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Amendment 0001 - Concealable Body Armor

DEPT OF DEFENSE.DEPT OF THE AIR FORCE.AETC.JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO.FA3016 502 CONS CL has announced on 14 Sep 2021 that is accepting bids for the following project: Amendment 0001 - Concealable Body Armor.

The tender will take place in United States and will cover the Manufacturing industry.

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Location: United States

General information

Donor:

DEPT OF DEFENSE.DEPT OF THE AIR FORCE.AETC.JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO.FA3016 502 CONS CL

Industry:

Manufacturing

Status:

Accepting bids

Timeline

Published:

14 Sep 2021

Deadline:

16 Sep 2021

Value:

Not available

Contacts

Name:

Rachel DeMone

Tyler Troge

Phone:

2106528539

2107010990

Description

https://beta.sam.gov/opp/63dea9cefc98418fb944cd0dc1d90fe3/view?keywords=&sort=-modifiedDate&index=opp&is_active=true&page=1

FA301621U0255

Concealable Body Armor

Amendment 0001

The purpose of this amendment is to incorporate the following:

1. Provide an updated Statement of Objectives (SOO). Sections, which have been altered, are highlighted.

2. Update the evaluation factors addressed in the 52.212-2 - Evaluation-Commercial Items addenda.

3. Extend Quotation due date to 16 September 2021 at 2:00 PM CT.

All other terms and conditions remain unchanged.

This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6 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.

Solicitation number FA301621U0255 is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ).

This RFQ incorporates provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2021-06 and DFARS Change Notice 7/9/2021.

This RFQ is NOT to be construed as a commitment by the United States Air Force.  The Government is NOT liable for any costs and/or activity associated with providing a response to this announcement.  Any costs incurred as a result of a response to this announcement shall be borne by the firm and will not be charged to the government for reimbursement. The Government reserves the right to award some or all of the line items represented herein. The Government reserves the right to cancel this solicitation either before or after the closing date.  In the event the Government cancels this solicitation, the Government has no obligation to reimburse for costs associated with providing a quote.

This acquisition is a 100% Small Business Set-Aside under NAICS Code 339113 with a size standard of 750 employees.

The Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) rating program does not apply. The following Provisions and Clauses are applicable to this requirement: 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items; 52.212-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items; 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items; and 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items. Include a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial Items with the quote, see Attachment 2 for the full text of the clause.

Quotes are due to the Contracting Office no later than 16 September 2021 at 2:00 PM CT. Submit electronic quotes via email to tyler.troge.2@us.af.mil with a copy to rachel.demone@us.af.mil.  Quotes are to remain valid for a period of not less than 60 days.  Quotes received after the due date and time may be considered "late" and ineligible for award consideration.

Description of Requirement: The requirement is for the purchase of seventy five (75) irregular sized concealable body armor and twenty five (25) female-sized concealable body armor, with fitting service provided IAW the attached Statement of Objectives (SOO). Under FOB Destination, price of shipping shall be included in item prices. Desired delivery is 30 Days ARO. Delivery address: 2404 N. New Braunfels Ave, Bldg 2267, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234.

Schedule of Supplies and Services Line Items:

0001 Concealable Body Armor – Irregular Sizes

75 Ea     Unit $______    Total $_______

0002 Concealable Body Armor – Female Sizes

25 Ea     Unit $______    Total $_______

0003 Fitting Service

1 Ea        Unit $______    Total $_______

52.212-1- Instructions to Offerors – Commercial Items is incorporated by reference.  The following addenda applies to the provision:

(b) Submission of offers:

i.  Offers shall include a description of the items being offered in sufficient detail to evaluate compliance with the requirements of the solicitation.  Details of the product offered must meet the below salient characteristics and requirements detailed in the attached Statement of Objectives (SOO).  Failure to provide the requested information meeting the below characteristics may render the quote as unacceptable: 

SALIENT CHARACTERISTICS (to include all requirements addressed in the attached Statement of Objectives):

NIJ BODY ARMOR CLASSIFICATION

Type IIIA armor that is new and unworn shall be tested with .357 SIG FMJ Flat Nose (FN) bullets with a specified mass of 8.1 g (125 gr) and a velocity of 448 m/s ± 9.1 m/s (1470 ft/s ± 30 ft/s) and with .44 Magnum Semi Jacketed Hollow Point (SJHP) bullets with a specified mass of 15.6 g (240 gr) and a velocity of 436 m/s ± 9.1 m/s (1430 ft/s ± 30 ft/s).

Type IIIA armor that has been conditioned shall be tested with .357 SIG FMJ FN bullets with a specified mass of 8.1 g (125 gr) and a velocity of 430 m/s ± 9.1 m/s (1410 ft/s ± 30 ft/s) and with .44 Magnum SJHP bullets with a specified mass of 15.6 g (240 gr) and a velocity of 408 m/s ± 9.1 m/s (1340 ft/s ± 30 ft/s).

Armor Carrier: A component of the armor sample or armor panel whose primary purpose is to retain the ballistic panel and provide a means of supporting and securing the armor garment to the user. Generally, the carrier is not ballistic resistant. (Black in color)

Armor Conditioning: Environmental and mechanical conditioning of armor prior to ballistic testing, which consists of exposure to specified conditions of temperature, humidity, and mechanical damage.

3.6 Armor Panel or Panel: The portion of an armor sample that consists of an external ballistic cover and its internal ballistic panel. The word “panel,” if not preceded by the word “ballistic,” refers to an armor panel in this standard.

(c) Period for Acceptance of Offers.  The paragraph is tailored as follows:  “The offeror agrees to hold the prices in its quote firm for 60 calendar days from the date specified for receipt of quotes.”

(d) Product Samples is deleted in its entirety

(e) Multiple Offers is deleted in its entirety

(g) Contract award is deleted in its entirety

(h) Multiple Awards is deleted in its entirety

52.212-2 - Evaluation-Commercial Items is incorporated by reference. The following addenda applies to the provision:

 (a) A purchase order will be issued to the responsible quoter whose quote conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government. The following shall be used to evaluate quotes:

The technically acceptable lowest priced quote will be determined to represent the best value. Technical acceptability will be determined by an evaluation of the quoted requirements that meet the technical criteria contained in the solicited item description.

If the Government receives 3 or fewer initial quotes all quotes will be evaluated for Technical Acceptability. If the Government receives 3 or more initial quotes the Government will only select the 3 lowest priced quotes and then evaluate them for Technical Acceptability. The Government reserves the right to evaluate additional quotes for technical acceptability if in the Government’s best interest. If additional quotes are evaluated for technical acceptability they will be selected in the order of price.

A purchase order will be issued to the responsible vendor whose quote is the lowest evaluated price among technically acceptable quotes.

Attachments:

1. Statement of Objectives

2. Provisions and Clauses

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