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Tender Notice


Publishing status


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2018/10/01 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


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
Cousineau, Natalie
Contact email
Contact phone
(873) 469-3922 ( )
Contact address
11 Laurier St. / 11 rue Laurier
6A2-16, Place du Portage
Phase III
K1A 0S5

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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: 


The National Combat Ration Program (NCRP)from National Defence is in the process of designing a new type of combat ration. This ration, called the MCWR, will be used for training exercises and deployed operations taking place in mountainous or cold environments when conditions do not allow the use of individual combat rations or fresh food. The MCWR consists of various food and non-food items packaged in an overwrap bag. Each MCWR meets the nutritional requirement for a 24-hour period/person. 

They are requesting detailed information on packaged individual portions of freeze dried meals that will be included as a component of the new MCWR.

Cousineau, Natalie
Telephone No.(873) 469-3922 

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW__PD.B036.E75282.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2018-08-20
ABES.PROD.PW__PD.B036.F75282.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2018-08-20
ABES.PROD.PW__PD.B036.E75282.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2018-09-20