FBO Notice Date 11/21/17
BIDS Reference Number 317
Document Type: Modification
Aircraft Launching, Landing & Ground Handling Equipment

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

17 -- Ground Handling Cradle Request for Information SOL FA853318RCRDLSRCSGT DUE 120717 POC Shirley Breeze, Contract Specialist, Phone 4782223343, Email shirley.breeze@us.af.mil - Amy S. York, Contracting Officer, Phone 4782221905, Email amy.york.1@us.af.mil

Ground Handling Cradle


(NSN: 1730-01-166-1127RN)


The Government is conducting market research to identify potential sources that may possess

the expertise, capabilities, and experience to meet the requirements for design, qualification

and production of the Ground Handling Cradle NSN: 1730-01-166-1127RN, P/N L396C2002.

The level of security clearance and amount of foreign participation in this requirement has not

been determined.

This item will be Acquisition Method Code 1G, meaning the Government has rights to the

technical data, the data package is complete, and there are no technical data, engineering, tooling

or manufacturing restrictions.

Samples of the test set are not available for potential developers/suppliers to evaluate.

Contractor shall furnish all material, support equipment, tools, test equipment, and services with

the exception of one 3000E trailer which will be provided by government. The contractor is

responsible for providing, maintaining, and calibrating all support equipment required at their

facility or a subcontractor's facility. Contractor furnished material or parts used for replacement

shall equal or exceed the quality of the original material or parts.

Contractors/Institutions responding to this market research areplaced on notice that participation

in this survey may not ensure participation in future solicitations or contract awards. The

Government will not reimburse participants for any expenses associated with their participation

in this survey.

FAR 52.215-3 -- Request for Information or Solicitation for Planning Purposes

Request for Information or Solicitation for Planning Purposes (Oct 1997)

(a) The Government does not intend to award a contract on the basis of this solicitation or to

otherwise pay for the information solicited except as an allowable cost under other contracts as

provided in subsection 31.205-18, Bid and proposal costs, of the Federal Acquisition Regulation.

(b) Although "proposal" and "offeror" are used in this Request for Information, your response

will be treated as information only. It shall not be used as a proposal.

(c) This solicitation is issued for the purpose of the ground handling cradle used to transport,

handle, and store engines for B-1B aircraft.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USAF/AFMC/WRALC/FA853318RCRDL/listing.html