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Tender Notice


Publishing status
Days to closing
8 years 2 weeks ago


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2013/05/01 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
National Capital Region
Notice type
Advance Contract Award Notice (ACAN)
Trade agreement
  • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
  • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
  • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Contact Information

Contact name
Coté, Michel
Contact phone
(819) 956-0118 ( )
Contact fax
(819) 997-0437
Contact address
Portage III 8C1 - 50
11 Laurier St./11 reu Laurier
K1A 0S5
Telephone No.: (819) 956-0118 (    )
Facsimile No.: (819) 997-0437


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Trade Agreement: NAFTA/AIT/Canada-Peru FTA/Canada-Colombia FTA
Tendering Procedures: Generally only one firm has been invited
to bid
Attachment: None
Non-Competitive Procurement Strategy: Exclusive Rights
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Vendor Name and Address: 
United States
Nature of Requirements: 

Coté, Michel
Telephone No. - (819) 956-0118 (    )
Fax No. - (819) 997-0437


This requirement is for the supply of one (1) new pressurized,
single engine turbo prop aircraft (with an option for a 2nd
aircraft) which will permit the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
(RCMP) to carry out law enforcement operational support from
various bases of operation throughout Canada.  For delivery  of
the first aircraft to commence on or about June 1, 2013. (in the
event the option for a 2rd aircraft is exercised the delivery of
the 2nd aircraft to commence on or about April 1, 2014.

The object of this procurement is to continue the replacement of
the RCMP Pilatus XII aircraft fleet .

The proposed Contractor must supply one (1) single Engine,
pressurized aircraft (new) .

(Aircraft 1)

Receipt of  the first aircraft, Pilatus PC-12 / 47E to the Crown
on or about six (6) months after receipt of aircraft. 

In the event the option for a 2rd aircraft is exercised:

(Aircraft 2)

Receipt of  the second aircraft, Pilatus PC-12 / 47E to the
Crown on or  about six (6) months after receipt of aircraft. 

Mandatory requirements: 

-  Be two (NEW) light utility, pressurized, single engine, turbo
prop aircraft, with the ability to        offer an option for
one additional aircraft.
- Be easily convertible from a minimum of eight passenger cabin
seating to cargo carrying               capabilities. 
- Have a cargo door, (size minimum 52 inches by 52 inches) to
accommodate items to include,       snowmobiles, plywood sheets,
coffins, and evidence containers
- Have a fluid barrier floor, 
- Be capable of operating at an altitude up to 30,000 feet
- Be capable of short take off/landing (2,500 ft/ 2,000 ft) at
remote airfields
- Be equipped with "state of the art" avionics equipment, 
- Meet Canadian Regulatory Requirements,
- Be certified in compliance with FAR 23 (Federal Aviation
Regulations) category requirements     at time of delivery
- Have a Maximum Gross Take Off Weight (MGTOW) of 12,500 lbs or
- Must be a proven type on the market and certified at time of

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

You are hereby notified that the government intends to negotiate
with one firm only as identified above. Should you have any
questions concerning this requirement, contact the contracting
officer identified above.

An Advance Contract Award Notice (ACAN) allows departments and
agencies to post a notice, for no less than fifteen (15)
calendar days, indicating to the supplier community that it
intends to award a good, service or construction contract to a
pre-identified contractor. If no other supplier submits, on or
before the closing date, a Statement of Capabilities that meets
the requirements set out in the ACAN, the contracting authority
may then proceed with the award.  However, should a Statement of
Capabilities be found to meet the requirements set out in the
ACAN, then the contracting authority will proceed to a full
tendering process.

Suppliers who consider themselves fully qualified and available
to provide the services/goods described herein, may submit a
statement of capabilities in writing to the contact person
identified in this Notice on or before the closing date of this
Notice. The statement of capabilities must clearly demonstrate
how the supplier meets the advertised requirements.

The PWGSC file number, the contracting officer's name and the
closing date of the ACAN must appear on the outside of the
envelope in block letters or, in the case of a facsimile
transmission, on the covering page.

The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any

Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

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