Future Fighter Capability Project - Suppliers List Invitation (W847A-180210/A)

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Tender Notice


Publishing status


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2020/06/30 16:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
National Capital Region
Notice type
Letter of Interest (LOI)/Request for Information (RFI)
Trade agreement
  • None
Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
N/A - P&A/LOI Only
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Department of National Defence

Contact Information

Contact name
Lee, Inwon
Contact email
Contact phone
(613) 995-6283 ( )
Contact fax
( ) -
Contact address
400 Cumberland,
Room 10B24
1KN 8X3

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Trade Agreement: NONE
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: N/A - P&A/LOI Only
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

Canada’s project for the replacement of the aging fighter fleet is called the Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP). Canadas current intention for the FFCP is to procure a solution that may include 88 advanced fighter aircraft and associated equipment, training, maintenance and engineering, materiel support, initial weapons, expendables, ammunition, required infrastructure changes, sustainment set-up to enable achievement of full operational capability of the new fleet, and a potential period of sustainment for the new fleet.

Canada’s Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) Policy, including the Value Proposition will apply to the FFCP.

This procurement is subject to national security exception and is, therefore, excluded from all of the obligations of the trade agreements.


The Suppliers List Invitation (SLI) is a process for the creation of a Suppliers List. This SLI is not an invitation to submit proposals for the FFCP procurement process. No contract or bilateral/ multilateral government agreement for the provision of advanced aircraft and associated elements will be awarded as a result of the activities under the SLI phase.

The FFCP competitive procurement process will require Government or a Defence Organisation (as applicable), and fighter aircraft Manufacturer involvement. As such, each Supplier on the Suppliers List will be composed of several entities, at a minimum a Government or a Defence Organisation (as applicable), and a fighter aircraft Manufacturer. The terms "Supplier", "Government", "Defence Organisation" and "Manufacturer" are defined terms for the purposes of the SLI (see article 2.1 of the SLI). 

A complete response to the SLI consists of:
a) Completed Annex A1 to the SLI-Government/Defence Organisation Response Form;
b) Completed Annex A2 to the SLI-Manufacturer Response Form; and
c) Responses to the Suppliers List Criteria, Annex B to the SLI 
Responses to the SLI may be submitted in either official language of Canada.


An initial Suppliers List was established in February 2018 as a result of this SLI. Entities currently forming the Suppliers on the Suppliers List are:

- Swedish Government - SAAB AB (publ) – Aeronautics with MBDA UK Ltd., RAFAEL Advanced Defence Systems Ltd., and Diehl Defence GmbH & Co. KG

- United States Government - The Boeing Company with Peraton Canada Corp, CAE Inc., L3 Technologies MAS Inc., GE Canada, and Raytheon Canada Limited Services and Support Division.  

- United States Government - Lockheed Martin Corporation (Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company)and Pratt & Whitney 


Canada issued on 22 February 2018 the notification of solicitation for the competitive procurement process for the FFCP. In accordance with Article 1.4 of the SLI, only Suppliers on the Suppliers List at the time of that notification have been invited to participate in subsequent formal supplier engagement and to submit proposals for the FFCP competitive procurement process.  


Additional information on the Future Fighter Capability Project can be found at the following website: http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/app-acq/amd-dp/air/snac-nfps/CF-18-eng.html


Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP)
Mr. Hugo Lalonde, Senior Director
Telephone: (613) 996-3261
E-mail: TPSGC.PCFAC-FFCP.PWGSC@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca 


To be identified at a later time

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Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.
Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.E26574.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2017-12-12
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.F26574.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2017-12-12
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.E26574.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2017-12-18
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.F26574.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2017-12-18
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.E26574.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2018-01-10
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.F26574.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2018-01-10
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.E26574.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2018-01-22
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.F26574.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2018-01-22
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.E26574.EBSU004.PDF004English- 2018-02-05
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.F26574.EBSU004.PDF004French- 2018-02-05
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.E26574.EBSU005.PDF005English- 2018-02-07
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.F26574.EBSU005.PDF005French- 2018-02-07
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.E26574.EBSU006.PDF006English- 2018-02-12
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.F26574.EBSU006.PDF006French- 2018-02-12
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.E26574.EBSU007.PDF007English- 2018-02-22
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.F26574.EBSU007.PDF007French- 2018-02-22
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.E26574.EBSU008.PDF008English- 2018-02-22
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.F26574.EBSU008.PDF008French- 2018-02-22
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.E26574.EBSU009.PDF009English- 2018-12-06
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.F26574.EBSU009.PDF009French- 2018-12-06
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.E26574.EBSU010.PDF010English- 2019-02-12
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.F26574.EBSU010.PDF010French- 2019-02-12
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.E26574.EBSU011.PDF011English- 2019-07-24
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.F26574.EBSU011.PDF011French- 2019-07-24
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.E26574.EBSU012.PDF012English- 2019-10-01
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.F26574.EBSU012.PDF012French- 2019-10-01
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.E26574.EBSU013.PDF013English- 2020-03-11
ABES.PROD.PW_NGF.B002.F26574.EBSU013.PDF013French- 2020-03-11


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW$NGF.B002.E26574.ATTA01.PDFNot availableEnglish- 2018-01-22
ABES.PROD.PW$NGF.B002.E26574.ATTA02.PDFNot availableEnglish- 2018-01-22
ABES.PROD.PW$NGF.B002.E26574.ATTA03.PDFNot availableEnglish- 2018-01-22
ABES.PROD.PW$NGF.B002.E26574.ATTA04.PDFNot availableEnglish- 2018-01-22
ABES.PROD.PW$NGF.B002.E26574.ATTA05.PDFNot availableEnglish- 2018-01-22
ABES.PROD.PW$NGF.B002.F26574.ATTA01.PDFNot availableFrench- 2018-01-22
ABES.PROD.PW$NGF.B002.F26574.ATTA02.PDFNot availableFrench- 2018-01-22
ABES.PROD.PW$NGF.B002.F26574.ATTA03.PDFNot availableFrench- 2018-01-22
ABES.PROD.PW$NGF.B002.F26574.ATTA04.PDFNot availableFrench- 2018-01-22
ABES.PROD.PW$NGF.B002.F26574.ATTA05.PDFNot availableFrench- 2018-01-22

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