Search and Track Large and High-speed UAVs (EN578-DB1707/A)

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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2018/03/01 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


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Solicitation number
Region of opportunity
Region of delivery
Notice type
Letter of Interest (LOI)/Request for Information (RFI)
Trade agreement
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering procedure
Solely Canadian content
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Huda Dahir
Contact email
Contact phone
Contact address
10 rue Wellington
Gatineau  QC
K1A 0S5

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

Please refer to the CFP Solicitation Documents.

The Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) is a Research and Development (R&D) procurement program aimed at procuring, testing and evaluating R&D pre-commercialized goods and services in the late stage development (Technology Readiness Level 7 to 9). The BCIP recently launched a Challenge Call for Proposals (CFP) under the Military component of the BCIP to help testing departments solve challenges in innovative ways.

The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to seek engagement with Industry on a number of questions related to Annex A – Challenge Details.

It is requested that responses to the questions at Annex B – Industry Engagement Questions be provided by the closing date of the tender notice to the contracting authority, Huda Dahir, at in a format that is readable on Microsoft Word 2013.


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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ddr_en578-db1707-a.pdf000French- 2018-02-09
rfi_en578-db1707-a.pdf000English- 2018-02-09


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
eng_annex_b.docxNot availableEnglish- 2018-02-09
fr_annexe_b.docxNot availableFrench- 2018-02-09