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Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue

Solicitation number W8475-110004/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2012/12/21 13:00 EST

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: NONE
    Tendering Procedures: 
    Attachment: YES (MERX) Electronic
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: N/A - P&A/LOI Only
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) Aircraft Replacement
    The FWSAR Secretariat is publishing this Letter of Interest
    (LOI) to inform industry that the summary of the industry
    workshop held on April 11, 2012 is now available on demand. The
    FWSAR Secretariat is also ready to release the FWSAR Incidents
    Database: copies will be provided upon request to the FWSAR
    Secretariat e mail address:  
    To continue with industry consultations, the FWSAR Secretariat
    is planning to host another industry workshop on the 17, 18 and
    19 October 2012 to discuss specific topics and to entertain
    one-on-one sessions with potential bidder's team: details to
    follow.  Starting this summer, the FWSAR Secretariat will start
    sharing elements from the Draft Request for Proposal (RFP).
    Sylvain Proulx
    Supply Team Leader for Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue Project
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Defence and Major Projects Sector
    Telephone: (819) 994-4758
    Facsimile: (819) 997-9024
    E-mail :
    Note: This procurement is subject to the National Security
    Exception (NSE) and is therefore excluded from all of the
    obligations of the trade agreements.
    Delivery Date: 21/12/2012
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

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    Trade agreements

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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
    Proulx, Sylvain
    (819) - ( )
    (819) -
    6th Floor - 105 Hôtel de Ville Stre
    Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

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

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Information
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Commodity - GSIN
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