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Solicitation number M7594-150936/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2014/10/16 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with
    Tendering Procedures: Generally only one firm has been invited
    to bid
    Attachment: None
    Non-Competitive Procurement Strategy: Extreme Urgency
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Vendor Name and Address: 
    Airbus Helicopters Canada Limited
    Box 250
    1100 Gilmore Road
    Fort Erie Ontario
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Beauchamp, Joanne
    No. Telephone   (819) 956-9251
    No. Facsimile    (819) 956-7173
    12 year inspection and additional work as required on the C-FRPQ
    and the C-FMPH  equipment for the Department of Royal Canadian
    Mounted Police (RCMP) Air Services Branch.
    It is intended to solicit this requirement to Airbus Helicopters
    Canada.  The proposed contractor is the only one that can meet
    all the mandatory requirements.
    The following are mandatory requirements:
    1.	Contractor to be responsible for all certifications,
    independent control inspections, log 		entries, release for
    return to service and providing a complete work package to
    owner.  		Two copies of the following will be provided by the
    contractor:  Weight & Balance and 		Equipment list; Flight
    Manual Supplements (if any); STC's; ICA's; Conformity forms;
    		operating instructions; AD or SB incorporation listing.
    2.	Any additinal work or parts must be approved by the RCMP
    Director of Maintenance or 
    	their delegate. 
    3.	RCMP personnel will be available to carry out final
    acceptance of aircraft.
    4.	Contractor must have proper facilities, paint area, tools,
    avionics equipment, personnel 		and experience to complete
    entire project.  No Subcontracting will be accepted.
    5.	The Contractor is responsible for having the most current
    revisions to the MM, IPC, SRM 	and any other maintenance
    documentation, avionics information or drawings required to
    		complete the inspections and additional work.
    6.	Both helicopters will be ready for delivery to the contractor
    approximately November 		2014.
    7.	All work and final certification and return to customer
    completed prior March 31, 2015.
    8.  	All removed rotable components to be tagged and returned to
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    You are hereby notified that the government intends to negotiate
    with one firm only as identified above. Should you have any
    questions concerning this requirement, contact the contracting
    officer identified above.
    An Advance Contract Award Notice (ACAN) allows departments and
    agencies to post a notice, for no less than fifteen (15)
    calendar days, indicating to the supplier community that it
    intends to award a good, service or construction contract to a
    pre-identified contractor. If no other supplier submits, on or
    before the closing date, a Statement of Capabilities that meets
    the requirements set out in the ACAN, the contracting authority
    may then proceed with the award.  However, should a Statement of
    Capabilities be found to meet the requirements set out in the
    ACAN, then the contracting authority will proceed to a full
    tendering process.
    Suppliers who consider themselves fully qualified and available
    to provide the services/goods described herein, may submit a
    statement of capabilities in writing to the contact person
    identified in this Notice on or before the closing date of this
    Notice. The statement of capabilities must clearly demonstrate
    how the supplier meets the advertised requirements.
    The PWGSC file number, the contracting officer's name and the
    closing date of the ACAN must appear on the outside of the
    envelope in block letters or, in the case of a facsimile
    transmission, on the covering page.
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

    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:

    • Extreme Urgency

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Beauchamp, Joanne
    (819) 956-9251 ( )
    (819) 956-7173
    Portage III 8C1 - 50
    11 Laurier St./11 reu Laurier
    Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Royal Canadian Mounted Police
    73 Leikin Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1AOR2
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Advance Contract Award Notice
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Procurement method
    Commodity - GSIN
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