Multiple National Master Standing Offers (NMSOs) for Commercial Satellite Imagery Products or Data (Refresh) (E60SQ-120001/H)
- Publishing status
- Publication date
- Amendment date
- Date closing
- 2020/02/06 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)
- Reference number
- Solicitation number
- Region of opportunity
- Region of delivery
- Notice type
- Request for Standing Offer (RFSO)
- Trade agreement
- Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
- Tendering procedure
- Procurement entity
- Public Works and Government Services Canada
- End user entity
- Public Works and Government Services Canada
- Contact name
- Crncan, Adriana
- Contact email
- Contact phone
- Contact address
10 Wellington Street Gatineau QC K1A 0S5 CA
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Revision History :
Amendment 003: To respond to questions received from Industry.
Amendment 002: To respond to questions received from Industry.
Amendment 001: To extend the RFSO solicitation period to February 6, 2020 and respond to questions received from Industry.
THIS IS A REFRESH OF STANDING OFFER E60SQ-120001/XXX/XX.
All Offerors, including the existing NMSO Holders, are required to respond to this solicitation E60SQ-120001/H.
This refresh permits new suppliers to submit offers and potentially become Standing Offer Holders for Commercial Satellite Imagery Products or Data.
New fully compliant Offerors will be issued Standing Offers on the condition that they meet all of the requirements of the Request for Standing Offer.
This document also allows Existing National Master Standing Offer (NMSO) Holders to submit Offers to update pricing and products of existing NMSOs, and/or add new Satellite-Sensors or Constellation-Sensors and associated imagery products, either for inclusion in an existing NMSO or for issuance of an additional NMSO. All new Satellite-Sensors or Constellation-Sensors and all new products must comply with the requirements of this RFSO.
All Offerors, including existing NMSO holders, submitting an offer in response to this Request for Standing Offer must self-identify in accordance with the following selection options. Offers should do so by marking an “X” in only one of the following boxes:
[ ] The Offeror hereby self identifies as an existing NMSO holder under PWGSC File No. 003st.E60SQ-120001 for Commercial Satellite Imagery Products or Data, and is not proposing any updates to pricing, products, and/or adding new Satellite-Sensors or Constellation-Sensors and associated imagery products to its existing NMSO # ___________ (Offeror to identify its NMSO number). As Offerors who submit an offer agree to be bound by the instructions, clauses and conditions of this RFSO and accept the clauses and conditions of the Standing Offer and resulting contract(s), the Offeror confirms its agreement to such.
[ ] The Offeror hereby self identifies as an existing NMSO holder under PWGSC File No. 003st.E60SQ-120001 for Commercial Satellite Imagery Products or Data, and is proposing updates to pricing, products, and, or adding new Satellite-Sensors or Constellation-Sensors and associated imagery products to its existing NMSO # ___________ (Offeror to identify its NMSO number). As Offerors who submit an offer agree to be bound by the instructions, clauses and conditions of the RFSO and accept the clauses and conditions of the Standing Offer and resulting contract(s), the Offeror should submit its offer in accordance with the instructions, clauses and conditions of this RFSO as applicable to the aforementioned updates and/or additions.
[ ] The Offeror hereby self identifies as not being an existing NMSO holder under PWGSC File No. 003st.E60SQ-120001 for Commercial Satellite Imagery Products or Data. As Offerors who submit an offer agree to be bound by the instructions, clauses and conditions of the RFSO and accept the clauses and conditions of the Standing Offer and resulting contract(s), the Offeror should submit its offer in accordance with all of the instructions, clauses and conditions of this RFSO.
The Offerors are hereby advised that web-based services will not be considered under this solicitation.
Canada has a requirement, on an "as and when requested" basis, for commercial satellite imagery products and data. The imagery, associated metadata and associated ancillary information for Satellite-Sensors and Constellation-Sensors is to be supplied from one of several Product Categories and according to one of several Priority Categories and License Classes. More information can be found in Annex A, Requirement, of the Request for Standing Offer (RFSO). The objective is to obtain satellite imagery Products from commercially available Product lists involving no customization by the Offeror. Both historical data from satellite operator archives and new acquisitions may be required.
Mandatory and Optional Products
It is mandatory that Offerors provide a minimum of one Basic Product for every Satellite-Sensor or Constellation-Sensor offered in accordance with Article 4, Product Categories, of Annex A Requirement. If the Offeror has a constellation of different operational satellites, then a minimum of one Basic Product must be provided for each satellite and associated sensor(s). Similarly, if the Offeror has a constellation of identical satellites, then a minimum of one Basic Product is required for the constellation. The Offeror may provide additional Basic Products and Optional Products in their offer.
This RFSO allows an Offeror to be:
(a) a Satellite Operator Agency (SOA): An SOA may name one or more Canadian Distributors in its offer. The SOA may also name the Distributor’s Canadian Reseller(s). Canada will only consider a Foreign Distributor or Foreign Reseller if a Canadian Distributor or Canadian Reseller does not offer the satellite imagery products or data.
(b) a Distributor authorized by an SOA(s) with rights to license the distribution rights of the satellite imagery products or data: A Distributor may submit an offer for one or more Satellite-Sensors or Constellation-Sensors from one or more SOAs.
(c) a Reseller authorized by the Distributor who has the rights to sublicense the distribution rights of the imagery products or data: A reseller may submit an offer for one or more Satellite-Sensors or Constellation-Sensors from one or more SOAs.
PERIOD OF RESULTING STANDING OFFER
Any resulting Standing Offer will be for an initial period of up to one (1) year from date of issue.
BASIS OF SELECTION
To be declared responsive, an offer for a Satellite-Sensor or Constellation-Sensor must:
(a) comply with all the requirements of the RFSO,
(b) include at least one Satellite-Sensor or Constellation-Sensor that:
(i) meets all Mandatory Technical Criteria in Attachment 1 to Part 4 of the RFSO;
(ii) obtains the required minimum points overall for the Point-Rated Technical Criteria in Attachment 1 to Part 4 of the RFSO; and
(iii) meets all mandatory financial criteria at Attachment 2 to Part 4 of the RFSO.
All responsive offers will be recommended for issuance of a Standing Offer. Any resulting Standing Offer will include all Satellite-Sensors and Constellation-Sensors submitted by an Offeror that were found to be compliant with the applicable requirements of the RFSO.
To be included in the Standing Offer, the Optional Product or additional Basic Product must:
(a) be derived from a Satellite-Sensor or Constellation-Sensor, or a combination thereof, that has been declared responsive OR be derived from a Satellite-Sensor or Constellation-Sensor included in an existing NMSO #E60SQ-120001/XXX/XX;
(b) obtain the required minimum points overall for the Point Rated Technical Criteria in Attachment 1 to Part 4 of the RFSO; and
(c) meet the mandatory financial criteria as per Attachment 2 to Part 4 of the RFSO.
The requirement is subject to the provisions of the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA). This procurement consists of Satellite Data Processing and Related Services which are excluded from the application of NAFTA as per Annex 1001.1B-2, Class T, Communications, Photographic, Mapping, Printing and Publication Services, subclass T013, General Photographic Services – Still. This procurement is not covered under the World Trade Organization – Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP), in accordance with Appendix 1, Annex 4. All Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements (CLCAs) are applicable to this requirement as delivery may be to anywhere in Canada, including locations subject to a CLCA.
STANDING OFFER AUTHORITY
Supply Team Leader
Benefits Delivery Modernization & Defence Space Projects Procurement Directorate
Public Services and Procurement Canada
10 Wellington Street, 4th floor
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0S5
All enquiries must be submitted in writing to the Standing Offer Authority no later than ten (10) calendar days before the RFSO closing date. Enquiries received after that time may not be answered.
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