This agency proposes to issue a solicitation fora long-term strategic contract, in accordance with part number(s) H267-2 , which will include one NSN: 5340-00-794-1806, Latch Rim. The proposed action is intended to be awarded competitively. This item is solicited on an Unrestricted Other than Full and Open Competitive basis. Terms are FOB Origin and Inspection and Acceptance at Destination. First Destination Transportation (FDT) applies. Approved Source(s): Hartwell Corporation CAGE 83014. "Item cited requires data which is restricted to contractors certified by DoD to access unclassified data per DoD 5220.22M. Certification is obtained by submitting DD Form 2345, Military Critical Technical Data Agreement, to the Defense Logistics Information Services." This item is not a commercial item. Item is a critical application item. This item is a stock buy item. Requested delivery is 47 days ARO. Solicitation will result in an Indefinite Quantity Contract (IQC). The contract will be effective for Base year period with provisionsincluded to extend the terms of the contract up to four (4) option year periods. The estimated annual quantity is 30 EAper contract period. The contract will include a guaranteed minimum quantity of8 EA (base year only) and a total contract maximum quantity of 235 EA over the five years. The minimum delivery order is 8 EA and the maximum delivery order quantity is 235 EA. Surge requirements does not apply. Deliveries will be to DLA stock locations on the east and west coast. The final contract award decisions may be based upon a combination of price, past performance and other evaluation factors as described in the solicitation. Since a Reverse Auction may be conducted, offerors are encouraged to access the Reverse Auction help tutorials at: dla.procurexinc.com to learn more about how to participate in an auction. The solicitation issue date is anticipated to be November 3, 2018. A copy of the solicitation will be available via the DIBBS Website https://www.dibbs.bsm.dla.mil/ on the issue date cited in the Request For Proposal (RFP). From the DIBBS homepage, select "Requests forProposal (RFP)/Invitation for Bid (IFB)" from the menu under the tab "Solicitations." Then search for and choose the RFP you wish to download. RFPs are in portable document format (PDF). To download and view these documents, you will need the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader. This software is available free at http://www.adobe.com. A paper copy of this solicitation will not be available to requestors.