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U--Mi-8 (or Variant) Training and Support Services
Solicitation Number: W911W6-10-R-0011
Agency: Department of the Army
Office: Army Contracting Command
Location: Aviation Applied Technology Directorate (AMCOM-CC)
Notice Type: ARCHIVE
SynopsisThis is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in 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.
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6 and Section 4202 of the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996. Additionally, the acquisition is being procured in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304 (c)(1) and FAR 6.302-1; only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is W911W6-10-R-0011 and is issued as a request for proposals.
This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 05-43. The applicable North American Industry Classification Standard (NAICS) code is 611512. The small business size standard is $25.5 million. The objective of this acquisition is to acquire the following Mi-8/17 services: pilot qualification flight training, maintenance training, maintenance test pilot flight training, flight engineer training, operational training support, aircraft equipment support services for ground and flight prototyping efforts, and night-vision-goggle compatibility technical support. Training services must include certified instructor pilots, a certified program of instruction, operators manual, and diplomas/certificates of completion. In addition, interested parties must be able to provide all training and support within the continental United States and must submit with their proposal a copy of their program of instruction. Specifications, plans or drawings relating to this procurement described are not available and cannot be furnished by the Government.
The U.S. Army Aviation Applied Technology Directorate (AATD) anticipates the award of a new sole source Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) firm-fixed price contract to Vertol Systems Company, Inc., located 1001 Airport Road, Destin, FL 32541-2895. Vertol Systems Company is the only known source capable of meeting the Governments requirements due to the fact that they are the only firm that exists in CONUS that has qualified instructor pilots and FAA certified Mi-8 (and variants) aircraft. The estimated value/ceiling of the IDIQ contract is $5,365,405 for two (2) years. The minimum order will be $300,000, which will be obligated on the first task order concurrent with the award of the master contract. No options are included in this acquisition.
Proposals must be submitted in accordance with the attached statement of works and must be presented with the following structure: CLIN 0001: Pilot Qualification Flight Training per Attachment 1; CLIN 0002: Pilot Qualification Flight Training per Attachment 2; CLIN 0003: Maintenance Training per Attachment 1; CLIN 0004: Maintenance Training per Attachment 2; CLIN 0005: Maintenance Test Pilot Flight Training per Attachment 1; CLIN 0006: Maintenance Test Pilot Flight Training per Attachment 2; CLIN 0007: Flight Engineer Training per Attachment 1; CLIN 0008: Operational Training Support per Attachment 1; CLIN 0009: Ground Utilization of Aircraft per Attachment 1; CLIN 0010: Flight Utilization of Aircraft per Attachment 1; and CLIN 0011: Night Vision Goggle Compatibility Technical Support per Attachment 1. All CLINs must be FFP; however, costs for CLINs 0001 through 0007 must be given per person and costs for CLINs 0008 through 0011 must be given per hour.
FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference. Please review the clause carefully to ensure that you are submitting all required information with your proposal. Offerors shall include a completed copy of the provision at FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items, Alternate I with their offer. Also in accordance with the clause, all prospective offerors must be actively registered in the Central Contractor Registration prior to award. Clauses incorporated by reference include FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items; 52.204-4, Printed or Copied Double-Sided on Recycled Paper; 52.204-7, Central Contractor Registration; 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards; 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim; 52.242-15, Stop Work Order; 52.243-3, Changes Time-And-Material Or Labor-Hours; 52.247-34, F.O.B. Destination; 52.252-2, Clauses Incorporated by Reference; 252.201-7000, Contracting Officers Representative; 252.204-7004, Central Contractor Registration , Alternate A; and 252.232-7010, Levies of Contract Payments. The following clauses will be incorporated in the IDIQ contract in full-text: 52.216-18, Ordering; 52.216-19, Order Limitations; and 52.216-22, Indefinite Quantity. The following clauses cited within FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders--Commercial Items, apply: 52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons; 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontract Sales to the Government, with Alternate I; 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns; 52.222-3, Convict Labor; 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity; 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era, and other Eligible Veterans; 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities; 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era, and other Eligible Veterans; 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases; 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration; 52.222-41, Service Contract Act of 1965, as Amended; 52-222-42, Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires; and 52.222-44, Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract ActPrice Adjustment. The following clauses cited within DFARS 252.212-7001, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items, apply: 52.203-3, Gratuities; 252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials, 252.225-7001 Buy American Act and Balance of Payments Program; 252.225-7012, Preference for Certain Domestic Commodities; 252.247-7023, Transportation of Supplies by Sea, and 252.247-7024 Notification of Transportation of Supplies by Sea. The full text of the clauses or provisions may be accessed electronically at one of the following links: http://www.deskbook.osd.mil/, http://farsite.hill.af.mil, http://www.arnet.gov/far.
Proposals are due on 22 September 2010, 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time.
Vertol Systems Company is the only known source; however, interested persons may identify their interest and capability to respond to the requirement and submit a proposal. All responsible sources that submit an offer will be considered. A solicitation document is not available. Proposal shall be submitted electronically via the Safe Site (https://safe.amrdec.army.mil/SAFE/) or in hard copy to the Aviation Applied Technology Directorate, Attn: CCAM-RDT (Erika Matthews), 401 Lee Blvd., Fort Eustis VA 23604-5577. All inquires regarding this procurement must be made in writing to: Aviation Applied Technology Directorate, Attn: CCAM-RDT (Erika Matthews), 401 Lee Blvd., Fort Eustis VA 23604-5577 or email@example.com. Contracting Specialist P.O.C. is Erika Faith Matthews, 757-878-4825 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Contracting Officer P.O.C. is Elizabeth A. Jackson, 757-878-2100 or email@example.com.