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Enhancements, Analysis & Maintenance -STAR

Solicitation number W7707-155818/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2015/11/04 13:00 EST

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods
    and/or services
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Enhancements, Analysis & Maint-STAR
    Figueredo, Laila
    Telephone No. - (902) 496-5353 
    Fax No. - (902) 496-5016
    Enhancements, Analysis & Maintenance - STAR
    The Department of National Defence, Defence Research and
    Development Canada (DRDC) Atlantic has a requirement to provide
    software design, software implementation, data processing, data
    analysis, testing, and maintenance services for the Defence
    Research Development Canada (DRDC) Atlantic suite of acoustic
    analysis tools and associated software on an "as and when
    requested" basis, as a Contract with Task Authorizations.
    DRDC Atlantic has been developing software usable for signal
    processing applications in order to support research and
    analysis objectives.  The set of software is called STAR
    (Software Tools for Analysis and Research), which provides a
    toolset for data processing, display, detailed analysis, and
    recording.  The STAR suite currently includes the following
    •	Signal Processing Packages (SPPACS);
    •	Signal Processing Library (SPLIB);
    •	SONAR (sound navigation and ranging) library (SONLIB);
    •	STAR-IDL (the Interactive Data Language - IDL, STAR code);
    •	STAR++ (the localization libraries written in C/C++ languages);
    •	Omni-Passive Display (OPD); and
    •	Acoustic Cetacean Detection Capability (ACDC).
    A current STAR software release includes the entire software
    suite (this includes additional components to earlier releases
    of STAR).  A number of groups at DRDC Atlantic have requirements
    to perform continuing work on several sonar analysis projects
    using STAR, building upon the results of previous work.  
    The Period of the Contract will be from contract Award up to and
    including 31 March 2019.
    There are security requirements associated with this
    requirement. For additional information, consult Part
    6 - Security, Financial and Other Requirements, and Part 7 -
    Resulting Contract Clauses. For more
    information on personnel and organization security screening or
    security clauses, bidders should refer to 
    the Industrial Security Program (ISP) of Public Works and
    Government Services Canada (http://ssi website.
    The requirement is subject to the provisions of the Agreement on
    Internal Trade (AIT).
    The requirement is limited to Canadian goods and/or services.
    This procurement is subject to the Controlled Goods Program. The
    Defence production Act defines
    Canadian Controlled Goods as certain goods listed in Canada's
    Export Control List, a regulation made
    pursuant to the Export and Import Permits Act (EIPA).
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    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

    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)

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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
    Figueredo, Laila
    (902) 496-5353 ( )
    (902) 496-5016
    1713 Bedford Row
    Halifax, Nova Scot, B3J 3C9

    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 Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Nova Scotia
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Selective Tendering
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price
    Commodity - GSIN
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