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10--M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System(SASS) Reconfiguration

Solicitation Number: W15QKN-11-X-F015
Agency: Department of the Army
Office: Army Contracting Command
Location: ACC - New Jersey
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Sources Sought
Added: Mar 31, 2011 3:43 pm
Sources Sought M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System (SASS) Reconfiguration

The US Army, Army Contracting Command, Picatinny, on behalf of the Project

Manager Soldier Weapons (PMSW), located at Picatinny Arsenal, NJ is conducting

a market survey to identify potential sources for manufacturing a complete

system or reconfiguring some or all of the existing 7.62 x 51mm M110 Semi-

Automatic Sniper System (SASS) currently available in Army inventory to the

specifications identified in this notice.

The M110 is a lightweight, direct gas operated, semi-automatic, box magazine

fed, 7.62 x 51mm rifle intended to engage and defeat personnel targets out to

800 meters. This notice is to determine if there are potential sources

capable of reconfiguring existing US Army M110 SASSs, or manufacturing new

complete systems to meet the following criteria:

1. Operation: Semi-automatic

2. Caliber: Compatible with 7.62x51mm NATO cartridges

3. Accuracy: Capable of 1.3 minute of angle dispersion or greater with

match ammunition

4. Size: Overall length shall be reduced using a shorter barrel and/or

collapsible buttstock. Maximum length not to exceed 39 without suppressor.

Desired minimum length is less than 36 with stock collapsed.

5. Weight: Weight shall be under 9.0 lb for unloaded rifle without optics

and accessories

6. Grip: A modular, adjustable pistol grip f.

7. Trigger: A non-adjustable match style trigger.

8. Hand guard: A forend that includes a fixed 12 o' clock rail with

configurable 3, 6, and 9 o' clock rails.

9. Sound suppressor: A muzzle mounted, detachable sound suppressor.

10. Muzzle device: A compensator/muzzle break compatible with the sound


11. Bipod: Tool-less detachment featuring cant and pan/track capability.

12. Day optic: An Army specified variable power day optic and compatible


13. Back up sights: Iron sights offset 45 deg from the DOS.

14. Sling attachment: Flush cup, quick detach sling attachment points.

In addition to the above listed enhancements, the upgraded M110 must meet the

operational and environmental requirements that were fulfilled by the original

M110 SASS.

Firms/companies are invited to provide information and relative background on

their capabilities to provide contractor logistical support for depot level

maintenance of the entire upgraded weapon system.

Vendor Questionnaire: The purpose of this questionnaire is to obtain

information from industry to assist in the market research. Firms/companies are invited to indicate their interest and capability to satisfy the above

requirements by identifying the following items:

1. Company Name 2. Company Address / Country Represented / Website 3. Company point of contact and phone number 4. Business Size (Small/Large & Number of Employees) CAGE Code / DUNS


5. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this effort is 332994. 6. Commerciality: a. ( ) Our product as described above, has been sold, leased or licensed

to the general pubic

b. ( ) Our product as described above, has been sold in substantial

quantities, on a competitive basis, to multiple state and local government.

The development of the product was done exclusively at private expense

c. ( ) None of the above applies. Explain. 7. Location where primary work will be performed (if more than one

location, please indicate the percentage for each location).

8. Major partners or suppliers.

9. Identify existing facilities, equipment and workforce (identify what

percentage would be supporting this new effort and what additional resources would be required).

10. Please provide any additional comments

All responsible, interested offerors are encouraged to submit their

capabilities/qualification data and any pertinent information in hard copy or

via email, within 15 calendar days to: US Army, Army Contracting Command, ACC-

PICA-SW, Bldg 9, Attn: Marlene Sanchez, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ 07806-5000.

The point of contact is Marlene Sanchez at All

information is to be submitted at no cost or obligation to the Government. NO

TELEPHONE INQUIRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED. The Government will accept written

questions by email to Any information provided

will not be returned.

This is a sources sought notice only and should not be construed as a Request

for Proposal or a commitment by the U.S. Government. The U.S. Government does

not intend to award a contract on the basis of this market survey. All

information is to be submitted at no cost or obligation to the Government. If

a formal solicitation is generated at a later date, a solicitation notice will

be published and more detailed technical requirements will be provided.
US Army, Army Contracting Command, Joint Munitions and Lethality (JM&L) Contracting Center, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey 07806-5000
Marlene Sanchez, Contract Specialist, (973)724-2332

Marlene Sanchez