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F-35 Flexible Linear Shape Assembly (FLSCA), Rapid Deflagrating Cord Transfer Line (RDCTL), Acceptor, Donor, Hot Gas Initiator (HGI), Internal Arm-Fire (AFI) Handle

Utah, United States
Government : Military
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Flexible Linear Shape Assembly (FLSCA), Rapid Deflagrating Cord Transfer Line (RDCTL), Acceptor, Donor, Hot Gas Initiator (HGI), Internal Arm-Fire (AFI) Handle

US Department of Defense (DoD) / Partner Nations / Foreign Military Sales F-35 aircraft

Department of the Air Force, Air Force Materiel Command, AFLCMC/EBHKB

Sources Sought Synopsis Number: FA8213-20-R3011

Notice Type: Sources Sought


1. NOTICE: This is not a solicitation but rather a Sources Sought Synopsis to determine potential sources for information and planning purposes only.

1.1 The purpose of this Sources Sought is to conduct market research to determine if responsible sources exist, to assist in determining if this effort can be competitive and/or a total Small Business Set-Aside. The proposed North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS) Code is 325920 which has a corresponding Size standard of 750. The Government will use this information to determine the best acquisition strategy for this procurement. The Government is interested in all small businesses to include 8(a), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, Hubzone, and Women-Owned small business concerns. The government requests that interested parties respond to this notice if applicable and identify your small business status to the identified NAICS code. Additionally, please provide any anticipated teaming arrangements, along with a description of similar services offered to the Government and to commercial customers for the past three years. Any responses involving teaming agreements should delineate between the work that will be accomplished by the prime and the work accomplished by the teaming partners.


Part Number



Flexible Linear Shape Charge Assembly (FLSCA)


Rapid Deflagrating Cord Transfer Line (RDCTL) - 25.3"


RDCTL - 61.1"


RDCTL - 51.3"


RDCTL - 55.2"


RDCTL - 6.2"






Hot Gas Initiator (HGI)


Internal Arm-Fire (AFI) Handle



1. Provide relevant experience to include performing engineering, manufacturing, inspection, and testing of similar FLSCA, RDCTL, Acceptor, Donor HGI, and AFI in the last 3 years.

2. Company Profile will include the following:

•A.    Number of employees.

•B.     Office Location

•C.     CAGE Code

•D.    DUNS Number

•E.     Small Business designation/status claimed

3. No reimbursement will be made for any costs associated with providing information in response to this synopsis or any follow up information requests. The Government has very limited technical data to provide to potential offerors. The Government does not have funds available to support second source qualification efforts.  Offerors must possess access to all appropriate data. Pacific Scientific Energetic Materials Company Hollister, CA has the capability and drawings for the items listed above, and the US Government does not own or have the rights to use the data required to manufacture this device. Interested offerors shall respond to this Source Sought Synopsis no later than 3:00 PM MST, 6 December 2019.

Questions regarding this market survey should be addressed to Mr. George Bell, phone (801) 777-6402, e-mail:

George N Bell, Contracting Officer , Phone 8017776402, Email

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