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Portable Suitcase Satellite System

Solicitation Number: F2VTJ50103AC01
Agency: Department of the Air Force
Office: Air Mobility Command
Location: 6th Contracting Squadron
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Combined Synopsis/Solicitation / Cancelled
Added: Apr 22, 2010 8:27 am
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for a commercial supply and/or service 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. This is a Request For Quote (RFQ) and the solicitation number is F2VTJ50103AC01. This acquisition is 100% set aside for Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses. The 6th Contracting Squadron, MacDill AFB, Florida, requires the following:
DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENT: Portable Suitcase Satellite Systems to include the following:
CLIN 0001 Suitcase CCT120 Terminal Package (17 Each)
CLIN 0002 Spares Kit Ku and X Band Operator Level (17 Each)
CLIN 0003 CCT120 Power Supply (5 Each)

Salient characteristics of the product:

-Terminal will be of modular design capable of being configured in Ku or X band.

-Minimum reconfiguration time between bands will be less than 3 minutes.

-Will have an Auto Acquire Capability.


- Input voltage: 90-264VAC-Auto Sensing
- Input Frequency: 45-63Hz
- Output Voltage 48VDC

Ku Band RF Performance: Ku band
Min EIPR @ saturation 57.8dBW
Min G/T @ 20o elevation 21dB/K@11.8GHZ
Polarization X-pol linear, co-pol
Min Polarization Range 1900
Transmit Frequency 13.75 - 14.5GHZ
Receive Frequency 10.95 - 12.75GHZ

X band RF Performance:
Min EIPR @ saturation 54.0dBW
Min G/T @ 20o elevation 14dB/K@7.GHZ
Polarization Circular, reversible
Transmit Frequency 7.9 - 8.4GHZ
Receive Frequency 7.25 - 7.75GHZ

Type iDirectR Evolution
Modulation BPSK,QSPK,8PSK
Data interfaces LAN A and LAN B

Not to exceed Dimensions 26.4 x 17.7 x 11.8in when stowed for transport
Not to exceed Weight 94.8lbs with Ku option installed
Min Operating Temperature -32C to +50C
Cases Must be able to be meet IATA standards for airline checkable


Maximum time 5 minutes
Required Tools None


Internal spectrum analyzer with GUI


Terminals will have a 1yr standard with 2yr extended warranty to cover all maintenance


Terminal will be provide spares kits for X and Ku band

The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-39 effective 19 April 2010, DFAR DCN 20100408, and AFFAR AFAC 2010-0402. The North American Industry Classification System code (NAICS) is 334220, Radio and Television Broadcasting and Wireless Communications Equipment Manufacturing. The Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) is 3679, Antennas, satellite, manufacturing. A firm fixed price contract will be awarded. All interested parties must bid on all items. BASIS FOR AWARD: Award will be made to the lowest price offeror that is determined to be technically acceptable.

This is a Brand Name or Equal requirement. Any Or Equal proposal received will be sent to the technical advisor for compatibility or functionality. Award will be made to the quotation which offers the best value to the government. Multiple awards may be accomplished if any items are determined to be unbalanced. The Government also reserves the right to make no award at all.

DELIVERY ADDRESS: Equipment is procured on behalf of Joint Communications Support Element (JCSE), 8532 Marina Bay Dr., MacDill AFB, FL 33621. PROVISIONS/CLAUSES: The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), provisions and clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by reference (provisions and clauses may be obtained via the internet:,, or FAR 52.204-7, Central Contractor Registration; FAR 52.211-6, Brand Name or Equal; FAR 52.212-1, Instruction to Offerors-Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions; FAR 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreigh Purchases; FAR 52.247-34, F.O.B. Destination. The following FAR clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated in full text: FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representation and Certifications-Commercial Items (Offeror must submit a completed copy of this prevision with its proposal for the proposal to be considered. See for online submittal); FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, within FAR 52.212-5, the following clauses apply: FAR 52.222-3, Convict Labor; FAR 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies; FAR 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; FAR 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity; FAR 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities; FAR 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons; FAR 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases; FAR 52.232-33, Payment By Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration; FAR 52.219-28, Post-Award Small Business Program Representative; FAR 52.252-2, Clauses Incorporated by Reference. The following Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by reference: DFARS 252.204-7003, Control of government personnel work product; DFARS 252-204-7004 Alt A, Required Central Contractor Registration (52.204-7) Alternate A, DFARS 252.232-7010, Levies on Contract Payments; DFARS 252.243-7001, Pricing of contract modifications. The following DFARS clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated in full text: DFARS 252.212-7000, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items; DFARS 252.212-7001, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items, within DFARS 252.212-7001, the following clauses apply: DFARS 252.225-7001, Buy American Act and Balance of Payment Program; DFARS 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests; DFARS 252.247-7023, Alt III, Notification of transportation of Supplies by Sea. The following Air Force Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (AFFARS) clause applies and is incorporated in full text: AFFARS 5352.201-9101, Ombudsman: (a) An ombudsman has been appointed to hear and facilitate the resolution of concerns from offerors, potential offerors, and others for this acquisition. When requested, the ombudsman will maintain strict confidentiality as to the source of the concern. The existence of the ombudsman does not affect the authority of the program manager, contracting officer, or source selection official. Further, the ombudsman does not participate in the evaluation of proposals, the source selection process, or the adjudication or protests or formal contract disputes. The ombudsman may refer the party to another official who can resolve the concern. (b) Before consulting with an ombudsman, interested parties must first address their concerns, issues, disagreements, and/or recommendations to the contracting officer for resolution. Consulting an ombudsman does not alter or postpone the timelines for any other processes (e.g., agency level bid protests, GAO bid protests, requests for debriefings, employee-employer actions, contests of OMB Circular A-76 competition performance decisions). (c) If resolution cannot be made by the contracting officer, concerned parties may contact the Center/MAJCOM ombudsman Mr. Michael R. Jackson, HQ AMC/A7K, 507 Symington Drive, Scott AFB, IL 62225-5022, (618) 229-0267, fax (618) 256-668, email: Concerns, issues, disagreement, and recommendations that cannot be resolved at the MAJCOM/DRU level, may be brought by the concerned party for further consideration to the Air Force ombudsman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) (Contracting), SAF/ACQ, facsimile number (703) 588-1067. (d) The ombudsman has no authority to render a decision that binds the agency. (e) Do not contact the ombudsman to request copies of the solicitation, verify offer due date, or clarify technical requirements. Such inquiries shall be directed to the Contracting Officer. (End of clause).

Also your quote must list your DUNS number, CAGE code, and Federal TIN with Company name, POC, and phone number. If you need to obtain or renew a DUNS number or CAGE code, please visit Lack of registration in the CCR database will make an offeror ineligible for award. Vendor must also be registered in Wide Area Work Flow to receive payment through electronic funds transfer. If you are not currently registered, please visit the following website to complete your registration.

DEADLINE: Offers are due on Monday 3 May 2010, by 10:00 a.m. EST. Submit offers or any questions to the attention of Joyce Wright, 6CONS/LGCB, via fax 813-828-5111, or preferably by email to


Added: Jun 02, 2010 7:58 am
This requirement has been cancelled due to the customer changing the requirement in it's entirety.  It will be reposted at a later date.
2606 Brown Pelican Ave.
MacDill AFB, Florida 33621-5000
United States
8532 Marina Bay Dr
Tampa, Florida 33621
United States
Joyce K. Wright,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 813-828-4730
Fax: 813-828-5111