COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) subpart 12.6, "Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items," as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested, and a written solicitation document will not be issued.
This solicitation is a Request for Quotations (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-98, Effective 31 May 2018 (updated with Class Deviation 2018-o0007)
The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is
, with a small business size standard of
The associated Federal Supply Code (FSC) / Product Service Code (PSC) procurement is
The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), located in Washington, DC, is seeking to purchase
All interested companies shall provide quotations for the following:
See Attached Inquiry of Availability
Items must be brand name or equal in accordance with FAR 52.211-6.
**FOB DESTINATION IS THE PREFERRED METHOD**
Estimated Delivery Time: __________________
For FOB ORGIN, please provide the following information:
FOB Shipping Point: _______________________
Estimated Shipping Charge: _________________
Dimensions of Package(s): ____________________
Shipping Weight: __________________________
The following provisions and clauses are hereby incorporated. Any provisions and clauses not applicable by their terms shall be self-deleting.
The full text of FAR provisions or clauses may be accessed electronically at
The full text of DFARS provisions or clauses may be accessed electronically at
The following solicitation provisions apply to this acquisition:
1. FAR 52.203-11, Certification & Disclosure Regarding Payments to Influence Certain Federal Transactions (Sep 2007)
2. FAR 52.204-7, System for Award Management (Oct 2016)
3. FAR 52.212-1, "Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items" (Jan 2017)
a. FAR 52.212-1 has been tailored to include the following additional instructions:
* This procurement is for
new equipment ONLY
, unless otherwise specifically stated.
No remanufactured or "gray market" items are acceptable. All equipment must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty.
* Vendor shall be an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) authorized dealer, authorized distributor, or authorized reseller for the proposed equipment/system such that OEM warranty and service are provided and maintained by the OEM. All software licensing, warranty, and service associated with the equipment/system shall be in accordance with the OEM terms and conditions
* Offerors are required to submit documentation from the manufacturer stating that they are an authorized distributor for the specific items being procured.
4. FAR 52.212-3, "Offerors Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items"
5. FAR 52.225-18, Place of Manufacture (MAR 2015)
6. FAR 52.233-2, Service of Protest (SEP 2006)
* The Contracting Officer's address is:
US Naval research Laboratory
4555 Overlook Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20375
a. NRL also includes the following provisions that must be completed by the offeror:
1. FAR 52.209-5, Certification Regarding Responsibility Matters (
2. FAR 52.222-22, Previous Contracts and Compliance Reports
3. FAR 52.222-25, Affirmative Action Compliance
4. FAR 52.225-4, Buy American Act - Free Trade Agreements - Israeli Trade Act
Certificate Alternate III (
Offerors must complete annual representations and certifications on-line at
in accordance with FAR 52.212-3, "Offerors Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items." If paragraph (j) of the provision is applicable, a written submission is required.
The following contract clauses apply to this acquisition:
1. FAR 52.212-4, "Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items" (Jan 2017)
a. The following clauses are included as addenda to FAR 52.212-4:
FAR 52.202-1, Definitions
FAR 52.203-3, Gratuities
FAR 52.203-6, - Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government
Alt I (OCT 1995)
FAR 52.203-12, Limitation of Payments to Influence Certain Federal Transactions
FAR 52.203-17, Contractor Employee Whistleblower Rights and Requirement To Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights
FAR 52.204-4, Printed or Copied Double-Sided on Recycled Paper
FAR 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards Exceeding $30,000
FAR 52.223-2, Affirmative Procurement of Biobased Products Under Service And Construction Contracts
Ozone-Depleting Substances and High Global Warming Potential Hydrofluorocarbons (Jun 2016)
FAR 52.223-12, Refrigeration Equipment and Air Conditioners
FAR 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving
Aerosols (Jun 2016)
Foams (Jun 2016)
FAR 52.225-14, Inconsistency Between English Version and Translation of Contract
FAR 52.232-39, Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations
FAR 52.232-40, Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors
FAR 52.245-1, Government Property
FAR 52.245-2, Government Property Installation Operation Services
FAR2.245-9, Use and Charges
FAR 52.247-34, F.O.B Destination
FAR 52.252-2, Clauses Incorporated By Reference
2. FAR 52.212-5, "Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders" (Jan 2018)
The following subparagraphs of FAR 52.212-5 are applicable:
* Subparagraphs (b)(4), (b)(8), (b)(25 - 34), (b)(40), (b)(42), (b)(46), (b)(48) (b)(54)(56)
3. DFARS 212.301 - Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses for the Acquisition of Commercial Items (Revised May 31, 2018):
DFARS 252.203-7000, Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials
DFARS 252.203-7003, Agency Office of the Inspector General
, Representation Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials
DFARS 252.204-7008, Compliance with Safeguarding Covered Defense Information Controls
DFARS 252.204-7009, Limitations on the Use or Disclosure of Third-Party Contractor Reported Cyber Incident Information
DFARS 252.204-7011, Alternative Line Item Structure
DFARS 252.204-7012, Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting
, Limitations on the Use or Disclosure of Information by Litigation Support Offeror
, Limitations on the Use or Disclosure of Information by Litigation Support Contractors
Notice of Authorized Disclosure of Information for Litigation Support
DFARS 252.211-7003, Item Unique Identification and Valuation
DFARS 252.211-7006, Passive Radio Frequency Identification
DFARS 252.211-7007, Reporting of Government-Furnished Property
DFARS 252.211-7008, Use of Government-Assigned Serial Numbers
DFARS 252.213-7000, Notice to Prospective Suppliers on Use of Past Performance Information Retrieval System-Statistical Reporting in Past Performance
Evaluations Less Than or Equal to $1 Million
DFARS 252.215-7007, Notice of Intent to Resolicit
DFARS 252.215-7008, Only One Offer
, Advancing Small Business Growth (SEP 2016)
Drug-Free Work Force
DFARS 252.223-7008, Prohibition of Hexavalent Chromium
DFARS 252.225-7000, Buy American Act - Balance of Payments Program Certificate - Basic
Alternate I (
DFARS 252.225-7001, Buy American Act and Balance of Payments Program - Basic
, Acquisition of the American Flag
DFARS 252.225-7008, Restriction on Acquisition of Specialty Metals
DFARS 252.225-7013, Duty-Free Entry
DFARS 252.225-7016, Restriction on Acquisition of Ball and Roller Bearings
DFARS 252.225-7036, Buy American Act-Free Trade Agreements-Balance of Payments Program - Basic
Exceeding $25,000, but is Less Than $191,000
DFARS 252.225-7037, Evaluation of Offers for Air Circuit Breakers
DFARS 252.225-7038, Restriction on Acquisition of Air Circuit Breakers
, Prohibition on Acquisition of Commercial Satellite Services from Certain Foreign Entities--Representations
DFARS 252.227-7013, Rights in Technical Data - Noncommercial Items
DFARS 252.227-7015, Technical Data - Commercial Items
DFARS 252.227-7037, Validation of Restrictive Markings on Technical Data
DFARS 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports
Wide Area WorkFlow Payment Instructions (MAY 2013)
, Levies on Contract Payments
, Payments in Support of Emergencies and Contingency Operations
, Prohibition on Interrogation of Detainees by Contractor Personnel
, Training for Contractor Personnel Interacting with Detainees
, Representation of Use of Cloud Computing
DFARS 252.239-7010, Cloud Computing Services
DFARS 252.239-7017, Notice of Supply Chain Risk
DFARS 252.239-7018, Supply Chain Risk
DFARS 252.244-7000, Subcontracts for Commercial Items
DFARS 252.246-7003, Notification of Potential Safety Issues
DFARS 252.246-7004, Safety of Facilities, Infrastructure, and Equipment for Military Operations
All Quoters shall submit 1 (one) copy of their technical and price quote.
Include your company DUNS Number and Cage Code on your quote.
All quotations shall be sent via e-mail.
Please reference this combined synopsis/solicitation number on your correspondence and in the "Subject" line of your email.
ALL QUESTIONS REGARDING THE SOLICITATION SHALL BE SUBMITTED VIA EMAIL.
The government intends to award a purchase order as a result of this combined synopsis/solicitation that will include the terms and conditions set forth herein. Award shall be made to the quoter whose quotation offers the lowest-priced, technically acceptable solution (LPTA). To facilitate the award process, all quotes must include a statement regarding the terms and conditions herein as follows:
"The terms and conditions in the solicitation are acceptable to be included in the award document without modification, deletion, or addition."
"The terms and conditions in the solicitation are acceptable to be included in the award document with the exception, deletion, or addition of the following:"
Quoter shall list exception(s) and rationale for the exception(s).
Submission shall be received not later than the response date listed above. Late submissions shall be treated in accordance with the solicitation provision at FAR 52.212-1(f). E-mailed submissions are accepted and are the preferred form of submission. Receipt will be verified by the date/time stamp on fax or e-mail.
Deadline: Thursday, July 5, 2018
Date Published: Thursday, June 21, 2018
Date Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2018
Brandon J. Posey
4555 Overlook Ave S.W., Washington, District of Columbia 20375