Giant Voice System Upgrade

Subject: Giant Voice System Upgrade
Solicitation Number: FA6670-21-R-0002
Notice Type: SOLICIT
NAICS: 238210
Set-Aside: Woman Owned Small Business
Notice Published: 05-03-21
Response Due: 05-07-21

Agency: Department of the Air Force
Office: FA6670 914 AW LGC
Contact: Jason P Topick This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Office Address: NIAGARA FALLS, NY 14304-5000
Place of Performance: Niagara Falls, NY 14304

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3 May 2021 * Please mail proposals to the following address: Attention: Jason P. Topick; 914 MSG/PK 2720 Kirkbridge Dr., Bldg 800, Room 1024 Niagara Falls, NY 14304 ____________________________________________ 27 April 2021 * Remove the word "Bid" from "Electronic bid submissions will not be accepted or returned"to read "Electronic submissions will not be accepted or returned". _____________________________________________ 21 April 2021 * Post Site Visit Questions and answers ** Attach solicitation amendment 0003that corrects inconsistencies in the solicitation ________________________________________________________________________________________ 20 April 2021 *Include Past Performance Questionnaire as Attachment 6 ** Incorporate FAR 52.228-1, Bid Guarantee (Sept 1996) into the solicitation *** Incorporate Addendum #1, dated 16 April 2021, 6 pgs, to the specification ____________________________________________________________________________________________ 15 April 2021 ** Corrected initial 15 April 2021 entry to read Davis Bacon General Decision Number: NY20210011 dated 04/02/2021 ________________________________________________________________________________ 15 April 2021 ** Site Visit Sign in sheet included in attachments ________________________________________________________________________________ 15 April 2021 ** Attach solicitation amendment that incorporated Davis Bacon General Decision Number: NY20210011 dated 04/02/2021; Superseding Davis Bacon General Decision Number: NY20210011 dated 03/12/2021 Attachment 2 of this solicitation. _________________________________________________________________________________ Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station has a requirement for a Construction project, Giant Voice System Upgrade. Contractor to furnish all plant, labor, parts, materials, equipment, transportation and supervision required to complete the following construction project, Giant Voice System Upgrade, to include the following: All three giant voice (GV) towers would be modified to accommodate RF. Therefore, the hardware (i.e. batteries, circuit boards, cables and etc.) will be replaced for all three GV towers and, both central control stations (primary - Bldg. 807 and secondary - Bldg. 316) would have equipment installed / upgraded (i.e. Desktop PC Consoles with the Microsoft (MS) Windows 10 operating system (OS), Central Communication Unit, APX4500 Radio, microphones and etc.). Lastly, antenna lightning protection would be installed on all three GV towers. Work will be performed atthe 914th Air Refueling Wing, Niagara Falls ARS,Niagara County, NY. Performancetime is 270 calendar days. A single Firm Fixed-Price construction contract will be awarded. This solicitation is set-aside 100% for Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB). The estimated magnitude of construction is between$100,000 and $250,000. The NAICS code is 238210 and the Small Business Size Standard is $16,500,000.00. Electronicsubmissions will not be accepted or returned. Bid, Payment and Performance Bonds will be required. Liquidated damages will be identified in the solicitation and placed under the proposed contract. All applicable provisions and clauses will be included in the actual solicitation. Site visit information is provided in the solicitation, see FAR Clause 52.236-27; prime contractors, subcontractors and/or suppliers may attend the site visit. There will NOT be additional Site Visits. All questions regarding this solicitation and any questions generated from the site visit must be submitted in writing to Jason Topick at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , NLT 19 April 2021 at 3:00 pm EST. Answers will be posted out under the solicitation on approximately 1 week later. The Contracting Officer will provide clarification through amendment to the solicitation following receipt of any questions. Submission of questions prior to the site visit is strongly encouraged. Due to the current COVID-19 situation, all participants are required to wear Personnel Protection Equipment (PPE) while attending the site visit. All individuals on DOD property, installations and facilities are required to wear a cloth face covering when he/she cannot maintain social distancing of at least six feet in public areas or work centers per DOD guidance on the use of cloth face coverings. It is the sole responsibility of each attendee to wear any PPE in accordance with the latest Federal, State and Local Departments of Health, and DoD Public Health Emergency Management policies appropriate for the site visit. The Government will not provide any PPE for persons attending the site visit. If proper PPE is not used, the individual will not be allowed to participate in the site visit. The complete solicitation will only be available electronically at No paper / hard copies will be provided. It is the contractor's responsibility for downloading the RFP documents and for monitoring the website for possible amendments, any changes or updates. Interested vendors may register their contact information at the beta.SAM website under this notice. The list will be available online and is to facilitate subcontracting opportunities. Contractors must be actively registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database at and have their Online Representations and Certifications completed. Failure to register in the database will render the contractor ineligible foraward. Offerors must also be actively registered in Wide Area Workflow (WAWF) - This notice does not obligate the government to award a contract nor does it obligate the government to pay and/or reimburse respondents and/or their associates for any costs incurred to submit the requested information and/or a proposal. Responses to this notice and/or the Request for Proposals will not be returned. Any questions relating to this solicitation must be submitted in writing to the contracting office. No verbal communications are authorized. For questions, please contactJason Topick at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..