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Combine Solicitation - QT Modeler Version 8

July 22, 2014



Notice Type: Combine Solicitation

Posted Date: 21-JUL-14

Office Address: Other Defense Agencies; National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency; OCSSS - NGA Facility/Enterprise Support; Attn: OCSSS Mail Stop L-133838 Vogel Road Arnold MO 63010-6238

Subject: QT Modeler Version 8

Classification Code: D - Information technology services, including telecommunications services

Solicitation Number: HM157514T0033

Contact: Patrick J. Higgins, Phone 3146760184, Email patrick.j.higgins@nga.mil

Description: Other Defense Agencies

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

OCSSS - NGA Facility/Enterprise Support

This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for:

! Part # ! Product Description ! Qty ! PoP !

! QTM-8NM ! QT Modeler Version 8 -- Node Lock License ! 56 ! 8/2/14 -- 8/1/15 !

! QTM-AM ! QT Modeler Annual Maintenance ! 749 ! 8/2/14 -- 8/1/15 !

!

In accordance with the format in FAR part 13, 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. The reference number for this Request for Quote (RFQ) is HM1575-14-T0033.

Period of Performance is 8/2/2014 - 8/1/2015.

This is a request for quote for the items listed above. Applied Imagery developed and markets the QT Modeler software application. Applied Imagery Systems is the sole source for this proprietary software and maintenance and does not license resellers in the United States. This notice is not a request for competitive proposals. The Government reserves the right to cancel this solicitation, with no obligation to the vendor by the Government.

The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this acquisition is 511210.

This requirement is for Electronic and Information Technology (EIT) which must meet the accessibility standards established by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 7941). The specific Technical Standard that applies is Technical Standard: 1194.21 - Software Applications and Operating Systems and Functional Performance Criteria: 1194.31.

In responding to the RFQ, vendors must state if the products offered meet the identified Technical Standards. General information regarding the Section 508 Act can be found at the web site www.section508.gov.

The following clauses and provisions apply to this acquisition:

TIME OF EQUIPMENT DELIVERIES

Deliveries shall be accomplished between the hours of 0700 and 1500 local time exclusive of Saturdays, Sundays and Federal holidays at the address indicated unless other limitations are identified herein.

The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 05-74.

The provision FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items applies to this acquisition. Vendors are required have FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certification--Commercial Items included in their System for Award Management (SAM) record.

The clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions--Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. The clause 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders--Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition, with the following clauses: 52.203-6 - Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government; 52.204-10 - Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards; 52.209-6 - Protecting the Governments Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment; 52.209-9 - Updates of Publicly Available Information Regarding Responsibility Matters; 52.219-8 Utilization of Small Business Concerns; 52.219-28 Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation; 52.222-3 Convict Labor; 52.222-19 Child Labor--Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies; 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity; 52.222-35 - Equal opportunity for Veterans; 52.222-36 - Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities; 52.222-37 - Employment Reports on Veterans; 52.222-40 - Notification of Employee Rights Under teh National Labor Relations Act; 52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving; 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases; 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - Central Contractor Registration; and 52.239-1 Privacy or Security Safeguards.

Contract terms and conditions required to implement statutes or Executive Orders applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items. To view the clauses in full text, visit www.arnet.gov.

The following additional clauses and provisions apply to this acquisition:

5X52.232-9000 SUBMISSION OF INVOICES (SEP 2012)

(a) The contractor shall prepare each invoice in accordance with the Prompt Payment Act. Fax one copy to DoD/FPC Scott AFB IL at (614) 701-2675 or toll free at (855) 293-0972 or DSN 791-2675. DoD/FPC Scott AFB IL prefers a faxed copy, but will accept any hard copy that is mailed to their office listed on the face of the contract/order.

(b) At the same time of submission of the invoice to the FPC vendor pay office, the contractor will send one copy to Patrick J. Higgins at Patrick.J.Higgins@nga.mil and one copy to John W. Neal at John.W.Neal@nga.mil. The contractor shall ensure that the invoice submitted to the payment office is the same invoice that is submitted to Douglas H. Verseman and the John W. Neal, without alteration.

(c) The technical POC will complete the receiving report and fax one copy to DoD/FPC Scott AFB IL at (614) 701-2675 or toll free at (855) 293-0972 or DSN 791-2675, and one copy to the CO shown on the face of this contract/order.

(d) Contractors wishing to check the status of their vouchers should do so by calling Vendor Inquiry at (636) 321-5251. In addition, questions may be directed to the contracting officer administering the contract. In the absence of an administrative contracting officer, contact the procurement contracting officer, whose name and contact information appears on the face page of this contract/order.

DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION (DEC 1991)

(a) The Contractor shall not release to anyone outside the Contractor's organization any unclassified information, regardless of medium (e.g., film, tape, document), pertaining to any part of this contract or any program related to this contract, unless-

(1) The Contracting Officer has given prior written approval; or

(2) The information is otherwise in the public domain before the date of release.

(b) Requests for approval shall identify the specific information to be released, the medium to be used, and the purpose for the release. The Contractor shall submit its request to the Contracting Officer at least 45 days before the proposed date for release.

(c) The Contractor agrees to include a similar requirement in each subcontract under this contract. Subcontractors shall submit requests for authorization to release through the prime contractor to the Contracting Officer.

5X52.227-9000 UNAUTHORIZED USE OF NGA NAME, SEAL AND INITIALS

(a) As provided in 10 U.S.C. Section 425, no person may, except with the written permission of the Director, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, knowingly use the words "National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency", National Imagery and Mapping Agency" or "Defense Mapping Agency", the initials "NGA", "NIMA" or "DMA", the seal of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, National Imagery and Mapping Agency or the Defense Mapping Agency, or any colorable imitation of such words, initials, or seal in connection with any merchandise, retail product, impersonation, solicitation, or commercial activity in a manner reasonably calculated to convey the impression that such is approved, endorsed, or authorized by the Director, NGA.

(b) Whenever it appears to the U.S. Attorney General that any person is engaged or about to engage in an act or practice which constitutes or will constitute conduct prohibited by paragraph (a), the Attorney General may initiate a civil proceeding in a district court of the United States to enjoin such act or practice. Such court shall proceed as soon as practicable to hearing and determination of such action and may, at any time before such final determination, enter such restraining orders or prohibition, or take such other action as is warranted, to prevent injury to the United States, or to any person or class of persons whose protection the action is brought.

252.204-7006 BILLING INSTRUCTIONS (OCT 2005)

When submitting a request for payment, the Contractor shall:

(a) Identify the contract line item(s) on the payment request that reasonably reflect contract work performance; and

(b) Separately identify a payment amount for each contract line item included in the payment request.

5X52.227-9001 ACTIVITIES THAT AFFECT U.S. PERSONS

This contract is sponsored by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. All work and services to be performed hereunder shall be in strict compliance with procedures set forth in DoD 5240.1-R.

5X252.204-7000-90 PUBLIC RELEASE OF INFORMATION

Information pertaining to this contract shall not be released to the public except as authorized by the Contracting Officer in accordance with DFARS 252.204-7000, Disclosure of Information. Requests for approval to release information pertaining to this contract shall be submitted to the Contracting Officer by means of NGA Form 5230-1, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Request for Clearance for Public Release.

The following DFARS clauses are included:

252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials

252.225-7001, Buy American and Balance of Payments Program

252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports

252.247-7023, Transportation of Supplies by Sea

Vendors must be approved and registered in the System for Award Management (www.sam.gov) before award can be made. All offers are due to this agency no later than 110:00 a.m. Central Daylight Savings Time, 24 July 2014. Send all offers/questions to Patrick J. Higgins via e-mail at Patrick.J.Higgins@nga.mil , no telephone responses will be accepted.

Link/URL: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/ODA/NIMA/PCSL-13/HM157514T0033/listing.html


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