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10--M24 Sniper Weapon System (SWS) Reconfiguration

Solicitation Number: W15QKN-09-X-0413
Agency: Department of the Army
Office: Army Contracting Command
Location: ACC - New Jersey
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W15QKN-09-X-0413
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Sources Sought
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Added: May 13, 2009 3:54 pm
Sources Sought M24 Sniper Weapon System (SWS) Reconfiguration



Contracting Office Address: US Army Contracting Command, Joint Munitions & Lethality Contracting Center, Picatinny NJ 07806



Description: This notice is a Sources Sought announcement. There is no solicitation available at this time. The US Army Contracting Command, Joint Munitions & Lethality Contracting Center, in support of the Project Manager Soldier Weapons, is conducting a market survey to identify potential sources for reconfiguring some or all of existing 7.62 x 51mm M24 Sniper Weapon Systems (SWS) currently available in Army inventory to the specifications identified in this notice.

The M24 SWS is a bolt action, internal 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 M24 SWSs to meet the following criteria:

1. Caliber: Rebarreled/rechambered barrel optimized to accommodate Mk2482. (DODIC A191) 300 Winchester Magnum ammunition.3. MIL-STD-1913 Rail: Replacement of existing weaver rail with a 4. MIL-STD-1913 rail capable of accommodating both a day optic and in-line,5. forward mounted, AN/PVS-26 (NSN 5855-01-538-8121) image intensified 6. (I2) night vision device.7. Stock: Reconfigured with a stock that incorporates a detachable box magazine8. , adjustable comb and length of pull.9. Sound suppressor: Addition of a detachable sound suppressor as well as any10. necessary barrel modifications required for sound suppressor interface.11. Day optic: Replacement of the existing day optic sight (DOS) and rings12. with an Army specified variable power day optic and compatible rings.

Any interested offer is also requested to provide information and relative background on their capabilities to provide contractor logisitics support for depot level maintenance of the entire upgraded weapon system.

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 Contracting Command, Joint Munitions & Lethality Contracting Center, CCJM-SW, Bldg 9, Attn: David Street, Picatinny Arsenal, 07806-5000. 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 david.w.street@us.army.mil. 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.

Point of Contact: David Street, Contract Specialist, (973) 724-3362. Email your questions to David Street at david.w.street@us.army.mil.
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US Army, Army Contracting Command, Joint Munitions and Lethality (JM&L) Contracting Center, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey 07806-5000
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David Street, Contract Specialist, (973)724-3362

David Street