Explosives-Narcotics Detector (W0135-192951/C)

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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2020/04/15 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


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Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
Lowest/Lower Bid
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Department of National Defence

Contact Information

Contact name
Lamorie, Cindy
Contact email
Contact phone
(613) 687-6655 ( )
Contact fax
(613) 687-6656
Contact address
Petawawa Procurement
Building S-111, Rm C-114
101 Menin Rd. Garrison Petawawa
K8H 2X3


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Trade Agreement: NAFTA / CFTA / FTAs with Peru / Colombia / Panama / Korea
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
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Explosives-Narcotics Detector

Lamorie, Cindy
Telephone No. - (613) 687-6655 
Fax No. - (613) 687-6656 

This Request for Proposal (RFP) cancels and supersedes previous RFP number W0135-192951/B dated 29 November 2019 with a closing of 13 January 2020 at 2:00pm EST.

The Department of National Defence has a requirement for the supply and delivery of one (1) IONSCAN600 desktop explosives-narcotics detection instrument, or equivalent form, fit and function in accordance the provided Technical Specifications for 22 Wing North Bay. The instruments must be based on Ion Mobility Spectrometry (IMS), utilizing dual mode (simultaneous narcotics and explosives) analysis for a sample.

epost Connect service

This bid solicitation allows bidders to use the epost Connect service provided by Canada Post Corporation to transmit their bid electronically. Bidders must refer to Part 2 entitled Bidder Instructions, and Part 3 entitled Bid Preparation Instructions, of the bid solicitation, for further information. 

Suppliers are asked to submit their questions, comments and inquiries regarding the Request for Proposal by fax, mail or email, if they wish.  Questions should be sent by fax to 613-687-6656 or by email at cynthia.lamorie@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca.

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Please be advised that the Kingston and Petawawa Bid Receiving Units are temporarily closed and unable to accept hard copy bids for this solicitation. PSPC encourages submission of bids using ePost where possible. Hard copy bids must be sent to the Toronto Bid Receiving Unit at the following address:

Bid receiving PWGSC /Reception des soumissions TPSGC
10th floor, 4900 Yonge St / 10e etage, 4900 rue Yonge
Toronto, Ontario M2N 6A6

We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.

Delivery Date: 07/02/2020

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW_PET.B907.E1618.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2020-02-21
ABES.PROD.PW_PET.B907.F1618.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2020-02-21
ABES.PROD.PW_PET.B907.E1618.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2020-03-18
ABES.PROD.PW_PET.B907.F1618.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2020-03-18
ABES.PROD.PW_PET.B907.E1618.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2020-03-19
ABES.PROD.PW_PET.B907.F1618.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2020-03-19

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