The United States Army is modernizing the laundry system associated with theForce Provider (FP) program. FP is a containerized system with the objective toprovide a stand-alone base camp capability for a broad array of Combat Service Support and Homeland Defense missions. Force Provider was originally Type Classified Standard in May of 1994 as a 550-personnel module capable of being complexed/combined to support a brigade sized force of 3300 personnel. Recent configuration changes allow the new module to support 600 personnel per module via four expeditionary base camps supporting 150 personnel each. This configuration is referred to as Force Provider Expeditionary (FPE) Life Support Module (LSM). Each 150 personnel FPE LSM contains 1 - Expeditionary TRICON Self-Service Laundry System (ETSSLS).
Additionally, there is a Joint Services requirement for the ETSSLS associated with this solicitation in support of hospitals and other deployable base-camp systems. By introducing standardized assets to the Joint Services community, FPELSM can improve its maintenance repair supportability. The commonality of repair parts can be used to assist other services in maintaining overall operational readiness.
The government anticipates the solicitation will result in the initial awardof a single Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), Firm Fixed Price (FFP) type contract consisting of a five (5) year ordering period for the production of the ETSSLS. An award will be made to the offeror whose proposal representsthe best value to the government considering a tradeoff of price and non-price factors.
The formal solicitation is expected to be released during the week of 17-21 December 2018. When released, the formal solicitation, including all amendments,exhibits and attachments, will be available in electronic medium via www.fbo.gov (TELEPHONE CALLS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED).
A question and answer period will be available when the formal solicitation is released. During that timeframe questions shall be submitted no later than the date specified in the solicitation. The government will provide its answers tothe questions. The government will not guarantee a response to any question and/or clarifications after the submission deadline stated in the solicitation. Allinformation regarding this requirement will be communicated via FBO (TELEPHONE CALLS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED).
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