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Combine Solicitation - Application Control

September 1, 2014



Notice Type: Combine Solicitation

Posted Date: 29-AUG-14

Agency: Department of the Air Force

Office Address: Department of the Air Force; Air Mobility Command; 6th Contracting Squadron; 2610 Pink Flamingo Ave MacDill AFB FL 33621-5119

Subject: Application Control

Classification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology equipment

Solicitation Number: F2VVJ64198AW01

Contact: Willie A. Anderson, Contract Specialist, Phone 8138284185, Fax 8138285111, Email willie.anderson@us.af.mil - Carlos A. Mayorga, Contracting Specialist, Phone 813-828-0486, Fax 813-828-5111, Email carlos.mayorga@macdill.af.mil

Setaside: Total Small BusinessTotal Small Business

Place of Performance (address): 3250 Zemke Ave Building 1078Tampa, FL

Place of Performance (zipcode): 33621

Place of Performance Country: US

Description: Department of the Air Force

Air Mobility Command

6th Contracting Squadron

This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for a commercial product prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will NOT be issued. This is a Request for Quote (RFQ) and the solicitation number is F2VVJ64198AW01. This acquisition is 100% set aside for small businesses The 6th Contracting Squadron, MacDill AFB, Florida, requires: contractor to provide all labor, tools, and materials necessary to Application Control with year Support Service for USCENTCOM (See attachment Statement of Work). DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENT: Estimated CLIN# Description Qty Unit Unit Price Total Cost

0001 Software, Application Control with 1 year Support Service, MFR Part #. ACSCKE- AB -FG, Brand Name or Equal. Ref: Items 1 thru 11 of the Requirement Description

0002 Solution Services Midterm Hourly phone consultation - Technical Support Services MFR Part #. MD-MID-DEPLOYG, Brand Name or Equal. Items 3, 4, a and b of the Requirement Description

0003 Solution Services - Lectures and Labs - 5 Days - On site, MFR Part #. TRN-SITE5, Brand Name or Equal. Ref: Additional Requirement Items 1, 2, 5, 6 and 7 of the Requirement Description

*Software listed is for the implementation of Application Control solution on both NIPRNet and SIPRNet. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-76 effective 25 July 2014, DFAR DPN 20140805 effective 05 Aug 2014, and AFFAR AFAC 2014-0421 effective 21 Apr 2014. The North American Industry Classification System code (NAICS) is 561621, Replace existing turnstiles with new turnstile. A firm fixed price contract will be awarded. All interested parties must bid on all items.

BASIS FOR AWARD: Award will be made to the lowest price offeror that is determined to be technically acceptable.

DELIVERY ADDRESS: To be delivered to 3250 Zemke Ave Building 1078, MacDill AFB (Tampa), FL 33621.

PROVISIONS/CLAUSES:

IAW FAR 52.252-2, Clauses Incorporated by Reference; The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), provisions and clauses apply to this combined synopsis/solicitation and are incorporated by reference (provisions and clauses may be obtained via the internet: http://farsite.hill.af.mil, http://www.arnet.gov/far/, or http://safaq.hq.af.mil/contracting):

FAR 52.203-3, Gratuities; FAR 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government; FAR 52.203-17; Contractor Employee Whistleblower Rights and Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights; FAR 52.204-4, Printed or copied Double-Sided on Recycled Paper; FAR 52.204-7, System for Award Management; 52.204-13, System for Award Management Maintenance; 52.211-6, Brand Name or Equal; FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions; FAR 52.219-1, Small Business Program Representations; FAR 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Set-Aside; FAR 52.219-14, Limitations on Subcontracting; FAR 52.225-13 -- Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases; FAR 52.222-25, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran-Representation and Certifications; FAR 52.222-37, Employment Report on Veterans; FAR 52.222-54; Employment Eligibility Verification; FAR 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors; FAR 52.233-4 - Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim; FAR 52.247-34, F.O.B. Destination.

The following FAR clauses apply to this combined synopsis/solicitation and are incorporated in full text: FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representation and Certifications-Commercial Items (Offeror must submit a completed copy of this prevision with its proposal for the proposal to be considered. See www.sam.gov for online submittal); FAR 52.217-8, Option to Extend Services; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders-Commercial Items; within FAR 52.212-5, the following clauses apply: FAR 52.204-10, Reporting Executive and First-Tier Subcontract Awards; FAR 52.209-6, Protecting the Government Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Department; FAR 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set Aside; FAR 52.219-14, Limitations on Subcontracting; FAR 52.219-28, Small Business Representations; FAR 52.222-3, Convict Labor, FAR 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies; FAR 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; FAR 52.222-26, Affirmative Action for Disabled Veterans and Veterans of the Vietnam Era; FAR 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans; FAR 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities; FAR 52.222-37 -- Employment Reports on Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans; FAR 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the Nation Labor Relations Act; FAR 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving; FAR 52.225-13, Restrictions in Certain Foreign Purchase, 52.232-18, Instruction to Offerors-Commercial Items; FAR 52.232-33 Payment By Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management.

The following Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) clauses apply to this combined synopsis/solicitation and are incorporated by reference: DFARS 252.203-7000, Requirements relating to Compensation of former DOD Officials; DFARS 252.203-7005, Representation Relating to Compensation of former DOD officials; 252.204-7003, Control Of Government Personnel Work Product; 252-204-7004, Alternate A, System for Award Management; 252.209-7999, Representation by Corporations Regarding an Unpaid Delinquent Tax Liability or a Felony Conviction under any Federal Law 252.225-7001, Buy American and Balance of Payments Program; DFARS 252.225-7002, Qualifying Country Sources as Subcontractors; DFARS 252.225-7012, Preference for Certain Domestic Commodities; 252.225-7036, Buy American - Free Trade Agreements - Balance of Payments Program; 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports; 252.232-7010, Levies on Contract Payments; 252.243-7001, Pricing of Contract Modifications; DFARS 252.243-7002 Requests for Equitable Adjustment; DFARS 252.247-7023 Alternate III, Transportation of Supplies by Sea.

The following Air Force Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (AFFARS) clause applies and is incorporated in full text: AFFARS 5352.201-9101, Ombudsman: (a) An ombudsman has been appointed to hear and facilitate the resolution of concerns from offerors, potential offerors, and others for this acquisition. When requested, the ombudsman will maintain strict confidentiality as to the source of the concern. The existence of the ombudsman does not affect the authority of the program manager, contracting officer, or source selection official. Further, the ombudsman does not participate in the evaluation of proposals, the source selection process, or the adjudication or protests or formal contract disputes. The ombudsman may refer the party to another official who can resolve the concern. (b) Before consulting with an ombudsman, interested parties must first address their concerns, issues, disagreements, and/or recommendations to the contracting officer for resolution. Consulting an ombudsman does not alter or postpone the timelines for any other processes (e.g., agency level bid protests, GAO bid protests, requests for debriefings, employee-employer actions, contests of OMB Circular A-76 competition performance decisions). (c) If resolution cannot be made by the contracting officer, concerned parties may contact the Center/MAJCOM ombudsman Mr. Gregory Oneal, HQ AMC/A7K, 507 Symington Drive, Scott AFB, IL 62225-5022, (618) 229-0267, fax (618) 256-668, email: gregory.oneal@us.af.mil Concerns, issues, disagreement, and recommendations that cannot be resolved at the MAJCOM/DRU level, may be brought by the concerned party for further consideration to the Air Force ombudsman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) (Contracting), SAF/ACQ, facsimile number (703) 588-1067. (d) The ombudsman has no authority to render a decision that binds the agency. (e) Do not contact the ombudsman to request copies of the solicitation, verify offer due date, or clarify technical requirements. Such inquiries shall be directed to the Contracting Officer. (End of clause),

5352.223-9001 HEALTH AND SAFETY ON GOVERNMENT INSTALLATIONS (NOV 2012) (a) In performing work under this contract on a Government installation, the contractor shall: (1) Take all reasonable steps and precautions to prevent accidents and preserve the health and safety of contractor and Government personnel performing or in any way coming in contact with the performance of this contract; and (2) Take such additional immediate precautions as the contracting officer may reasonably require for health and safety purposes. (b) The contracting officer may, by written order, direct Air Force Occupational Safety and Health (AFOSH) Standards and/or health/safety standards as may be required in the performance of this contract and any adjustments resulting from such direction will be in accordance with the Changes clause of this contract. (c) Any violation of these health and safety rules and requirements, unless promptly corrected as directed by the contracting officer, shall be grounds for termination of this contract in accordance with the Default clause of this contract. (End of clause)

AFFARS 5352.242-9000 Contractor Access to Air Force Installations (AUG 2007) (a) The contractor shall obtain base identification and vehicle passes, if required, for all contractor personnel who make frequent visits to or perform work on the Air Force installation(s) cited in the contract. Contractor personnel are required to wear or prominently display installation identification badges or contractor-furnished, contractor identification badges while visiting or performing work on the installation. (b) The contractor shall submit a written request on company letterhead to the contracting officer listing the following: contract number, location of work site, start and stop dates, and names of employees and subcontractor employees needing access to the base. The letter will also specify the individual(s) authorized to sign for a request for base identification credentials or vehicle passes. The contracting officer will endorse the request and forward it to the issuing base pass and registration office or security police for processing. When reporting to the registration office, the authorized contractor individual(s) should provide a valid driver's license, current vehicle registration, valid vehicle insurance certificate to obtain a vehicle pass. (c) During performance of the contract, the contractor shall be responsible for obtaining required identification for newly assigned personnel and for prompt return of credentials and vehicle passes for any employee who no longer requires access to the work site. (d) N/A. Contractor shall be escorted at all times. (e) Upon completion or termination of the contract or expiration of the identification passes, the prime contractor shall ensure that all base identification passes issued to employees and subcontractor employees are returned to the issuing office. (f) Failure to comply with these requirements may result in withholding of final payment. (End of clause)

WIDE AREA WORKFLOW - RECEIPT AND ACCEPTANCE (WAWF-RA) ELECTRONIC RECEIVING REPORT AND INVOICING INSTRUCTIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH DFARS 232.7002, USE OF ELECTRONIC PAYMENT REQUESTS ARE MANDATORY. USE OF WAWF WILL ALLOW YOU TO MONITOR YOUR PAYMENT STATUS ONLINE. THERE ARE NO CHARGES OR FEES TO USE WAWF. Requests for payments must be submitted electronically via the Internet through the Wide Area WorkFlow - Receipt and Acceptance (WAWF-RA) system at https://wawf.eb.mil. Questions concerning payment should be directed to the Defense Finance Accounting Services (DFAS) Limestone through the DFAS Centralized Customer Service number (800) 756-4571 (select option 2) or faxed to (866) 392-7091. Please have your order number and invoice number ready when contacting DFAS about payment status. You can also access payment information using the DFAS myInvoice web site at http://www.dod.mil/dfas/contractorpay/myinvoice.html.

Also your quote must list your DUNS number, CAGE code, and Federal TIN with Company name, POC and phone number. If you need to obtain or renew a DUNS number or CAGE code, please visit www.sam.gov. Lack of registration in the SAM database will make an offeror ineligible for award.

F-700. FEDERAL LEGAL HOLIDAYS

The following Federal legal holidays are observed by this base:

New Year's Day 1 January Martin Luther King's Birthday Third Monday in January President's Day Third Monday in February Memorial Day Last Monday in May Independence Day 4 July Labor Day First Monday in September Columbus Day Second Monday in October Veterans Day 11 November Thanksgiving Day Fourth Thursday of November Christmas Day 25 December

NOTE: Any of the above holidays falling on Saturday will be observed on the preceding Friday; holidays falling on Sunday will be observed on the following Monday.

DEADLINE: Offers are due on 9 September 2014 by 07:30 AM EST. Submit offers or any questions to the attention of Mr. Willie Anderson, 6CONS/LGCB, via fax 813-828-5111, or preferably by email to willie.anderson@us.af.mil.

Link/URL: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USAF/AMC/6CS/F2VVJ64198AW01/listing.html


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