Thursday, May 15, 2014

Expecting trouble down on the farm?

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it has a requirement to pick up a supply of submachine guns.

How many, and for what purpose, USDA isn't saying. But it's posted its desire to acquire online:
Solicitation Number:
Notice Type:
Sources Sought 
Added: May 07, 2014 2:03 pm
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Inspector General, located in Washington, DC, pursuant to the authority of FAR Part 13, has a requirement for the commerical acquisition of submachine guns, .40 Cal. S&W, ambidextrous safety, semi-automatic or 2 shot burts trigger group, Tritium night sights for front and rear, rails for attachment of flashlight (front under fore grip) and scope (top rear), stock-collapsilbe or folding, magazine - 30 rd. capacity, sling, light weight, and oversized trigger guard for gloved operation.  NO SOLICITATION DOCUMENT EXISTS.  All responsible and/or interested sources may submit their company name, point of contact, and telephone.  If received timely, shall be considered by the agency for contact to determine weapon suitability.
And what the heck does NO SOLICITATION DOCUMENT EXISTS mean?

H/T: Sipsey Street 

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