Radar Absorbing Material (RAM)

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Subject: Radar Absorbing Material (RAM)
Solicitation Number: FA9302-19-Q-5017
Notice Type: SOLICIT
NAICS: 326150
Notice Published: 06-11-19
Response Due: 06-28-19

Agency: Department of the Air Force
Office: Air Force Materiel Command
Contact: Jennifer A. Story, Contract Specialist, Phone 6612778658, Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Office Address: 5 S WOLFE AVE Edwards AFB CA 93524-1185

(i) 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 Simplified Acquisition Procedures (FAR 13) will be used for requirement.

(ii) Solicitation Number: FA9302-19-Q-5017 **Please provide the full solicitation number on all packages**

Interested parties who believe they can meet all the requirements for the items described in this synopsis are invited to submit, in writing, a complete quote including delivery FOB Destination Edwards AFB CA 93524.

Offerors are required to submit with their quote enough information for the Government to evaluate the requirements detailed in this combined synopsis/solicitation. Offerors shall submit quotes via email, please note the maximum file size is 10MB. Emails over this file size will not be received. Submit only written offers; oral offers will not be accepted.

This solicitation is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ).

(iii) This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2019-02TA and DPN 20190215 and AFAC 2018-0525.

(iv) THIS REQUIREMENT WILL BE: FULL and OPEN COMPETITION. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) number for this acquisition is 326150 with a size standard of 750 employees.

(v) CLIN Nomenclature

CLIN 0001 - Medium Power Radar Absorbent Material (RAM) Dark Blue, Quantity (Qty.) 8,907

CLIN 0002 - Medium Power RAM Red, Qty. 10

CLIN 0003 - Medium Power RAM White, Qty. 10

CLIN 0004 - Medium Power RAM Blue, Qty. 10

(vi) Description of items to be acquired:

The Air Force Test Center (AFTC), Edwards Air Force Base (EAFB), CA has a requirement for Radar Absorbent Material (RAM). The statement of requirements (SOR) dated 24 May 2019 (Attachment 1) defines the specifications and the acceptability criteria.

(vii) Delivery Date: TBD, as stated in SOR, no RAM is to be delivered until after data has been received by the government customer and an acceptable performance determination has been made. Quote packages SHALL include estimated lead/production times and testing lead times. Final delivery is anticipated to occur no later than 1 March 2020. However, please be advised that final delivery schedule could be extended out due to unforeseen circumstances.

Government Furnished Property (GFP) is not being authorized for this requirement.


Ship to:

412 EWG

30 Hoglan Ave

Edwards AFB, CA 93524

*Any/all delivery charges must be included in the quote for FOB Destination.

(viii) The provision at 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. Provisions and clauses can be viewed via internet at Air Force FAR Site, http://farsite.hill.af.mil

ADDENDUM TO FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items

Offerors shall prepare their quotations IAW FAR 52.212-1, in addition the following information shall be included:


a. DUNS Numbers:

b. TIN Number:

c. CAGE Code:

d. Contractor Name:

e. Payment Terms (net30) or Discount:

f. Point of Contact and Phone Number:

g. Email address:

h. FOB (destination or origin):

i. Warranty (if applicable)

j. Date Offer Expires

(ix) The provision at 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial Items applies to this acquisition.

ADDENDUM to 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial Items.

The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered.

The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers:

(i) Technical capability of the item offered to meet the Government requirement; (Your quote package, MUST include spec sheets/information brochures for the RAM quoted. Information should clearly show and demonstrate your company's ability to meet the stated requirements of section "(iv) Description of Items to be acquired." Failure to provide enough information will result in a determination of quote being unresponsive to the solicitation.)

(ii) Price;

This will be awarded to the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable Offeror. In order to be found technically acceptable the quote must demonstrate the contractor's ability to meet the requirements of the SOR. In addition, the Program Manager will evaluate quotes to determine technical acceptability. It is a pass/fail basis. If a quote fails, it will be determined to be not technically acceptable. Quotes will be looked at from the lowest price. All offers will be evaluated on their proposed Total Price. If the initial lowest price is found to be technically acceptable, award will be made to that vendor. Only one award will be made under this solicitation.

(x) Offerors shall include a completed copy of the provision at FAR 52.212-3, Alt I, Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial Items, with its offer. Completion of FAR 52.212-3 electronically at sam.gov is acceptable.

(xi) The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions -- Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition.

(xii) The clause at FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders -- Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition.

The following clauses cited in FAR 52.212-5 apply to this acquisition:

FAR 52.203-6 Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (Sept 2006), with Alternate I (Oct 1995)

FAR 52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (Oct 2018)

FAR 52.209-6 Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment (Oct 2015)

FAR 52.209-9 Updates of Publicly Available Information Regarding Responsibility Matters (Oct 2018)

FAR 52.219-4 Notice of Price Evaluation Preference for HUBZone Small Business Concerns (Oct 2014)

FAR 52.219-8 Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Oct 2018)

FAR 52.219-28 Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation (Jul 2013)

FAR 52.222-3 Convict Labor (June 2003)

FAR 52.222-19 Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Jan 2018)

FAR 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015)

FAR 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (Sep 2016)

FAR 52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Oct 2015)

FAR 52.222-36 Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014)

FAR 52.222-37 Employment Reports on Veterans (Feb 2016)

FAR 52.222-40 Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (Dec 2010)

FAR 52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons (JAN 2019)

FAR 52.222-54 Employment Eligibility Verification (Oct 2015)

FAR 52.223-11 Ozone-Depleting Substances and High Global Warming Potential Hydrofluorocarbons (Jun 2016)

FAR 52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging while Driving (Aug 2011)

FAR 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (June 2008)

FAR 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer--System for Award Management (Oct 2018)

(xiii) Additional Contract Requirement or Terms and Conditions: The following is a contemplated list of provisions/clauses; the final list of clauses is dependent upon actual dollar value of the contract award and may change from the list provided below. Full text clauses can be accessed via http://farsite.hill.af.mil


FAR 52.203-18 Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements or Statements-Representation (Jan 2017)

FAR 52.209-7 Information Regarding Responsibility Matters (Oct 2018)

DFARS 252.203-7005 Representation Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials (Nov 2011)

DFARS 252.204-7008 Compliance with Safeguarding Covered Defense Information Controls (Oct 2016)

DFARS 252.213-7000 Notice of Prospective Suppliers on Use of Past Performance Information Retrieval Systems-Statistical Reporting in Past Performance Evaluations (Mar 2018)

DFARS 252.215-7007 Notice of Intent to Resolicit (Jun 2012)

DFARS 252.215-7008 Only One Offer (Oct 2013)

DFARS 252.225-7000 Buy American Statute-Balance of Payments Program Certificate (Nov 2014)

DFARS 252.225-7031 Secondary Arab Boycott of Israel (Jun 2005)

DFARS 252.225-7050 Disclosure of Ownership or Control by the Government of a Country that is a State Sponsor of Terrorism (Dec 2018)

DFARS 252.247-7022 Representation of Extent of Transportation by Sea (Aug 1992)


FAR 52.203-3 Gratuities (Apr 1984)

FAR 52.204-21 Basic Safeguarding of covered Contractor Information Systems (Jun 2016)

FAR 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (Dec 2013)

DFARS 252.203-7000 Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials (Sep 2011)

DFARS 252.204-7012 Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting (Oct 2016)

DFARS 252.204-7015 Notice of Authorized Disclosure of Information for Litigation Support (May 2016)

DFARS 252.205-7000 Provision of Information to Cooperative Agreement Holders (Dec 1991)

DFARS 252.211-7003 Item Identification and Valuation (Mar 2016)

DFARS 252.223-7008 Prohibition of Hexavalent Chromium (Jun 2013)

DFARS 252.225-7001 Buy American and Balance of Payments Program (Dec 2017)

DFARS 252.225-7012 Preference for Certain Domestic Commodities (Dec 2017)

DFARS 252.226-7001 Utilization of Indian Organizations, Indian-Owned Economic Enterprises, and Native Hawaiian Small Business Concerns (Apr 2019)

DFARS 252.227-7015 Technical Data - Commercial Items (Feb 2014)

DFARS 252.227-7037 Validation of Restrictive Markings on Technical Data (Sep 2016)

DFARS 252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports (Dec 2018)

DFARS 252.232-7006 Wide Area Workflow Payment Instructions (Dec 2018)

DFARS 252.232-7010 Levies on Contract Payments (Dec 2006)

DFARS 252.232-7011 Payments in Support of Emergencies and Contingency Operations (May 2013)

DFARS 252.243-7002 Requests for Equitable Adjustment (Dec 2012)

DFARS 252.244-7000 Subcontracts for Commercial Items (Jun 2013)

DFARS 252.247-7023 Transportation of Supplies by Sea (Feb 2019)

AFFARS 5352.201-9101 Ombudsman (JUN 2016)

(xiv) Defense Priorities and Allocation System (DPAS): N/A

(xv) Proposal Submission Information:

Offers are due by 28 June 2019 at 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST).

Please submit any questions regarding this solicitation, in writing to the POC email listed below. QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS SOLICITATION ARE DUE 19 June 2019 on or before 2:00 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST).

Offers must be sent to Jennifer Story at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Monika Masei at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. via electronic mail. No late submissions will be accepted.

(xvi) For additional information regarding this solicitation contact:

Primary Point of Contact:

Jennifer Story

Contract Specialist

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone: 661-277-8658

Secondary Point of Contact:

Monika Masei

Contracting Officer

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Phone: 661-277-7708


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