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Solicitation Alert: SPEAR Soft Armor Ballistic Inserts

The Solicitation Reminder is a service of NTS Wichita and Chesapeake Testing divisions to help our customers uncover Federal Business Opportunities. We hope that you find this a valuable benefit of your partnership with us.

SPEAR Soft Armor Ballistic Inserts

Solicitation Number: H92222-17-R-0005
Solicitation Location: Click here for Solicitation

Issued: 6 March 2017
Response Date: 4 May 2017

Other details/instructions:

  • As part of each offeror’s proposal, ballistic data must be provided per Tables C-1 and C-2 of Appendix C of the Performance Specification.
  • Offerors will be required to submit Product Demonstration Models (PDMs) with proposal submission for evaluation. See Table C-3 and C-4 of Appendix C of the Performance Specification.
  • All interested offerors MUST submit a Notice of Intent to submit a proposal in order to obtain the Performance Specification and have their proposal considered by the Government.

Please visit this link for detailed solicitation information and attachments: Click here for Solicitation

Solicitation Primary Point of Contact:
Kelly L. McNeill, kelly.mcneil@socom.mil

Solicitation Secondary Point of Contact:
Laura Fuller, laura.fuller@socom.mil

NTS Wichita and NTS Chesapeake are both NIJ-Certified laboratories with the expertise and availability to perform all ballistic and non-ballistic testing as identified in the Solicitation. Both laboratories have the capacity to accommodate test range needs and provide deliverables within the due dates specified in the Solicitation.

NTS Wichita POC:
Matt Lutz, matthew.lutz@nts.com, 316-832-1600

NTS Chesapeake POCs:
Craig Thomas, craig.thomas@nts.com, 410-297-8154
Kyle North, kyle.north@nts.com, 410-297-8154

 

Solicitation Alert: Maritime Security Helmets

Helmet TestingSolicitation Title: Maritime Security Helmets
Issued by: Department of the Navy, NSWC Panama City Division

Solicitation Number: N61331-17-R-0002
Solicitation Location: Click here for Solicitation

Issued: 10 November 2016
Response Date: 16 December 2016

  • The purchase is 100% small business set aside. NAICS: 325211, FSC Code: 8470, Size Standard: 1,250 employees.
  • Proposals are due via email to the POC, Alex Potter, alex.potter@navy.mil
  • The following test data is required in each offeror’s proposal (per Section 3.2, Factor 2 of the RFP):
    • Ballistic test data relevant to the ballistic requirements of the SOW and Attachment J-1
    • Evidence that test data sheets originate from ATC or a National Institude of Justice (NIJ) certified lab
    • 9 mm Resistance to Penetration (RTP) and Ballistic Transient Deformation (BTD) results (Attachment J-1 Section 4.9.11.4 and 4.9.11.5)
    • Dry and ambient V50 testing (Attachment J-1 Section 4.9.11.3): 2-gr RCC, 4-gr RCC, 16-gr RCC, 64-gr RCC, and 17-gr FSP
    • Blunt Impact Protection (Attachment J-1 Section 4.9.13 and Attachment J-2)

Please visit this link for detailed solicitation information and attachments: Click here for Solicitation

Solicitation Primary Point of Contact:
Alex Potter, alex.potter@navy.mil, 850-636-6084

NTS Wichita and NTS Chesapeake are both NIJ-Certified laboratories with the expertise and availability to perform all ballistic and non-ballistic testing as identified in the Solicitation. Both laboratories have the capacity to accommodate test range needs and provide deliverables within the due dates specified in the Solicitation.

NTS Wichita POC:
Matt Lutz, matthew.lutz@nts.com, 316-832-1600

NTS Chesapeake POCs:
Craig Thomas, craig.thomas@nts.com, 410-297-8154
Kyle North, kyle.north@nts.com, 410-297-8154

Solicitation Alert: Plate Carrier System, Generation II, and Components

Solicitation Title: Plate Carrier System, Generation II, and Components
Issued by: DLA Troop Support

Solicitation Number: SPE1C1-16-R-0172
Solicitation Location: Click here for Solicitation

Issued: 6 October 2016
Response Date: 21 November 2016

First Technical Factor: Ballistic Test Results and Areal Density (page61 of solicitation)

  • The solicitation states that this testing can be performed at a National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Certified Laboratory.
  • Ballistic Testing Data Requirements (testing and requirements describedin Paragraph Sections 3 and 4 of DTL-14007A0000, dated March 18, 2015):
    • Eight (8) shoot packs for 17gr V50’s
    • Eight (8) shoot packs for 9mm V50’s
    • Eight (8) shoot packs for 9mm V0’s
  • Areal Density Data Requirements (testing requirements per Paragraph 3.2.1.1, 3.5.1.4, and 4.8.3 of DTL-14007A0000)
    • Provide one (1) shoot pack, not sewn, for Areal Density testing.

Please visit this link for detailed solicitation information and attachments: Click here for Solicitation

Solicitation Primary Point of Contact:
Catherine Dillon, Catherine.Dillon@dla.mil, 215-737-2497

Contracting Office:
700 Robbins Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111-5096

NTS Wichita and NTS Chesapeake are both NIJ-Certified laboratories with the expertise and availability to perform all ballistic and non-ballistic testing as identified in the Solicitation. Both laboratories have the capacity to accommodate test range needs and provide deliverables within the due dates specified in the Solicitation.

NTS Wichita POC:
Matt Lutz, matthew.lutz@nts.com, 316-832-1600

NTS Chesapeake POCs:
Craig Thomas, craig.thomas@nts.com, 410-297-8154
Kyle North, kyle.north@nts.com, 410-297-8154

The Solicitation Reminder is a service of NTS Wichita and Chesapeake Testing divisions to help our customers uncover Federal Business Opportunities. We hope that you find this a valuable benefit of your
partnership with us.