Loren Data's SAM Daily™

Home Today's SAM Search Archives Numbered Notes CBD Archives Subscribe

A -- Unicorn Blue

Notice Date
11/20/2020 9:58:03 AM
Notice Type
541715 — Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Nanotechnology and Biotechnology)
Contracting Office
FA8750 AFRL RIK ROME NY 13441-4514 USA
ZIP Code
Solicitation Number
Response Due
12/14/2020 12:00:00 PM
Archive Date
Point of Contact
SHELLEY DORMIO, Anatoliy Terebey
E-Mail Address
shelley.dormio@us.af.mil, anatoliy.terebey@us.af.mil
(shelley.dormio@us.af.mil, anatoliy.terebey@us.af.mil)
Small Business Set-Aside
SBA Total Small Business Set-Aside (FAR 19.5)
Please note this notice is a continuation of FA8750-20-R-1001.� Draft Request for Proposal (DRFP) and other documents uploaded with FA8750-20-R-1001 will remain available during the solicitation period. The solicitation number has changed to FA8750-21-R-1001 for Government Fiscal Year 2021. As of 13 Nov 2020, the Request For Proposal (RFP), Questions & Answers as of 06 Nov 2020, and the List of Registered Parties have been uploaded. Any questions concerning the solicitation must be communicated directly to the Contracting Officer, Shelley Dormio, at shelley.dormio@us.af.mil. *** The Air Force Research Laboratory, Information Directorate, Rome NY (AFRL/RI) has a requirement for research, development, enhancement, and integration of technologies to develop digital signal processing capabilities that will scan through the Radio Frequency (RF) spectrum to detect high priority emissions, as well as research, develop and integrate technologies that will provide collection, detection, exploitation and geo-location capabilities of emerging signals of interest to various collection platforms.� The work will include providing real-time processing solutions and expanding the unique knowledge and experience base to automatically extract the contents of the transmissions and provide time-critical alerts and information on the signals collected.� Additionally, this effort will develop prototypes that can be rapidly fielded, upgraded and transitioned to address current and emerging requirements. Anticipated deliverables include technical documentation, technical reports, software, and hardware.� A multiple award Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (ID/IQ) Research and Development contract is contemplated.� Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee (CPFF) and Firm Fixed Price (FFP) Orders may be issued under this contract.� The total ordering period for this contract will be sixty (60) months and the maximum contemplated ordering amount is anticipated to be approximately $49,900,000. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this acquisition is 541715 and the size standard for small business is 1000 employees. To qualify as a responsible contractor, an Offeror must demonstrate the following at the time of proposal submission: (1) a facility clearance equal to the highest classification stated on the Contract�Security Classification Specification (DD Form 254) attached to the solicitation; (2) at least 50% of�technical personnel with eligibility to access Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) or�clearable�(Final US Top Secret Clearance without waiver and a Special Background investigation either on record�or in process); and (3) at least 80% of all personnel with active Secret/Collateral clearances. THE ENTIRE SOLICITATION IS POSTED ON THE BETA SAM WEB SITE AT http://beta.sam.gov.� The solicitation and any amendments will only be available by downloading the documents from Beta SAM.� All prospective Offerors are responsible for monitoring this site for the release of amendments (if any) or other information pertaining to this solicitation. Based upon market research, the Government is not using the policies contained in FAR Part 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items, in its solicitation for the described work. All responsible sources may submit a proposal in response to the RFP which shall be considered. In accordance with AFFARS 5301.91, an ombudsman has been appointed to hear and facilitate the resolution of concerns from offerors, potential offerors, and others for this acquisition.� When requested, the ombudsman will maintain strict confidentiality as to the source of the concern.� The existence of the ombudsman does not affect the authority of the Program Manager, Contracting Officer, or Source Selection official.� Further, the ombudsman does not participate in the evaluation of proposals, the source selection process, or the adjudication of protests or formal contract disputes.� The ombudsman may refer the interested party to another official who can resolve the concern.� Before consulting with an ombudsman, interested parties must first address their concerns, issues, disagreements, and/or recommendations to the Contracting Officer, Shelley Dormio, shelley.dormio@us.af.mil, for resolution.� Consulting an ombudsman does not alter or postpone the timelines for any other processes (e.g., agency level bid protests, GAO bid protests, requests for debriefings, employee-employer actions, contests of OMB Circular A-76 competition performance decisions).� If resolution cannot be made by the Contracting Officer, the interested party may contact the ombudsman, Steven Ewers, 1864 4th Street, Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433-7130, 937-255-5235, steven.ewers@us.af.mil.� Concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations that cannot be resolved at the ombudsman level may be brought by the interested party for further consideration to the Air Force ombudsman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) (Contracting), SAF/AQC, 1060 Air Force Pentagon, Washington DC 20330-1060, phone number (571) 256-2395, facsimile number (571) 256-2431.� The ombudsman has no authority to render a decision that binds the agency.� Do not contact the ombudsman to request copies of the solicitation, verify offer due date, or clarify technical requirements.� Such inquiries shall be directed to the Contracting Officer.� AFFARS clause 5352.201-9101, Ombudsman, will be incorporated into the resulting contract. PLEASE SEE THE ATTACHED UNICORN BLUE QA 20201120
Web Link
SAM.gov Permalink
SN05857834-F 20201122/201120230141 (samdaily.us)
SAM.gov Link to This Notice
(may not be valid after Archive Date)

FSG Index  |  This Issue's Index  |  Today's SAM Daily Index Page |
ECGrid: EDI VAN Interconnect ECGridOS: EDI Web Services Interconnect API Government Data Publications CBDDisk Subscribers
 Privacy Policy  © 1994-2020, Loren Data Corp.