The United States Special Operations Command (USASOC), as part of the Tactical Human Optimization, Rapid Rehabilitation & Reconditioning Program (THOR3) has a requirement for Commercial Grade Strength Conditioning Gym Equipment. The government will not award separate purchase orders. Vendors must be able to provide all listed items in the solicitation. Requirements will be fully detailed in the solicitation. The solicitation number for this requirement is H92239-11-T-0019 and will be issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). This is a "brand name or equal" requirement for the following manufacturers: Sorinex, Perform Better, Power Lift, Power Systems or IronCompany.com. Items called for have been identified by a "brand name or equal" description. Such identification is intended to be descriptive but not restrictive and is to indicate the quality and characteristics of products that will be satisfactory. Quotes offering "equal" products will be considered for award if such products are clearly identified and are determined by the Government to fully meet the salient characteristics and requirements listed in the solicitation. To ensure that sufficient information is available for technical evaluation, the offeror shall furnish descriptive material (technical information, brochures, drawings or other information) necessary for the purchasing activity to determine whether the product offered meets the salient characteristics of the requirement. Offerors not providing technical information shall be excluded from competition.
USASOC intends to award on a competitive basis using simplified acquisition procedures. This procurement is set aside 100% for small business. The anticipated NAICS code is 339920 with a size standard of 500 employees. Interested vendors shall be registered in Central Contractor Registration database prior to award of a contact. Information regarding this registration can be found at http://www.ccr.gov. Offerors will be required to complete either a paper copy of the Representations and Certifications or may complete them on line at http://orca.bpn.gov in response to this requirement.
This acquisition is being conducted under Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 12 regarding the acquisition of commercial items. Offerors are responsible for routinely checking this website for any possible solicitation amendments that may be issued. No individual notification of any amendment will be provided. The estimated release date for the solicitation is 10 March 2011 or before.