FBO Notice Date 12/14/17
BIDS Reference Number 911
Document Type: Amendment
Fiber Optics Materials, Components, Assemblies & Accessories

Department of the Army, FedBid, FedBid.com -- for Department of Army procurements only, 22030

60 -- Cable Assembly, Fiber optic SOL 18Q0062COMBINE 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 18Q0062 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-96. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 335921 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 12:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be Tobyhanna, PA 18466

The APG - Tobyhanna requires the following items, Brand Name or Equal, to thefollowing:
LI 001: Cable Assembly, Fiber OpticP/N: 422695-1

ITAR REGISTRATION LETTER IS REQUIRED FOR THIS BUY.(DRAWINGS WILL NOT BE RELEASED UNTIL LETTER IS REC'D).Email Certification letter to: mary.belotti.civ@mail.mil, 10, 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,APG - Tobyhanna intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid hasdeveloped 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. APG - Tobyhanna is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness 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 bidon 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) orclientservices@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.
New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty.

Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy.

Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by thebuyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination.

This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award,pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov.

EFFECTIVE JAN 2005, all offerors are required to use “Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) to respondto federal solicitations. To register in ORCA, please go to www.bpn.gov/orca. You must be active in the Central Contractor Registration (www.ccr.gov) and have a Marketing Partner Identification Number (MPIN), to register in ORCA. Failure to register in ORCA may preclude an award being made to your company.

Partial shipments are permitted.

The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34.

The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at http://www.acqnet.gov/far.

52.209-252.209-11252.204-7008252.213-70005152.233-400152.223-185152.246-400952.209-10252.203-700052.222-5052.247-34252.204-7012252.225-7048252.203-700252.212-452.212-5252.232-7006252.232-700352.252-2252.211-700352.232-4052.225-152.212-1

If the Solicitation is set aside for small business this clause applies: 52.219-6If the Solicitation is "brand name or equal" this clause applies: 52.211-6If the Solicitation has a variance, this clause applies: 52.211-16If the Solicitation has first article testing, this clause applies: 52.209-4If the Solicitation is a hazmat buy, this clause applies: 52.212-1

The drawings for this requirement are an attachment to the RFQ; however, critical technology restrictions apply to the release of these drawings. Therefore, interested sources shall have an active registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) and also an active Joint Certification Program (JCP) certification. The primary means of verifying JCP registration will be through https://public.logisticsinformationservice.dla.mil/jcp/search.aspx

THE AWARD WILL BE BASED ON PRICE. IF UNABLE TO MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIRED DELIVERY DATE OF 140 DAYS FROM DATEOF AWARD, BID WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/notices/a9800b2791ab8868dc207e2a2da397ea

SET-ASIDE: Total Small Business