SOURCE: US Federal Contractor Registration


June 26, 2015 03:00 ET

US Federal Contractor Registration: Navy Releases Fiber Optic Transceiver Solicitation on FedBizOpps (FBO) in California

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - June 26, 2015) - The United States Federal Government as of 05/24/2015 has 1,203 open Solicitations in California where they are currently seeking out properly registered government contractors. According to the new USA Spending website, the federal government has so far spent over $221 billion in government contracts over the course of 1,287,295 government transactions in 2015. Current, the United States Federal Government has spent over $24 billion on government contracts in California alone. Please see the below available contract released by US Federal Contractor Registration, additional California contracts can be found at

US Federal Contractor Registration is reporting the release of the Fiber Optic Transceiver Solicitation in California posted to FedBizOpps (FBO) on June 24, 2015. Fiber Optic Transceiver Solicitation currently has a response date set for June 30, 2015. Every business interested in bidding on the Fiber Optic Transceiver Solicitation must be properly registered in the SAM Registration, as well as have the North American Industry Classification System codes 334220 - Radio and Television Broadcasting and Wireless Communications Equipment Manufacturing, and 334 - Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing filed in their SAM account/vendor profile.

Below is a copy of the Fiber Optic Transceiver Solicitation as originally posted to FedBizOpps (FBO) on June 24, 2015:

The fiber interface is OC-48/STM-16 2×5 SFF Single Mode Transceiver with EMI Shield, -10 to -3 dBm Optical Output Power. It operates at 2.488 Gb/s. It must be short reach (SR-1) with a maximum reach of 2km. The center output frequency must be 1310mn with maximum variation of 1266nm to 1360nm. The receiver must have a minimum sensitivity of -18dBm. The electrical interface is AC-coupled LV-PECL with power supply at 3.3 volts. The housing is metal for increased EMI shielding. The requirement is being advertised as sole source in accordance with FAR 6.302.1.

The Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division, China Lake, CA intends to procure on an other than full and open competition basis the following items: 1) Fiber Optic Transceiver, Qty 200 EA. This requirement is sole sourced to Oplink Communications, Inc. 46335 Landing Pkwy Fremont, CA 94538 as the only vendor able to produce this requirement due to the procurement being a direct replacement for existing parts. Developing and testing an alternative part would cause the program to be delayed, ultimately resulting in failure of the program.

Any firms believing that they can provide the materials may submit a written response to be received at the Contracting Office no later than 5 days after the date of publication of this notice. It must clearly show the firm's ability to be responsive without compromising the quality, accuracy or reliability of the materials without causing programmatic hardship. All responsible sources may submit a quotation which shall be considered by the agency. Respond to Chris Bigelow, by email to, fax to (760) 939-3095, or mail to Commander NAWCWD Code 254200D, Attn: Chris Bigelow, 429 E Bowen Ave, MS 4015, China Lake, CA 93555-6108. Quotations are preferred via email.

Businesses that would like to learn how to bid on available opportunities or register in SAM can call Acquisition Specialist Peter Lanore at 1(877) 252-2700 Ext. 751. Vendors have been enrolling in the Simplified Acquisition Program to win available government contracts, network with procurement officers across the nation, and qualify their business for government contracting. Businesses that would like to learn more about the Simplified Acquisition Program can visit

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