Airdrop Test-Support Services

Agency: Department of the Army
State: Arizona
Level of Government: Federal
  • H - Quality Control, Testing, and Inspection Services
Opps ID: NBD00159271509743626
Posted Date: Oct 4, 2017
Due Date: Nov 6, 2017
Solicitation No: W911QY17AMP2
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Oct 04, 2017 1:34 pm
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items 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.

The solicitation is being issued as a Request for Proposal (RFP); solicitation number is W911QY-17-AMP-2. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2005-95, effective 13 January 2017.

The US Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) has a requirement for an IDIQ service contract to conduct Airdrop Test Support Services in Eloy, AZ. There will be a single award made to the offeror that presents the best overall value to the Government as outlined in the requirements below.

This is a Total Small Business Set Aside using Simplified Acquisition Procedures IAW Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 13 under NAICS code 541990 - All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services. The small business size standard is $15M in annual receipts.


The Army Contracting Command - Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG) Contracting Center, Natick Contracting Division, Natick, MA, in support of US Army Natick Soldier Research, Development & Engineering Center (NSRDEC), is seeking sources who are capable of providing the services outlined in the attached Statement of Work (Attachment 1) as they relate to Airdrop Test-Support Services in Eloy, AZ.


The Government will evaluate all submitted responses in accordance with the submission and evaluation criteria described herein. Proposals should be prepared simply and provide concise description of capabilities to satisfactorily perform all requirements. Responses to this announcement shall include:

1. A letter, signed by an authorized official of the Offeror, formerly submitting the proposal and containing company name and address, Cage Code, DUNS Number, TIN, business size and type (i.e., large, small, small and disadvantaged, 8(a)certified, woman-owned small, HUB Zone certified small, or service disabled veteran-owned small business) for the applicable NAICS code, and Point of Contact information.

2. A narrative, limited to 10 pages, explaining your ability to perform the work described in the SOW (Attachment 1) including relevant past performance information. The narrative shall also include the following:

a. Three (3) past performance references for related services within the last five (5) years to include:
(1) Contract number, title, and brief description
(2) Name, e-mail address, and telephone number of requiring activity POC
(3) Name, e-mail address, and telephone number of the Government Contracting Officer
(4) Contract type and Period of performance
(5) Awarded price/cost and Final, or projected final, price/cost

3. A copy of Attachment 2 (Pricing Structure) must be completed and submitted with your proposal. This pricing structure will be used for comparison of vendor proposals, so if any modifications are made to this document, they must be accompanied by statement explaining what changes have been made, and how the requirements will still be met.

4. Completed and signed representations and certifications (Attachment 3).
As prescribed in DFARS 252.204-7004, interested parties must be registered with System for Award Management (SAM) under the NAICS 541990. Representations and certifications must also be on record. These registrations can be done through the System for Award Management (SAM) at

The responses to this solicitation/synopsis shall be submitted VIA E-MAIL ONLY. Ensure that the e-mail is clearly marked to indicate its contents, the solicitation number, and the identity of the firm submitting. Proposals may be submitted in Word or PDF format only. Do not include links to websites in lieu of incorporating information into your proposal. See instructions in SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS below.


BASIS FOR AWARD: Award will be made to the responsible vendor that represents the Best Value to the Government. The Government intends to evaluate submittals and award a single contract without discussions. The Government reserves the right to conduct discussions if the Contracting Officer later determines them to be necessary.

The Factors that shall be used to determine Best Value, in order of importance are as follows: Technical Capability, Past Performance, and Price. The Government will conduct a comparative evaluation of proposals in accordance with FAR 13.106-2(b)(3). These factors are further described below:

1. Technical Capability:

a. Specialized Experience: The Offeror MUST demonstrate experience and capability of providing the services outlined in Attachment 1 (Statement of Work) to be considered for award.

2. Past Performance: The Government will evaluate the Offeror's record of past performance in work relevant to the type as called for in the SOW. Offerors are advised that, in addition to the Past Performance information requested in the Submission Requirements above, the Government may obtain Past Performance information from interviews/questionnaires tailored to the circumstances of this acquisition and/or any other sources available to the Government, to include, but not limited to, the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS), Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS), Electronic Subcontract Reporting System (eSRS), or other databases; interviews with Program Managers, Contracting Officers, and Fee Determining Officials; and the Defense Contract Management Agency.

3. Price: The Government will evaluate the pricing proposed by the Offeror for fairness and reasonableness based upon comparative pricing received from other offerors, and upon the Government's knowledge of and previous experience with these services.

Offerors are cautioned that the Government may render any proposal unacceptable that merely offers to perform work according to the terms of the RFP or fails to present more than a statement indicating its capability to comply with the terms without support and elaboration as specified in the instructions.


The following clauses and provisions are incorporated by reference:

Provision 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors -- Commercial, applies to this acquisition and Addenda to this clause are contained in the section entitled "SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS" above.

Provision 52.212-2, Evaluation -- Commercial Items, applies and specific evaluation criteria to be used are contained in the section "EVALUATION CRITERIA" above.

Offerors shall include a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial Items Alt 1, with its offer.

Clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions -- Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and the Statement of Work (SOW), Blanket Purchase Agreement, and additional terms and conditions below shall be included as addenda to this clause. IAW FAR 52.212-4(v) the awardees representations and certifications, including those completed electronically via the System for Award Management (SAM), shall also incorporated by reference into and resultant Agreement.

Clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders -- Commercial Items DEVIATION 2013-O0019), applies to this acquisition and a statement regarding which, if any, of the additional FAR clauses cited in the clause are applicable to the acquisition


52.203-19 Prohibition on Requiring Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements or Statements
52.204-7 System for Award Management
52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel
52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards
52.204-13 System for Award Management Maintenance
52.204-16 Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting
52.204-17 Ownership or Control of Offeror
52.204-18 Commercial and Government Entity Code Maintenance
52.204-22 Alternative Line Item Proposal
52.209-6 Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractor's Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment
52.209-10 Prohibition on Contracting With Inverted Domestic Corporations
52.219-7 Notice of Partial Small Business Set-Aside
52.219-28 Post-Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation
52.222-3 Convict Labor
52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities
52.222-22 Previous Contracts and Compliance Reports
52.222-25 Affirmative Action Compliance
52.222-26 Equal Opportunity
52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Veterans
52.222-36 Affirmative Action For Workers With Disabilities
52.222-37 Employment Reports on Veterans
52.222-41 Service Contract Labor Standards
52.222-42 Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires
52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons
52.222-51 Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment--Requirements
52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving
52.222-55 Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658
52.222-62 Paid Sick Leave Under Executive Order 13706
52.223-5 Pollution Prevention and Right-to-Know Information
52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases
52.232-23 (Alt 1) Assignment of Claims
52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer--System for Award Management
52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors
52.233-3 Protest After Award
52.233-4 Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim
52.237-2 Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment, and Vegetation
52.245-1 Government Property
52.245-9 Use and Charges
52.247-34 F.O.B. Destination
52.252-6 Authorized Deviations in Clauses.
52.253-1 Computer Generated Forms
252.201-7000 Contracting Officer's Representative
252.203-7000 Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials
252.203-7002 Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights
252.203-7005 Representation Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials
252.204-0001 Line Item Specific: Single Funding
252.204-7000 Disclosure of Information
252.204-7003 Control Of Government Personnel Work Product
252.204-7004 Alt A Central Contractor Registration
252.204-7006 Billing Instructions
252.204-7011 Alternative Line Item Structure
252.204-7012 Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information
252.204-7015 Disclosure of Information to litigation Support Contractors
252.211-7003 Item Identification and Valuation
252.211-7007 Reporting of Government-Furnished Property
252.213-7000 Notice to Prospective Suppliers on Use of Past Performance Information Retrieval System-Statistical Reporting in Past Performance Evaluations
252.225-7048 Export-Controlled Items
252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports
252.232-7006 Wide Area Work-Flow Payment Instructions
252.232-7010 Levies on Contract Payments
252.243-7001 Pricing Of Contract Modifications
252.244-7000 Subcontracts for Commercial Items
252.245-7001 Tagging, Labeling, and Marking of Government-Furnished Property
252.245-7002 Reporting Loss of Government Property
252.245-7003 Contractor Property Management System Administration
252.245-7004 Reporting, Reutilization, and Disposal
252.247-7023 Transportation by Sea
252.247-7024 Notification of Transportation of Supplies by Sea

52.252-1 Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference
This solicitation incorporates one or more solicitation provisions by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The offeror is cautioned that the listed provisions may include blocks that must be completed by the offeror and submitted with its quotation or offer. In lieu of submitting the full text of those provisions, the offeror may identify the provision by paragraph identifier and provide the appropriate information with its quotation or offer. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at this address:
(End of Provision)

52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference
This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address:
(End of Clause)


Proposals shall be submitted electronically to Alex Ponusky via All proposals shall be submitted by 2:00pm EDT on 6 November 2017.

**Proposals will only be accepted electronically via the e-mail address provided above. It is the Offeror's responsibility to confirm that their proposal submission has been received.


Questions regarding this acquisition may contact Alex Ponusky via the email address provided above. Questions must be received no later than five (5) business days prior to date for receipt of proposals.

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Statement of Work
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Statement of Work
Posted Date:
October 4, 2017
Attachment_1.docx (4,090.63 Kb)
Description: Statement of Work - Attachment 1
Description: Pricing Structure for Proposal Submission
Contracting Office Address :
Natick, Massachusetts 01760-5011
United States
Place of Performance :
SkyDive Arizona
4900 N. Taylor St.
Eloy, Arizona 85131
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Alexander M. Ponusky
Phone: 5082336125

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