Notice Type: Special Notice
Posted Date: 25-AUG-14
Office Address: Department of the Army; Army Contracting Command; ACC-RSA - (SPS); ATTN: AMSAM-AC, Building 5303, Martin Road, Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-5280
Subject: 70-- THE GOVERNMENT INTENDS TO AWARD A SOLE SOURCE CONTRACT FOR MAINTENANCE SUPPORT OF THE MENTOR GRAPHICS SOFTWARE TOOLS.
Classification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology equipment
Contact: MAJ Patrick Schanley, * mailto:email@example.com [ACC-RSA - (SPS)]
Description: Department of the Army
Army Contracting Command
ACC-RSA - (SPS)
The Mentor Graphics software tools are used for modeling and simulation of the FPGA designs for computer systems designed by the Electronics and Computer Technology Function, AMRDEC. A maintenance contract is required to provide licensing and support for these tools. BACKGROUND: This software is used in hardware development for the Small Organic Precision Munition (SOPM) Army Technology Objective (ATO) which supports the Close Combat Weapon Systems (CCWS) Project Office (PEO M&S). These tools are used daily in the production of firmware deliverables for this program. AUTHORITY CITED- The statutory authority permitting other than full and open competition is 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1), as implemented by FAR 6.302-1, Only One Responsible Source and No Other Supplies or Services Will Satisfy Agency Requirements. REASON FOR AUTHORITY CITED- The Mentor Graphics software tools and all related technical and maintenance data is proprietary to Mentor Graphics Corporation. Mentor Graphics Corporation is the only source that possesses the intellectual and technical capabilities that adequately allow the vendor/contractor to provide the required support. Any parties that feel they can meet this requirement should contact MAJ Patrick Schanley via email at Patrick.firstname.lastname@example.org NO LATER THAN AUG 28, 2014 at 12:00 PM (CST).