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Unmanned Aerial Systems (Drones) Fixed or Rotary Wing

Solicitation number W3048-21KJ89/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2021/01/13 14:00 EST

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: CETA / WTO-AGP / CPTPP / CFTA / FTAs with Peru / Colombia / Panama / Korea
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Unmanned Aerial Systems (drones) fixed or rotary wing
    Choquette, Herb
    Telephone No. - (613) 449-8446 
    Email -
    DND requires small UAS systems (drones) and logistics support such as spare parts, training, technical and maintenance services to meet specific operational requirements. All systems provided will be required to meet the minimum performance requirements specified in Section 3.4 of the  Requirement in Annex “A” of this Request for Supply Arrangement (RFSA). 
    Supply Arrangements will be issued to all suppliers whose bids (arrangements) have been deemed compliant to this RFSA. When DND requires these goods or services, a Request for Proposal (RFP) will be sent to all Supply Arrangement Holders, and will include a technical and financial evaluation.  
    The period for awarding contracts under the Supply Arrangement is from date of issue to 31 March 2023.
    This RFSA requires suppliers to use the epost Connect service provided by Canada Post Corporation to transmit their arrangement electronically.  Suppliers must refer to Part 2 of the RFSA entitled Supplier Instructions and Part 3 of the RFSA entitled Arrangement Preparation Instructions for further information on using this method.
    PWGSC Ontario Region Bid Receiving Unit
    Only arrangements submitted using epost Connect service will be accepted. The Supplier must send an email requesting to open an epost Connect conversation to the following address:
    Note: Arrangements will not be accepted if emailed directly to this email address. This email address is to be used to open an epost Connect conversation, as detailed in Standard Instructions 2008, or to send arrangements through an epost Connect message if the Supplier is using its own licensing agreement for epost Connect.
    It is the Supplier’s responsibility to ensure the request for opening an epost Connect conversation is sent to the email address above at least six days before the Request for Supply Arrangements closing date. 
    Transmission of arrangements by facsimile or hardcopy to PWGSC will not be accepted
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

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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
    Choquette, Herb
    (613) 449-8446 ( )
    (613) 545-8067
    Kingston Procurement
    Des Acquisitions Kingston
    86 Clarence Street, 2nd floor
    Kingston, Ontario, K7L 1X3

    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
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price

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