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Y--W912ER-13-R-0071, F-16 Squadron Upgrades, Peace Vector VII, Package C, Cairo West Air Base, Cairo, Egypt

Solicitation Number: W912ER-13-R-0071
Agency: Department of the Army
Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Location: USACE Middle East District
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Added: Jul 03, 2013 3:30 pm
Notice Type: Sources Sought

Solicitation No. W912ER-13-R-0071

Posted Date: 3 July 2013

Response Date: 31 July 2013

Title: F-16 Squadron Upgrades, Peace Vector VII, Package C, Cairo West Air Base, Cairo, Egypt

Classification Code: Y - Construction of Structures and Facilities

Set Aside: N/A

NAICS Code: 236220

Synopsis:

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR MARKET RESEARCH PURPOSES ONLY AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS A SOLICITATION ANNOUNCEMENT. THE SUBMISSION OF THIS INFORMATION IS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY. IT IS NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS A COMMITMENT BY THE GOVERNMENT TO PROCURE ANY SERVICES, NOR DOES THE MIDDLE EAST DISTRICT INTEND TO AWARD A CONTRACT ON THE BASIS OF THIS REQUEST FOR INFORMATION OR OTHERWISE PAY FOR THE INFORMATION SOLICITED.

In accordance with the Arms Export Control Act (22 USC 2791), this acquisition will be awarded to a U.S. Firm or a Joint Venture with a U.S. Firm in which the U.S. Joint Venture Team Member has controlling interest. The U.S. firm must be incorporated and have had its corporate headquarters in the U.S. for a minimum of three years; shall have filed state and federal income declarations for a minimum of three corporate years within the preceding four-year period, having paid any applicable taxes determined to be due as a result of such filing. All qualified firms may express an interest in this project.

ELIGIBLE CONTRACTORS WILL BE LIMITED TO: (1) U.S. firms, or (2) Joint Ventures of U.S. and Egyptian firms. To be considered a U.S. firm, the firm must be incorporated and have had its corporate headquarters in the U.S. for a minimum of three years; shall have filed state and federal income declarations for a minimum of three corporate years within the preceding four-year period, having paid any applicable taxes determined to be due as a result of such filing; and employ U.S. citizens in key management positions. To be considered an Egyptian firm, the firm must have a minimum of 51 percent Egyptian ownership and must be an independently-owned firm. Egyptian firms which are partially or wholly-owned by or otherwise affiliated with the Government of Egypt or its agencies are ineligible. All qualified firms may express an interest in this project.

The United States Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District (MED) is seeking preliminary market information from capable and reliable sources to gain knowledge of potential qualified business concerns, both U.S. and Egyptian, capable of performing various construction projects in Egypt. Since all of the work will be performed outside of the continental U.S., no set asides or socioeconomic preference of any sort will be granted. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this effort is 236220, Commercial and Institutional Building Construction.

PROJECT INFORMATION: This requirement is for the design and construction of facility upgrades, new facilities and infrastructure improvements to support the procurement of F-16 C/D Fighter Aircraft, and accommodate base expansion and upgrades for enhancing operability, safety, security, maintenance and training requirements for Egyptian Air Force readiness and operational reliability at Cairo West Air Base. Facilities and upgrades include missile storage facilities, a hardened aircraft shelter, various airfield operational support facilities, and airfield pavement construction/repairs. Supporting facilities include site improvements, paving, parking, exterior lighting, and utilities.

POINT OF CONTACT: Mr. Ryan S. Shoemaker, Contract Specialist, Telephone (540) 665-6514, e-mail Ryan.S.Shoemaker@usace.army.mil; Ms. Robyn Ratchford, Acquisition Management Specialist, Telephone (540) 665-3676, e-mail Robyn.Ratchford@usace.army.mil.

NEW PROCESSES AND PROCEDURES/INFORMATION FOR REQUESTING SOLICITATIONS / BIDDERS LIST REGISTRATION / PASSWORD RETRIEVAL INFORMATION / EMAIL ALERTS

For Bidders List Registration and Email Alerts, log onto the link listed below. (Solicitation release information and required password(s) WILL ONLY be released to those who HAVE electronically filled out a Capabilities Statement. Capabilities Statements are REQUIRED for EACH solicitation of interest.)

http://www.aed.usace.army.mil/contracting.asp

Click the Sources Sought Tab, click on the Capabilities Statement quote mark Complete quote mark button of the solicitation of interest, fill in the requested information and then click on Register. This will automatically place you on the Bidders List for subject solicitation. Once you have completed the Sources Sought Information, return to the Home Page and click on quote mark Sign Up for Email Alerts. quote mark This function allows you to receive automatic email alerts when any new solicitation actions occur.

Automated Capabilities Statement entries must be completed prior to the release of the solicitation due to the fact that solicitation password information is only sent to those who have completed the online Capabilities Statement. Your submission should address all questions in the capability statement and your ability to perform the work stated in the project information section of this notice.

The submission of this information is for market research purposes only. The notice does not constitute a request for proposal nor does the Middle East District intend to award a contract on the basis of this request for information. The Government will not reimburse respondents for any costs incurred in preparation of a response to this request for information. All data received in response to this request for information marked or designated as corporate or proprietary will be fully protected from release outside the U.S. Government. No hard-copy or facsimile submissions will be accepted. Cover letters and extraneous materials (brochures, etc.) will not be considered. Interested offerors shall address the requirements of this notice in written format by electronic mail to Mr. Ryan S. Shoemaker at Ryan.S.Shoemaker@usace.army.mil AND Ms. Robyn Ratchford at Robyn.Ratchford@usace.army.mil no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, 31 July 2013. Phone calls and fax transmittals will not be accepted. Personal visits for discussion of this announcement will not be scheduled.


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USACE Middle East District, P.O. Box 2250, Winchester, VA 22604-1450
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USACE Middle East District P.O. Box 2250, Winchester VA
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Ryan S Shoemaker, 540-665-6514

USACE Middle East District