The Government intends to solicit and negotiate with only one source under the authority of FAR 6.302-1(c). However, upon reviewof industry response to this Sources Sought Notice, the Government will determine whether to issue a solicitation on a sole source basis, set-aside, or full and open competition. All contractors interested in supplying the part listed above, may indicate their interest in this potential acquisition by providing responses that should include:
(1) Identification of company size status, Cage Code, DUNS and certifications, i.e. 8(a), HUBZone, SDVOSB, small business.
(2) Proof of experience and capability to manufacture and/or supply the parts listed.
(3) Indication of which North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code(s) your company usually performs under Government contracts.
For the purposes of this notice, the NAICS code is 332919 - All other miscellaneous general purpose machinery, firefighting equipment. Thesmall business size standard is 750 employees. All responsible sources may identify their interest and provide capability statements to Jennifer D. Fasting, firstname.lastname@example.org , by 24 July 2018, 08:00 a.m. Eastern StandardTime.
The Government plans to use the internet and e-mail as the primary means of disseminating and exchanging information. Hard copies of documents posted on FBO will not be made available.
Any information submitted is strictly voluntary. The Government will not pay for any information submitted in response to this announcement. The results from this market research will contribute to determining the method of procurement.
Qualification requirements for this sources sought means that a potential source must hold an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) license and be substantiated by the OEM to work on this assembly. The Government may request that interested partiesprovide a copy of the OEM's manufacturing data (including disassembly, repair, test and an illustrated parts breakdown including part numbers) or an OEM licensee agreement certifying corporation approval by the OEM to repair and/or modify this assembly. Approval of a source is required. NAVSUP WSS will not delay awardwhile source approval is pending.