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Special Notice - Notice of Intent to award a sole source purchase order to GATR Technologies, Inc. for a GATR Satellite Antenna Equipment

August 14, 2014

Notice Type: Special Notice

Posted Date: 13-AUG-14

Office Address: Department of the Navy; United States Marine Corps; MCB Camp Butler - Far East; M67400 MARINE CORPS REGIONAL CONTRACTING OFFICE, MARINE CORPS INSTALLATIONS PACIFIC, CAMP SMEDLEY D. BUTLER PSC 557 BOX 2000 FPO AP 96379-2000

Subject: Notice of Intent to award a sole source purchase order to GATR Technologies, Inc. for a GATR Satellite Antenna Equipment

Classification Code: 00 - None

Contact: [Manabu Mitomi / Contract Specialist]

Description: Department of the Navy

United States Marine Corps

MCB Camp Butler - Far East

Description: MCIPAC Marine Corps Regional Contracting Office intends to solicit and negotiate a sole-source, firm-fixed price (FFP), commercial item purchase order with GATR Technologies, Inc.; 11506 Gilleland Rd, Huntsville, AL 35803-4327. The procurement will be conducted on a sole source basis in accordance with the statutory authority of 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1) as implemented by FAR Part 13.106(b)(1), Soliciting from a Single Source. Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

This requirement is for the following items:

1) GATR 2.4m Antenna System w/o RF Component:

2) GATR Band Feed Kits

- C-band Linear Feed Kit

- X-band Feed Kit 2.4m

3) GATR X-ban HPA 80 watt kit w/ Ethernet

4) Modem, Networking and Connectivity Options, Spectrum Analyzer - handheld FSH3

5) GATR Power Backup Compact Uninterruptible Power Supply (CUPS) Kit w/ 2590 Li-ION batteries

6) GATR System Training OCONUS

The GATR Technologies Antenna Equipment is an inflatable, expeditionary antenna for the Defense Intelligence V-Sat Network (DIVN), and is the only satellite antenna available on the commercial market that provides the small footprint and ease of set up required by III MEF for quick deployment with a small footprint.

GATR Technologies is the only manufacturer of Inflatable Satellite Antennas and associated electronics for high bandwidth satellite communications. A Rigid dish type antenna cannot meet embarkation requirements and supported manpower. GATR Technologies does not use resellers and no other satellite antenna system provides a comparable lightweight and dimension embarkation footprint.

This Notice of Intent is not a request for Expressions of Interest (EOIs), proposals or quotations. No solicitation document exists and no telephone inquiries will be accepted. No contract award will be made on the basis of EOIs, proposals or quotations received in response to this notice.

Interested persons may identify their interest and capability to respond to the requirement, and should furnish detailed data concerning their capabilities to provide the product sought, to including pricing data and technical data sufficient enough to determine that a comparable source for the Government is available.

The Government will be the sole determiner regarding an offeror--'s ability to meet all requirements.

The Government will consider all EOIs received prior to 3 days after date of publication of this notice before 1200 PST on that date. A determination by the Government to not compete this proposed contract based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement.

EOIs may be submitted via facsimile to Attn: Manabu Mitomi at 011-81-98-970-0969 or by email to The facsimile transmission must clearly identify this notice and the name of the contracting office on the first page.

Submitters bear the burden of ensuring that the EOI reaches the designated contracting office on time and should allow a reasonable time for facsimile transmissions to be completed. All pages of the transmission must reach the office before the deadline specified and pages of a facsimile transmission that arrive in the office after the specified deadline will not be considered. The submitter bears the risk of non-receipt of facsimile transmissions and should confirm by telephone that any facsimile was received.

This purchase will be under Simplified Acquisition Procedures and Other Than Full and Open Competition as authorized under FAR 6.302-1. The anticipated award date is on or after 29 Aug 2014.

Point of contact for this purchase is Manabu Mitomi and phone number 011-81-98-970-1504.


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