittals will not be returned to the responder. Not responding to this notice
does not preclude participation in any future RFQ or IFB or RFP, if any is issued. If a solicitation is released, it will be synopsized on the Government wide Point of Entry. It is the responsibility of potential offerors to monitor the Government wide Point ofEntry
for additional information pertaining to this requirement.
Theanticipated NAICS code(s)is: 333912 Air and Gas Compressor Manufacturing, with a size standard of 1000
Attached is a draft Salient Characteristics, which establishes the minimum standards for this requirement.
In response to this sources sought, please provide:
1. Name of the firm, point of contact, phone number, email address, DUNS number, CAGE code, a statement regarding small business status (including small business
type(s)/certifications(s) such as SDB, 8(a), HUBZone, SDVOSB, WOSB, etc.) and the corresponding NAICS code.
2. Are you a Small Business that MANUFACTURES the items?
3. Identify whether your firm is interested in competing for this requirement as a prime contractor or not. Identify subcontracting, joint ventures or teaming arrangement that will be pursued, if any.
4. Information in sufficient detail (Not to exceed standard size pages) regarding previous experience (indicate whether as a prime contractor or subcontractor) on similar requirements (include size, scope, complexity, timeframe, government or commercial),
pertinent certifications, etc., that will facilitate making a capability determination
5. Information to help determine if the requirement is commercially available, including pricing information, basis for the pricing information (e.g., market pricing, catalog pricing), delivery schedules, customary terms and conditions,warranties, etc.
6. Identify how the Army can best structure these contract requirements to facilitate competition by and among small business concerns.
7. Identify any condition or action that may be having the effect of unnecessarily restricting competition with respect to this acquisition. Please contact the MICC
Advocate for Competition, Scott Kukes, at email@example.com or 210-466-3015, if
you believe that this action is unreasonably restrictingcompetition. Include the subject of the acquisition, this announcement, and theMICC POC information from the
FedBizOpps notice. Provide the specific aspects that unreasonably restrict competition and the rationale for such conclusion.
8. Recommendations to improve the approach/specifications/draft acquiring the
9. Point of contact for this action is Mr. Chad Buckley, Contract Specialist. Inquiries will
only be addressed by Email: firstname.lastname@example.org .