155mm M795 Metal Parts

Status
Inactive
Published Date
October 5th, 2023
Response Deadline
October 20th, 2023
Notice Type
Sources Sought
Solicitation No.
W15QKN-23-R-0Y4J

Buyer

DEPT OF DEFENSEDEPT OF THE ARMYW6QK ACC-PICAPICATINNY ARSENAL, NJ, 07806-5000, USA

PSC

AMMUNITION, OVER 125MM (1320)

Summary

Sources Sought DEPT OF DEFENSE DEPT OF THE ARMY is conducting market research to identify potential sources capable of manufacturing and delivering the 155mm Artillery M795 Metal Parts Assembly. The M795 Metal Parts are made from high fragmentation steel alloy and have a finished weight of approximately 75 lbs. They are approximately 30 inches long with a curved exterior and utilize a welded rotating band. The government requires a minimum monthly production of 10,000 M795 Metal Parts by May 2025. Interested sources must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) and provide information on their capabilities, past manufacturing experience, projected monthly delivery capability, facilities and equipment, quality assurance, and more. The Technical Data Package (TDP) for the M795 Metal Parts is available upon request and receipt of required documents.

Description

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This market survey is for informational and planning purposes only and shall NOT be construed as a Request for Proposal; therefore, no contract will be awarded from this announcement. No reimbursement will be made for any costs associated with providing information in response to this announcement or any follow-up information requests. This notice is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government for any purpose other than market research.   REQUIREMENT: The U.S. Army Contracting Command-New Jersey (ACC-NJ) on behalf of the Office of the Project Manager for Combat Ammunition Systems (PM CAS) both located at Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey is conducting market research to identify potential sources within the National Technology Industrial Base, capable of manufacturing and delivering the 155mm Artillery M795 Metal Parts Assembly (hereafter referred to as “M795 Metal Parts”).  The purpose of this market survey is to obtain potential sources in addition to current producers to deliver M795 Metal Parts at a rate no less than 10,000 per month by May 2025. The 155mm M795 Projectile Metal Part is a made from high fragmentation steel alloy (HF-1), has a finished weight of approximately 75 lbs., is a forged metal part approximately 30 inches long, and has a curved exterior. In addition, the M795 utilizes a welded rotating band that encircles the body close to the base. For storage and transport, a lifting plug is threaded into the nose cavity and a flexible cover is installed over the rotating band. The metal parts are palletized and provided to the Load Assemble Pack manufacturer for further processing. All interested sources must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) in order to provide a response.  Responses shall include the following information for the Government’s review and assessment: a. Company's contact information including organization’s name, address, point of contact, phone number, fax number, e-mail address, business size, taxpayer identification number, Unique Entity ID and CAGE Code (as applicable); b. A summary that includes a brief description of the contractor's capabilities to include parent organizations, name/address/point of contact identification/email address, capabilities; c. Past manufacturing experience with artillery metal parts (105mm and 155mm) within the last 10 years; d. Identify projected monthly delivery capability and lead time for delivery of M795 Metal Parts. Responses should address capability to consistently meet the Government's required monthly production of no less than 10,000 M795 Metal Parts per month, as well as minimum sustaining and maximum capacity rates. Delivery for the M795 Metal Parts will be needed by May 2025 at a rate no less than 10,000 M795 Metal Parts per month; e. A description of facilities, equipment including key specifications or capabilities, manufacturing process, inspection (destructive and non-destructive) capabilities, personnel, past experience as an artillery metal parts producer or a systems contractor, proven monthly production capacity and/or potential capability, and possible partnering/teaming arrangements. Responses should include how the aforementioned factors relate to the specific technical requirements of M795 Metal Parts. f. Evidence of Quality Assurance in order to support M795 Metal Parts production. Responses shall not exceed 15 pages in length and should provide sufficient detail for the U.S. Government to make a reasonable assessment regarding your company’s capability to produce this item at the required rate. NO CLASSIFIED information shall be submitted. Please identify any proprietary information submitted.  All information provided will not be returned and will be held in confidential status. The Technical Data Package (TDP) for the M795 Metal Parts is available for informational purposes upon request and receipt of all required documents. Technical data is marked Distribution D; therefore, data distribution is only authorized to the Department of Defense (DoD) and U.S. DoD contractors. Foreign sources may receive the technical data pending PM CAS approval. PM CAS reserves the right to deny the release of technical data to any source at its discretion. DoD and U.S. DoD contractors interested in receiving a copy of the TDP are required to submit a signed and completed DD Form 2345, Militarily Critical Technical Data Agreement; AMSTA-AR Form 1350, Technical Data Request Questionnaire; and Non-Disclosure Agreement for the Government's consideration.

Contact Information

PrimaryCameron Sacco
cameron.h.sacco.civ@army.mil
SecondaryAmy Sentner
amy.sentner.civ@army.mil
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