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66 -- COMBO SYNOPSIS SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS for One (1) universal test machine to support basic and applied research into soldier protection by developing and employing materials and technologies across a wide array of disciplines

Notice Date
6/29/2020 11:52:44 AM
Notice Type
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
334516 — Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing
Contracting Office
ZIP Code
Solicitation Number
Response Due
7/28/2020 8:59:00 AM
Archive Date
Point of Contact
Swati Jain, Phone: 3013940045
E-Mail Address
COMBO SYNOPSIS SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS � 1.� Class Code: 66 � � 2.� NAICS Code: �334516 � 3.� Subject: �One (1) universal test machine to support basic and applied research into soldier protection by developing and employing materials and technologies across a wide array of disciplines. � 4.� Solicitation Number: W911QX20Q0070 � 5.� Set-Aside Code: N/A � 6.� Response Date: 28 July 2020� � 7.� Place of Delivery/Performance:� U.S. Army Research Laboratory ����������������������������������� 6375 Johnson Road ����������������������������������� Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), Maryland ����������������������������������� 8.� ����������������������� (i)� This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.� This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. � ����������������������� (ii)� The solicitation number is W911QX20Q0070.� This acquisition is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ). � ����������������������� (iii)� The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2020-06. � ����������������������� (iv)�� The associated NAICS code is 334516 �The small business size standard is 1,000 employees. � ����������������������� � (v)�� The following is a list of contract line item number(s) (CLIN) and items, quantities and units of measure, (including option(s), if applicable):� � CLIN 0001: One (1) EACH universal test machine to be delivered to Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. � ����������������������� (vi) �Description of requirements: SEE ATTACHED SALIENT CHARACTERISTICS DOCUMENT � ����������������������� (vii) Delivery is required by 12 months After Receipt of Order (ARO). �Delivery shall be made to Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), Maryland. Acceptance shall be performed at APG, Maryland. The FOB point is Destination. � ����������������������� (viii) The provision at 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors � Commercial DEVIATION 2018-O0018, applies to this acquisition.� The following addenda have been attached to this provision: NONE. � ����������������������� (ix)� Evaluation Criteria - Tradeoff� � Evaluation Criteria � Supplies (Tradeoff) The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforms to the solicitation and will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered.� The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers:� Technical, Past Performance and Price.� The Technical element of the evaluation will first be a determination as to whether the proposed product meets the performance characteristics and specifications in the solicitation.� Those offers that meet or exceed the stated performance characteristics and specifications will then be evaluated in terms of technical aspects above the minimum requirements and of those aspects not addressed in the solicitation performance characteristics and specifications that would be most beneficial to the Government. In particular, the Government is willing to trade-off on price for offerors that exceed the following performance characteristics/specifications: increased actuator stroke distance above 75 millimeter (mm) at prescribed velocity prior to active deceleration larger working volume exceeding 500 mm by 500 mm by 1000 mm increased full-speed impact force above 50 kilonewton (kN) and increased quasi-static force above 75 kN closed-loop operation exceeding 500 mm/second the noise-levels, site-requirements, robustness, and elegance of installation of any proposed external units such as hydraulic pumps and heat exchangers the maturity, ease of use, and features in the software supplied with the solution The Technical element of the evaluation shall be based solely on information furnished by the vendor.� The Government is not responsible for locating or securing any information, which is not identified in the proposal. To ensure sufficient information is available, vendors must furnish as part of their proposal all descriptive material (such as cuts, illustrations, drawings, or other information) necessary for the Government to determine whether the product meets or exceeds the performance characteristics and specifications of the requirement.� If the offeror proposes to modify a product so as to conform to the requirement of this solicitation, the offeror shall include a clear description of such proposed modifications and clearly mark any descriptive materials to show modifications.� Past performance will be evaluated based on information provided by the offeror as to actual sales of the proposed product to industry or Government agencies.� Past performance will consider the ability of the offeror to meet technical specifications, delivery schedules (with warranty fulfillment and maintenance reputation included as applicable).� Offerors shall include three (3) records of sales from the previous 24 months.� Offerors shall identify a point of contact for each sale by providing a name and telephone number.� Price will be evaluated based on the total proposed price, including options, (if any). Technical and past performance are of equal importance and when combined are significantly more important than price.� The Government reserves the right to award to other than the lowest price and to award without discussions. ����������������������� (x)� Offerors shall include a completed copy of the provision at FAR 52.212-3 (with its Alternate I), Offeror Representations with its offer. � ����������������������� (xi)� The clause at 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. The following addenda have been attached to this clause NONE.� � ����������������������� (xii)� The clause at 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items and the selected clauses listed in DFARS 212.301 Solicitation provisions and Contract Clauses for the Acquisition of Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition.� The following additional FAR/DFARS clauses cited in this clause are applicable: � 52.203-3 GRATUITIES (APR 1984) 52.203-6 RESTRICTIONS ON SUBCONTRACTOR SALES TO THE GOVERNMENT (SEP 2006) 52.204-10 REPORTING EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION AND FIRST-TIER SUBCONTRACT AWARDS (OCT 2016) 52.209-6 PROTECTING THE GOVERNMENT� INTEREST WHEN SUBCONTRACTING WITH CONTRACTORS DEBARRED, SUSPENDED, OR PROPOSED FOR DEBARMENT (OCT 2015) 52.209-9 UPDATES OF PUBLICLY AVAILABLE INFORMATION REGARDING RESPONSIBILITY MATTERS (OCT 2018) 52.219-4 DEVIATION 2020-O0008 NOTICE OF PRICE EVALUATION PREFERENCE FOR HUBZONE SMALL BUSINESS CONCERNS (OCT 2014) 52.219-8 UTILIZATION OF SMALL BUSINESS CONCERNS (NOV 2016) 52.219-28 POST-AWARD SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAM REREPRESENTATION (JUL 2013) 52.222-3 CONVICT LABOR (JUN 2003) 52.222-19 CHILD LABOR--COOPERATION WITH AUTHORITIES AND REMEDIES (OCT 2016) 52.222-21 PROHIBITION OF SEGREGATED FACILITIES (APR 2015) 52.222-26 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY (SEP 2016) 52.222-35 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR VETERANS (OCT 2015) 52.222-36 AFFIRMATIVE ACTION FOR WORKERS WITH DISABILITIES (JUL 2014) 52.222-37 EMPLOYMENT REPORTS ON SPECIAL DISABLED VETERANS, VETERANS OF THE VIETNAM ERA, AND OTHER ELIGIBLE VETERANS (FEB 2016) 52.222-40 NOTIFICATION OF EMPLOYEE RIGHTS UNDER THE NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS ACT (DEC 2010) 52.222-50 COMBATING TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS (MAR 2015) 52.223-18 ENCOURAGING CONTRACTOR POLICIES TO BAN TEXT MESSAGING WHILE DRIVING (AUG 2011) 52.225-13 RESTRICTIONS ON CERTAIN FOREIGN PURCHASES (JUN 2008) 52.232-33 PAYMENT BY ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER�CENTRAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION (JUL 2013) 52.232-36 PAYMENT BY THIRD PARTY (MAY 2014) 252.203-7005 REPRESENTATION RELATING TO COMPENSATION OF FORMER DOD OFFICIALS (NOV 2011) 252.204-7015 DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION TO LITIGATION SUPPORT CONTRACTORS (MAY 2016) 252.204-7016 COVERED DEFENSE TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT OR SERVICES�REPRESENTATION (DEC 2019) 252.204-7017 PROHIBITION ON THE ACQUISITON OF COVERED DEFENSE TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT OR SERVICES�REPRESENTATION (DEC 2019) 252.204-7018 PROHIBITION ON THE ACQUISITION OF COVERED DEFENSE TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT OR SERVICES (DEC 2019) 252.213-7000 NOTICE TO PROSPECTIVE SUPPLIERS ON USE OF PAST PEFORMANCE INFORMATION RETRIEVAL SYSTEM�STATISTICAL REPORTING IN PAST PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS (MAR 2018) 252.215-7007 NOTICE OF INTENT TO RESOLICIT (JUN 2012) 252.215-7008 ONLY ONE OFFER (JUL 2019) 252.223-7008 PROHIBITION OF HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM (JUN 2013) 252.225-7012 PREFERENCE FOR CERTAIN DOMESTIC COMMODITIES (DEC 2017) 252.225-7021 TRADE AGREEMENTS (AUG 2019) 252.225-7052 DEVIATION 2020-O0006 RESTRICTION ON THE ACQUISITION OF CERTAIN MAGNETS AND TUNGSTEN (DEC 2019) 252.225-7974 DEVIATION 2020-O0005 REPRESENTATION REGARDING BUSINESS OPERATIONS WITH THE MADURO REGIME (FEB 2020) 252.226-7001 UTILIZATION OF INDIAN ORGANIZATIONS, AND INDIAN-OWNED ECONOMIC ENTERPRISES, AND NATIVE HAWAIIAN SMALL BUSINESS CONCERNS (APR 2019) 252.232-7010 LEVIES ON CONTRACT PAYMENTS (DEC 2006) 252.243-7002 REQUESTS FOR EQUITABLE ADJUSTMENT (DEC 2012) 252.244-7000 SUBCONTRACTS FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS (JUN 2013) 252.247-7023 TRANSPORTATION OF SUPPLIES BY SEA (FEB 2019) ����������������������� (xiii)� The following additional contract requirement(s) or terms and conditions apply (full text of all FAR/DFARS clauses that contain fill-in information, as well as all local clauses, can be found in the attached Provisions and Clauses Full-Text document): � 52.204-7 SYSTEM FOR AWARD MANAGEMENT (OCT 2018) 52.204-13 SYSTEM FOR AWARD MANAGEMENT MAINTENANCE (OCT 2018) 52.204-16 COMMERCIAL AND GOVERNMENT ENTITY CODE REPORTING (JUL 2016) 52.204-18 COMMERCIAL AND GOVERNMENT ENTITY CODE MAINTENANCE (JUL 2016) 52.204-24 REPRESENTATION REGARDING CERTAIN TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SERVICES OR EQUIPMENT (DEC 2019) 52.209-7 INFORMATION REGARDING RESPONSIBILITY MATTERS (JUL 2013) 52.232-40 PROVIDING ACCELERATED PAYMENTS TO SMALL BUSINESS SUBCONTRACTORS (DEC 2013) 52.252-1 SOLICITATION PROVISIONS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (FEB 1998) 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (FEB 1998) 252.203-7000 REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO COMPENSATION OF FORMER DOD OFFICIALS (SEP 2011) 252.204-7000 DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION (OCT 2016) 252.211-7003 ITEM IDENTIFICATION AND VALUATION (MAR 2016) 252.232-7003 ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION OF PAYMENT REQUESTS AND RECEIVING REPORTS (JUN 2012) 252.232-7006 WIDE AREA WORKFLOW PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS (DEC 2018) ACC - APG POINT OF CONTACT TECHNICAL POINT OF CONTACT TYPE OF CONTRACT AT-OPSEC REQUIREMENTS DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A GOV INSPECTION AND ACCEPTANCE PAYMENT OFFICE (BANKCARD) TAX EXEMPTION CERT. (ARL) PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS RECEIVING ROOM � APG EXCEPTIONS IN PROPOSAL AWARD OF CONTRACT ADELPHI CONTR. DIVISION URL FOREIGN NATIONALS PERFORMING PAYMENT TERMS AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS � ����������������������� (xiv)� This acquisition is rated under the Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) as N/A. ����������������������� (xv)� The following notes apply to this announcement:� In accordance with FAR 32.003, contract financing cannot not be provided for this acquisition. � ����������������������� (xvi)� Offers are due on 28 July 2020, by 11:59 AM ET, by email to Contract Specialist, Swati Jain swati.jain2.civ@mail.mil or Acquisition Specialist, Adaleta Dougherty adaleta.dougherty2.ctr@mail.mil. � � ����������������������� (xvii)� For information regarding this solicitation, please contact Contract Specialist, Swati Jain swati.jain2.civ@mail.mil� or Acquisition Specialist, Adaleta Dougherty adaleta.dougherty2.ctr@mail.mil. Contracting Officer: �
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Zip Code: 21005
Country: USA
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