Federal contract opportunity SPRTA1-13-R-0262 for aircraft engine and engine parts manufacturing at Air Force Materiel Command PK/PZ Tinker AFB, response was due May 1, 2013.
FIRST ARTICLE (FA) TESTING IS REQUIRED FOR THIS REQUIREMENT. HOWEVER, FA TESTING IS WAIVED FOR THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER (OEM) AND OFFERORS WHO HAVE PREVIOUSLY FURNISHED PRODUCTION QUANTITIES OF THE SAME ARTICLES (PROVIDED NOT MORE THAN 36 MONTHS HAVE ELAPSED SINCE COMPLETION OF THE CONTRACT) FOR THE GOVERNMENT PROVIDED ARTICLES THUS FURNISHED HAVE EXHIBITED SATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE IN SERVICE, IN THE OPINION OF THE GOVERNMENT.NOTE THAT THE FA TESTING LINE ITEMS HAVE BEEN REMOVED FROM THE PRE-SOLICITATION NOTICE. IF A SOURCE IS INTERESTED IN BECOMING AN APPROVED SOURCE, SOLICITATION SPRTA1-13-R-0262 WILL BE AMENDED TO ADD FA TESTING LINE ITEMS.
1. Noun: Shroud Segment, Turbine 2. NSN: 2840-01-208-8503RV 3. P/N: 598272 4. Applicable to: TF-33 5. RFP: SPRTA1-13-R-0262 6. Estimated Issue Date: 02 APRIL 2013 - Estimated Response Date: 01 MAY 2013 7. PR: FD2030-13-00308 8. AMC: 1P 9. Critical Safety Item: No 10. Export Control Requirement: No 11. Qualification Requirements: No 12. First Article (Government Testing): YES 13. Only New Manufacture is Authorized 14. The Items, Estimated Quantities and Required Deliveries are as Follows: L/I 0001: INFORMATIONAL L/I. Noun: Shroud Segment, Turbine. Function: This item holds and locks the No. 2 turbine vanes in place as air flows through them. Dimensions: 1.925 inches high X 15.33 inches in diameter. Weight 15 lbs. Material: AMS 5665 stainless steel. L/I 0001AA: FIRST ARTICLE (DESTRUCTIVE EXHIBIT) - BID A. Quantity: 1 EA. Destination: FY2303. Required Delivery: 180 Calendar Days ARO Contract. L/I 0001AB: FIRST ARTICLE (NON-DESTRUCTIVE EXHIBITS) - BID A. Quantity: 2 EA. Destination: FY2303. Required Delivery: 180 Calendar Days ARO Contract. L/I 0001AC: FIRST ARTICLE (PRODUCTION QUANTITY) - BID A. Quantity: 34 EA (MIN 7/MAX 52). Destination: SW3211. Required Delivery: 462 Calendar Days ARO Contract. L/I 0001AD: NEW MANUFACTURED MATERIAL (FIRST ARTICLE WAIVER) - BID B. Quantity: 36 EA (MIN 9/MAX 54). Destination: SW3211. Required Delivery: 462 Calendar Days ARO Contract. 15. Mandatory Language: The proposed contract action is for supplies in which the Government intends to solicit and negotiate with only one source, or a limited number of sources under the authority of FAR 6.302. This is a full and open requirement. All proposals received within 45 days (30 days if award is issued under an existing basic ordering agreement) after date of publication of this synopsis will be considered by the Government. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed contract based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. In accordance with FAR 5.207(c)(16)(i), all responsible sources may submit a capability statement, proposal or quotation, which shall be considered by the agency. Based on market research, the Government is not using the policies contained in FAR Part 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items, in its solicitation for the described supplies or services. However, interested persons may identify to the contracting officer their interest and capability to satisfy the Government's requirement with a commercial item within 15 days of this notice. First Article testing is required to ensure the reliability and integrity of the item and operational safety of the weapon system that uses it. Offerors can apply for waiver of First Article approval under the following condition(s): Offerors who have previously furnished production quantities of the same articles (provided not more than 36 months have elapsed since completion of the contract) for the Government, DoD or Air Force provided articles thus furnished have exhibited satisfactory performance in service, in the opinion of the Air Force. First Article testing is waived if the offeror is the OEM, Pratt and Whitney. The solicitation will be available for download on the release date from www.fbo.gov. No telephone requests. Hardcopies of the solicitation will not be sent from this office. Questions concerning this synopsis or subsequent solicitation can be directed to Tina Vinson at (405) 734-8128 or email email@example.com. Note: An Ombudsman has been appointed to hear concerns from offers or potential offerors during the proposal development phase of this acquisition. The purpose of the Ombudsman is not to diminish the authority of the program director or contracting officer, but to communicate contractor concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations to the appropriate government personnel. When requested, the Ombudsman will maintain strict confidentiality as to source of the concern. The Ombudsman does not participate in the evaluation of proposals or in the source selection process. Interested parties are invited to contact the Ombudsman at (405) 734-8241, facsimile (405) 734-8129. DO NOT CALL THIS NUMBER FOR SOLICITATION REQUESTS.