THIS IS A NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD A SOLE SOURCE CONTRACT AND IS NOT A REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE QUOTES.

In accordance with statutory authority 41 U.S.C. 1901(e)(2) and as implemented by FAR 13.501(a), Military Sealift Command (MSC) intends to award a firm-fixed-price contract on a sole source basis to Wartsila Defense, Inc., (Wartsila) the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM). Per attached class Justification & Approval (J&A), Wartsila is the only authorized manufacturer and distributor of the WLD 1400SR Water Jet Propulsion System onboard the Expeditionary Fast Transport (T-EPF) class of MSC vessels.

Wartsila Defense, Inc. (CAGE: 0EYA6)

3617 Koppens Way

Chesapeake, VA, 23323-2531

The following material is being procured for the WLD 1400SR Water Jet Propulsion System onboard the USNS SPEARHEAD (T-EPF-1):

TEPF-008 REPLACE SACRIFICIAL ANODES

P/N: WDI002106-008

Qty: 4

TEPF-005 MOUNTING SET FOR STATOR BOWL

P/N: WDI002106-005

Qty: 4

TEPF-009 OVERHAUL SET FOR STEERING CYLINDER

P/N: WDI002106-009

Qty: 8

RING, PACKING DIA 1790/1524X2

P/N: PAAI033797

Qty: 4

HYDRAULIC HOSE WLD1400

P/N: PAAI138947

Qty: 16

HYDRAULIC HOSE WLD1400

P/N: PAAF293099

Qty: 8

LOCKING NUTS, IMPELLER WITH SET SCREWS

P/N: PAAI033641

Qty: 4

TEPF-001 REPLACEMENT OF SHAFT SLEEVE FOR RUBBER BEARING

P/N: WDI002106-001

Qty: 4

TEPF-006 REPLACE RUBBER BEARING

P/N: WDI002106-006

Qty: 4

THRUST BEARING OIL SEAL 

P/N: U000004298

Qty: 8

TEPF 1400 REVERSING CYLINDER UPGRADE REPAIR KIT

P/N: WDI002106-013

Qty: 4

SEAL, BONDED

P/N: W006580044

Qty: 48

MALE STUD CONNECTOR, G 3/4" TUBE DIA.20 1.4571 X6CRNIMOTI17

P/N: PAAI012309

Qty: 48

NIPPLE

P/N: W006510579

Qty: 24

BONDED SEAL

P/N: M735000526

Qty: 24

STATOR ANODE

P/N: PAAF681583

Qty: 8

HEX HEAD SCREW

P/N: PAAF775590

Qty: 24

HEX NUT W/ NYLON LOCKING RING

P/N: W007255520

Qty: 24

SERRATED LOCK WASHER

P/N: PAAF612836

Qty: 48

FILTER ELEMENT

P/N: PAAI047785

Qty: 4

FILLER-BREATHER DAAK008914415.01

P/N: PAAI011836

Qty: 8

GEAR PUMP

P/N: PAAI062064

Qty: 4

FLEXIBLE COUPLING

P/N: PAAF349727

Qty: 4

GEAR PUMP, DOUBLE

P/N: PAAI062113

Qty: 4

FLEXIBLE COUPLING 5206HD311, R24-28-N/2

P/N: PAAF349749

Qty: 4

BUSH

P/N: J000002278

Qty: 128

SEAMLESS O-RING

P/N: W084824797

Qty: 16

SEAMLESS O-RING

P/N: W084827052

Qty: 24

FACE/SEAT CHANGE KIT A (SPLIT)

P/N: H78480-01/7

Qty: 4

This notice of intent is not a request for competitive proposals; however interested parties may identify their interest and capability to respond to the requirement. As part of the written response, a respondent must be able to prove to the Government how it intends to provide the above material. Oral communications are not acceptable in response to this notice. Interested parties with the capability of meeting the proposed requirements are requested to provide an email the primary POC identified in this notice no later than 2:00 PM EST on April 9, 2021, expressing interest and outlining its ability to provide the required material.

Responses received will be evaluated solely for the purpose of determining whether or not to conduct this procurement on the open market. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed effort on a full and open competition basis, based upon responses to this notice, is solely within the discretion of the Government.