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Advanced Data Transfer Cartridge P/N:A3765000000-21 GE Aviation Systems

Solicitation Number: F1T0CY0336AG01
Agency: Department of the Air Force
Office: Air Force Material Command
Location: AFTC/PZIO - Eglin
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Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Added: Dec 15, 2010 5:12 pm
This is a Brand Name or Equal solicitation.

AAC/PKOB at Eglin AFB, Florida intends to solicit and award a firm-fixed price contract for one (1) Advanced Data Transfer Cartridge, P/N: A3765000000-21. This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6 and Subpart 13.5, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation. The announcement number is F1T0DG0308AG01. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this acquisition is 334511 with a size standard of 750 employees. Please identify your business size in your response based upon this standard. This is a BRAND NAME OR EQUAL acquisition.

The requirement consists of the following items:


The following provisions and clauses are incorporated in this notice and are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-47 and DFARS Change Notice 20101208.

• FAR 52.211-6, Brand Name or Equal, which reads as follows:

Brand Name or Equal (Aug 1999)

(a) If an item in this solicitation is identified as "brand name or equal," the purchase description reflects the characteristics and level of quality that will satisfy the Government's needs. The salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics that "equal" products must meet are specified in the solicitation.
(b) To be considered for award, offers of "equal" products, including "equal" products of the brand name manufacturer, must-
(1) Meet the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristic specified in this solicitation;
(2) Clearly identify the item by-
(i) Brand name, if any; and
(ii) Make or model number;
Include descriptive literature such as illustrations, drawings, or a clear reference to previously furnished descriptive data or information available to the Contracting Officer; and
Clearly describe any modification the offeror plans to make in a product to make it conform to the solicitation requirements. Mark any descriptive material to clearly show the modification.
(c) The Contracting Officer will evaluate "equal" products on the basis of information furnished by the offeror or identified in the offer and reasonably available to the Contracting Officer. The Contracting Officer is not responsible for locating or obtaining any information not identified in the offer.
(d) Unless the offeror clearly indicates in its offer that the product being offered is an "equal" product, the offeror shall provide the brand name product referenced in the solicitation.
(End of provision)

FAR52.204-7, Central Contractor Registration;

FAR 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards;

FAR 52-212-1, Instructions to Offers-Commercial Item and any addenda to the provisions; (JAN 99);

FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items; (JAN 05) Technical capability is more important than price;

FAR 52-212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications- Commercial Items (Offerors must submit a complete copy with their offers;

FAR 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions- Commercial Items; (OCT 03);

FAR 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government with Alternate I;(Jul 95);

FAR 52.223-11 Ozone-Depleting Substances; (MAY 01), 52.247-34, F.O.B Destination, (11/91);

FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items (Oct 2010), incorporating the following:

• FAR 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (Sept 2006), with Alternate I (Oct 1995);
• FAR 52.219-4, Notice of Price Evaluation Preference for HUBZone Small Business Concerns;
• FAR 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns;
• 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 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Special Disabled, Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans;
• FAR 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers With Disabilities;
• FAR 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans;
• FAR 52.225-3, Buy American Act-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act;
• FAR 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases;
• FAR 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - Central Contractor Registration;

FAR 52.222-39, Notification of Employee Rights Concerning Payment of Union Dues or Fees;

FAR 52.233-2, Service of Protest;

FAR 52.233-3, Protest After Award;

FAR 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim;

FAR 52.247-34 FOB Destination;

FAR 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference; (FEB 98), this contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: (End of Clause).

DFARS 252.212-7001 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items (JUN 05);

DFARS 252.225-7001 Buy American Act and Balance of Payment Program (JUN 05);

DFARS 252.225-7002 Qualifying Country Sources as Subcontractors (APR 03);

DFARS 252-232.7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Report (JAN 04);

DFARS 252.247-7023 Transportation of Supplies by Sea (MAY 02);

DFARS 252.247-7023 Transportation of supplies by Sea, with Alt III (MAY 02).

Vendors must be registered in Central Contractor Registration ( before award can be made. All responses must be received no later than 5:00 P.M., Central Standard Time on 5 Jan 2011. The quote is at the discretion of the offeror. Send all packages via email to Michele Reeves at or Sarilynn Thomas at


308 W D Avenue, Bldg 260
Suite 130
Eglin AFB, Florida 32542-5418
United States
Bldg 33

Eglin AFB, Florida 32542
United States
Michele R. Reeves,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 8508820335
Fax: 8508821680
Sarilynn Thomas,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 8508829188
Fax: 8508821680