U.S. Navy Mass Communication Specialist First Class Steve Harbour, uses his 5.56 mm M4A1 assault rifle to lay down cover fire during a semi-annual field training exercise held at Fort Eustis, Va. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Roger Duncan) (Released)

This requirement for the M4 Carbine 5.56mm, Part Number: 9390000, NSN:

1005-01-231-0973; and the M4A1 Carbine 5.56mm, Part Number: 12972700, NSN: 1005-01-382-0953; will be awarded as a five (5) year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract.

The contractor will also be required to provide ancillary equipment as specified by the contract. The contractor(s) is responsible for providing all materials, equipment, tooling, personnel, and facilities necessary to manufacture, test, produce, and deliver the quantities of deliverables specified by the contract.

The total estimated quantity is 70,000 to 100, 000 weapons. The Government anticipates ordering 25-30% in each of years 1 and 2 and 13-17% in each of years 3 through 5. Award is intended to be acquired through best value competition restricted to the U.S. & Territories. The carbines will be produced in accordance with the M4/M4A1 Technical Data Package (TDP) and the license agreement between the U.S. Government and Colt Defense, LLC.

Technical Data for these weapons are restricted/export controlled and require submission of a Non-Disclosure Agreement. Technical Data WILL NOT BE AVAILABE UNTIL A SOLICITATION IS ISSUED. A Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) form will be attached to the SOLICITATION. Any potential offeror shall submit a completed NDA to the contracting officer/specialist in order to gain access to the Technical Data.


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