This is sources sought announcement only. The purpose of this notice is to conduct market

research and obtain information from qualified businesses with special interest in seeking: Small

Businesses (SB); VA certified Service Disabled Veteran owned Business (SDVOSB) and

Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) small business concerns. No solicitation is being issued

at this time. This notice shall not be construed as a commitment by the Government to ultimately

award a contract, nor does it restrict the Government to a particular acquisition approach. Your

responses will be due by Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 4:30PM (EST) to the point of contact listed

below. All information submitted in response to this announcement is voluntary; the Government

will not pay for information requested nor will it compensate any respondent for any cost

incurred in developing information provided to the Government.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Network Contracting Office 6, and the

Richmond Veterans Affairs Medical Center anticipate a delivery of BioFire Diagnostic Torch System compatible with the Test Kits of the Film Array Analyzers already available at the medical center.


HTFA-ASY-0001 Torch Base 1 each

HTFA-ASY-0002 Torch Duplex 1 each

HTFA-ASY-0003 Torch Module 4 each

HTFA-WAR-0001 Torch System Base Standard Limited 1 each

HTFA-WAR-0003 Torch Modules Standard Limited Warranty 1 each

Place of Delivery:

Richmond VAMC

Hunter Holmes McGuire

1201 Broad Rock BLVD

Richmond. VA 23249

The appropriate NAICS Code 334516 and the small business size standard are 500. Interested

firms are reminded that in accordance with FAR 4.12, prospective contractors shall complete

electronic annual representations and certifications in conjunction with FAR 4.11 required

registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) database prior to award of a contract.

ALL INQUIRIES SHALL BE MADE TO: Contracting Officer: James W. Brown; NCO 6,

Fayetteville, North Carolina; Phone: 910-822-7132; email:



Deadline: Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Date Published: Friday, July 13, 2018

Date Updated: Friday, July 13, 2018

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