Tactical Air Coordination Suite

Solicitation number W8476-185751/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2020/01/15 14:00 EST

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: CETA / WTO-AGP / CPTPP / NAFTA / 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: 
    Tactical Air Coordination Suite
    Briere-Provost, Mathieu
    Telephone No. - (819) 420-6029 (    )
    Fax No. - (   )    -     (    )
    Line 1, Tactical Air Coordination Suite (TACS)
    1. Purpose and Objectives
    1.1. The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to request Industry feedback regarding an upcoming competitive procurement process for the Department of National Defence’s (DND) requirement to procure, integrate and support the Tactical Air Coordination Software suite for the Airspace Coordination Center capability.
    1.2. Public Services and Procurement Canada’s (PSPC) intent for this Request for Information (RFI) is to engage Industry in a consultative process and to gain a better understanding of current software affordability and availability to support a Commercial off the shelf and/or Military off the shelf (COTS/MOTS) procurement model with limited developmental and task based integration work. The main objectives of this RFI process are:
    a) Provide Industry with draft Statement of Work for Acquisition and Sustainment of a software suite;
    b) Provide Industry with draft requirement specification for Acquisition of a software suite;
    c) Provide Industry with anticipated maximum celling for resulting Acquisition and Sustainment contracts;   
    d) Request input on technical feasibility based on the SOW and requirement specifications if needed;
    e) Request input on affordability based on the SOW and requirement specifications if needed;
    f) Obtain industry feedback on any issues that would impact their ability to bid on a resulting solicitation or to deliver on the department’s requirements; and
    g) Facilitate one on one meeting with Industry if requested.
    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

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
    • 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
    Briere-Provost, Mathieu
    (819) 420-6029 ( )
    () -
    11 Laurier St./11, rue Laurier
    Place du Portage, Phase III, 8C2
    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)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price

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