Navy issues presolicitation notice for surface craft systems support

On September 14, the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command posted a presolicitation notice for Surface Craft Combat Systems, Command, Control, Communications, Computers & Intelligence (CS/C4I), Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW), Undersea Warfare (USW), Mine Warfare Systems (MIW) and Combat Systems Engineering, Analytical, Logistics and Technical Support (Solicitation Number: N50054-17-R-0002). The agency expects the final RFP to be released in October.

The Contract Procurement Division, Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC), Norfolk, VA, intends to issue solicitation N50054-17-R-0002 for Surface Craft Combat Systems, Command, Control, Communications, Computers & Intelligence (CS/C4I), Surface Ship Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW), Surface Ship Undersea Warfare (USW), Surface Ship Mine Warfare Systems (MIW) and Combat Systems engineering, analytical, logistics and technical support services.

The contractor shall provide the requisite engineering, analytical, logistical, and technical support of a non-personal nature for Surface Combatant mechanical, electrical, and electronic systems.

A major portion of the work under this contract will require equipment specific and system expertise to aid in trouble shooting, repair, assessment analysis, inspection, root cause localization, identification, maintenance training, logistics configuration support, alteration development/installation, and/or long term problem resolution, related to CS/C4I, ASW, USW, MIW and Combat Systems.

This procurement will be solicited and awarded under full and open competition in accordance with FAR 6.1 using the policies and procedures found in FAR Part 15 “Contracting by Negotiation”.  The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this acquisition is 541330, Engineering Services, and the applicable size standard is $15.0 Million.  The corresponding Federal Supply Code (FSC) is L020.

The proposed acquisition will be a Multiple Award Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity type contract (MAC-IDIQ) which will have Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF) and Fixed Price (FP) Labor CLINs with additional Other Direct Cost/Travel CLINs arrangement.  Contract award will be made to the offeror(s) who represents the Best Value to the Government utilizing technical, past performance and price as evaluation factors.

A Sources Sought Notice was posted to FEDBIZOPPS on 06, October 2016 referencing solicitation number N50054-17-R-0002.  Based on the results of the Sources Sought Notice and other market research conducted, the Government has determined that this requirement will be issued under full and open competition.  The prospective Request for Proposal (RFP) will be processed utilizing “Full and Open Competition” and will require a Small Business Subcontracting Plan from large business offerors.  A DD-2579 documenting this decision has been approved by the Small Business Deputy.

Full information is available here.

Source: FedBizOpps