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VOX Power Supplies

California, United States
Government : Military
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MARKET SURVEY - Request for Information (RFI):  The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division (NSWC PHD) issues this Sources Sought Notice as a means of conducting market research to identify interested parties for this requirement.  This Sources Sought Notice is focused on identifying capabilities in the market place and resources to support this requirement, as well as obtaining related technical information for the procurement of the items listed below.


The result of this market research will contribute to determining the method of procurement.  The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code assigned to this procurement is 334118, with a Small Business Size Standard of 1000.


This is a Sole Source requirement.  There are 16 Ships utilizing 10 Power Supplies each.  Baseline does not begin modernization until FY21 with a scheduled completion date of FY25.  Loss of this Power Supply means loss of the Operational Readiness Test System Console.  This Power Supply has unique requirements that will not allow for substitute parts.


The XP RTC200 power supply was designed and manufactured to support a specific chassis requirement.  Besides the SPEC requirements for the tailored sizing and fittings of the unique receptacle, the power supply requires special wiring that is exclusive to this part and manufacture. Such unique specification, does not allow for alternative parts unless specifically designed and tailored via a new manufacture and production line.


The envisioned item anticipated to be procured from a contractor because of a potential future solicitation is identified below.



•(1)    XP POWER,  P/N VTC6519, Model Number RTC200PM42, Qty 12 EA, Sole Source  

   All 12 will be purchased under a "P" Type contract.


 (2)    To include shipping charges


Requested Information:  The Navy requests the following information from parties interested in responding to this Sources Sought Notice:


•a.    Company Name, Address, CAGE Code, DUNS.

•b.    Response Point of Contact name, telephone number, email address, and website URL.

•c.     Tailored Information describing company capabilities, resources, experience, and product lines that demonstrate an ability to provide the items described above.

•d.    Business Size, Special Size Sub-Category, and Type of Ownership for the Company.

•e.       Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) cost estimate to provide the items in the quantity described above

•f.        Feedback and questions regarding the feasibility or challenges for providing the items described above

•g.       Information regarding the commerciality of the items described above

Information herein is based on the best information available at the time of publication, is subject to revision, and is not binding upon the Government. 


The Government will evaluate market information to ascertain potential market capacity to:


•a.    Provide supplies consistent in scope and scale with those described in this notice and

       Otherwise, anticipate


•b.    Secure and apply the full range of corporate financial, human capital, and technical resources required to successfully perform similar requirements.


Based on the responses to this sources sought notice/market research, this requirement may be set-aside for small businesses or procured through full and open competition, and multiple awards may be made. Telephone inquiries will not be accepted or acknowledged, and no feedback or evaluations will be provided to companies regarding their submissions.



Submission Instructions:

Interested parties who consider themselves qualified to provide the above-listed items should respond to this Sources Sought Notice.  Responses are required to be received no later than 08:00 AM Mountain Standard Time on 09:00, 19 August 2019.  Responses should be provided in formats compatible with Microsoft Office 2010 for Windows or Adobe Portable Document Format (pdf).  Receipt of responses will be acknowledged.  Responses will not be returned.  Following the date of response submission, the Government may contact respondents to seek clarification of submitted information.  All responses under this Sources Sought Notice shall be submitted to Margaret Best at or Christine Anderson at


If you have any questions concerning this opportunity, please contact:  Margaret Best at ;


The Government WILL NOT PAY for any information received in response to the Sources Sought Notice nor will the Government compensate respondents for any cost incurred in developing information for, participating in meetings with, or engaging in discussions with the Government.

Proprietary and Limited Distribution:  It is incumbent upon parties providing responses to this Sources Sought Notice to identify all data contained within that is proprietary or has limited distribution requirements.  All information marked as proprietary information will be safeguarded to prevent disclosures to non-governmental personnel and entities.


There is no solicitation at the current time and NO FUNDING IS AVAILABLE for contractual efforts.  This Sources Sought Notice does not constitute an Invitation for Bids (IFB), a Request for Quote (RFQ), or a Request for Proposal (RFP) and it should not be construed as a commitment of any kind by the Government to issue a formal solicitation or ultimately award a contract.  The U.S. Government is in no way liable to pay for or reimburse any companies or entities that respond to this announcement.  Additionally, any costs incurred by interested companies in response to this announcement will NOT be reimbursed and are NOT considered allowable direct charges to other contracts or tasking.



Margaret N. Best, Contract Specialist, Phone 575-678-4322, Email - Christine Anderson, Contracting Officer, Phone 7574923808, Email

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