R&D Services for Survivability and Fire Protection

Agency: Department of the Navy
State: Federal
Level of Government: Federal
  • A - Research and development
Opps ID: NBD00159628567976782
Posted Date: Oct 1, 2017
Due Date: Oct 15, 2017
Solicitation No: N00173-18-RFI-TL01
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Sources Sought
Synopsis :
Added: Sep 30, 2017 11:15 am
This is a request for information (RFI) issued by the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) for information and planning purposes only. This is not a formal request for Proposals (RFP) or quotes. No awards will be made from the responses to this announcement. The Government will not reimburse any costs associated with the development and submission of materials in response to this request. There is no solicitation available at this time. However, should such a requirement materialize, no basis for claims against NRL shall arise as a result of a response to this Sources Sought Notice or NRL's use of such information as either part of our evaluation process or in developing specifications for any subsequent requirement.

Attached to this document is a draft Statement of Objectives. The Government is currently in the planning stages for this procurement and therefore will continue to modify the language within the Statement of Objectives as necessary. Feedback addressing the clarity, feasibility, scope, and potential alternative means of meeting the Government's requirement is sought. The attached document does not represent a final Statement of Objectives.


The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is seeking potential firms who have the skills, experience, knowledge and capabilities required to conduct applied research and development studies to help solve current and future United States Navy (USN) problems in the fields of combustion, fire modeling and scaling, fuels and environmental hazards, and fire extinguishment, as set forth in the attached statement of work.


Hughes Associates is the incumbent contractor on contract number N00173-15-D-2002 and N00173-12-D-2002.


In order to aid industry in evaluating their ability to perform the requirement, the following document has been attached and is provided herein this RFI:

1. Draft Performance Work Statement (PWS) - R&D Services for Survivability and Fire Protection

The expected place of performance for this requirement is Naval Research Lab, Washington, DC (NRL-DC); NRL Chesapeake Bay Detachment (CBD), located in Chesapeake Beach, MD; and at various contractor, subcontractor, and Government facilities (mainly in the continental United States).

A 5-year Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with cost-reimbursable and firm fixed price task orders is contemplated. Contract award is estimated for Dec 2014/Jan 2015.


All information and data received in response to this RFI marked or designated as corporate or proprietary information will be protected as such. Please include this notice number on all documents and email. Classified Material shall not be submitted.

Request that all interested offerors provide a capability statement which briefly describes previous and/or current work experience in or relating to the areas listed above. Information must be submitted by the close of this Sources Sought, to TaLisa Boyd, Contract Specialist, email: TaLisa.Boyd@nrl.navy.mil. All information should be submitted via email.

This notice may represent the Government's only official notice of this procurement.

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Draft Performance Work Statement
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Draft Performance Work Statement
Posted Date:
September 30, 2017
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Description: Draft Performance Work Statement
Contracting Office Address :
4555 Overlook Ave. S.W.
Washington, District of Columbia 20375
Place of Performance :
It is anticipated that this effort will require work at NRL-DC, NRL Chesapeake Bay Detachment (CBD), located in Chesapeake Beach, MD, NLR-Fire Test Ship, ex-USS SHADWELL, located in Mobile, AL, and at various contractor, subcontractor, and Government facilities (mainly in the continental United States).

United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
TaLisa M. Boyd
Phone: 202-767-0667


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