Marine Corps Boosting SESAMS Training

December 5, 2017

Canadian Commercial Corporation of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on behalf of General Dynamics - Ordnance and Tactical Systems, Repentigny, Quebec, Canada, is being awarded a $37,720,562 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for production and training in the use of Simunition FX 5.56mm Special Effects Small Arms Marking System (SESAMS) cartridges for the Marine Corps force-on-force training.  The cartridges are non-lethal, non-toxic, low velocity training ammunition used in conjunction with Simunition FX weapons conversion kits for the M4/M16 and M249 service weapons. Work will be performed in Quebec, Canada (95 percent); and training, to be held at various Marine Corps bases (5 percent), and is expected to be completed by November 2020. There are no funds being obligated at the time of award. This contract is a sole-source pursuant to the authority set forth in the Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1 - only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia is the contracting activity (M67854-18-D-5200).

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