This is a Request for Information (RFI) and not a Request for Proposal. The purpose of this document is to request information supporting the acquisition of services and supplies to provide a gunshot detection system. The Government seeks feedback from interested parties in order to reduce probable future questions and misunderstandings that may result from the release of the Statement of Work for this acquisition. This is a request for written information only. This is not a solicitation announcement for proposals and no contract will be awarded from this announcement or any follow-up information requests. All data received in response to this notice will be fully protected from release outside the Government. Information provided within is subject to change. There is no commitment by the Government to issue a solicitation or make an award in response to the synopsis. If a solicitation is released, it will by synopsized on the Federal Business Opportunities Website located at www.fedbizopps.gov. It is the potential offerors responsibility to monitor this site for the release of any follow-on information.
The US Secret Service (USSS) is seeking sources with current relevant qualifications, experience, personnel and capability to perform a contract for a gunshot detection system. The place of performance is within the District of Columbia.
Depending on the information gathered from this announcement, the Government intends to solicit competitive proposals for a Fixed Price, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to cover a five year period to the offeror who provides the best overall value to the Government, cost and non-cost factors considered. Set asides for small business status have not yet been determined.
Please contact the Contract Specialist for instructions if submitting classified responses.
All responses to this Request for Information notice shall be submitted, via email to the Contract Specialist, Neil C. Lanzendorf no later than 5:00 PM ET on 18 February, 2013.