Technical Support Services (W7702-145682/A)

Tender Notice


Publishing status
Days to closing
5 years 2 weeks ago


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2014/06/05 14:00 Mountain Daylight Time (MDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Competitive procurement strategy
Best Overall Proposal
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Department of National Defence

Contact Information

Contact name
Jenkinson, Lorraine
Contact phone
(780) 497-3593 ( )
Contact fax
(780) 497-3510
Contact address
ATB Place North Tower
10025 Jasper Ave./10025 ave Jasper
5th floor/5e étage
T5J 1S6

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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Tendering Procedures: 
Attachment: None
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

1.  TITLE: 

The following security requirement (SRCL and related clauses)
applies and form part of the Contract.

2.1	The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the
performance of the Contract/Standing Offer, hold a valid
Designated Organization Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian
Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and
Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
2.2	The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to
sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY
STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC.
2.3	This contract includes access to controlled goods.  Prior to
access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled
Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada.
2.4	Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to
be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
2.5	The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of
(a) 	Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if
applicable), attached at Annex "C";
 (b) 	Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

Defence R&D Canada - Suffield has an active research and
development program that investigates novel robotic systems for
use by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).  The Autonomous Systems
Operations - Ground Group has ongoing research in various
aspects robotic systems.  Examples include: Algorithm
development for robotic perception and navigation; Multi-robot
cooperative systems; Computer architectures and embedded
systems; Sensor development and exploitation; and Novel vehicle
platform development. 

The objective of this contract is to provide technical support
in the design, construction, testing, and maintenance of
hardware and software components of unmanned ground vehicle
systems in support of Autonomous Systems programs at Defence R&D
Canada (DRDC) Suffield. 

To qualify a bid will have to consist of no less than 80% of
goods and/or services of Canadian origin. 

Mandatory and point rated technical evaluation criteria are
included in Annex "G" of the solicitation. 

Contractor selection will be based on the highest responsive
combined rating of technical merit and price.  The ratio will be
70% for the technical merit and 30% for the price.

Any intellectual property arising from the performance of the
Work under the Contract will vest in Canada.  DRDC is exempted
from the Treasury Board "Policy on Title to Intellectual
Property Arising Under Crown Procurement Contracts"  approved 1
June 2000 as per DRDC ADM (S&T) IP-02.  

It is anticipated that any contract will be effective for a
period of one (1) year with the option to extend the term of the
Contract by up to three (3) additional one (1) year period(s).

Pursuant to section 01 of Standard Instructions 2003, Bidders
who are incorporated, including those bidding as a joint
venture, must provide with their bid or promptly thereafter a
complete list of names of all individuals who are currently
directors of the Bidder. Bidders bidding as sole proprietorship,
including those bidding as a joint venture, must provide with
their bid or promptly thereafter the name of the owner. Bidders
bidding as societies, firms, or partnerships do not need to
provide lists of names. If the required names have not been
received by the time the evaluation of bids is completed, Canada
will inform the Bidder of a time frame within which to provide
the information. Failure to comply will render the bid
non-responsive. Providing the required names is a mandatory
requirement for contract award.

Contracting Authority

Lorraine Jenkinson 
Supply Specialist 
Public Works and Government Services Canada
Acquisitions Branch, Western Region 
Telus Plaza North 
10025 Jasper Avenue, 5th Floor 
Edmonton, AB  T5J 1S6 

Telephone:  (780) 497-3593 		  Facsimile:  (780) 497-3510 
E-mail address:

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B607.E10178.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2014-05-16
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B607.F10178.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2014-05-16
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B607.E10178.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2014-05-16
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B607.F10178.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2014-05-16

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