Mission Integration and Engineering II


Subject: Mission Integration and Engineering II
Solicitation Number: MIE-II-1
Notice Type: SRCSGT
NAICS: 541990
Notice Published: 06-10-21
Response Due: 06-11-21

Agency: Department of the Air Force
Office: FA2518 USSF SPOC SAM-D CONTRACTING
Contact: Patrick Heppard This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: (719) 554-6928
Office Address: PETERSON AFB, CO 80914-4184
Place of Performance: Colorado Springs, CO 80914

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        05-26-21 SRCSGT


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Private Industry, This Request for Information (RFI) and Sources Sought (SS)is issued by the United States Space Force, Space Acquisition Management Directorate (SAM-D). This is not a Request for Proposal (RFP). No contract award will be made on the basis of any response(s) to this notice. PURPOSE: The purpose of this notice is to conduct market research for an unrefined agency requirement and seek industry comments in response to the Draft Performance Work Statement (PWS) attached to better shape the requirement and the acquisition strategy. The results of this RFI/SSwill be used as an effort to further define the requirement, obtain competition, identify qualified potential sources, and promote fair opportunity to the maximum extent practicable in accordance with (IAW) FAR 5.002 and FAR 16.505(b)(1)(i). SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE : The contracting officer will use the responses received from this notice to determine if a small business set-aside is appropriate either through beta.sam.gov or an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) government-wide contract vehicle (i.e. GSA OASIS, GSA HCaTS). The Contracting Officer must determine if there is a reasonable expectation of obtaining offers from two or more responsible small business concerns that are competitive in terms of market prices, quality, and delivery IAW FAR 19.502-2(b) and FAR 19.203. When respondingas a small business, please also include any capabilities that will be performed through teaming arrangements (i.e. subcontracting and/or joint ventures). UNRESTRICTED COMPETITION: Contracting officers shall provide for full and open competition/fair opportunity through use of the competitive procedure(s) that are best suited to the circumstances of the contract action and consistent with the need to fulfill the Government's requirements efficiently IAW FAR 6.101(b) and FAR 16.505(b). The contracting officer will use the responses received from this notice to determine if it is appropriate to either solicitas a small business set-aside or an unrestricted competition through beta.sam.govor an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) government wide contract vehicle (i.e. GSA OASIS, GSA HCaTS). PROCUREMENT HISTORY FOR SIMILAR SERVICES: Award Date: 14 September, 2018; Acquisition type: FAR 16.505 Competitive Order; Contract number: GS00Q14OADS137; Task Order: FA251718F9023; Contractor: SEV1TECH INC; and Cage: 5YMU1. NAICS: 541330; Total PoP: 28 Sep 2018to 27 June 2022; The contract included non-personal, non-inherently governmental professional support to provide governmental program/acquisition support services, mission systems technical expertise and cross-functional integration support affecting Space DEL 2 (DEL 2) missions, the Peterson-Schriever Garrison (P-S Gar) Plans and Programs (XP) and the 821st Air Base Group. Primary performance located at Peterson AFB, CO and Thule AB, Greenland. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES: Non-personal, non-inherently governmental professional support to provide governmental program/acquisition support services, mission systems technical expertise and cross-functional integration support affecting DEL 2 missions, the P-S Gar XP and the 821st Air Base Group. Primary performance located at Peterson AFB, CO and Thule AB, Greenland. Travel may be required. PRIMARY PERFORMANCE LOCATIONS: DEL 2, [Redacted],Peterson AFB, CO P-S GAR/XP, [Redacted], Peterson AFB, CO 821 ABG, [Redacted], Thule AB, Greenland NAICS: Current expectation is falling into GSA OASIS 541990, All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services with Pool Prime 541330. Non GWAC OASIS is currently listed as 541990. ANTICIPATED PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE/CONTRACT TYPE: The anticipated contract will be a majority Firm Fixed Price contract towards labor. Period of Performance: performance will start on 28 June 2022as a one (1) 10 month base period and four (4) 12 month option periods. Clause 52.217-8 extension will be included as part of the contract. ANTICIPATED CONTRACT AWARD DATE: 23 Dec 2021 INFORMATION REQUESTED: At a minimum, Potential Offerors shall provide complete/sufficient responses to questions below. The Contracting Officer may deem incomplete/insufficient responses received from potential Offerors as a not capable company. 1. Company name, address, CAGE, DUNS,and point of contact to include telephone number and email address of yourcompany. 2.Specify your business type (large business, small business, small disadvantaged business, 8(a) certified small disadvantaged business, HUBZone small business, woman-owned small business, veteran-owned small business, service-disabled veteran-owned small business based upon NAICS 541990, All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, $16.5M. Specify all that apply. 3. Provide any additional NAICS code and/or GSA OASIS POOL/ Other GWAC with justification that you would recommend as being more applicable. Responses may be used to develop and/or determine which NAICS and possibly GWAC to be used and if small business prime and subcontracting opportunities exist for this requirement. 4. Performance Work Statement (PWS) Review: The government requests that prospectivecompanies review the PWS attachment and offer comments or suggestions, with specific references to the attachments (section, paragraph number, page number). Any changes to the Draft PWS will be at the discretion of the Contracting Officer. 5. Please identify what areas of the PWS you will utilize teaming partners and/or subcontractors to accomplish. 6. Capabilities. Please use the attached or similar matrix (MIE II Past Performance Capability Matrix") to identify your capability to meet all areas of the PWS. Provide information regarding your company's recent (within 5 years from date of this notice) and relevant capabilities to successfully perform this requirement. Relevancy includes the number of Full-Time-Equivalents (FTEs), contract value, andperiod of performance for the effort(s). You may include any government contracts (Federal, State, or local) and if possible private industry contracts you have been awarded for this type of requirement. Identify if your company was the prime contractor or a subcontractor for these contracts. a)Include if you have the interest and expectation to compete for the requirement. b) Does your company believe the experience and qualifications listed in PWS section 7.0 for Overall Strategic Enterprise Integration Support allow for a sizeable pool of FTE talent to pull from for this effort? What type of experience and qualifications does your company believe would be required towards an Overall Strategic Enterprise Integration Support? c) Does your company believe the experience and qualifications listed in PWS section 8.2.1 for SDA Ground Based Sensor SME allow for a sizeable pool of FTE talent to pull from for this effort? What type of experience and qualifications does your company believe would be required towards a SDA Ground Based Sensor SME? d) Does your company believe the experience and qualifications listed in PWS section 8.2.2 for SDA Command and Control SME allow for a sizeable pool of FTE talent to pull from for this effort? What type of experience and qualifications does your company believe would be required towards a SDA Command and Control SME? e) Does your company believe the experience and qualifications listed in PWS section 8.2.3 for SDA Cybersecurity SME allow for a sizeable pool of FTE talent to pull from for this effort? What type of experience and qualifications does your company believe would be required towards a SDA Cybersecurity SME? What would be their appropriate Information Assurance labor category (Technical or Management) and expertise level (I,II, or III) as aligned to DoD 8570.01-M, Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program, to meet DoD 8570.01-M, paragraphs C3.2.4.8.1 and C4.2.3.7.1, requiring contracts specify contractor training and certification requirements? f) Does your company believe the experience and qualifications listed in PWS section 10.2 for Thule AB Project Integration allow for a sizeable pool of FTE talent to pull from for this effort? What type of experience and qualifications does your company believe would be required towards Thule AB Project Integration? g) Does your company believe the qualifications listed in PWS section 9.2 for P-S GAR/XP SME allow for a sizeable pool of FTE talent to pull from for this effort? What type of qualifications does your company believe would be required towards a P-S GAR/XP SME? h) Clause 252.225-7040, Contractor Personnel Supporting U.S. Armed Forces Deployed outside the United States, is expected to apply for performance at Thule AB and further need to utilize the Synchronized Predeployment and Operational Tracker (SPOT) to have a generated Letter of Authorization. What is your experience using SPOT? Is there any security information that appears to be missing from performance towards Thule AB? i) Following expected application of SPOT and DFARS PGI 225.371-3 Government Support, what would be requested as support at Thule AB to contractor personnel to provide FTE initial and continued interest and performance? j) Clause 52.228-5, Insurance-Work on a Government Installation and clause 52.228-3, Workers Compensation Insurance (Defense Base Act), is expected to apply. What are your thoughts on their applicability? k) What is your companys ability to manage geographically separated locations? l) What is your companys general recruiting/training strategy? m) Proposal Timeline: State if your company can provide a proposal within 14 days of solicitation or requires at least 30 days. If you request longer than 30 days, what proposal time length would you request? n) Commerciality: Address if the requirement is commercial or non-commercial service. Please provide a supporting contract that was previously listed as commercial or non-commercial. o) Telecommuting: IAW FAR 7.108, Additional Requirements for Telecommuting, describe the availability to telecommute in areas of performance in the PWS with talking towards security requirements, possible benefits, and possible issues allowing during performance of the requirement. p) Government Furnished Equipment: Address any equipment expected to be provided by the government towards the performance of the requirement. q) Contract Type: For the work described, what contract type (i.e. FFP, CPFF) would be most beneficial and why? What would be the best payment structure? r) Approved Accounting System: Please notify us if you have an approved accounting system allowing cost reimbursement type contracts. s)Severability: Address if the requirement is a severable or non-severable service. Please provide a supporting contract that was previously listed as severable or non-severable. t) Nondevelopmental: Address if there are requirements that are developmental or non-developmental items needed as part of the PWS. Please provide a supporting contract that was previously listed as developmental or non-developmental. u)Facility Clearances: please provide your facility clearance level. v) Security Clearances: What level of security clearances have you supported in the past? What number of clearances have you supported? Would you be able to support on day one of contract performance with what is described in the PWS section 15.1 15.3? w) Supplier Performance Risk System (SPRS): Do you haveBasic NIST SP 800- 171 Assessment in SPRS accomplished following clause 252.204-7020, NIST SP 800-171 DoD Assessment Requirements? x) Are PWS sections 8.20 8.29 clear in the prioritization and coordination across organizations? y) Would you need a transition period? If yes, how long? e.g.: 15 days / 30 days. z) What should be the no later than date for you to provide the monthly status report? e.g.: 5 days / 10 days after the end of the performance month. The Contracting Officer will review and consider all responses and/or questions received. However, it is at the Contracting Officers discretion to provide or not provide a written and/or verbal response to any questions received. RESPONSES: All submissions for this notice shall be submitted via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Submissions shall reference the proper subject RFI/SS Response for MIE II Please, provide clear, concise, and complete answers via e-mail NO LATER THAN 3:00 pm MDTon 11 June, 2021.