RFP: Side Scan Sonar Autonomous Underwater Vechicle (SSS-AUV)
Agency: Department of Commerce
Office: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Funding Type: RFP
Reference Number: NCNJ1000-11-02741
Response Date: August 31, 2011
NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey requires a man-portable Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) equipped with Side Scan Sonar (SSS) to perform underwater object detection survey in ports, harbors, and coastal waterways. The SSS-AUV will be used in support of NOAA’s navigation safety and hydrographic survey operations and will be operated from small boats, shore, and hydrographic survey ships.
This solicitation is issued as a Request for Proposal. The NAICS code is 334511, Search, Detection, Navigation, Guidance, Aeronautical, and Nautical System and instrument Manufacturing. The NAICS code cited in this Request for Quotation is for internal business size stratification purposes only and is not meant to restrict this procurement to small businesses.
Contractor quotations shall include all pricing including shipping on a FOB Destination basis. The resulting purchase order shall be awarded on a firm fixed price basis. The Government may award a purchase order resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation shall be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered