Status Report

NASA JSC Solicitation: Life Raft

By SpaceRef Editor
September 3, 2009
Filed under , ,

Synopsis/Solicitation Combo – Sep 01, 2009

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNJ09310371Q
Posted Date: Sep 01, 2009
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Sep 01, 2009
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: Sep 10, 2009
Current Response Date: Sep 10, 2009
Classification Code: 42 — Fire fighting, rescue and safety equipment
NAICS Code: 326299 – All Other Rubber Product Manufacturing
Set-Aside Code: Total Small Business

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston Texas, 77058-3696, Mail Code: BH


This notice is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; offers are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.

This notice is being issued as a Request for Quotations (RFQ) for a life raft according to the requirements listed in the following Statement of Work:

The provisions and clauses in the RFQ are those in effect through FAC 2005-36.

This procurement is a total small business set-aside. See Note 1.

The NAICS Code and the small business size standard for this procurement are 326299 and 500 respectively. The offeror shall state in their offer their size status for this procurement.

All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency.

Delivery to NASA Johnsons Space Center, Transportation Officer, Bldg 421 is required within 90 days ARO. Delivery shall be FOB Destination.

Offers for the items(s) described above are due by COB September 10, 2009 to Adrian Clayton at and must include, solicitation number, FOB destination to this Center, proposed delivery schedule, discount/payment terms, warranty duration (if applicable), taxpayer identification number (TIN), identification of any special commercial terms, and be signed by an authorized company representative. Offerors are encouraged to use the Standard Form 1449, Solicitation/Contract/Order for Commercial Items form found at URL:

Offerors shall provide the information required by FAR 52.212-1 (JUNE 2008), Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items, which is incorporated by reference. Addenda to FAR 52.212-1 are as follows:

If the end product(s) offered is other than domestic end product(s) as defined in the clause entitled “Buy American Act — Supplies,” the offeror shall so state and shall list the country of origin.

FAR 52.212-4 (March 2009), Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items is applicable.

FAR 52.212-5 (August 2009), Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items is applicable and the following identified clauses are incorporated by reference: 52.222-3,52.222-19,52.222-21,52.222-26,52.222-36,52.225-1

The FAR may be obtained via the Internet at URL:

The NFS may be obtained via the Internet at URL:

All contractual and technical questions must be in writing via e-mail to not later than COB September 04, 2009. Telephone questions will not be accepted.

Selection and award will be made to the lowest priced, technically acceptable offeror, with acceptable past performance. Technical acceptability will be determined by review of information submitted by the offeror which must provide a description in sufficient detail to show that the product offered meets the Government’s requirement.

Offerors must include completed copies of the provision at 52.212-3 (August 2009), Offeror Representations and Certifications – Commercial Items with their offer. These may be obtained via the internet at URL: . These representations and certifications will be incorporated by reference in any resultant contract.

An ombudsman has been appointed — See NASA Specific Note “B”.

Prospective offerors shall notify this office of their intent to submit an offer. It is the offeror’s responsibility to monitor the following Internet site for the release of solicitation amendments (if any): . Potential offerors will be responsible for downloading their own copy of this combination synopsis/solicitation and amendments (if any).

Any referenced notes may be viewed at the following URLs linked below.

Point of Contact

Name: Adrian D. Clayton
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 281-483-8498
Fax: 281-244-0995

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