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Solicitation number W7701-176236/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2016/11/07 14:00 EST

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: 
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Clip-on optically image fused sighting device for small arms
    Required quantity: 1
    The Contractor must provide one (1) clip-on optically image fused sighting device meeting the following specifications:
    - It must be a device already developed and commercially available;
    - It must be an imaging device with one visible imaging sensor and one infrared imaging sensor;
    - The visible image must be fused optically with the IR image.
    Visible imaging sensor An image intensifier (I2) type sensor of Gen 2/Gen 3, compatible with 18mm tube format
    Limiting resolution of I2 sensor At least 68 line pair per mm
    Operation mode of I2 sensor Autogating
    Figure-of-Merit (FOM) of I2 sensor 2000 or larger
    Infrared (IR) imaging sensor Uncooled IR sensor  
    Effective F-Number of IR optics 1 or smaller
    Effective F-Number of I2 optics Between 0.9 and 1.8
    Optical axes of I2 and IR sensors Co-axial
    Spectral response of uncooled IR sensor At least from 8.0 to 12.0 micrometer (1 micrometer = 10-6 meter)
    Spatial resolution of uncooled IR sensor focal plane array  At least 320 by 240 or higher
    Pixel pitch of the uncooled IR focal plane array Between 15 and 20 micrometer (1 micrometer = 10-6 meter)
    The frame rate of the uncooled IR sensor 50Hz or faster
    The NETD of uncooled IR sensor 100mK or lower
    The horizontal field-of-view of visible and IR channels Between 8 and 12 degrees
    Optical magnification at the exit 1X
    Display resolution at the exit At least 640 by 480 or larger
    Battery life At least eight hours or longer at 23 degrees C with one change of batteries
    Interface The device must have analog video output (RS170A-NTSC) for IR images
    Mounting The device must have picatinny rail mounting, or compatible
    Weight and dimensions The device must be less than 1kg with batteries and dimension must be 200mm (L) by 100mm (W) by 90mm (H) or less
    • All the deliverables must be received on or before sixteen (16) weeks after contract award.
    • Bidders must provide prices DDP (Incoterm 2000) at Defence Research and Development Canada- Valcartier Research Center
    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

    • 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)

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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
    Champoux, Nicolas
    (418) 649-2821 ( )
    (418) 648-2209
    601-1550, Avenue d'Estimauville
    Québec, Québec, G1J 0C7

    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
    Quebec (except NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - GSIN
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