The DRAFT version of solicitation (RFP) W56HZV-18-R-0096 is being released for informational purposes. Interested parties are encouraged to review the draft solicitation as well as all supplemental documents and provide comments and questions which will be considered by the USG in developing the final draft of the solicitation.

Interested parties are encouraged to submit questions and/or comments and shall identify all correspondence as a "question" or "comment" (ex. Question 1: or Comment 1, etc.). The Government will not publicly or privately respond to comments; however, all questions submitted in response to the draft solicitation, along with the corresponding answers will be posted publicly. Questions will be responded to and posted publicly within 5 business days from receipt. All comments and questions are due no later Sunday, July 8th at 11:59pm EDT.

The U.S. Army Contracting Command (ACC)-Warren, Detroit Arsenal, MI 48397-5000 intends to procure Modular Fuel System (MFS) Tank-Rack Modules (TRM) via a competitive five-year, firm-fixed-price, requirements type contract. The contract will contain an option for two additional ordering periods allowing the potential for seven one-year ordering periods in total. This procurement is a 100% set-aside to small businesses. The Government will award only one contract. The successful contractor will be responsible for the design and manufacture of TRMs that meet all technical performance requirements specified in purchase description ATPD 2336 rev E, as well as all other contractual requirements.

This procurement will be a competitive, best value, trade-off process acquisition, in accordance with Part 15 of the Federal Acquisition Regulations.

Upon the release of the final version of the subject solicitation, all responsible sources who are small businesses may submit a proposal which shall be considered by the agency. The Government will award one contract to the offeror that: a) represents the best value to the Government, b) submits a proposal that meets all the materiel requirements of this solicitation, and c) meets all the responsibility criteria in accordance with far 9.104.

All contractors must be registered in the DoD's System for Award Management (SAM) system at http://www.sam.gov. Information on getting registered may be obtained on the website. Solicitation number W56HZV-18-R-0096 is anticipated to be issued on or before August 2018 with proposals due in September 2018.

**Note - Attachment 0006 has been intentionally omitted from this announcement and is marked "RESERVED" in Section J of the draft RFP. Attachment 0002 has been intentionally omitted from this announcement. Attachment 0011 is located in a separate file on this announcement (Package #2) due to file size.

Dates

Deadline: Monday, July 9, 2018

Date Published: Thursday, June 14, 2018

Date Updated: Thursday, June 14, 2018

Contact

Stephen Peeples

Stephen.Peeples2.civ@mail.mil

6501 EAST 11 MILE ROAD, Warren, Michigan 48397-5000

(586) 282-6949

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