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Canadian Forces Defensive Armament Suite (CFDAS)

Solicitation number W3474-180321/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2017/09/29 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    Tendering Procedures: Suppliers on permanent list or able to meet qualification requirements
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), Department of National Defence, has finalized its design of the Canadian Forces Defensive Armament Suite (CFDAS), the equipment that interfaces the C6 and GAU-21 (50-cal) machine guns on the CH146 Griffon Helicopter.  Design of new CFDAS was performed at the Aerospace and Telecommunications Engineering Support Squadron (ATESS), an accredited design and manufacturing organization.  The Contractor will manufacture the following CFDAS equipment as per the drawing package provided in Attachment 1 to Annex A.  
    The period of the Contract is from date of Contract to 31 March 2019 inclusive.
    All parts must be delivered to ATESS at the following address:
    Attn: Engineering Production Officer (CFDAS)
    35 Westwin Ave
    Bldg 521
    Astra, ON
    K0K 3W0
    Joint Certification Program:
    This contract involves unclassified military data subject to the provisions of the Technical Data Control Regulations.  In order to receive all drawings referenced in Attachment 1 to Annex A, the Bidder must be certified with the U.S./Canada Joint Certification Program (JCP).  Bidders can obtain information on how to become certified in the JCP by reviewing the information at: 
    OR by contacting the Joint Certification Office at:
    Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Joint Certification Program (JCP) 
    JCP Team Contact Information
    U.S./Canada Joint Certification Office
    DLA Logistics Information Service
    Federal Center, 74 Washington Ave., North
    Battle Creek, Michigan USA 49037-3084
    Phone: (800) 352-3572
    E-mail: JCP-Admin@DLA.MIL
    To request all drawings, the Bidder must contact the Contracting Authority, within the timeframe indicated in Part 2, 2.3 Enquiries Bid Solicitation, and provide their JCP number as well as a mailing address.  All drawings will be sent via courier.  
    Bidders' Conference
    A bidders' conference will be held by teleconference on 12 September 2017 at 1030 hrs. The scope of the requirement outlined in the bid solicitation will be reviewed during the conference and questions will be answered. It is recommended that bidders who intend to submit a bid attend.
    Bidders are requested to communicate with the Contracting Authority before the conference to confirm attendance. Bidders should provide, in writing, to the Contracting Authority, the name(s) of the person(s) who will be attending and a list of issues they wish to table no later than 07 September 2017. 
    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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    Trade agreements

    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

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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
    Rombough, Lori
    (613) 545-8061 ( )
    (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 – Selective Tendering
    Selection criteria
    Lowest Price
    Commodity - GSIN
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