The Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Contracts Department, Patuxent River, MD in support of NAVAIR 4.4, Propulsion and Power, intends to negotiate an order under Basic Ordering Agreement N00019-14-G-0001 on a sole source basis with Hamilton Sundstrand, One Hamilton Road, Windsor Locks, CT 06096, in support of the T56 Propeller Component Improvement Program (CIP). The order includes work scope found under 2019 Engineering Project Descriptions (EPDs) for the NP2000 Modern Pump Housing (MPH): The Propeller CIP allows the Navy to increase the safety, reliability, and maintainability and reduce the cost of operating its propeller systems. The Navy requires technical testing, integration, maintenance, repair, logistics, hardware, and engineering support for the propellers that power Navy E-2, C-2, P-3, and C-130 aircraft. The Government intends to procure under the authority of 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1), FAR 6.302-1, only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. Hamilton is uniquely qualified to provide the complete range of program support required by the USN, USMC, and FMS fleets. Hamilton is also the only known firm to possess the technical data, drawings,and specifications necessary to fulfill the Government requirements. Given that Hamilton is the original designer and prime manufacturer and their continued involvement in the past and recent propeller system improvements, Hamilton has all the design intent information, originaldrawings, and most recent design changes, which are required to avoid undesirable interactions between existing and redesigned hardware. Hamilton also has immediate access to tooling, special equipment and test facilities as well as sub-vendors similar tooling and facilities. These are required to verify, design, and test new proposed engineering solutions. Privately developed data, materials, and design processes are the sole propertyof Hamilton. These provide Hamilton with the unique ability to identify and correct problems with the T56 Propeller.
THIS NOTICE OF INTENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE PROPOSALS; however, responsible interested parties may submit information in which they can identify interest and capability to respond to this requirement. Responses must be received by 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 02 August 2018. The applicable NAICS code for this requirement is: 336413-Other AircraftParts and Auxiliary Equipment Manufacturing. The Government reserves the right to process the procurement on a sole source basis based upon the responses received. The Government will not pay for any information received. The point of contact is Lyle Kralle, Contract Specialist, via E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (301) 757-0156.