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Tactical Power Systems (TPS)

Solicitation number W8476-206276/D

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/12/29 14:00 EST

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: CETA/WTO-AGP/CPTPP/FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama/Korea/UK
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: N/A - P&A/LOI Only
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Tactical power systems TPS
    Lacoursiere, Paul
    Telephone No. - (343) 551-1529 
    Line 1, Request for Information for TPS Project
    Amendment 002 is to Invite industry to One-on-One sessions with Canada on the 14 and 16 November 2023. MSteams will be used for these sessions.
    Amendment 001 is raised to correct the title of the solicitation, amend requested response dates.
    1.1.1 Background
    Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is launching this Request for Information (RFI) to engage industry, through consultation, on its interest, capacity and ability to supply and deliver the requirements of the Department of National Defence’s Tactical Power System (TPS) project. The Tactical Power System (TPS) will provide the Land Forces with operationally reliable and safe electric power systems, while minimizing logistical demands and environmental impacts, to be used for Headquarters, Communications, Logistics and other tactical troop concentrations during national emergencies, training and operations overseas.
    1.1.2  The purpose of this initial RFI is to achieve the following:
    a) Provide industry with initial information on the preliminary requirements of the TPS project;
    b) Request detailed information and feedback from industry, including preliminary cost estimates;
    c) Determine the capability of industry to satisfy the requirements; 
    d) Request preliminary interest, input and questions for a possible Industry Day;
    e) Determine any limitations and restrictions to industry capabilities, such as, but not limited to, Intellectual Property Rights and other factors that would impact their ability to bid on any resulting solicitation and/or to deliver the requirements.
    Respondents are requested to provide answers and feedback related to the attached drafts documents with priority given to estimated cost estimates at Attachment One and Two. The estimated costing is required in order for Canada to prepare its final Project Approval documents.
    Further amendments to this RFI may be conducted with, but not limited to, the following objectives:
    a) Provide industry with updated Statement of Requirements and sustainment requirements;
    b) Refine the requirements and further develop the procurement and sustainment strategies;
    c) Gather industry knowledge, expertise and recommendations with regard to best practices that would increase the success of a solicitation and/or identify any risks that would impact a solicitation;
    d) Obtain industry feedback on any issues that would impact their ability to bid on any resulting solicitation and/or to deliver the requirements; and
    e) Enhance competition, access and fairness to the resulting solicitation(s).
    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

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
    • Canada-UK Trade Continuity Agreement (Canada-UK TCA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)

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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
    Lacoursiere, Paul
    (343) 551-1529 ( )
    11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
    8C2, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Department of National Defence
    101 Colonel By Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0K2
    Bidding details

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    Tender documents
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Information
    French, English
    Region(s) of delivery
    British Columbia
    New Brunswick
    Nova Scotia
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Quebec (except NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Not applicable

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