The United States Marshal Service (USMS), District 79, in Houston Texas, is conducting Market Research to determine vendors capable of outfitting new USMS vehicles with Sirens, Loud Speakers, Emergency Lighting, Reflectors, Gun Vaults and all associated wiring. Specific parts are outlined below. The vehicles being equipped will vary in make and number, but will be 2017 Chevy Traverse, 2017 Ford Explorer, 2017 Dodge Durango, 2017 Ford Interceptor SUV, 2017 Dodge RAM 1500, and a 2017 Dodge Caravan. An estimated total of 30 vehicles will be required to be outfitted. The locations of the installations will be in Houston, Laredo, McAllen, Corpus Christi, Victoria and Brownsville TX areas. The USMS goal is to enhance safety, operations, and sustainability of operations. The information provided is subject to change and is not binding on the Government. All submissions become the property of the Federal Government and will not be returned.
The USMS currently uses Motorola components within its vehicles. The use of the other than Motorola equipment and wiring is required unless a vendor can provide other equipment that is fully compatible with Motorola products. The USMS would need to make a capability determination. The following information is representative of the components required for these vehicles:
- Installation of Sirens, Loud Speakers, Emergency Vehicle Lighting, Reflectors and all associated wiring needed to complete the installation on the vehicles for operational use.
- Level III 5 ft depth upper drawer with simplex lock and key override
- Level III Single drawer 11 ft poly vault for with key override locks designed to be used with metal-hinged floor CP-UV-CARGO-MNT space access
- Rear cargo floor with gas strut supports for spare tire access, if required for spare tire access.
After the review of the responses and if the USMS still plans to proceed with the acquisition, at the discretion of the Contracting Officer, the USMS may use all or part of any suggestions or questions received in future correspondence regarding this acquisition.
The USMS may consider the information provided by qualified suppliers in the development of acquisition documents and planning for the installation of the Emergency Lighting and Gun Vault installation.
It is requested that any vendor that can perform the installation of Emergency Lighting
and Gun Box Installation on Law Enforcement Vehicles within the South Texas region
submit a response as to their ability to perform and any suggestions they may have on
the installation of this type of equipment. Any vendors who may be selected form a possible solicitation must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM). Registration is free and can be made at WWW.SAM.GOV.
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