Federal contract opportunity W9124N-13-Q-0038 for internet publishing and broadcasting and web search portals at Army Contracting Command, MICC MICC - Presidio of Monterey (RC - West).

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W9124N-13-Q-0038
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This is a Sources Sought notification. In no way should it be construed to be an announcement of a solicitation or a solicitation. The purpose of this announcement is to seek from industry possible solutions to the required Army requirement of Foreign Language Broadcasting TV Services for Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center in California. The successful contractor will provide services to deliver satellite-transmitted, web-streamed, and internet-downloadable international television programming also applicable for mobile devices to DoD users to support language learning in languages of military interest with access to Digital Archive and web-support; provide searchable database with copyright-cleared recorded audio and video resources for all available languages; provides copyright-cleared newspaper materials; provide online learning lesson materials for languages as specified; provide speech-to-text machine transcription and translation services for specified languages; provide digitized editable text materials for specified languages; provide newspaper materials in PDF format; provide DVDs with professionally produced videos from requested countries; provide videos recorded about everyday situations as specified; provide website and database support; maintain user authentication database, provide quarterly usage/user statistics reports and adhere to delivery schedule. . Supporting Documentation: A draft Performance Work Statement (PWS) is attached to this Sources Sought document to aid industry in providing a thorough response. If the Government decides to release a solicitation at a future time, the PWS may be modified in total or in parts as deemed necessary by the Government. NOTE: THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION Vendors shall submit the following in writing NLT the closing date of this notice: (1) Capability statement for their company; (2) NAICS code(s) that they most frequently do business under; (3) Applicable size standard; and (4) Estimate of the contractor's mobilization time requirement (Phase in period) All responses must address each of the above stated requirements. Respond to Sources Sought Notification ALL INFORMATION SUBMITTED IN RESPONSE TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS VOLUNTARY AND THE GOVERNMENT WILL NEITHER PAY FOR INFORMATION REQUESTED NOR COMPENSATE FOR ANY COST INCURRED IN DEVELOPING INFORMATION PROVIDED TO THE GOVERNMENT. The response date for this announcement is 12 APRIL 2013. 3:00 P.M., PACIFIC TIME. No collect calls will be accepted. No telephone requests or written requests will be accepted. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE IN RESPONSE TO THIS NOTICE. Interested parties should submit in a description of their ability to meet the above requirement. Interested parties are further invited to comment on Sources Sought notification to identify any possible obstacles to successfully completing the requirements of the United States Army in this matter. The description of ability shall also be electronically submitted as a SINGLE pdf attachment no later than 12 April 2013 at 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time through the AMRDEC SAFE computer portal (https://safe.amrdec.army.mil/SAFE2). When using the AMRDEC system, the proposal should be sent to the contract specialist at todd.s.bales.civ@mail.mil. For questions, please contact Mr. Todd Bales, Contract Specialist at todd.s.bales.civ@mail.mil.

This is a Sources Sought notification. In no way should it be construed to be an announcement of a solicitation or a solicitation. The purpose of this announcement is to seek from industry possible solutions to the required Army requirement of Foreign Language Broadcasting TV Services for Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center in California. The successful contractor will provide services to deliver satellite-transmitted, web-streamed, and internet-downloadable international television programming also applicable for mobile devices to DoD users to support language learning in languages of military interest with access to Digital Archive and web-support; provide searchable database with copyright-cleared recorded audio and video resources for all available languages; provides copyright-cleared newspaper materials; provide online learning lesson materials for languages as specified; provide speech-to-text machine transcription and translation services for specified languages; provide digitized editable text materials for specified languages; provide newspaper materials in PDF format; provide DVDs with professionally produced videos from requested countries; provide videos recorded about everyday situations as specified; provide website and database support; maintain user authentication database, provide quarterly usage/user statistics reports and adhere to delivery schedule. . Supporting Documentation: A draft Performance Work Statement (PWS) is attached to this Sources Sought document to aid industry in providing a thorough response. If the Government decides to release a solicitation at a future time, the PWS may be modified in total or in parts as deemed necessary by the Government. NOTE: THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION Vendors shall submit the following in writing NLT the closing date of this notice: (1) Capability statement for their company; (2) NAICS code(s) that they most frequently do business under; (3) Applicable size standard; and (4) Estimate of the contractor's mobilization time requirement (Phase in period) All responses must address each of the above stated requirements. Respond to Sources Sought Notification ALL INFORMATION SUBMITTED IN RESPONSE TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS VOLUNTARY AND THE GOVERNMENT WILL NEITHER PAY FOR INFORMATION REQUESTED NOR COMPENSATE FOR ANY COST INCURRED IN DEVELOPING INFORMATION PROVIDED TO THE GOVERNMENT. The response date for this announcement is 12 APRIL 2013. 3:00 P.M., PACIFIC TIME. No collect calls will be accepted. No telephone requests or written requests will be accepted. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE IN RESPONSE TO THIS NOTICE. Interested parties should submit in a description of their ability to meet the above requirement. Interested parties are further invited to comment on Sources Sought notification to identify any possible obstacles to successfully completing the requirements of the United States Army in this matter. The description of ability shall also be electronically submitted as a SINGLE pdf attachment no later than 12 April 2013 at 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time through the AMRDEC SAFE computer portal (https://safe.amrdec.army.mil/SAFE2). When using the AMRDEC system, the proposal should be sent to the contract specialist at todd.s.bales.civ@mail.mil. For questions, please contact Mr. Todd Bales, Contract Specialist at todd.s.bales.civ@mail.mil.

This is a Sources Sought notification. In no way should it be construed to be an announcement of a solicitation or a solicitation. The purpose of this announcement is to seek from industry possible solutions to the required Army requirement of Foreign Language Broadcasting TV Services for Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center in California. The successful contractor will provide services to deliver satellite-transmitted, web-streamed, and internet-downloadable international television programming also applicable for mobile devices to DoD users to support language learning in languages of military interest with access to Digital Archive and web-support; provide searchable database with copyright-cleared recorded audio and video resources for all available languages; provides copyright-cleared newspaper materials; provide online learning lesson materials for languages as specified; provide speech-to-text machine transcription and translation services for specified languages; provide digitized editable text materials for specified languages; provide newspaper materials in PDF format; provide DVDs with professionally produced videos from requested countries; provide videos recorded about everyday situations as specified; provide website and database support; maintain user authentication database, provide quarterly usage/user statistics reports and adhere to delivery schedule. . Supporting Documentation: A draft Performance Work Statement (PWS) is attached to this Sources Sought document to aid industry in providing a thorough response. If the Government decides to release a solicitation at a future time, the PWS may be modified in total or in parts as deemed necessary by the Government. NOTE: THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION Vendors shall submit the following in writing NLT the closing date of this notice: (1) Capability statement for their company; (2) NAICS code(s) that they most frequently do business under; (3) Applicable size standard; and (4) Estimate of the contractor's mobilization time requirement (Phase in period) All responses must address each of the above stated requirements. Respond to Sources Sought Notification ALL INFORMATION SUBMITTED IN RESPONSE TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS VOLUNTARY AND THE GOVERNMENT WILL NEITHER PAY FOR INFORMATION REQUESTED NOR COMPENSATE FOR ANY COST INCURRED IN DEVELOPING INFORMATION PROVIDED TO THE GOVERNMENT. The response date for this announcement is 12 APRIL 2013. 3:00 P.M., PACIFIC TIME. No collect calls will be accepted. No telephone requests or written requests will be accepted. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE IN RESPONSE TO THIS NOTICE. Interested parties should submit in a description of their ability to meet the above requirement. Interested parties are further invited to comment on Sources Sought notification to identify any possible obstacles to successfully completing the requirements of the United States Army in this matter. The description of ability shall also be electronically submitted as a SINGLE pdf attachment no later than 12 April 2013 at 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time through the AMRDEC SAFE computer portal (https://safe.amrdec.army.mil/SAFE2). When using the AMRDEC system, the proposal should be sent to the contract specialist at todd.s.bales.civ@mail.mil. For questions, please contact Mr. Todd Bales, Contract Specialist at todd.s.bales.civ@mail.mil.

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