ARCHIVED Automatic target cueing (W7701-135590/A)

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Tender Notice


Publishing status
Days to closing
5 years 10 months ago


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2013/06/18 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


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

Contact Information

Contact name
Lessard, Pascal
Contact phone
(418) 649-2819 ( )
Contact fax
(418) 648-2209
Contact address
601-1550, Avenue d'Estimauville
G1J 0C7


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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Attachment: None
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

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The objectives of the work are:
Firstly, the contractor will perform a review on existing
literature on automatic target cueing (ATC) in visible and
infrared spectrum methodologies and technologies based on
imagery. Based on the requirement, to perform studies and
analysis to determine the feasibility of performing highly
accurate ATC in visible and infrared spectrum in military
operations. The military operations are (i) ATC in small arm
operations at standoff distance up to 600m; and (ii) short range
ATC at standoff distance below 100m. 
Secondly, the contractor will perform a review on existing
literature on in visible spectrum facial recognition
methodologies and technologies based on imagery. Based on the
requirement, to perform studies and analysis to determine the
feasibility of performing highly accurate in visible spectrum
facial recognition in military operations. The military
operations are short range facial recognition for personnel
identification at standoff distance below 100m. 
Furthermore, DRDC will select at least one product for each of
the following: 
ATC in infrared 
ATC in visible 
Facial recognition in visible 
The contractor will test the performance and truthing of these
products against video sequences of various difficulties
provided by DRDC. The contractor will also provide software and
algorithm development support for implementing an auto target
cueing (ATC) application in both visible and infrared for small
arms applications. No facial recognition algorithm is developed
in this contract.  
For that purpose, the contractor is to improve, modify and
optimize the ATC algorithms that were developed under the
"Portable EO Surveillance System with Auto-Targeting
Capabilities" project. Some tradeoffs on performance will be
considered for achieving objectives.

Under the mandate of Future Small Arms Research (FSAR) project,
DRDC will examine existing and future technologies for small arm
capabilities with the objective of identifying technologies
which could increase shot placement accuracy and reduce
engagement time under various situations. These technologies
include weapon, ammunition, positioning systems, optics and
electro-optics. A series of studies on these subjects will be
performed, some of which may involve literature survey,
simulation and modelling, and experiments with modules and
systems in lab and field, and user trials, etc.

Client department

The services will be rendered to Defence Research and
Development Canada (DRDC-Valcartier).

Period of the contract :

The period of the Contract is from date of Contract to march
31st 2014.

Maximum Funding

The maximum funding available for the contract resulting from
the bid solicitation is $150 000.00 (Goods and Services Tax or
the Harmonized Sales Tax extra, as appropriate). Bids valued in
excess of this amount will be considered non-responsive.  This
disclosure does not commit Canada to pay the maximum funding

Basis of Selection - Highest Rated Within Budget

To be declared responsive, a bid must:

(a)	comply with all the requirements of the bid solicitation;

(b)         meet all mandatory technical evaluation criteria;

(c)	obtain the required minimum points for each criterion with a
pass mark; and

(d)	obtain the required minimum points overall for the technical
evaluation criteria which are subject to point rating.

Bids not meeting (a) or (b) or (c) or (d) will be declared non
responsive.  The responsive bid with the highest number of
points will be recommended for award of a contract, provided
that the total evaluated price does not exceed the budget
available for this requirement.  In the event that the highest
number of points is obtained by more than one responsive bid,
the responsive bid with the lowest evaluated price will be
recommended for award of a contract.

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Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

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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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.BK_QCL.B002.E15403.EBSU000.PDF000English- Not available
ABES.PROD.BK_QCL.B002.F15403.EBSU000.PDF000French- Not available
ABES.PROD.BK_QCL.B002.E15403.EBSU001.PDF001English- Not available
ABES.PROD.BK_QCL.B002.F15403.EBSU001.PDF001French- Not available
ABES.PROD.BK_QCL.B002.E15403.EBSU002.PDF002English- Not available
ABES.PROD.BK_QCL.B002.F15403.EBSU002.PDF002French- Not available
ABES.PROD.BK_QCL.B002.E15403.EBSU003.PDF003English- Not available
ABES.PROD.BK_QCL.B002.F15403.EBSU003.PDF003French- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW_QCL.B002.E15403.EBSU004.PDF004English- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW_QCL.B002.F15403.EBSU004.PDF004French- Not available

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