This Sources Sought notice is being posted to satisfy the requirement of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) 206.302-1(d).  The Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey intends to procure, in support of the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Bahrain Defense Forces (BDF), on a sole source basis to the Original Equipment Manufacturer, Hydraulics International, Inc. (CAGE: 56529). This procurement is for a quantity of two (2) A/M27T-14 Electric Hydraulic Power Supplies (Part Number 040499-100, NIIN 01-523-5919) and one (1) Hydraulic Portable Test Stand Purifier (Part Number 040505-100, NIIN 01-523-0592). These products are required pieces of Support Equipment (SE) used to provide external hydraulic ground power to aircraft hydraulic systems and purify the aircraft hydraulic system fluid during maintenance at the Organizational level. These items are Peculiar Support Equipment (PSE) for AH-1Z and UH-1Y aircraft.  The proposed action is for hardware for which the Government intends to solicit with only the OEM under the authority of FAR 6.302-1, "Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements."  

 (THIS NOTICE IS NOT A REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE PROPOSALS).  Responsible, interested parties, however, may identify their interest by submitting a capabilities statement. The Government will consider all information received prior to the closing date of this notice. A determination by the Government not to compete this procurement based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government.  The Government will not pay for any responses received.  There are no commitments by the Government to issue any solicitations, make an award or awards, or to be responsible for any monies expended by any interested parties before award of a contract for the efforts mentioned above.  Information provided herein is subject to change and in no way binds the Government to solicit for or award a contract.  No telephone responses will be accepted. For information, contact Duane Hines via e-mail duane.hines@navy.mil.