Rotary Deployment Mechanism (RDM) Upgrade on Virginia-class submarine

Agency: Department of the Navy
State: Maine
Level of Government: Federal
  • 20 - Ship and Marine Equipment
Opps ID: NBD00159148804166847
Posted Date: Sep 28, 2017
Due Date: Aug 11, 2017
Solicitation No: N3904017R0021
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
J&A Statutory Authority :
FAR 6.302-1 - Only one responsible source (except brand name)
Contract Award Date :
September 27, 2017
Contract Award Number :
Synopsis :
Added: May 31, 2017 6:14 pm


The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard intends to solicit and award a sole source contract to Curtiss-Wright Engineered Pump Division for Restoring and Upgrading the Secondary Propulsion Unit (SPU) Rotary Deployment Mechanism (RDM) on a Virginia class submarine.

This requirement is for the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to perform the refurbishment services. Curtiss-Wright has not authorized the use of their drawings by any third party. Curtiss-Wright is a large business. Material is provided for on a separate contract.

Under the authority of 10 USC 2304 (c) and FAR 6.302-1, only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy the agency requirements. Curtiss-Wright owns the proprietary drawings, and is the only vendor that is authorized to accomplish the work.

Place of Performance is the Vendors' Facility. Upon completion of work, equipment shall be shipped back to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for reinstallation.

Period of Performance is: schedule will be negotiated prior to award, and equipment will be shipped upon contract award. Anticipated performance is 1 August 2017 to 1 March 2018.

Interested persons may identify their interest and capability to respond to the requirement, which will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. A determination not to compete this action based upon responses received to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government.


Added: Jun 29, 2017 6:37 pm

Solicitation attachments:
N3904017R0021 Solicitation
Attachment 1 Government Furnished Property

Added: Jul 25, 2017 3:01 pm


Amendment 0001:

Solicitation closing date is extended from 7/27/17 at 4:00PM EST to 8/11/17 at 4:00PM EST.


Added: Sep 27, 2017 3:37 pm
Approved J&A Utilizing the authority FAR 6.302-1 - Only one responsible source (except brand name)
Award: N3904017C0021
Date: 9/27/2017
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Solicitation 1
Posted Date:
June 29, 2017
Description: N3904017R0021 Solicitation
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Posted Date:
July 25, 2017
Description: N3904017R0021 Solicitation Amendment 1
N3904017C0021 J&A
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N3904017C0021 J&A
Posted Date:
September 27, 2017
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Description: N3904017C0021 J&A
Contracting Office Address :
Building 170
Kittery, Maine 03904-5000
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Emily Bateman
Phone: 2074386819


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