SOURCES SOUGHT: Denver Firing Range Services
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is conducting market research to determine interest, capability, and socio-economic category of potential sources for Firing Range Services to support the a Field Office within the Office of Law Enforcement at TSA.
This is NOT a solicitation for proposals, proposal abstracts, or quotations. The purpose of this notice is to obtain information regarding: (1) the availability and capability of qualified sources; (2) whether they are small businesses; HUBZone; service-disabled veteran-owned, woman-owned, 8(a), etc.; and (3) their size classification relative to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for the proposed acquisition. Your responses to the information requested will assist the Government in determining the appropriate acquisition method, including whether a set-aside is possible. Note: If you are submitting a capabilities statement and your firm does not own/operate the proposed range facilities, your capabilities statement must address how your firm will meet performance requirements/Limitations on Subcontracting. See Federal Acquisition Clauses 52.219-3, 52.219-14, 52.219-27, or 52.219-29 for information concerning performance requirements/limitations.
The use of commercial or Governmental firing ranges are required to allow agency personnel to train and qualify on various weapons used in the performance of their duties.
The requirements for an acceptable range are included in the DRAFT REQUIREMENTS section below. The intent of the acquisition is for the rental/usage of existing ranges meeting all specifications outlined in the DRAFT REQUIREMENTS.
In order for the TSA to improve its understanding of market capabilities and identify qualified vendors that are capable of providing the required services, a Contractor’s Capabilities Statement is requested. This statement must identify your company’s capabilities to meet the requirements identified in the attached DRAFT Statement of Work (SOW), Full Company Name, DUNS Number, Tax Id Number, Company Point of Contact, mailing address and phone number, Current Business Size (i.e., small business, 8(a), woman owned, veteran owned, etc.), and what experience you have providing similar and/or same services.
The capabilities statement shall not exceed four (4) pages in length and shall be in either PDF or MS Word Format.
Telephone responses will not be accepted. Future information about this acquisition, including issuance of a solicitation and/or applicable amendments, will be issued through Contract Opportunities (www.SAM.gov). Interested parties are responsible for ensuring they have the most up-to-date information regarding this acquisition.
This Sources Sought Notice is issued solely for informational and planning purposes only and is not a solicitation. A Government requirement for this service is being developed, and a contract may or may not result. This notice does not constitute a commitment by the Government. All information submitted in response to this announcement is voluntary, and the Government will not pay for information requested nor will it compensate any respondent for any cost incurred in developing information provided to the Government
Draft Statement of Work
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has a requirement for a firearms range
to conduct advanced firearms training. The primary range facility must be indoors,
(see below following standards) and shall be located within a 40-mile radius of the
Denver Metro Area, Chambers Rd. and I-70.
The range must comply with applicable, local, state and federal regulations, including
but not limited to, lead exposure. The Vendor will be requested to submit its most recent
certification of lead exposure testing and/or its most current OSHA compliance
certificate/letter and air sample for lead with submission of proposal.
If an award is granted and OSHA standards are not in accordance with regulation, the
government has the unilateral right to terminate the contract at any time via a written
The following OSHA programs are applicable:
29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.1000, Air contaminants
29 CFR 1910.1025
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Best Management Practices for Lead at
Outdoor Shooting Ranges.
Signs and tags:
The proposed range must meet the following standards to qualify for consideration:
-DHS will provide all AMMUNITION, TARGETS and FIREARMS INSTRUCTORS.
-The range time must be available exclusively to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) during the hours indicated.
-The range must be able to accommodate 25 shooters, a minimum of six days per month. Each shooter will fire approximately 250 rounds per day.
-The range shall possess adequate exterior lighting in both public and work areas.
-The range shall be equipped with separate male and female indoor restroom facilities with running water located near the range facilities for DHS use.
-It shall have parking available on site for a minimum of 25 shooters at one time.
-A classroom to accommodate a minimum of 25 students should be available onsite along with a
-The target system for the range should be a turning target system. A bullet trap shall exist on the range.
-The facility should offer different levels of lighting, low light and no light.
-The range owner will be responsible for lead recovery at the range.
-Two Government furnished 7’x 6’x 8′ storage units are required at the range site.
– There will be no fees for on-site pad space for the storage units. Special targets, aircraft seats, ammunition, and other range equipment may be stored in these on-site units.
-DHS personnel will use the range an average of 6 days per month (6 days X 12 months = 72 days per
year/4 quarters) with an estimated 20 shooters per day.
-The estimated number of rounds fired per year is 240,000 (based on 20 shooters per day X 250 rounds per shooter X 48 days).
-The range must be closed to the public during the corresponding hours. Under this contract, DHS requires exclusive use of the range in 4 hour blocks from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. This does not include weekends and federal holidays.
-Signal for cellular phone service must be adequate or if signal cannot be obtained a landline
must be installed for emergency calling.
-Disposal of all contaminants associated with live fire, including bullet trap / ventilation filter etc.
will comply with local, state and federal regulations and is the responsibility of the contracted range.
– Electrical outlets and wiring will meet applicable federal, state, and local codes.
-Emergency egress plans and fire protection will be in compliance with local, state, and federal
regulations and will not require travel downrange from the primary firing line.
- Original Set Aside:
- Product Service Code: X1FB – LEASE/RENTAL OF RECREATIONAL BUILDINGS
- NAICS Code: 713990 – All Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
- Place of Performance: