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Sources Sought Notice - 99-- Life Cycle Supportability Services

June 13, 2014

Notice Type: Sources Sought Notice

Posted Date: 12-JUN-14

Office Address: Department of the Army; Army Contracting Command; ACC - New Jersey; Center for Contracting and Commerce, Building 10 Phipps RD, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ 07806-5000

Subject: 99-- Life Cycle Supportability Services

Classification Code: 99 - Miscellaneous

Solicitation Number: W15QKN14X2248

Contact: Margaret Stroynowski, 973-724-4567 [ACC - New Jersey]

Setaside: N/AN/A

Place of Performance (address): ACC - New Jersey Center for Contracting and Commerce, Building 10 Phipps RD Picatinny Arsenal NJ

Place of Performance (zipcode): 07806-5000

Place of Performance Country: US

Description: Department of the Army

Army Contracting Command

ACC - New Jersey

The United States Department of the Army, Research, Development & Engineering Command (RDECOM), Armament Research and Engineering Centers (ARDEC), Logistics Research &Engineering Directorate (LRED), Life Cycle Supportability Division (LCSD), Picatinny Arsenal, NJ 07806 is conducting a market survey to identify potential sources that are capable of providing Logistics Engineering and Maintenance Engineering services in support of weapons and ammunition in all phases of their life cycle. Contractor must be fully cognizant of principles, practices of logistics engineering, supportability analyses in all phases of the lifecycle, Product Support Data/Logistics Management Information (LMI) systems, maintenance policies and practices of the Army and possess. Contractor candidates must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance and possess an engineering degree (systems engineering or mechanical engineering preferred). Contractor must be able to analyze engineering data to assess technical supportability/maintainability impacts and make recommendations to improve system designs to reduce or eliminate life cycle support burdens through good design while operating effectively within the Systems Engineering process. Emphasis of knowledge application will be for armament, support equipment and/or munition systems. Knowledge of diagnostic and prognostic applications is highly desired. Contractor must be able to make technical recommendations to Supportability Integrated Product Team (SIPT) in order to influence the design of ammunition and armament and associated support infrastructures. Contractor must be able to successfully communicate with Integrated Logistics Support/product support integrators, Product Support Managers, designers, provisioners, item managers, trainers and publications writers verbally and in writing. Knowledge of Army logistics modeling tools (e.g. level of Repair Analysis, and lifecycle planning tools such as COMPASS, SESAME, CASA, ACEIT) is strongly recommended. Ability to perform core depot analysis/assessments is a needed. It will be necessary to provide this service on either a co-located basis or local off-site, depending on project requirements, to enable the contractor to attend IPT and SIPT meetings regularly and to have access to necessary resources. Interested contractors should demonstrate they possess the experience and capability, or that they can obtain such skill sets required to support the requirements previously listed. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this effort is 541330. Contractors shall provide a summary of their company's capabilities including parent organizations, name/address/ point of contact identification, capabilities, a description of facilities, equipment, personnel, past experience as a provider of the services requested, possible partnering/teaming arrangements and whether or not they are a small business. Any response to this market survey shall be submitted ELECTRONICALLY ONLY, to Margaret Stroynowski (email address: ). Please note that telephone inquiries will not be accepted. Closing date of this notice is July 10, 2014. Please also provide the company's name, address, and point of contact with telephone number and email address, size of business (Cage code) and team members. This is a market survey for information only. It does not constitute a RFP and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government. If a formal solicitation is generated at a later date, a solicitation notice will be published. No award will be made as a result of this market survey. The Government is not obligated to notify respondents of the results of this survey


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