Enhancing portable ballistic panels (EN578-DB1704/A)

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Date closing
2017/08/28 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


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  • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
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Solely Canadian content
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Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada

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Huda Dahir
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11 Laurier Street
Gatineau  QC
K1A 0S5

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*** Please note the closing date for this Challenge has been extended to August 28, 2017 at 2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). ***

*** Please see amendment 001 to the Solicitation document for Teleconference Questions and Answers.***


This Challenge is issued under the BCIP Challenge Call for Proposals (EN578-DB1700/A).

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Challenge Name: Enhancing portable ballistic panels

Challenge Notice: EN578-DB1704

Priority Area: Military Component

Maximum Contract Value: $1,000,000

Challenge Sponsor: The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)


Portable ballistic panels are deployed by RCMP to protect public officials during events in which ballistic threat have been identified. The RCMP has been using such panels for many years but the increase in the number of events requiring this kind of protection, a more portable solution is needed. The purpose of this challenge is to identify and evaluate light weight solution ballistic panels (the “Innovation”) that can be easily deployed to serve as a barrier at events when required.

Bidder teleconference for this Challenge: Bidders are encouraged to check the events website for the date, time, and language profile of the event. It is recommended that bidders who intend to submit a proposal participate. 

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
challenge_en578-db1704_en.pdf000English- 2017-07-12
challenge_en578-db1704_fr.pdf000French- 2017-07-12
en578-db1704_amendment_001.pdf001English- 2017-08-15
en578-db1704_modification_001.pdf001French- 2017-08-15


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
bcip_challenge_cfp_proposal_form_en578-db1704_en.docxNot availableEnglish- 2017-07-12
picc_appel_de_propositions_defis_formulaire_proposition_en578-db1704_fr.docxNot availableFrench- 2017-07-12