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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, in conjunction with FAR 13.5, as applicable, and as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; bids are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is 20049449 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 FAC 2005-31. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 316991 with a small business size standard of 500.00 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 2009-07-20 11:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be El Paso, TX 79906

The DHS Customs and Border Protection requires the following items, Exact Match Only, to the following:
LI 001, Survival Escape Air (SEA) Bottle - SEA MK 1.5 Part #108545 (****VISIT WWW.FEDBID.COM for placing a bid****), 150, EA;
LI 002, Aircrew PLB (No voice capability) - ACR Aerofix PLB #2799.4NH, 100, EA;
LI 003, Aircrew PLB (with voice capability)- Specmat Survival ELT#500-27, 25, EA;
LI 004, IIIA Spectra 10x12 trauma plate - Armor Holdings #01012, 100, EA;
LI 005, Sling Adaptor - GGG 1188, 330, EA;
LI 006, Flip up rear sight - GGG 1006, 75, EA;
LI 007, Spectre Gear Single Point Sling - SG243BK, 330, EA;
LI 008, Eo Tech 553 - EO 553.A65BLK, 330, EA;
LI 009, Surefie M900A - Model M900A-BL Wep Light, 330, EA;
LI 010, LMT SOP MOD Buttstock - L7LA2B, 330, EA;
LI 011, Carry Case-Blackhawk - 65DC35BK / 35" Rifle Case, 330, EA;
LI 012, Blackhawk Shotgun case - 64SG43BK / 43" Shotgun Case, 300, EA;
LI 013, Blackhawk Shotgun Sling - 43SS15BK, 300, EA;
LI 014, SK Desantis Ankle Holsters - 014BAE6SP (135 R/H) 014BBE6SP (15 L/H), 150, EA;
LI 015, Safariland Raptor UBL STD. Drop - 6070UBL-2, 75, EA;
LI 016, Safariland T-Spacer Pack, 50, EA;
LI 017, Insight M3x Rail Light - Insight M3X-000-A8, 75, EA;
LI 018, Desantis "Vertical Aviator" Shoulder Rig - O84BAE6Z0 (135 R/H) O84BBE6Z0 (15 L/H), 100, EA;
LI 019, BH Accumold Belt - 44B2XXBK / 10-XL, 25-LG, 35-MD, 10-SM, 80, EA;
LI 020, BH Accumold Cuff Case - 44A100BK, 50, EA;
LI 021, BH Accumold Double Mag Pouch - 44A001BK, 50, EA;
LI 022, BH Accumold OC Pouch - 44A400BK, 50, EA;
LI 023, BH Expandable Baton Carrier-BK - 44A700BK, 50, EA;
LI 024, BH Accumold Light Holder, 50, EA;
LI 025, BH Latex Glove Pouch - 44A300BK, 50, EA;
LI 026, Keepers - 44B300BK, 50, EA;
LI 027, Bose X ANR Aviation Headset - Bose X ANR dual plug straight cord, 25, EA;
LI 028, Gerber Multi-Plier - MP 600, BN Tool Kit W/Shth, Model 07510G, 300, EA;
LI 029, Garmin 530 HcX GPS - Garmin 530 HcX Handheld with 1 GB memory, 75, EA;
LI 030, Benchmade Strap Cutter - 7BLKW, 50, EA;
LI 031, BFM 100oz Camelback - 60135-K, 150, EA;
LI 032, D Locking Carabiner - OPL5, 300, EA;
LI 033, SOLAG Gloves (Coyote tan)- 8114(LG) CT/ 5-(SM), 8-(MD), 30-(LG), 12-(XL), 5-(XX), 60, EA;
LI 034, Bench Made 5000 SBK Knife - 5000 SBK, 150, EA;
LI 035, Benchmade 710 SBKD2 Knife - 710SBKD2, 75, EA;
LI 036, Sure Fire G2 light - Sure Fir Mod G2-BK/G2Z-BK, 150, EA;
LI 037, Monadnock Autolock Baton - MON-9152, 300, EA;
LI 038, Monadnock Autolock Baton Scabbard - MON-3000, 300, EA;

For this solicitation, DHS Customs and Border Protection intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed 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. DHS Customs and Border Protection 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 bid on 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) or clientservices@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.

In addition to providing pricing at www.FedBid.com for this solicitation, each offeror must provide any required, NON-PRICING responses (e.g. technical proposal, representations and certifications, etc.) directly to the point of contact in the FBO notice, so that they are received at that email address no later than the closing date and time for this solicitation.

The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions. FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial, applies to this acquisition. The selected Offeror must submit a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items. FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition.

The following FAR clauses in paragraph (b) of FAR clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, will apply: 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 a FAR clause may be accessed electronically at http://www.acqnet.gov/far.

CCR Requirement - Company must be registered on Central Contractor Registration (CCR) before an award could be made to them. If company is not registered in CCR, they may do so by going to CCR web site at http://www.ccr.gov.

ORCA Requirement - Company must be registered on Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) before an award could be made to them. If company is not registered with ORCA, they may do so by going to ORCA web site at https://orca.bpn.gov/

All questions must be emailed to clientservices@fedbid.com

An award will be made to a responsive offeror (who submits all required submissions on time), whose past performance does not pose a risk to the Government, and whose offer is the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA). An offer is technically acceptable if its technical capabilities conform to the Government's Statement of Work (attached).

Bids must be an exact match to the brand name and model listed in the line items. Sellers must be able to provide all of the items in this buy in order to place a bid.

Brand Name Justification available upon request.

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