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42--The Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) Center, Fort Bragg, NC, intends to award a firm-fixed price contract on a sole source basis with Newtons Fire & Safety Equipment.

Solicitation Number: DESFIR9294009
Agency: Department of the Army
Office: Army Contracting Command, MICC
Location: MICC Center - Fort Bragg
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DESFIR9294009
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Award Notice
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November 5, 2009
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DESFIR9294N009
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$14,695.00
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1-7
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NEWTON FIRE & SAFETY EQUIPMENT, INC. (067217844)
2724 SWEPS-SAX RD
SWEPSONVILLE, NC 27359-0013
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Added: Nov 05, 2009 10:23 am
This contract action was accomplished using other than competitive procedures because there is only one responsible source due to a unique capability provided, and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements (FAR 6.302-1). See posted J&A for further information.

The Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) Center, Fort Bragg, NC, intends to award a firm-fixed price contract on a sole source basis with Newtons Fire & Safety Equipment. The Contractor shall furnish all services and supplies, not otherwise provided by the Government, to provide the Directorate of Emergency Service at Fort Bragg, North Carolina Biosystems. The Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) Center Fort Bragg, NC has received a request from the Directorate of Emergency Service for PosiChek III w/32 Bit Software & Accessories FFP.


PosiChek III w/32 Bit Software & Accessories FFP
BRAND NAME ITEM ONLY. NO SUBSTITUTION ALLOWED FOR SPECIALIZED, GOVERNMENT MANDATED, NFPA-COMPLIANT FIREFIGHTING BREATHING APPARATUS (SCBA) TESTING EQUIPMENT. Item #54-20-2117-32, Biosystems PosiChek III w/32 Bit Software, Sound Detection System, and Enchanced Precision Transducer for MSA SCBA testing. This testing system is the only authorized equipment which can properly test the MSA self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) in use by our firefighters. Request selected vendor be within a 75-mile radius of Fort Bragg due to calibration, routine maintenance checks (which are required to be performed by MSA-trained technicians), and initial set-up of equipment. SCBAs are used by firefighters in hazardous breathing environments. The National Fire Protection Association requires SCBAs be tested annually. This equipment is used by our Fire Protection Equipment Worker who must maintain the department's SCBAs in a continual readiness state. He requires close liaison with the MSA technician on an on-going basis. The PosiChek III validates operational airflow to the SCBA to ensure proper breathing capability of a firefigher using the MSA SCBA.FOB: Destination

MSA Posi Chek Software FFP
BRAND NAME ITEM ONLY. NO SUBSTITUTION ALLOWED FOR SPECIALIZED, GOVERNMENT MANDATED, NFPA-COMPLIANT FIREFIGHTING BREATHING APPARATUS (SCBA) TESTING EQUIPMENT. Item #10042565, MSA Posi Chek Software.
FOB: Destination

MSA Tool Kit Level III FFP
BRAND NAME ITEM ONLY. NO SUBSTITUTION ALLOWED FOR SPECIALIZED, GOVERNMENT MANDATED, NFPA-COMPLIANT FIREFIGHTING BREATHING APPARATUS (SCBA) TESTING EQUIPMENT. Item #494422, MSA Tool Kit, Level III for use with the Biosystems PosiChek III System.

MSA Tool Kit Level II FFP
BRAND NAME ITEM ONLY. NO SUBSTITUTION ALLOWED FOR SPECIALIZED, GOVERNMENT MANDATED, NFPA-COMPLIANT FIREFIGHTING BREATHING APPARATUS (SCBA) TESTING EQUIPMENT. Item #494353, MSA Tool Kit Level II for use with the Biosystems PosiChek III System.




MSA Tool Kit Level 1 FFP
BRAND NAME ITEM ONLY. NO SUBSTITUTION ALLOWED FOR SPECIALIZED, GOVERNMENT MANDATED, NFPA-COMPLIANT FIREFIGHTING BREATHING APPARATUS (SCBA) TESTING EQUIPMENT. Item #494352 MSA Tool Kit Level 1, for use with the Biosystems Posi Chek III System

MSA First Stage Test Manifold, PR14, Quick Connect, FFP
BRAND NAME ITEM ONLY. NO SUBSTITUTION ALLOWED FOR SPECIALIZED, GOVERNMENT MANDATED, NFPA-COMPLIANT FIREFIGHTING BREATHING APPARATUS (SCBA) TESTING EQUIPMENT. Item #10064120, MSA First Stage Test Manifold, PR14, Quick Connect for use with the Biosystems PosiChek III System



This sole source requirement will be procured under Simplified Acquisition Procedures and awarded on a Small Business basis. THIS NOTICE IS NOT A REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE OFFERS and a solicitation will not be issued; however, any firm that believes it can meet the requirements may give written notification to the Contracting Officer within five (5) days from the date of the publication of this synopsis. Supporting evidence must be furnished in sufficient detail to demonstrate the ability to comply with the requirements listed. Responses received will be evaluated; however, a determination by the Government not to compete the proposed procurement based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion for the Government. If no responses are received, the Government will proceed with the sole source negotiation. Responses are due by 12 November 2009, 3:00 P.M. (EST). Responses shall be submitted via e-mail to the following address: cedric.wilson@conus.army.mil or faxed responses will be accepted at (910) 396-8346 Telephone requests or inquires will not be accepted. The points of contact are Mr. Cedric Wilson, 910-907-4742, cedric.wilson@conus.army.mil or Mr. Joseph Colantuono, 910-907-4749, joseph.colantuono@us.army.mil
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Fort Bragg Contracting Center, Directorate of Contracting, ATTN: SFCA-SR-BR, Building 1-1333, Armistead & Macomb Streets, Fort Bragg, NC 28310-5000
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Cedric Wilson, 910-907-4742

Fort Bragg Contracting Center