FBO Notice Date 12/14/17
BIDS Reference Number 846
Document Type: Amendment
Ammunition & Explosives

Department of State, Office of Acquisitions, Acquisition Management, 22030

13 -- Ammunition , Through 30mm-556mm MMR Linked Blue Tip Ammo SOL 106918Q1065COMBINE DUE 121517Name: Client Services, Title: Client Services, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822, Email: Clientservices@fedbid.com;AMENDMENT NOTICE: This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial itemsprepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. The solicitation number is 106918Q1065 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses arethose in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-96. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 332992 with a small business size standard of 1,000.00 employees. This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids. The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2017-12-15 15:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be Springfield, VA 22153

The Department of State requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to the following:
LI 001: AMMUNITION, Through 30MM - UTM 5.56mm MMR Linked Blue or equal: 1,200 rounds per case, 50, Cases;
LI 002: AMMUNITION, Through 30MM - UTM 5.56mm MMR Blue or equal: 900 rounds per case, 112, Cases;
LI 003: AMMUNITION, Through 30MM - Freight Charge:, 1, EA;

Solicitation and Buy Attachments

***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.***

For this solicitation, Department of State intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. Department of State is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access andawareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids. All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com. Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process. Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive.
In addition to providing pricing at www.FedBid.com for this solicitation, each Offeror must provide any required, NON-PRICING responses (e.g. technical proposal, representations and certifications, etc.) so that they are received no later than the closing date and time for this solicitation. Submissions can be sent to clientservices@fedbid.com.

All bid prices mustinclude shipping FOB Destination CONUS (CONtinental U.S.). No partial shipmentsare permitted, unless otherwise specified by Contracting Officer at time of award.

The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions. FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial, applies to this acquisition. The selected Offeror must submit a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items. FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items, applies tothis acquisition. The following FAR clauses in paragraph (b) of FAR clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, will apply: 52.222-3, 52.222-19, 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.222-50, 52.222-55,52.222-62, 52.225-13, 52.232-33. The full text of a FAR clause may be accessed electronically at http://www.acquisition.gov/far/

This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to FAR 4.1102 and other applicable regulations and guidelines. Information can be found at www.sam.gov. Registration must be "ACTIVE" at the time of award.

All Bids must be valid for 30 days from the closing date for this solicitation. No exceptions or qualifications.

New equipment ONLY, NO grey market or refurbished products.Items must be in original packaging, never used, and not altered in any way. Components of the requested equipment, to include memory, must be manufacturer-approved and may not be compatible, remanufactured, or refurbished equipment. All items must be covered by manufacturer’s warranty and procured through a manufacturer approved distribution channel. Sellers must be able to document their ability to provide items through manufacturer approved distribution channels upon request. The Seller confirms to have sourced all products submitted in this Bid from manufacturer-approved channels for Federal sales, in accordance with all applicable laws and manufacturer’s current applicable policies at the time of purchase. Seller must be able to support both the product sale and product pricing, in accordance with applicable manufacturer certification / specialization requirements. If software is provided or included, Seller shall, upon request, provideBuyer with a copy of the End User License Agreement. Seller certifies that all software is licensed originally to Buyer as the original licensee authorized to use the software.

(a) General. The Government shall pay the contractor asfull compensation for all work required, performed and accepted under this contract, inclusive of all costs and expenses, the firm fixed-price stated in Section B of this contract. [Use paragraph (b) only if partial payments apply. Otherwise, paragraph (a) above assumes the contractor will be paid the full amount uponcompletion of all contractual requirements]. (b) Payment Schedule. Payments will be made in accordance with the following partial payment schedule: Partial Payment Number Specific Deliverable Delivery Date Payment Amount 1 2 3 [Continue asnecessary] (c) Invoice Submission. Invoices shall be submitted in an original and [contracting officer insert appropriate number of copies] copies to the office identified in Block 10 of the SF-26, Block 23 of the SF-33, or Block 18b of the SF-1449. To constitute a proper invoice, the invoice must include all items per FAR 52.232-25, “Prompt Payment”. (d) Contractor Remittance Address. Payment shall be made to the contractor’s address as specified on the cover page of this contract, unless a separate remittance address is specified below: Global Finacial Services Center, ATN: Office of Claims, P O Box 150008 Charleston, SouthCarolina 29415-5008 (End of clause)

Each and every box or package containing materials shipped pursuant hereto, shall be marked with the following: the consignee address as shown in Block 6, the name and address of the contractor inBlock 7, the order number in Block 3, and the requisition/reference number in Block 4. Packing lists will be attached to the outside of the box. Palletized stacked material will not exceed the height of 52 inches. Vendor will not ship partials without the proper approval of the consignee. Vendor will supply a copy of the purchase order with the packing list. (end of clause)

Incorporated byreference

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/State/A-LM-AQM/A-LM-AQM/106918Q1065/listing.html

SET-ASIDE: Total Small Business