Solicitation number 21120-23-4416240

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Closing date and time 2023/07/04 14:00 EDT

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    Trade agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA), Canada free trade agreements with Chile/Colombia/Honduras/Panama, Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement.

    Request for information (RFI) procedure: All interested suppliers may submit a response.

    Competitive Procurement Strategy: not applicable. This is an RFI.

    Nature of this RFI:

    The Correctional Service Canada is requesting industry feedback regarding Counter-Uncrewed Aerial Systems (C-UAS) technology. Uncrewed aerial systems (UAS) are also commonly referred to as drones, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS).

    The following is a summary of the objectives of this RFI.

    a. To inform industry of this forthcoming requirement;
    b. To identify solutions and potential approaches to meet CSC’s requirements;
    c. To obtain industry responses to the draft statement of work in Annex A and questions in Annex B.

    This RFI is neither a call for tendered nor a Request for Proposal (RFP).

    No agreement or contract will be entered into based on this RFI. The issuance of this RFI is not to be considered in any way as a commitment by the Government of Canada, nor as authority to potential respondents to undertake any work that could be charged to Canada. This RFI is not to be considered as a commitment to issue a subsequent solicitation or award contract(s) for the work described herein.

    File Number: 21120 23 4416240

    Contracting Authority: Diana Todorova
    Telephone number: 343-552-1625

    Respondents can obtain the complete RFI document and any associated attachments by downloading it from Canada buys / tender opportunities website.

    Respondents may submit their response in either official language of Canada (English or French).

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 12 month(s), with a proposed start date of 2023/11/01.

    Trade agreements

    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

    Reason for limited tendering

    A contracting officer can use limited tendering for specific reasons outlined in the applicable trade agreements. The reason for this contract is described below:

    • None

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Correctional Service Canada

    340 Laurier Street West

    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0P9
    Contracting authority
    Diana Todorova
    (343) 552-1625
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Information
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Region of opportunity
    Contract duration
    12 month(s)
    Procurement method
    Commodity - UNSPSC
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