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Procurement Notice Details

Radiation survey meters

Purchaser: Department of the Air Force
Website link: click here

Solicitation Number:
Notice Type:
Sources Sought
Added: Jul 13, 2015 10:56 am
INFORMATION AND PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY! It does not constitute a solicitation and/or quote and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government.

Reference number is FA2521-15-Q-B231 shall be used to reference any written responses to this sources sought.

Patrick Air Force Base anticipates a requirement that is being considered under a small business set-aside program. The North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS) Code proposed 334519. The size standard for NAICS is 500 employees.

The requirement is as follows:

CLIN Description QTY UNIT
0001 48-3633 Model 9-3 Five Decade Ion Chamber 6 Ea
Radiation Survey Meters.

Salient Characteristics:

- The survey meters must be able to detect dose rate from beta radiation.
- Retractable I 000 mg/ sq cm phenolic beta shield that exposes a 40 sq cm metalized polyester window.
- Range of 0.2 - 50000 m R/hr
- Meter face in mR/hr
- Respond to energies between 40 keV to 2 MeV
- 220 sq cm volume carbon coated acrylic chamber
- Built in audio with an on/ off switch
- Background subtraction that allows for electrometer drift compensation
- Temperature compensated
- Low battery warning

45 CONS is interested in any size business that is capable of meeting this requirement. The government is also interested in all small businesses including (8(a), Historically Underutilized Business Zone, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB), or, if applicable based on NAICS code, Economically disadvantaged women-owned small business (EDWOSB) Women Owned Small Businesses (WOSB) that are interested in performing this requirement. The government requests interested parties submit a brief description of their company's business size (i.e. annual revenues and employee size), business status (i.e., 8(a), Historically Underutilized
Business Zone, or SDVOSB, WOSB, EDWOSB, or small business) anticipated teaming arrangements, and a description of similar services offered to the Government and to commercial customers.

Any responses involving teaming agreements should delineate between the work that will be accomplished by the prime and the work accomplished by the teaming partners. The Government will use this information in determining its small business set-aside decision."

As stipulated in FAR 15.201, responses to this notice are not considered offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. No solicitation exists; therefore, do not request a copy of the solicitation. The decision to solicit for a contract shall be solely within the Government's discretion.

Any information submitted by respondents to this sources sought synopsis is voluntary. This sources sought notice is not to be construed as a commitment by the government, nor will the Government reimburse any costs associated with the submission of information in response to this notice. Respondents will not be individually notified of the results of any government assessments. The Government's evaluation of the capability statements received will factor into whether any forthcoming solicitation will be conducted as a full and open competition or as a set-aside for small businesses, or any particular small business designation (e.g. SDVOSB, HUBZone, 8(a), SDB,
WOSB, VOSB, etc.).

All interested firms shall submit a capabilities package that explicitly demonstrates company capabilities-indicating examples of commercial sales-and product specifications related to this effort.

Also indicate if you are the manufacturer, or provide the name and size of the manufacturer of the product(s) you will be supplying. Respondents are further requested to indicate their status as a Foreign-owned/foreign-controlled firm and any contemplated us of foreign national employees on this effort.

Include in your capabilities package your DUNS, Cage Code, and System for Award Management expiration date, GSA contract number with date of expiration, as well as any specifications/drawings for the item.

Responses may be submitted electronically to the following e-mail address:; by mail to 45 CONS/LGCB, Attn: FA2521-13-Q-B231, 1201 Edward H. White II Street, Bldg. 423, Room 206, Patrick AFB, FL 32925-3238; or by Fax to 321-494-1843.

RESPONSES ARE DUE NO LATER THAN 27 JULY 2015 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time.

Contracting Office Address:
1201 Edward H White II St MS 7200
Patrick AFB, Florida 32925-3238
United States
Place of Performance:
10989 S. Patrick Drive
Patrick AFB, Florida 32925
United States
Primary Point of Contact.:
Frantz Loiseau,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 3214944393
Fax: 321-494-1843
Secondary Point of Contact:
Matthew Hagan,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 3214940093
Fax: 321-494-1843

Notice Type:
Sources Sought
Posted Date:
July 13, 2015
Response Date:
Jul 28, 2015 3:00 pm Eastern
Archiving Policy:
Automatic, 15 days after response date
Archive Date:
August 12, 2015
Original Set Aside:
Set Aside:
Total Small Business
Classification Code:
66 -- Instruments & laboratory equipment
334 -- Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing/334519 -- Other Measuring and Controlling Device Manufacturing

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