Test Stand Reactivation/Low Speed Data Acquisition System
Synopsis of Proposed Contact Action for PACIFIC INSTRUMENTS. The Notice ID is FA9300PZRA0002 Air Force Research Laboratories (AFRL/RQRO) at Edwards Air Force Base (EAFB) in California. The place of performance is AFRL at Edwards AFB, CA. The following items were listed as "Open Market" items within PACIFIC INSTRUMENT S market research quote. For administrative convenience, the Contracting Officer will add these items to the resultant Delivery Order, IAW FAR 8.402(f):
-High Speed Serial bus for Series 6000 - ScramNet (Model No. HS-SERIAL-CARD)
-2-Ch Transducer Amp, 6-Pole PF 4Hz-30kHz Butterworth Filter. (Model No. 6068-3130)
-4-Ch Strain-Bridge, PF 4Hz-5kHz 6-Pole Butterworth (Model No. 6052C-3233)
-8-Ch Voltage/IEPE 4-Freq, 4-Pole Butterworth filter (Model No. 6029-2988)
-6000U to 6000U (J3-2 to J3-1) VCAL Cable, 6 ft (Model No. 0A9345-13)
-Control & Data Processor, 2U, 512GB Removable SSD Drive, Blu-Ray DVDRW (Model No. CDP-1E)
The Air Force Test Center (AFTC), Directorate of Contracting, Installation Contracting Division (PZRA), on behalf of The Air Force Rocket Laboratories (AFRL/RQRO) at Edwards Air Force Base (EAFB) in California, intends to issue an award to PACIFIC INSTRUMENTS, on a limited source basis in accordance with FAR 8.405- 6(a)(1)(i)(B). The estimated contract award date is April 21, 2023. The anticipated contract will be a Firm Fixed Price (FFP) delivery order. The statutory authority which permits a solicitation from limiting sources is FAR 8.405-6(a)(1)(i)(B), only one source is capable of providing the supplies or services required at the level of quality required because the supplies or services are unique or highly specialized. This authority is supported by an approved Limited Source Justification. It is the Government s intent to proceed with as a limited source action. The Product or Service Code is 6640. The applicable NAICS code is 334515. The size standard as defined by the U.S. Small Business Administration is 750 employees.
This notice neither constitutes an RFQ/RFP or an Invitation for Bid (IFB), nor does it restrict the Government in any way to an ultimate acquisition approach. All responsible sources may submit a capability statement, proposal, or quotation which shall be considered by the Government. THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR QUOTE OR PROPOSAL AND IS NOT TO BE CONSIDERED AS A COMMITMENT BY THE GOVERNMENT.
AFTC has appointed an Ombudsman to hear concerns from potential offers relating to this acquisition. The Ombudsman does not diminish the authority of the Program Director or Contracting Officer, but communicates contractor concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations to the appropriate Government personnel. When requested, the Ombudsman will maintain strict confidentiality as to the source of the concern. The Ombudsman does participate in the evaluation of proposals or in the
source selection process. Matters of a routine or administrative nature concerning this acquisition should not be addressed to the Ombudsman, but rather the Contracting Officer, Mr. Alvaro Guzman, Alvaro.Guzman.email@example.com. For any concerns, interested parties may call the Air Force Test Center Ombudsman, Air Force Test Center Vice Commander, (Primary) AFTC/CV 1 South Rosamond Blvd, Edwards AFB, CA 93524- 3784, phone number (661) 277-2810, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org For further information, contact the Contracting Specialist, Kameelah Pickett, AFTC/PZRA email@example.com or the Contracting Officer, Alvaro Guzman, firstname.lastname@example.org. This synopsis is for information and planning purposes only. It does not constitute an invitation for bid or a request for quotation or proposal and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government. All responses to this Synopsis Proposed Contract Action must be received NO LATER THAN March 28, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. PST. No costs will be paid for any charges incurred in responding to this synopsis.