Common Hardware System 5th Generation (CHS-5)

Agency: Department of the Army
State: Maryland
Level of Government: Federal
Category:
  • D - Automatic Data Processing and Telecommunication Services
Opps ID: NBD00159427923767167
Posted Date: Sep 30, 2017
Due Date: Oct 25, 2017
Solicitation No: W15P7T17R0008
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
W15P7T17R0008
Notice Type :
Solicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Aug 09, 2017 3:55 pm
PRE-SOLICITATION SYNOPSIS NOTICE:

The Army Contracting Command Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG) Contracting Center, Division B Contracting, APG, MD, anticipates issuing Request for Proposal (RFP) in support of PEO C3T, Product Lead Common Hardware Systems (PdL CHS) Common Hardware Systems 5th Generation (CHS-5) contract.


PdL CHS supports Army and Department of Defense (DoD) requirements to acquire flexible, cost effective, shared, and simplified non-developmental Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) solutions that improve interoperability and connectivity on the battlefield while garnering efficient competition to enable the latest commercial technology solutions to be integrated onto the Army's tactical network. The product office implements Commercial Information Technology (CommIT) acquisition strategies for programs through seamless and consolidated procurement, sustainment, and technology upgrades to meet programs' cost, schedule, and performance requirements. PdL CHS provides this cross-cutting capability allowing individual programs to garner efficiencies through streamlined common hardware configurations while supporting broader Army goals and initiatives. The product office's engineering team coordinates across programs to design and configure CommIT to meet specific requirements for transport or ruggedization and to ensure configuration, obsolescence, and end-of-life (EOL) management. PdL CHS manages a portfolio of C5ISR solutions including, but not limited to, servers, storage, clients, networking devices, ruggedized platforms, hand-held end devices, Operational Transit Cases (OTC) and peripherals devices that are environmentally tested to meet programs' unique requirements. The product office also tracks product warranty, failure and repair data, and related sustainment data. Additionally, PdL CHS works across programs and with the organic industrial base to identify effective and efficient sustainment strategies to achieve lifecycle objectives. This contract provides a mechanism to help Army and DoD programs meet their requirements.


This solicitation is for a Single Award, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with a five (5) year Period of Performance (PoP) (three (3) year base period with two (2), one (1) year option periods) for the rapid procurement of total life cycle system management solutions in support of tactical programs. This effort will provide seamless and consolidated procurement of CommIT, customizable sustainment strategies, non-personal services, and continuous technology upgrades. Equipment and services procured under the terms of this contract will be used to support tactical requirements. The Common Hardware System - 5th Generation (CHS-5) contract will be solicited on the basis of Full and Open Competition. The CHS products and services are in support of all new and existing platforms, systems, subsystems and components. Delivery Orders (DO) for hardware will be issued as Firm Fixed Price (FFP) or Fixed Price Incentive (FPI) requirements. Task Orders (TO) for services will be either FFP, and/or Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF) (Completion or Term), and/or Cost. The total estimated value of this acquisition is $3.9B.


The CHS-5 contract will be solicited on the basis of Full and Open Competition. Award will be made to the best overall proposal which is determined to be the most beneficial to the Government utilizing the best value trade-off method of source selection described under Section L and Section M. The Government reserves the right to make an award without discussions. Therefore, the Offeror's initial proposal should contain the Offeror's best terms. Should discussions be necessary, then such discussions will be done in accordance with FAR Part 15.306. The submission requirements and evaluation criteria will be defined in the solicitation. More information about source selection will be listed under Section L and Section M of the solicitation.


The proposal due date will be indicated in the solicitation. No further industry days will occur. Hard copies will not be available and written or fax requests will not be accepted. The official media of distribution for this RFP is the web. Contractors may download the solicitation and any amendments via the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) web site at www.fbo.gov, on or after the issue date. It is the offeror's responsibility to monitor the FedBizOpps web site for any amendments. Interested firms must register at FedBizOpps in order to access the solicitation. Offerors are responsible for printing copies of the RFP and any amendments.


The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code is 334111.


The Contractor is required to register with the DOD System for Award Management (SAM) at http://www.sam.gov as required by FAR 52.204-7. No contract award shall be made to any contractor that is not registered or in the process of registering with the System for Award Management.


This PRE-SOLICITATION SYNOPSIS NOTICE is for information and planning purposes only and does not constitute a formal Request for Proposal (RFP). Following the release of an official solicitation, responsible sources may submit a capability statement, or proposal; which will be considered by the Government. This PRE-SOLICIATION SYNOPSIS NOTICE is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government. This is not a solicitation and does not obligate the Government to issue a solicitation, nor will the Government be liable for any costs involved in submission of information in response to this notice.


The solicitation number W15P7T17R008 is linked to the previous Special Announcement of W15P7T15RCHS5.

Interested parties are encouraged to monitor FedBizOpps for the release of the solicitation. The points of contact for this action are: Shanita "Karen" Simmons, Contract Specialist, email: shanita.k.simmons.civ@mail.mil, and Phillip S. Vitakis, Contracting Officer, email: phillip.s.vitakis.civ@mail.mil. This office will not accept any telephonic, written, or faxed requests for a copy of the solicitation.
The solicitation is expected to be released on or about 15 days from this notice.

Added: Sep 15, 2017 10:07 pm
***PLEASE NOTE: The Government is reposting the CHS-5 Solicitation posted on 24 August 2017. This reposting is due to a mismarking on Solicitation Attachment 0007 - CHS-5 Warranty Input Sheet. The content of all documents posted on 24 August 2017 remain the same except for the following documents that have been revised: 1) Solicitation Attachment 0001 - CHS-5 PWS V2, 2) CDRL B008 - Small Business Utilization Report, 3) Solicitation Attachment 0007 - CHS-5 Warranty Input Sheet with CEA Tab (13 Sept 17) and 4) Solicitation Amendment 0001. Also, please reference the CDRLs posted on 15 September 2017 since some of the applicable PWS paragraphs are missing on the CDRLs posted on 24 August 2017. THE SUBMISSION CLOSING DATE FOR THE CHS-5 SOLICITATION HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 25 OCTOBER 2017.

BELOW IS THE ORIGINAL NARRATIVE POSTED ON 24 AUGUST 2017.


The U.S. Army Contracting Command - Aberdeen Proving Ground invites you to submit an offer for solicitation W15P7T-17-R-0008 posted on 24 August 2017. The solicitation and solicitation attachments are published on this website. It is the responsibility of all interested Offerors to monitor this website for solicitation amendments, questions and answers, and other updates. Email notifications will not be issued.


All material submitted in response to this RFP must be unclassified. Interested parties possessing the capacity to provide the requirements outlined above are requested to provide a response in accordance with the requirements included in Section L - "Instructions, Conditions and Other Statements of Offerors" and Section M - "Evaluation Factors for Award." These detailed instructions and documents provided in Section J - "List of Attachments," provide the information needed to prepare your offer.


The Offeror's proposal shall be submitted electronically via email to the Contracting Specialist, Shanita K. Simmons, shanita.k.simmons.civ@mail.mil and to the Contracting Officer, Phillip S. Vitakis, phillip.s.vitakis.civ@mail.mil in the file format set forth in Section L - "Instructions, Conditions and Other Statements of Offerors."


a. The closing date for this RFP is: 10 October 2017
b. The closing time for this RFP is: 2:00 PM Eastern Time
c. The deadline for submission of questions is: 7 Sept 2017 at 1:00 PM Eastern Time (Extended to 25 October 2017 at 2:00 pm Eastern Time).


Questions / Answers: Questions are required to be submitted in writing to Ms. Shanita K. Simmons at shanita.k.simmons.civ@mail.mil NLT 1:00 PM Eastern Time on 7 Sept 2017. Please ensure all questions include a company name, cage code, name, telephone number and email address in case there is a need to clarify the questions. The email subject line for all questions shall include the company name and "CHS-5 RFP Questions - W15P7T-17-R-0008." All Q&A will subsequently be posted to FedBizOpps. The author of submitted questions and the author's company information will be proprietary information and MUST BE CLEARLY MARKED and segregated from non-proprietary information. Submissions will not be returned. Further, the sensitivity of the data provided should not be greater than Unclassified, For Official Use Only (FOUO).


All information shall be confined to the appropriate file. The Offeror shall confine submissions to essential matters, sufficient to define the proposal and provide an adequate basis for evaluation. Failure to follow these instructions and complete the designated parts of the Solicitation and Offer listed below may result in your offer being nonresponsive.

Added: Sep 29, 2017 3:52 pm
The Government is adding Ms. Michelle A. Timmons as the POC for the Contract Specialist. Email michelle.a.timmons.civ@mail.mil

Please direct all questions/Inquires to Ms. Timmons until further notice.

No other changes are in this amendment.
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Solicitation 1
Type:
Solicitation
Posted Date:
September 15, 2017
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Description: CDRL B001 - FAT Report_SIGNED
Description: CDRL B002 - EOL_SIGNED
Description: CDRL B003 - Failure Analysis_SIGNED
Description: CDRL B004 - TASS Cost Report_SIGNED
Description: CDRL B005 - CHS-5 IDE_SIGNED Updated 31 May 17
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Description: CDRL C003 - User Guides_SIGNED as of 31 May 17
Description: CDRL C004 - PDR and CDR_SIGNED as of 31 May 17
Description: CDRL C005 - TDP Developmental_SIGNED
Description: CDRL C006 - TDP Production_SIGNED
Description: CHS-5 Solicitation W15P7T-17-R-0008
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Amendment 1
Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
September 15, 2017
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Description: Attached is Amendment 0001 of CHS-5 Solicitation W15P7T17R0008. With the exception of the Amendments made within the attached document, all other terms, conditions and instructions provided in the CHS-5 Solicitation remain in effect.
Government's Response to Industry Questions
Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Government's Response to Industry Questions
Posted Date:
September 15, 2017
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Description: Please see attached 11 Industry Questions and the Government's Reponses. Please reference CHS-5 Solicitation Amendment 0001 to review revisions to the CHS-5 Solicitation due in part to industry questions.
Contracting Office Address :
6001 COMBAT DRIVE
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland 21005-1846
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Shanita Karen Simmons,
Contracting Specialist
Phone: 443-861-4955
Secondary Point of Contact :
Phillip S. Vitakis,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 443-861-4960

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