On August 11, the U.S Special Operations Command issued a request for quotes for Surreptitious Entry Training (Solicitation Number: H92239-17-T-0017). Quotes are due no later than 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on August 17.
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.603, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. This solicitation document, H92239-17-T-0017, is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ).
This is a non-personal services contract to provide a Program of Instruction (POI) and training equipment for a Surreptitious Entry Training course. The Government shall not exercise any supervision or control over the contract service providers performing the services herein. Such contract service providers shall be accountable solely to the Contractor who, in turn is responsible to the Government. The Contractor, in turn, shall be accountable to the Government for Contractor or subcontractor personnel.
The Regimental Reconnaissance Company (RRC) located at Fort Benning, Georgia, conducts Surreptitious Entry Training courses for its Reconnaissance Team Operators whenever deployment and operational cycles permit. The course provides advanced-level entry techniques and skills necessary to hone each Operator’s skillset and, ultimately, ready to conduct a variety of contingency mission sets. The course is broken down into three phases: simple lock picking progressing to key generation, “raking” locks and pad lock defeat. The contractor shall provide the required training support in accordance with the specific mission requirements identified in this document. The contractor must be prepared to provide up-to-date tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) with the full confidence of the RRC personnel from the first day of training.
The Contractor shall be required to: a. Provide a program of instruction (POI) for eight (8) students in accordance with RRC’s specifications and requirements, and in accordance with the direction and optimal end-state for RRC’s Operators. b. Provide RRT2 members with a final coordination briefing to ensure that the scenario and supporting elements are in place for a successful training event. c. Provide one (1) primary instructor, one (1) OR two (2) assistant instructors and training equipment (Strip, Decode and Pick Set) for the duration of the course.
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