Notice Type: Presolicitation Notice
Posted Date: 08-DEC-17
Office Address: Department of the Army; Army Contracting Command; ACC - APG (W56KGY) Division C; 6001 COMBAT DRIVE Aberdeen Proving Ground MD 21005-1846
Subject: Common Sensor Payload Production and Systems Support
Classification Code: 58 - Communication, detection, & coherent radiation equipment
Solicitation Number: W56KGY-18-R-0005
Contact: Bill Claybrook, Email [email protected]
Place of Performance (address): 2501 W. University Dr.McKinney, TX
Place of Performance (zipcode): 75071
Place of Performance Country: US
Description: Department of the Army
Army Contracting Command
ACC - APG (W56KGY) Division C
The United States Army Contracting Command - Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG), Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005, on behalf of Product Manager Electro-Optic/Infrared Payloads (PdM EO/IR), intends to solicit and award a new Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee (CPFF)/Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP)/Cost Reimbursement (CR) Indefinite- Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) type contract with an ordering ceiling of $427.29M and an ordering period of three base years and one, two-year option period on a sole source basis to Raytheon Company, 2501 W. University Dr., McKinney, TX 75071-2813, in accordance with 10 USC 2304(c)(1) and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 6.302-1, Only One Responsible Source and No Other Supplies or Services Will Satisfy Agency Requirements. The Common Sensor Payload (CSP) was developed from the Multispectral Targeting System (MTS) family of sensors, produced by Raytheon, to meet United States Army requirements. The CSP Production and Systems Support contract will include, but is not limited to: project management support, production (systems and spare parts), retrofits, systems engineering support, development, integration, test and evaluation, logistics support, depot support, training, as well as Field Service Representatives (FSRs) with technical knowledge of the CSP weapon system to provide system integration, testing, training, operation, and maintenance support of the system at designated Contiguous United States/Outside Contiguous United States (CONUS/OCONUS) sites.
The NAICS code for this acquisition is 334511.
This purchase will be made on an Other Than Full and Open Competition basis authorized by FAR 6.302-1, Only One Responsible Source and No Other Supplies or Services Will Satisfy Agency Requirements. Raytheon is the Original Equipment Manufacturer of the CSP. The Government does not possess a technical data package that would allow full and open competition for the development, production and/or sustainment of the CSP. The Government does not intend to use FAR Part 12 for this acquisition. All responsible sources may submit a capability statement, proposal or quotation, which shall be considered by the agency. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed contract lies solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive requirement. No entitlement to payment of direct or indirect costs or charges by the Government will arise as a result of contractor submission of responses to this announcement or the Government use of such information. Responses to these notices are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract.
The closing date for this synopsis is 22 December 2017 at 4:00 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time. The anticipated solicitation release date is 19 January 2018 and the anticipated award is 2QFY19.
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