.338 Lapua Magnum Armour Piercing Incendiary Sniper Cartridge

Status Awarded

Contract number W8476-206308/001/SS

Solicitation number W8476-206308/A

Publication date

Contract award date

Contract value

CAD 385,386.50


    This contract was awarded to:

    Rampart International Corporation


    1. The Department of National Defence (DND) has a requirement for performance of the work detailed below:

    Item 1:

    .338 Lapua Magnum Armour Piercing Incendiary Sniper Cartridge

    GSIN: N1305 – Ammunition through 30mm

    The requirement is for the production and delivery of .338 Lapua Magnum Armour Piercing Incendiary sniper ammunition. The ammunition is required for training purposes only, and will be for use with the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) .338 Lapua Magnum compatible weapon system(s). The contractor will support DND in the qualification of the proposed ammunition for its;

    • Safety and Suitability for Service (S3) assessment;

    • Article 36 Legal Review;

    • environmental and occupational health and safety assessment;

    • type classification; and,

    • associated logistic, system engineering, and program management requirements.

      The ammunition must be compliant to the Commission internationale permanente pour l'épreuve des armes à feu portatives (CIP) standard. Deliverables include the provision of technical information and data, including Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) related data, required to bring the Sniper Cartridge into service and authorized for CAF transport and use. All documentation deliverables must be delivered by 30 November 2021.

       A quantity of 19,000 cartridges will be deliverable to the CAF on or before 01 November 2021. Options for up to an additional 50,000 cartridges will be deliverable in each of the following periods:

    • 01 December 2022 – 01 November 2023; and,

    • 01 December 2023 – 01 November 2024.

    2. Security Requirements

    There are no security requirements associated with this procurement. 

    3. Trade Agreements

    This procurement is subject to the provisions of the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA).

    4. Federal Contractors Program

    The Federal Contractors Program (FCP) for employment equity applies to this procurement. 

    5. Tendering Procedures

    All interested suppliers may submit a bid.

    6. Competitive Procurement Strategy

    Lowest/Lower Bid

    7. Inquiries

    Inquiries regarding this bid solicitation must be submitted to the Contracting Authority named below:

    John Caldwell DLP 3-1-C

    Department of National Defence

    Directorate of Land Procurement

    E-mail address: john.caldwell@forces.gc.ca

    8. Submission of Bids

    This requirement uses electronic receipt of bids by e-mail only. For details, please review the section entitled Electronic Submission of Bids in the solicitation document

    9. Negotiation

    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

    10. Official Languages

    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    11. Debriefings

    Bidders may request a debriefing on the results of the bid solicitation process. Bidders should make the request to the Contracting Authority within fifteen (15) working days from receipt of the results of the bid solicitation process. The debriefing may be provided in writing, by telephone or in person.

    Business address
    2574 Sheffield Road
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1B 3V7
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Commodity - GSIN

    • N1305 - Ammunition, through 30mm
    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Department of National Defence
    101 Colonel By Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0K2
    Contracting authority
    Department of National Defence
    National Defence Headquarters
    Directorate of Land Procurement DLP 3-4-3
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K2

    Buying organization(s)

    Department of National Defence
    101 Colonel By Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0K2


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